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** FILE ** In this Wednesday, July 17, 2013, file photo, Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke taps the microphone, as he testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Economists and global investors expect the Fed to take its first step toward slowing the economic stimulus on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
Photo by: Charles Dharapak
** FILE ** In this Wednesday, July 17, 2013, file photo, Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke taps the microphone, as he testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Economists and global investors expect the Fed to take its first step toward slowing the economic stimulus on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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