JPMorgan to pay $410 million in power market manipulation probe  

Reuters reports that JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $285 million and disgorge $125 million to settle allegations of power market manipulation in California and the Midwest, the latest settlement in a series of high-profile investigations by U.S. federal energy regulators against banksRead more   


Maybe you won't get fries with that: fast-food workers strike 

Bloomberg reports that thousands of fast-food workers from restaurants such as
McDonald's Corp. and Wendy's Co. walked off the job today to protest for higher pay. Read more     
Economic slowdown expected, but it's seen as fleeting 

The New York Times reports that new data from the government due out Wednesday is expected to show that the economy came close to stalling during the spring quarter. But many experts say the latest slowdown is likely to be temporary. Read more