Much ado about nothing ..... What an epic fail
Fed Whisperer Confirms Inflation Concerns May Delay "Liftoff"
Here's Hilsenrath's take via WSJ: The Federal Reserve on Wednesday kept interest rates near zero but cited progress in the U.S. job market, a sign it remains on course to raise interest rates in September or later this year. At the same time, however, it flagged a nagging concern about low inflation, which is creating caution among officials and could convince them to delay the day of the first increase. The Fed concluded its two-day policy meeting with a decision to leave its benchmark federal funds interest rate near zero, setting officials up for a potentially difficult call at the meeting to be held September ... (full story)