Bernanke Raised Concern About Leaks Two Years Before 2012 Probe

  • Yellen warned of damaged credibility in time of high scrutiny
  • Bernanke said analysts could profit from confidential info

Then-Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke warned policy makers about leaks of inside information to the press and consultants at a special October 2010 Federal Open Market Committee meeting -- two years before another revelation of confidential information resulted in an investigation.

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