Study urges improved Fed communications policy

A new study commissioned by Macroeconomic Advisers, headed by former Fed governor Larry Meyer, reveals most leading US financial market participants do not want the US central bank to adopt an inflation objective, a mild form of an inflation target.

The study found that they instead want the Federal Reserve to concentrate on trying to improve its near-term communication with the markets.

The survey presents the first credible attempt to measure market opinion on a possible shift in Fed strategy