A businessman holds a program from the event as he spoke with others prior to the start of lunch and the talk by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke at a luncheon sponsored by the Economic Club of ... more 
A businessman holds a program from the event as he spoke with others prior to the start of lunch and the talk by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke at a luncheon sponsored by the Economic Club of Minnesota, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 in Minneapolis. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Thursday that he's surprised by how cautious consumers remain more than two years since the recession officially ended. But he offered no hints of further steps the Fed might take to try to boost the weak economy. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Jim Gehrz) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT less 
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Associated Press | Photo By The Star Tribune, Jim Gehrz
Thu, Sep 8, 2011 5:17 PM EDT