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.
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