Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's Final Speech | Reuters.com

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's Final Speech

A committee of the Federal Reserve meets on Wednesday to consider maintaining monetary policy measures to stimulate U.S. economic growth. Their discussion will focus on various indicators of strength, such as inflation and employment. Remarks by Ben Bernanke will be his last as Fed chairman.

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Putin says Russia will follow up fast after Ukraine call with Biden

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia would send ideas to Washington within a week to follow up his talks with U.S. President Joe Biden on the Ukraine crisis.