While the CIO was clearly not populated by the smartest guys in the room, it appears the bank that just can't get a break has hit another snag as the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is probing them over 'bidding practices' and abusive trading in California and Midwest energy markets. Via Bloomberg:
- *FERC PROBES POTENTIAL POWER-MARKET MANIPULATION BY JPMORGAN
- *FERC ASKS U.S. COURT TO ORDER JPMORGAN TO PRODUCE DOCUMENTS
- *FERC SAYS PROBE COVERS JPMORGAN'S `BIDDING PRACTICES' :JPM US
- *FERC SAYS CALIFORNIA, MIDWEST OPERATORS CITED ABUSIVE TRADING
Is there a wondrous capital structure here for Bethany Mclean to investigate? We can only assume that JEDI Morgan is 'not the Chewco FERC is looking for'.