Understanding the FOMC minutes (infographic)

Released three weeks after every FOMC policy meeting since late 2004, the FOMC minutes are subtle to understand and trade. The first thing to recognize is that 95% of the information contained within is completely irrelevant to the market response. What makes this event interesting is that very precise language is interspersed with the qualitative account of the meeting. This infographic serves as a guide to that precise language.