Banks in Cyprus reopened to customers for the first time in nearly two weeks Thursday, albeit with strict restrictions. Petros Giannakouris/AP hide caption

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., questions Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke during a Senate hearing last month. Senators from both ends of the political spectrum argue that financial reforms are insufficient to protect taxpayers from potential risks posed by large banks. Gary Cameron/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before the Senate Banking Committee in Washington last month. Some analysts wonder if he and other policymakers have kept interest rates too low for too long. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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In this handout image provided by the White House, President Obama talks with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner at the United Nations on Sept. 23, 2010. The White House/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in December, a steady gain that shows hiring held up during the tense negotiations to resolve the fiscal cliff. But the unemployment rate remained at 7.8 percent last month. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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