• Here's what changed in the new Fed statement

    18 days ago - By CNBC

    This is a comparison of Wednesday's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous meeting on January 31.
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  • FOMC Statement: No Change to Policy

    18 days ago - By Calculated Risk

    No surprises.
    FOMC Statement:
    Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising at a strong rate. Job gains have been strong, on average, in recent months, and the unemployment rate has stayed low. Household spending and business fixed investment have grown strongly. On a 12-month basis, both overall inflation and inflation for items other than food and energy remain near 2 percent. Indicators of longer-term inflation expectations are little changed, on...
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