Fed building part-closed after 'explosives' threat

Tuesday's FOMC meeting, March 19, did not go without a hitch CentralBankNet learns. A report from Reuters said that a man described as a "disgruntled tobacco farmer" claiming to be carrying explosives forced the closure of part of the Federal Reserve Building during the meeting.

Source: Reuters

The Federal Reserve's policymaking meeting will be held on Tuesday as scheduled, despite the partial closure of the central bank's headquarters amid a standoff nearby with a disgruntled tobacco farmer w