The Federal Reserve’s (Fed) policy making arm, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), meets this week amid increased market chatter about deflation (or falling prices) and calls for more monetary policy stimulus. The U.S. economic data calendar gets off to a slow start this week, but by the end of the week, the market will know more about the inflation/deflation debate, merchandise trade, retail sales, and small business……

 

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