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    Stock Market Has Record Surge

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernake speaks during a press conference at the William McChesney Martin Federal Reserve Board Building in Washington, DC, June 22, 2011. The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it would again maintain its key interest rate near zero, citing concerns over the unexpectedly sluggish US economic recovery.   AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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    It's a good day for your money. On Thursday, U.S. stock indexes rose to record heights after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Wednesday that the economy still needs “highly accommodative monetary policy for the foreseeable future,” signaling that the Fed will maintain its easy-money policies. As the trading session closed, both the Dow Jones and S&P climbed to record heights. Investors have been nervous because of speculation that the Fed was planning to scale back the monthly $85 million bond-buyback program as the U.S. economy improves.

    Read it at The Wall Street Journal