September 18th, 2013
07:26 PM ET

Stocks surge after Fed move to continue its stimulus program

Stocks surged Wednesday with the Dow jumping 147 points. The Dow and S&P closed at new highs - nearly five years to the day after the financial crash and crisis.

Dow, S&P hit record after Fed holds off on taper

The reason for the record? The Federal Reserve announced it would not stop the flow of easy money that's been keeping interest rates at rock bottom levels.

So, what does it mean?

OutFront: Brent Wilsey of Wilsey Asset Management.

Filed under: Economy • Markets • News
September 18th, 2013
01:26 PM ET

First Indian-American Miss America comes OutFront

Nina Davuluri is the second consecutive New York beauty queen to take the Miss America title, but she's the first Indian-American to wear the crown.

"I was the first Indian Miss New York, and I'm so proud to be the first Indian Miss America," Nina Davuluri said after she won.

Just moments after Davuluri was crowned, she was attacked on social media.

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She fired back saying, "I have to rise above that."

Miss America crowns 1st winner of Indian descent

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