Opinion

Letter From a Venezuelan Jail

From the Wall Street Journal:

"My country, Venezuela, is on the verge of social and economic collapse. This slow-motion disaster, nearly 15 years in the making, was not initiated by falling oil prices or by mounting debts. It was set in motion by the authoritarian government’s hostility toward human rights and the rule of law and the institutions that protect them.

The Marvel of American Resilience

From the Wall Street Journal:

"Fracking would make a good case study. The revolution happened in the U.S. not because of any great advantage in geology—China, Argentina and Algeria each has larger recoverable shale gas reserves. It didn’t happen because America’s big energy companies are uniquely skilled or smart or deep-pocketed: Take a look at ExxonMobil ’s2004 Annual Report and you’ll barely find a mention of “fracturing” or “horizontal” drilling.

Values, Ethics and Giving Back

Billy Solomon’s Influence Helped Shape Many of the Mentors from Our Own Careers

Profile from Bloomberg.