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Bernanke: Fed stimulus still needed

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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday that the Fed's easy-money policy is still necessary, throwing cold water on fresh market expectations that the Fed's stimulus would soon be ended. 

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a press conference on June 19, 2013 in Washington, DC. Bernanke said Wednesday that the Fed's easy-money policy is still necessary, because the jobs market remains weak and inflation remains too low for comfort.

Bernanke told an audience of economists in Cambridge, Massachusetts, that the jobs market remains too weak and inflation remains too low for comfort.

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