Bernanke: ‘The Recession Is Very Likely Over’

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The Fed chairman told a group at the Brookings Institute in D.C. this morning that, "from a technical perspective, the recession is very likely over at this point." This is happy news, so why does Bernanke continue to look so sad? "It’s still going to feel like a very weak economy for some time,” he qualified. Also, that's just his face. [Bloomberg]