Stocks have legged up on a little Bernanke burst, as the Fed chairman vows that the central bank...

|By:, SA News Editor

Stocks have legged up on a little Bernanke burst, as the Fed chairman vows that the central bank will act to control inflation when the time comes. At midday, the Dow +0.4% to 10,427; S&P 500 +0.3% to 1,109; Nasdaq +0.1% to 2,196. Crude -1.5%. Natural gas +8.1%. Silver -2.8%. Gold -1.9%, now under $1,150.