See if you can tell from the following chart exactly when Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke spooked the more timid among Wall Street's professional traders by moving the goalposts closer for ending QE 4.0, the Fed's purchases of up to $45 billion per month in U.S. Treasuries, which it began on 12 December 2012:
For the sake of keeping ourselves interested, we'll present the rest of our analysis in Q&A format....
2:44 PM EDT.
Sometime between 2:40 PM and 2:42 PM EDT.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's press conference.
Via the New York Times' live blog of the event:
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