The Week in Stocks: Premier impresses, Fed rules

Financial markets surged on the Fed’s surprise decision, while Premier proved there is still money to be made in specialty retail.

Markets across the globe were close to dead early in the week as they waited on an official announcement from the Federal Reserve about a tapering timeline. But it wasn’t to be, with the Ben Bernanke announcing they would continue with the current bond buying program for now. Markets were set for a party on Thursday.

Risk On

Tapering talk was put to rest on Thursday morning local time, propelling markets around the globe higher as investors embraced risk once again.

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