The stock market has had a strange relationship with the Federal Reserve lately. Whenever the Fed says anything about even the possibility of future action to stimulate economic growth, stocks soar -- like they did this morning. Yet Fed Chair Ben Bernanke's comments that the Fed would "provide additional policy accommodation as needed" merely repeats the same message he's given for months, making any market reaction whatsoever look ridiculous. Still, investors dutifully bid up share prices in response, and the Dow Jones Industrials
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