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Why Bernanke's clearer message landed with a thud

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Wall Street investors wanted clarity from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. They didn't like it when they got it. Bernanke set the record straight Wednesday about the Fed's bond-buying program. He said the Fed expects to scale back bond purchases later this year and end it entirely by mid-2014 if the economy continues to improve. In response, investors dumped stocks and...

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