*Corrections, Oct. 25, 2005: Gross originally misstated Bernanke's first name. It is Ben, not Benjamin. Gross also erred about the date Bernanke became chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. He became chairman of the CEA in June 2005, not June 2004. Click here and here to return to the corrected sentences.
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