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February 14, 2006 3:00 AM

New Fed chief to be in the spotlight Wednesday

The eyes of world financial markets will be on Ben Bernanke when the new chairman of the Federal Reserve makes his first public statement Wednesday on the state of the U.S. economy and the future of interest rate policy. His debut before Congress, and the cameras, could affect Americans in many ways. It could spook or rally stock and bond markets and even affect housing prices. Every word he utters will be scrutinized.

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