Japan's finance minister moves to the prime minister's office after the country's ruling party voted him in Monday. Yoshihiko Noda is known as a fiscal hawk. And, President Obama is expected to nominate a Princeton University labor economist to a key economic post. According to The Wall Street Journal, the president will name Alan Krueger as his pick to be Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisors.
New Japanese Prime Minister, New Obama Adviser
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