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Bernanke says U.S. needs faster growth


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Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke addresses the National Association for Business Economics Policy Conference in Alexandria, Virginia March 26, 2012. The U.S. economy needs to grow more quickly if it is to produce enough jobs to bring down the unemployment rate, Bernanke said on Monday, tamping down expectations of a quick reversal of monetary easing. REUTERS/Gary Cameron