Bernanke Supports Pressing On With Stimulus Amid QE Debate

Bernanke Supports Pressing On With Stimulus Amid QE Debate

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The Fed chairman spoke just three hours after the central bank released minutes of the June 18-19 gathering showing that about half of the 19 participants in the Federal Open Market Committee wanted to halt $85 billion in monthly bond purchases by year end.