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Why Ben Bernanke Still Worries About Wall Street

Bernanke at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's banking conference in Chicago
Bernanke at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's banking conference in ChicagoPhotograph by Scott Olson/Getty Images

The bulls are running on Wall Street, but the chief of America’s central bank worries that the market remains dangerously fragile. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke explained why on Friday, May 10, in a speech in Chicago at the Fed’s branch there.

Here are five things that nag at Bernanke, in his own words.