OutFront tonight: America's drug addiction.
It's not cocaine, not heroin, not even bath salts. It's stimulus.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke held a news conference today, but instead of giving the market the stimulus it's been craving, he announced that growth is indeed sluggish but not slow enough to trigger a monetary intervention. One stimulus program will be extended, but no more.
What America (and the world) needs, Bernanke said, is for Congress to step up and create a long-term economic policy that will stabilize our fragile recovery. But will that ever happen? Erin Burnett breaks it down.