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4 years 6 months ago

Analyst: Fed to show confidence in recovery

One analyst predicts Federal Reserve policymakers will come out of today's meeting confident, yet cautious. The chief economist at John Hancock says the Fed will let the public know it has more confidence in the country's economic recovery. But Bill Cheney says Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and his colleagues will...

4 years 7 months ago

Bernanke: U.S. 'far from being out of the woods'

Problems in the housing market and high unemployment are the biggest economic challenges the nation faces, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday. After suffering through the worst recession since the 1930s, the economy seems to have stabilized and is growing again, Bernanke said. But he warned: "We are...

5 years 4 weeks ago

Bernanke urges Congress to act now on overhaul

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is prodding Congress to enact legislation overhauling the nation's financial regulatory system to prevent a repeat of the banking and credit debacles that had thrust the country into crisis. The Fed chief says: "With the financial turmoil abating, now is the time for policymakers to...

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