By Sam Youngman - 08/10/11 05:36 PM EDT
President Obama is scheduled to meet with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Wednesday afternoon at the White House.
Obama will also meet separately with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, White House press secretary Jay Carney said.
White House officials described the meeting with Bernanke as a regular, periodic meeting the president has with the chairman. Obama meets with Geithner roughly once a week.
Obama is also meeting with Bernanke one day after the central bank’s Federal Open Market Committee announced it expected to keep a key interest rate near zero through the presidential election and into mid-2013.
Obama’s meeting with Geithner was scheduled for Tuesday but rescheduled when the president traveled to Dover Air Force Base, Del., to greet the remains of U.S. Navy SEALs killed in Afghanistan.