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Is Bernanke Fighting a Losing Battle?

By Chris Hill – May 22, 2013 at 6:08PM

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Can the Fed really achieve what it's hoping to?

The following video is from Wednesday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with analysts Matt Koppenheffer and Matt Argersinger, discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.

Testifying before Congress on Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the U.S. job market is still weak and that it's too soon for the Fed to end its stimulus program. What do Bernanke's comments mean for investors? What is the Fed really trying to achieve? Which companies will benefit when the Fed ends its stimulus? In this installment of MarketFoolery, our analysts tackle those questions and talk about Bernanke's comments.

The relevant video segment can be found between 0:26 and 6:22.

For the full video of today's MarketFoolery, click here.

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