Bernanke: Things Are Better, But Also Still Bad

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"Mr. Bernanke said rising incomes and slowly improving credit conditions should help sustain consumer spending in the coming quarters. Together with continued strong business investment, that should help lift the economy." However, "the U.S. has a 'considerable way to go to achieve a full recovery in our economy, and many Americans are still grappling with unemployment, foreclosure and lost savings.'" [WSJ]