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Fed Decision Day Guide: FOMC Seen Focusing on Too-Low Inflation

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Here’s what to look for when the Federal Open Market Committee releases its policy statement at 2 p.m. today in Washington. Federal Reserve officials won’t provide new economic projections, and Chair Janet Yellen isn’t scheduled to give a post-meeting press conference.

-- With the FOMC poised to halt bond purchases, ending its third round of so-called quantitative easing, policy makers may want to underscore they are troubled by falling inflation and price expectations.