Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke signals continued support for lower rates

The Federal Reserve’s low interest-rate policies are giving key support to an economy still burdened by high unemployment, Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress on Tuesday.

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER Published: February 27, 2013
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WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve’s low interest-rate policies are giving key support to an economy still burdened by high unemployment, Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress on Tuesday. He signaled that the Fed’s efforts to keep borrowing costs low will continue.

In a statement,...

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