Bernanke on `Premature Tightening,' Economic Risks

May 22 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke says premature tightening of monetary policy "would also carry a substantial risk of slowing or ending the economic recovery and causing inflation to fall further." Bernanke testified before the Joint Economic Committee in Washington. (This is an excerpt from the hearing. Source: Bloomberg)

Why Retail Foot Traffic Remains Critical
51:12 - NDP Group Chief Industry Analyst Marshal Cohen discusses brick-and-mortar and online retailing. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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