Bernanke: Recession 'Likely Over'

A year after last fall's financial collapse, the country's worst recession since the Great Depression is "very likely over," Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said today. Bernanke, fielding questions after a speech at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., said the recession has probably ended but warned that the economy will still feel weak because of increasing job losses. "Even though, from a technical perspective, the recession is very likely over at this point," Bernanke...Full Story
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