Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a news conference at the Federal Reserve, September 18, 2013 in Washington, DC. Chairman Bernanke announced on Wednesday that it will continue buying bonds at $85 billion a month. - 

The Federal Reserve surprised markets this week by keeping its stimulus program going. The taper didn't happen, and whether that is good or bad for you depends on what your plans are. Gus Faucher, senior economist at PNC Financial Services Group, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Mark Garrison to explain. 

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