Stocks soared broadly across the board to finish near session highs Wednesday, propelling the Dow and S&P 500 to new record levels, boosted by strong gains in techs.

With the day's robust rally, all three major averages logged their best three-day rally of 2013 and are now in the black for the month.


The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 128.78 points, or 0.88 percent, to finish at 14,802.24,...

This reminds me of an old joke. Bernake keeps the printing press rolling, and the paper money keeps flowing.

Oh yes, the joke:
A man thought that if he deposits $100 in a bank account, and go into suspended animation for 100 years, he would wake up a very wealthy man. He does, and wakes up 100 years in the future.

Anxiously, he goes to a phone to call the bank to check on his bank balance. After reaching the bank clerk on the phone he learns that his balance is $2 million dollars. Then the operator interrupts and asks the man to deposit $1 million dollars for another minute.