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White House eyeing El-Erian, others for Fed vice chair: CNBC, citing Dow Jones
November 14, 2017 / 4:36 PM / in 6 days

White House eyeing El-Erian, others for Fed vice chair: CNBC, citing Dow Jones

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is considering Mohammed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at German insurance giant Allianz, among other possible candidates, to be a vice chair at the U.S. Federal Reserve, CNBC said on Tuesday, citing a report from Dow Jones.

Mohamed El-Erian, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer, Pacific Investment Management Co., participates in the "From Recession to Recovery" panel at the 2010 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California April 26, 2010. REUTERS/Phil McCarten/Files

CNBC said that, according to the report, a broad range of candidates were under consideration. Asked by Reuters about the report, a White House spokesperson declined to comment.

Reporting by Tim Ahmann

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