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HomenetnetMorning six-pack: What we're reading Wednesday

Morning six-pack: What we’re reading Wednesday

Happy Wednesday. We soon find out whether the Who's proclamation, "meet the new boss, same as the old boss" holds true at the Federal Reserve.

Fed chairs are famous for their policy gobbledygook. Janet Yellen, then, has her work cut out for her not to be too transparent when she holds her first news conference. (Washington Post)

When it comes to what really happened on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, it increasingly appears that nobody knows anything. (The Daily Beast)

Speaking of myth-making, most of what you think you know about Crimea is probably wrong. (Pando)

Give them this: Big banks Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Citigroup have met their obligations to the government under the settlement agreed to after they, well, didn't meet their obligations to everyone else. (New York Times)

A 6-year-old-boy has received the equivalent of the death penalty because the government won't approve the medication that could help him. (The Weekly Standard)

And finally … bitcoin just refuses to go away. A firm starting up a cryptocurrency investment vehicle apparently is getting backing from some pretty deep pockets.'s Matt Clinch has the details.

—By CNBC's Jeff Cox. Follow him on Twitter @JeffCoxCNBCcom.

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