Could Ben Bernake’s old professor end up in the Fed’s No. 2 job?

Stanley Fischer, the former governor of the Bank of Israel, could soon be in a leadership position at the Federal Reserve. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)


Could Ben Bernake's old professor end up in the Fed's No. 2 job?

The Senate may be waiting to vote on Janet Yellen's nomination to lead the Federal Reserve, but President Obama already seems to be planning for her replacement.He’s focused on one name, in particular. Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal are citing anonymous sources who say Obama wants to nominate Stanley Fischer, the former head of Israel’s national bank, to the Fed's No. 2 spot.Fischer, 70, is a known name on the international business pages.Ben Bernanke says Stanley Fischer was one …

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