Norman Bay, the top sheriff of U.S. energy markets, has taken on giants, imposing more than $881 million in combined fines on Barclays Plc, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Deutsche Bank AG over alleged price manipulation.
In the sanctuary above an herbal tonic bar, before a seated Buddha and a pair of mandalas, 48 volunteers for congressional candidate Marianne Williamson close their eyes and meditate as Annelise Balfour, the manager and head facilitator of the Source Spiritual Center, intones a welcome prayer.
New rules aimed at making the world safer from blowups in the $693 trillion derivatives market are poised to drive up costs so much for retirement funds and other users that bankers say they do just the opposite.
Virginia Valencia earns $12 an hour working the morning shift at Tesla Motors Inc. headquarters in Palo Alto, California, where she serves food and drinks to the staff and billionaire co-founder Elon Musk.
Entering the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Center for Theoretical Physics by the front door, one passes more than a dozen well-used blackboards, meeting areas and offices before finding Alan Guth’s.