President Barack Obama looks on after announcing he is keeping Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke for a second term, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, during a news conference in Oak Bluffs, Mass. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
President Barack Obama looks on after announcing he is keeping Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke for a second term, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, during a news conference in Oak Bluffs, Mass. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) Associated Press
President Barack Obama looks on after announcing he is keeping Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke for a second term, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, during a news conference in Oak Bluffs, Mass. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) Associated Press

By sticking with Bernanke, Obama signals continuity

August 25, 2009 6:06 PM