Blue-lined markup comparison of the July versus August Federal Open Market Committee statements below.
- Economics Considerably Slower Than Expected
- Will Consider Easy Money from Rate Standpoint Through 2013
- Longer-Term Inflation Remains Stable
- Three Dissenting Votes
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