Bernanke holds first press conference

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Ben Bernanke, the chairman of the Federal Reserve, on Wednesday became the first head of the US central bank to brief the press.

In the first-ever news conference held by a sitting chairman, which included a question-and-answers session with reporters, Bernanke said "non-monetary factors" would largely determine the economy's long-run progress and noted an acceleration in output growth was anticipated from next year. Speaking after the Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) two-day meeting, he a

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