News Summary: A day after Fed vote, stocks pause

AP News
Posted: Sep 19, 2013 4:30 PM

TRADERS LEFT WONDERING: Investors are trying to figure out if the Federal Reserve's decision to delay any pullback in economic stimulus is a signal that the economy is weaker than previously thought.

STOCKS FALL: Both the Dow Jones industrial average the Standard & Poor's 500 index edged lower Thursday after setting record highs the day before.

GOLD BUG: The price of gold climbed $62 to $1,369 an ounce as investors anticipated that the Fed's continuation of its bond-purchasing program might weaken the dollar or cause inflation.