Business 2-22-21

  • Why some Texans are getting sky-high energy bills (KSAT) – The surge in pricing is hitting people who have chosen to pay wholesale prices for their power, which is typically cheaper than paying fixed rates during good weather, but can spike when there’s high demand for electricity.
  • McDonald’s finally enters the chicken sandwich wars (Quartz) – This week, McDonald’s becomes the latest US restaurant chain to jump on the chicken sandwich craze, rolling out its version with original, spicy, and deluxe variations, on Feb. 24.