Ben Bernanke: US recession 'deeper than thought'
US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke has said the recession there was "even deeper and the recovery weaker than we had previously thought".
Speaking ahead of a major speech from President Obama on plans to stem unemployment, Mr Bernanke would not be drawn on whether the Fed would take steps to help boost the flatlining US economy.
08 Sep 2011
- From the section Business