Recap: Bernanke Questioned by Congress, Day Two – Wall Street Journal (blog)


Wall Street Journal (blog)
Recap: Bernanke Questioned by Congress, Day Two
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke appeared before the House Financial Services Committee for the second day of testimony to discuss the economy and monetary policy. We live-blogged the hearing, read the full recap below. The Fed chairman will start …
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Congress
A congress is a formal meeting of the representatives of different nations, constituent states, independent organizations (such as trade unions), or groups. The term was chosen for the United States Congress to emphasize the status of each state represented there as a self-governing unit. Subsequent to the use of congress by the U.S. legislature, the term has been adopted by many states within unions, and by unitary nation-states in the Americas, to refer to their legislatures. The following congresses were formal meetings of representatives of different nations: Countries with Congresses and presidential systems: Congress is included in the name of several political parties, especially those in former British colonies: Many political parties also have a party congress every few years to make decisions for the party and elect governing bodies. This is sometimes called a political convention. Congress is an alternative name for a large national or international academic conference. For...
Day
A day is a unit of time, commonly defined as an interval of 24 hours. It also can mean that portion of the full day during which a location is illuminated by the light of the sun. The period of time measured from local noon to the following local noon is called a solar day. Several definitions of this universal human concept are used according to context, need and convenience. In 1967, the second was redefined in terms of the wavelength of light, and it became the SI base unit of time. The unit of measurement for time called \
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Wall
A wall is a usually solid structure that defines and sometimes protects an area. Most commonly, a wall delineates a building and supports its superstructure, separates space in buildings into rooms, or protects or delineates a space in the open air. There are three principal types of structural walls: building walls, exterior boundary walls, and retaining walls. Building walls have one main purpose: to support roofs and ceilings. Such walls most often have three or more separate components. In today's construction, a building wall will usually have the structural elements (such as 2×4 studs in a house wall), insulation, and finish elements or surface (such as drywall or panelling). In addition, the wall may house various types of electrical wiring or plumbing. Electrical outlets are usually mounted in walls. Building walls frequently become works of art externally and internally, such as when featuring mosaic work or when murals are painted on them; or as design foci when they exhibit...