The alternative is that the Fed is looking to both gauge current market expectations and also build market approval for its policies by showing itself as inclusive of outside opinions. The last thing it wants to look like is an unpredictable black box, and when your job is to guide expectations then it helps to know where expectations are starting from. It could actually prove a clever, if radical, move.
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ben-bernanke-is-now-simply-asking-wall-street-how-much-stimulus-it-wants-2010-10#ixzz13gjj2zUn
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