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Fed Leak Scandal Holds Up Seth Carpenter’s Charmed Career

Seth Carpenter’s charmed life may have hit a temporary roadblock. With a Ph.D from Princeton – having worked under the tutelage of former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke – Carpenter quickly rose to prominence working as a star economist in the most sensitive of all topics: how quantitative easing really impacts the economy. He later worked at the U.S. Treasury and, on the eve of being appointed assistant secretary for financial markets, he now finds himself in the middle of an investigation into a Fed leak which he reportedly had no involvement.

Fed Leak Scandal Seth Carpenter

Carpenter's appointment being held up as Federal investigators hit a roadblock

Bloomberg is reporting that Carpenter’s rise is being stalled by lawmakers who want clarity regarding responsibility for a>