New Fed chief could be named in November

With the White House set to choose a successor to Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan soon, analysts have pencilled in November to mid-December as a likely time window for an announcement.

White House spokesman Scott McClellan said a decision will be made "as soon as possible," but declined to give specifics.

Many experts view November as preferable to December because it would give Wall Street more time to absorb the transition, and even a November announcement would leave a tight timetabl