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The buzz wears off from the Fed announcement

Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke speaks at a news conference in Washington, D.C., on September 13, 2012 following a two-day Federal Open Market Committee meeting.

Ben Bernanke announced the Fed's new monetary stimulus on Thursday and naturally some of the buzz has faded. We're all basically waking up to a new week in the same economy we had before.

How long does the good feeling from the Fed announcement last for us?

Plus, what kind of impact the Occupy Wall Street movement has had.

 

 

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Julia Coronado is chief economist at BNP Paribas.

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