Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben Bernanke addresses the Economic Club of Washington during the organization's winter lunch program at the Capitol Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. "The financial system and the economy have moved back from the brink of collapse," Bernanke said. Markets were waiting for Bernanke's speech before the club Monday morning, anticipating that Bernanke would give clues about where interest rates are headed.
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