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Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke To Address Members Of Congress

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Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke To Address Members Of Congress

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Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke To Address Members Of Congress

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke To Address Members Of Congress

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It's semi-annual testimony time for Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. Sounds dry but lots of people will be hanging on his every word these next two days. Markets have been on a wild ride since Bernanke delivered a news conference last month. In that speech he laid out plans to scale back the Fed's bond-buying program.

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All eyes will again be on Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke as he delivers testimony to the House Financial Services Committee today. There have been a lot of investment worries about the Fed's plans to scale back its bond-buying program.

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