The Fed is not expected to announce any new measures at its meeting on Tuesday.
But behind closed doors, policymakers could be setting the stage for further action, most likely some form of communication that would bolster a promise of low interest rates as far as the eye can see.
As we learned from the still-fresh debt ceiling debate, common sense is not necessarily the order of the day in Washington. While analysts could be right that the Fed won't pursue further easing, it wouldn't surprise me in the least to see that decision reached.
After all, if a problem exists, why not just keep throwing money at it? I'm sure that will solve everything...