The Fed is still in the game, and stocks are reacting

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke (above). The Fed meets this week to determine the future of stimulus spending.

Minutes from the Federal Reserve's meeting in June on interest rates came out on Wednesday afternoon. They showed the group of monetary policy makers is treading carefully when in comes to rolling back their stimulative bond buying program known as quantitative easing.

Susan Schmidt, head of equities at Mesirow Financial, joins Marketplace's Mark Garrison to discuss the key takeaways.


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