- Most on the Fed continue to see tapering commencing this year, according to the Sept.17-18 FOMC minutes, and the decision not to taper in September was a "close call." FOMC members were aware the non-taper would be a surprise to the markets.
- Ultimately - with a number on the committee seeing the latest job data as disappointing - the majority thought it "prudent" to hold steady.
Most on FOMC continue to see taper this year
Oct 9 2013, 14:04 ET