Bernanke Says Economy Needs More Time To Heal

Bernanke says economy needs more time to heal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy is not fully recovered from its deep recession with housing still weighing on growth, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Friday in a speech on the importance of community development.

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