J.P. Morgan Chase is reportedly in negotiations with federal regulators over charges the bank manipulated energy markets in California and around the country. This would have looked very different before the Enron scandal a decade ago.
A heat wave covering the Midwest and Northeast is expected to peak today -- and with it, demand for electricity to power air conditioning. People may be asked to conserve, but power grids expect they'll meet demand.
John and his partner have gotten competitive over energy costs. His partner wants him to cut back his consumption. John's unwilling to give up basic amenities -- like using warm water to rinse the dishes. Whose side are you on?