The 2013 advance has been backstopped by the Fed at every twist and turn.
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Get all the key takeaways from the FOMC meeting and Ben Bernanke's press conference.
The market shouldn't have been surprised by what Bernanke said on Wednesday.
But it was.
On the 7th day from the signal reversal bar on August 21, the S&P 500 (^GSPC)/SPDR Trust (SPY) gapped down and continued down.
The Atlantic magazine puts up a defense of the Fed chair, who's been sharply criticized by both the Left and the Right.
Despite warnings from his colleagues, Bernanke brushed off the dangers of an overheated housing market, we now know.
Jamie, Jamie, Jamie...stop worrying -- it's already happened.
According to Virginia legislator Robert Marshall, by flying a rectangular piece of colored cloth in plain view of children, small animals, and the infirm, the Richmond Fed is further eroding the anemic financial recovery underway in this country.