The campaign to replace Ben Bernanke as head of the Federal Reserve has been called a "circus" that's inappropriate for an appointment of major importance to the global economy. Does Larry Summer's "prickly" personality" really matter? What about Janet Yellin's gender? Also, an update on the US, Egypt and the Middle East.
Banner image: (L-R) Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers (Photo: Chatham House) and Vice Chair Janet L. Yellen (Photo: Federal Reserve)