Bernanke Powers-Up Wall Street


Wall Street adds to the day's gains after the Federal Reserve says it will keep on buying $85 billion in debt per month. The Dow tried, but failed to close at a new record as stocks finished off the highs of the day. The Federal Reserve says the economy is getting stronger, but admits unemployment is still too high and the recovery is still not strong enough to make it on its own. One reason noted in the Fed's statement following a two-day meeting - fiscal cut backs from Washington.