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Don’t look at us. It’s the rest of the world’s fault!

That was the loud-and-clear message coming from the Federal Reserve today. I say that because policymakers took a pass on raising short-term rates from the current 0.25-0.5% range, despite sounding relatively optimistic about the domestic economy.

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