Federal Reserve

Here's what changed in the new Fed statement

No hike decision justified?

This is a comparison of Wednesday's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on July 27.

Text removed from the July statement is in red with a horizontal line through the middle.

A security guard walks in front of an image of the Federal Reserve in Washington.
Kevin Lamarque | Reuters

Text appearing for the first time in the new statement is in red and underlined.

Black text appears in both statements.