Representative Spencer Bachus, a Republican from Alabama, center,... News PhotoAlabama,Asking,Ben Bernanke,Capitol Hill,Central Bank,Chairperson,Congress,Debt,Economy,Federal Reserve,Finance,Government,Gulf Coast States,Horizontal,Monetary Policy,North America,Politics,Portrait,Republican Party,Stock Market,The Americas,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergRepresentative Spencer Bachus, a Republican from Alabama, center, questions Ben S. Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, not pictured, during a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013. Bernanke signaled the Fed is prepared to keep buying bonds at its present pace as he dismissed concerns record easing risks sparking inflation or fueling asset price bubbles. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images