Bernanke speaks and rates rise for consumers and businesses while financial markets plunge

  • by: CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER , AP Economics Writer
  • Updated: June 20, 2013 - 11:15 PM

WASHINGTON — All it took was speculation that the Federal Reserve could slow its bond buying months from now — and then a few words Wednesday from Chairman Ben Bernanke to confirm it.

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