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Evening Headlines Bloomberg: Fed Supports Bonds, Dollar Weakens on Inflation. The dollar dropped and Treasuries climbed after odds of another U.S. interest-rate increase this year declined with Federal Reserve meeting minutes showing concern about inflation remaining persistently low. Stock-index futures point to a mixed start for Asian trading. A majority of Fed officials stuck with a forecast that inflation would gradually rise to a 2 percent target over the medium term, according to minutes from the July meeting.
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