Bernanke discusses economic risks, but sticks with plan

Although a weakened housing market and slowed business investing are threatening the economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke says the Fed will keep interest rates where they are. Bernanke's statements were made Wednesday before the Joint Economic Committee of Congress, one week after the Fed indicated that it was less likely to raise rates and may possibly even lower rates.

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