Federal Reserve watchers are bracing for a significant shift in monetary policy as the central bank's two-day meeting commences today. Anticipation is building among analysts that the Federal Reserve may halt its cycle of interest rate hikes, marking a departure from the trend observed in the past eleven policy meetings. While investors welcome the potential pause, market sentiment suggests that it may only be temporary. CME FedWatch data indicates a 71 percent probability of a pause. As the Federal Reserve officials contemplate the next course of action, there are indications that they may opt to assess the outcomes. . .