Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke gives his first-ever regularly scheduled press conference Wednesday. It's an extraordinary move for an institution that has been historically less than transparent. By going before the media, Chairman Bernanke is hoping to bolster the public's confidence in the Fed and better explain its decision-making. But the event poses risks as well — one wrong word could send the markets tumbling. Michele Norris talks with Donald Kohn, a former Federal Reserve vice chairman, about what we should expect.
Bernanke To Hold First-Ever Press Conference
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