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US Fed Chairman Steps Down After 8 Difficult Years

U. S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke steps down Friday after guiding the world’s largest economy through years of tumult.  Bernanke wins praise for crisis management and some criticism for unfinished reforms. Bernanke says managing the economic crisis in 2008 was like driving a car that narrowly avoids a terrible crash. “It is my nature, I think, to kind of focus on the problem," he said. "You know, and I was so absorbed in what was happening and trying to find...

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