WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 09: The US Federal Reserve building is seen on August 08, 2011 in Washington DC. Later today the Federal reserves monetary policy setting committee will release a statement, ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 09: The US Federal Reserve building is seen on August 08, 2011 in Washington DC. Later today the Federal reserves monetary policy setting committee will release a statement, following the downgrade of United States credit rating last week. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) less 
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