STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben Bernanke said Monday evening that the economy is still suffering from the financial crisis and talked about the ongoing efforts the Fed and its fellow financial regulators are making to prevent future crises.

Bernanke, in remarks prepared for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's annual financial markets conference, said the central bank has been working with other member agencies of the Financial Stability Oversight Council to better supervise "systemically important" banks.

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