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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 18: Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a news conference after a Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting December 18, 2013 at the Federal Reserve in Washington, DC. The Federal Reserve has announced that it will scale back its U.S. Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities buying program to $75 billion each month. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 18: Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a news conference after a Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting December 18, 2013 at the Federal Reserve in Washington, DC. The Federal Reserve has announced that it will scale back its U.S. Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities buying program to $75 billion each month. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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