FILE - This Jan. 16, 2014 file photo, then-Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaking at the Brookings Institution in Washington. Bernanke, who stepped down last week after eight momentous years ... more 
FILE - This Jan. 16, 2014 file photo, then-Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaking at the Brookings Institution in Washington. Bernanke, who stepped down last week after eight momentous years as chairman of the Federal Reserve, is joining the Brookings Institution, a Washington think tank. Bernanke will be a distinguished fellow in residence affiliated with Brookings' Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy, according to Brookings President Strobe Talbott. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Manuel Balce Ceneta, File
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