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Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke appears before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee last month to deliver his twice-a-year report to Congress on the state of the economy.

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The world will be looking for a hint of where the Fed is heading when chairman Ben Bernanke makes his speech at Jackson Hole, Wyo., on Friday.

With the U.S. economy struggling, what should the Fed's next move be? Is more stimulus spending called for? Or should Bernanke stay the course?

Report on Business writer Kevin Carmichael joined us for an discussion and took readers' questions. You can view the discussion in the box below.

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