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Economists give Bernanke his lowest rating ever.

By Matt Corley  

"Economists give Bernanke his lowest rating ever."


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In the Wall Street Journal forecasting survey released today, economists gave Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke “the lowest grade of his two-year tenure — 75 out of 100 points — and said it was increasingly likely the nation’s economy would tumble into a recession.” On average, participating economists “put the odds of a recession at 49%, up from 40% in the January survey and 23% last June.”

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