Fed To Note Economic Improvement, May Hint On Exit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to take note of an improving economy at the close of a meeting on Wednesday, while cautioning that high unemployment puts the recovery at risk.

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