Live tweets from Bernanke’s press conference

The Federal Reserve said on Wednesday that it would extend its bond-buying program known as "Operation Twist" through the end of the year.

At 2:15 p.m., we'll begin live-tweeting as Chairman Bernanke takes reporters' questions about the Fed's latest move and the state of the economic recovery.  You can read the tweets here or follow @goldfarb, @ezraklein and @bradplumer on Twitter.

Sarah Halzack is The Washington Post's national retail reporter. She has previously covered the local job market and the business of talent and hiring. She has also served as a Web producer for business and economics news.
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