By: Benzinga
June 19, 2013 at 16:26 PM EDT
Market Wrap for Wednesday, June 19: Stocks Plunge as Federal Reserve Discusses Pulling Back Stimulus
The U.S. stock market plunged in afternoon trading on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said that the central bank could begin tapering its quantitative easing program later this year amid optimistic signs for the economy. He added that the Fed intends to end the current bond-buying program by
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