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even a two-handed economist can see that.The June 11 Power Broker decision from the D.C. Circuit, involving Florida Power and Light Co. (FP&L) and certain wholesale customers (see sidebar), reminds one that a dish of corned beef and cabbage tastes better when you don't leave out the cabbage.
On the surface, the case indicts the idea of average-cost pricing: "All hands recognize that the
problem originates in the use of average costs . . .