U.S. Fed Chairman Bernanke Arrives for Two-Day Meeting

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke arrives at the Federal Reserve building in Washington on Tuesday morning (December 11) ahead of a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to set interest rates. Bernanke recently voiced support for numerical unemployment and inflation thresholds, in a signal that he backs adopting them to help guide expectations about when the Fed will start raising interest rates.

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