Drama from Bernanke at Jackson Hole? Unlikely

Drama from Bernanke at Jackson Hole? Unlikely

By PAUL WISEMAN The Associated Press
Published Aug 29, 2012 05:46PM MDT
Washington • Investors are hoping Chairman Ben Bernanke will at least hint Friday that the Federal Reserve is ready to launch another round of bond purchases to try to lower long-term U.S. interest rates and spur more borrowing and spending. He’s unlikely to deliver. Economists who monitor the Fed doubt Bernanke will say anything dramatic when he speaks at an annual economic conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Many think a slightly brighter economic outlook has lessened the urgency for the Fed to a...
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