Markets Are Holding Steady Ahead Of The Fed

It’s Fed day.

At 2:00 PM ET, the Ben Bernanke and the Fed will update us on the direction of monetary policy.  Everyone will sift through every last word for clues regarding a tapering, or gradual reduction, of its bond-buying plan.

For now, markets are looking calm.

Dow futures are down just 7 points. S&P futures are flat.  Nasdaq futures are up 4 points.

Here’s a look at the moves in the futures since yesterday’s market close.


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