The minutes said given the improved economic outlook, officials believe a rate increase "was or would soon be warranted".
The FOMC minutes of the July meeting published later today will also be scrutinized for any possible clues on future Fed policy. The dollar bought Yen100.70 in recent trade, compared with Yen100.33 late Tuesday. After liftoff from near zero in December, officials have twice cut their projections for the path of rates this year, as improving USA economic data contrast with signs of slowing growth overseas.
Esther George, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, cast the only vote against holding the rate steady in July. The Federal Reserve has made a lot of similar commentary recently, but with just one rate hike in the past eight years, it seems unlikely.
In other currency trading, the dollar rose against a host of emerging-market currencies, including the Mexican peso and Brazilian real, as oil prices ticked lower.
The Fed's next meetings are scheduled for September, November and December.
Antonio Conte tells Diego Costa he still needs to improve
The players on our list were also on the list of clubs bigger than us and sometimes you have to convince a player to come here. I hope he can. " Last season , that game really kick-started the season and we hope something similar will come our way".
Simone Biles ready to soar at 2016 Olympic Games
And yet, they still finished with the three highest individual scores, with Biles , Raisman and Douglas going 1-2-3. Douglas, who struggled at the Olympic trials in July, improved greatly since then and performed admirably Sunday.
The Dow Jones industrial average was down 25.82 points, or 0.14 per cent, at 18,526.2, the S&P; 500 was down 2.38 points, or 0.11 per cent, at 2,175.77 and the Nasdaq Composite index was down 6.42 points, or 0.12 per cent, at 5,220.69. With equities on the back foot, bonds edged up, with fixed-income investors' eyes firmly on the Fed minutes after Tuesday's comments from Dudley and Lockhart.
Wall Street has been trading at record highs in the past few weeks, partly supported by expectations the Fed will continue to keep rates low. Additionally, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard will speak about monetary policy at the Wealth and Asset Management Research Conference at Washington University in St. Louis at 1 p.m. Traders are pricing in a 18% probability the rate target will rise to 0.5% to 0.75% as of September. No major economic data is expected on Wednesday.
Target's shares fell 2 percent in light premarket trading after the big-box retailer's quarterly profit dropped almost 10 percent. Silver, sometimes treated as a more volatile version of bullion, is down a second day, retreating 0.8% to $19.6238 an ounce.
Lowe's shares fell 5.5 per cent to $77.03 after the home improvement chain's quarterly comparable sales missed estimates.
Six of the Canadian index's 10 main groups finished in positive territory, while decliners outnumbering advancers by a ratio of 1.2-to-1. On the Nasdaq, 1,725 issues fell and 910 advanced.
Four people were hospitalised - a boy and his father, who was stabbed with a harpoon, and two of the north African men. Islamic dress has always been a hot-button issue in France , where the full-face veil is banned in public places.
On Wednesday, however, a US appeals court issued a stay in the case, allowing the "strict" practices to remain in place. It was in effect for the April presidential primary and Tuesday's general election primary.
Calgarians were invited to Canadian Blood Services Tuesday to learn their blood type and learn about how to become a donor. Other major supporters include Lloyds Bank, and Royal Mail, who is issuing a special postmark to support the campaign.
Moyes concluded: " It was great there were so many supporters here and I think they could see the players were at it ". We spent a lot of time in training using the keeper in three-on-two situations or three-on-four.
Onalaska resident Tom Donovan said he thinks Wisconsinites will respond. "I wonder how they treat people who are against them". Julian Bradley, Republican candidate for the 94th state Assembly District, said voters have no excuse to sit out the election.
The Department of Justice said in a letter to them earlier this month that it "will take appropriate action as necessary". On Tuesday, Democrats accused Republican lawmakers of political motivations in requesting the investigative material.
The first task comes in the 100m on Sunday but his American rival Gatlin will be waiting on the wings should the Jamaican stumble. Among those missing out were American Tianna Bartoletta and Murielle Ahoure of Ivory Coast and Blessing Okagbare of Nigeria.
In the pool, Team GB's Jazz Carlin added to the medal haul by winning a silver medal in the women's 800 metres freestyle. Many people thought he was insane when he expressed his desire to become the first British victor of the Tour de France.
Both Avery and Dassey were key subjects in the Netflix series written and produced by filmmakers Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi . Duffin said in his ruling that investigators made false promises to Dassey by assuring him "he had nothing to worry about".
He has refused to admit any error, however, on a higher-profile dispute with an American Muslim family whose son, U.S. Humayun Khan, was killed in Iraq. "We will have disagreements, but we will disagree as friends", Mr Trump said.
CNN reports that the Louisiana National Guard has been deployed to assist Louisiana authorities in search and rescue operations. Residents wade through floodwaters from heavy rains in the Chateau Wein Apartments in Baton Rouge, La., Friday, Aug. 12, 2016.
On the economy, Biden said, Trump's reveling in his TV reality show tag-line, "You're fired", showed his true colors. Kosovar's walk in capital Pristina main square decorated with Kosovo and U.S flags ahead of the visit of the U.S.
Kayla Harrison of the United States beat Audrey Tcheumeo of France by ippon to defend her women's -78kg Olympic judo title in Rio. Harrison is only the second American judoku ever to win two Olympic medals, following Jimmy Pedro (her coach) in 1996 and 2004.
Obviously, we think they're rare talents and that's not going to change either based on an injury, " Ryan said following practice. This is a team that needed contributions from its young players, and now they aren't likely to get it from their top two picks.
Earlier this week, Clinton had a 9-point lead over Trump in Pennsylvania, according to an NBC/WSJ/Marist poll . Obama and running mate Joe Biden provided a manual that listed do's and do not's for observers.
Wlodarczyk was in a world of her own, not only with the world record throw which improved her own mark of 81.08m from past year . China's Zhang Wenxiu took silver with a season's best throw of 76.75m while Germany's Sophie Hitchon grabbed bronze with 74.54m.
He initially retired after the 2012 London Olympics, only to decide about a year later to return to the pool. With a gold medal around his neck. "It's not the end of a career, it's the beginning of a new journey".
Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton "the devil" during a rally in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, while ridiculing Sen. The rally is being held on a Friday night opposite the opening ceremonies of the Olympics.
After winning the toss, Sri Lanka made 281 in their first innings with Kusal Mendis top scoring with 86. He dismissed Adam Voges, Peter Nevill and Starc off consecutive deliveries to put Australia on the mat.
Total revenue was $279.3 million, a decrease of 5.9 percent or $17.5 million from the fourth quarter of the prior fiscal year. Ruby Tuesday counted 724 restaurants in its system as of the end of May, with a lot of them owned by the company.
During an appearance before soldiers on Friday, the president recounted a meeting he held with US Secretary of State John Kerry. What came to my mind was, 'They raped her, lined up for her.' I was mad because she was raped? Yes".
On the walls one graffiti artist had painted Bolt crouching down in a starting position looking intently Christ the Redeemer. The 48-year-old ran a world record 19.32 seconds to win 200m gold at the 1996 Games in Atlanta.
Williams won 6-1, 6-1 on June 1 to advance to the quarterfinals before eventually falling to Garbine Muguruza in the Finals. With Williams' exit, there now no top seeds left in either men's or women's singles or doubles.