Bernanke, the Great and Powerful

The following video is from Wednesday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Taylor Muckerman and Matt Argersinger dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

The Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P500 spent most of the day down, anticipating the news that the Fed would begin tapering down its quantitative easing program. When news came from Ben Bernanke, however, that QE would be continuing full throttle for the near term, the major indexes all shot up to new highs for the year. In this video, Taylor and Matt talk about what this says for the U.S. economy and whether or not investors should consider pulling some money out of the market at these new highs.

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  • Report this Comment On September 18, 2013, at 9:17 PM, PEGformula wrote:

    Sorry, there is no recovery with a real GDP rate of negative 10% upon proper accounting of the real inflation rate and funny money given to the banks.

    Real unemployment is around 23-26% and the Fed is not promoting job growth.

    The Fed is not instituting a stimulus while it makes the wealth divide to new record highs each day, continues to hijack our bank interest, and forces real 8% inflation on us.

    Bernanke is the main head of the BEAST of collective central banks causing undo harm on the world's population, less the top 10 percent or so.

    If everyone did their due diligence to save this country as I've been trying to get people to do for 3 years now, perhaps the Fed would be dissolved but too many are just plain negative and won't put in the effort. Now look at this gigantic mess we are in. Are you all ready to now push Congress to get rid of the Fed immediately? Tell them no chance at all they will get re-elected if they do not get rid of the Fed this month.

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