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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen forgot a key measure of the job market during testimony to Congress

Forgetting a key fact or figure is a nightmare for anyone in a business meeting, but sometimes it can be worse than others. For Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that moment came during her semi-annual testimony to the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday,  When asked by Con. Frank Guinta what the labor force participation rate (LFPR), the percentage of people with a job or actively seeking a job as part of the total population, Yellen seemed to be unable to draw the number from memory and had to shuffle through papers in order to find the number.
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