Unless things change, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke plans to break precedent and absent himself from the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank's annual Jackson Hole symposium this year.

"The chairman is currently not planning to attend because of a personal scheduling conflict," a Fed spokesperson said.

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