Bernanke testifies to the Senate Banking Committee about the near collapse of brokerage firm Bear Stearns, on Capitol Hill in Washington

 
Bernanke testifies to the Senate Banking Committee about the near collapse of brokerage firm Bear Stearns, on Capitol Hill in Washington
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies during a hearing on the response by federal financial regulators to ongoing turmoil in U.S. credit and mortgage markets and the near collapse of brokerage firm Bear Stearns, on Capitol Hill in Washington, April 3, 2008. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES)