Bernanke's Comments Help Traders Relax Investors seem to be calming down after Tuesday's selling frenzy. Despite some weak economic reports Wednesday, the Dow Jones industrial average gained a fraction of a percent. Soothing comments from the nation's top banker seem to have helped.

Bernanke's Comments Help Traders Relax

Bernanke's Comments Help Traders Relax

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Investors seem to be calming down after Tuesday's selling frenzy. Despite some weak economic reports Wednesday, the Dow Jones industrial average gained a fraction of a percent.

Soothing comments from the nation's top banker seem to have helped. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told House lawmakers that the economy is in good shape and the Fed is monitoring the markets.