Nightly News   |  June 19, 2013

Stocks drop during Bernanke’s speech

On Wednesday Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke warned the Fed will ease up on buying bonds which could drive up interest rates, including mortgage rates. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> chairman of the federal reserve , ben bernanke moved the markets today with highly anticipated remarks about the economy. he said the economic outlook is improving, unemployment is falling and expected to fall further as a result, the federal reserve will likely ease up on buying bonds, but that could drive up interest rates , including mortgage rates , which are at historic lows, wall street shuttered with the news. stocks fell more than 200 point.