Blue-lined markup comparison of the June versus April Federal Open Market Committee statements below. Also see past Fed-Day reactions on this site, and prior statement markups here. Net net, looks like a minor economic downgrade on first review, particularly with respect to the pace of recovery...
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Goldman: U.S. Economy "now at full employment"
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