An index that hints at the outlook for the U.S. economy rose modestly in August but fell short of Wall Street expectations.
The Scotland "no" vote brought relief to a White House worried about the impact of a schism, Politico's Ben White says.
This is a comparison of today's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on July 30.
A closely watched barometer of business conditions showed the manufacturing sector lost steam in September, and fell short of market estimates.
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