(Reuters) - Jeffrey Skilling, the former Enron Corp chief executive, could be freed from prison nearly a decade sooner than originally expected, under an agreement with federal prosecutors to end the last major legal battle over one of the biggest corporate frauds in U.S. history. Full story
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the former Enron CEO may be working on an agreement to leave prison earlier than expected. And Sherron Watkins, former Enron whistleblower, reacts to the news Skilling may strike a deal.
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Encana Corp, Canada's largest natural gas producer, apologized on Thursday because one of its executives cursed after an analyst asked about whether new Canadian investment rules would prohibit its takeover by foreign state-owned entities. Full story
Up host Chris Hayes and his panelists - including University of Minnesota professor Karen Ho, Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig, Enron whistleblower Sherron Watkins, and CNBC contributor Dan Dicker - break down JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's Senate testimony this week.
Former Enron executive Jeffrey Skilling, left, and his attorney Daniel Petrocelli leave the federal courthouse for lunch in week ten of his fraud and conspiracy trial Wednesday, April 5, 2006 in Houston.
In this file photo, Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling returns to the Bob Casey Federal Court House after a lunch break in the Enron trial April 10, 2006 in Houston, Texas.
1waysmeans022602 -- Reps. Kevin K. Brady (R-TX), Paul D. Ryan (R-WI), and Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) talk at a Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Retirement Security and Defined Contribution Plans hearing on Tuesday in the Longworth House Office Building, after someone made a joke about the Enron scandal,