What We’re Reading – Week of 12/26/2014

Below you will find the articles on economics, investing, and finance that we found most interesting for the week. NB: ($) denotes subscription site.


Saudi Arabia and the United States:  Frenemies on account of U.S. shale?

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


There is a shortage of capacity for railcar oil tanker retrofits.  More pipelines needed?

Article via Wall Street Journal ($)


As we fill our bellies with holiday food this week, it is worth remembering that some people think global food shortages may lie just down the road.  Will technology solve our food problems, just like it solved the “oil shortage”?

Article via Fortune


What it’s like to a work at a company when it gets hacked: an inside account from a Sony Pictures employee.

Article via Fortune


Warren Buffett recently wrote a memo to his managers on the importance of reputation.

Warren Buffett Memo via ValueWalk blog


Could enhanced oil recovery (EOR) help reduce carbon emissions and increase energy security in the United States?

Article via The Weekly Standard