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Joseph Woelfel

U.S. stock futures were down slightly on Wednesday, as investors awaited a key decision on interest rates and bond sales from the Federal Reserve and reacted to reports of potential tension in U.S.-China trade talks. Contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 17 points, futures for the S&P 500 slipped 1.75 points, and Nasdaq futures were down 4.75 points. The Fed is expected to announce its decision on rates at 2 p.m. ET, with Fed Chairman Jerome Powell scheduled to lead a press briefing afterward.