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Bush Picks Top Adviser Bernanke as Fed Chief

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Bush Picks Top Adviser Bernanke as Fed Chief

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Bush Picks Top Adviser Bernanke as Fed Chief

Bush Picks Top Adviser Bernanke as Fed Chief

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President Bush nominates Ben Bernanke to succeed Alan Greenspan as chairman of the Federal Reserve. A respected academic economist, Bernanke has served at the Federal Reserve and is chairman of the president's Council of Economic Advisers. If confirmed, Bernanke will take Greenspan's place in January 2006.

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