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Posted: January 17, 2014 at 3:18 a.m.

Ben Bernanke, the outgoing Federal Reserve chairman, took a moment at the Brookings Institution to reflect on some “very intense periods” during the 2008 financial crisis, similar to trying to keep a car from going over a bridge after a collision.

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