Here's A One-Sentence Preview Of This Week's Fed Meeting

“Any FOMC effort at balance will come across as hawkish.”

That’s from Steven Englander at Citi, and it’s a perfect preview of this week’s Federal Reserve meeting, which takes place on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Essentially, the market totally sees the Fed as being “on hold” and likely to not taper QE until March.

Any hint that the Fed is chomping at the bit and being more balanced will be seen as hawkish.

NOW WATCH: Money & Markets videos

Want to read a more in-depth view on the trends influencing Australian business and the global economy? BI / Research is designed to help executives and industry leaders understand the major challenges and opportunities for industry, technology, strategy and the economy in the future. Sign up for free at research.businessinsider.com.au.