The Dow is getting a nice boost today from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, as investors inferred further Fed stimulus was likely in the future (barring a sudden improvement in the economy). Just after 2 p.m. EDT, the Dow was up over 100 points, while the Nasdaq and S&P 500 are both solidly in the black as well. Individually, Intel is the Dow's biggest gainer so far today, rising over 2%. The company is trading at a historically cheap level and pays a solid 3.6% dividend. Check out the video below for more on what's driving the markets today, and which stocks are making news outside the Dow. 

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