Economists place one-in-five odds of trump reappointing Yellen as Fed Chair (subscription)

In a Wall Street Journal survey, other contenders include Gary Cohn and Kevin Warsh

Economists place long odds on President Donald Trump nominating Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen to a second term, but have little consensus on who might take her place.

A recent Wall Street Journal survey found economists placed a 20.8% average probability on Ms. Yellen getting the nod, the largest share won by anyone named in the poll. While Ms. Yellen isn’t expected to be picked, Mr. Trump hasn’t ruled it out.

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