Update: That 'pause' did not last long. Equity markets are now taking it on the chin since The Fed's hawkish statement...

The Dollar is extending gains...

And stocks are tumbling...

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The market took the 'almost exactly as expected' hawkish-leaning Fed statement with ease as the only real movement is seen in the dollar (strengthening)...

Dollar up after FOMC...

Stocks, Gold, and bonds are all unchanged... for now...