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I believe the most important thing Americans must do is to secure their economic well-being in an increasingly challenging, complex world. What I have written about all these years is the process of creating wealth, not for any one individual, but for the United States as a whole. Ever since I was a young correspondent witnessing the emergence of China after the country opened in 1979, I’ve believed we have to get more serious about creating wealth. I retain faith in the resiliency of the U.S. economy and the enterprise of American people. If Americans have the right strategies, we can once again create widespread wealth. Come with me on this journey.

My take on the future of autonomous vehicles
LIDAR for Driverless Cars, Bill Holstein Speaks
What are they thinking at Exxon Mobil?
Look out the windows, boys and girls at Exxon Mobil headquarters in Houston. Mother Nature may be trying to send you a message! Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city, is arguably the capital of the American energy industry, which has argued that climate change is just a theory that scientists cannot establish beyond a shadow […]
Trump and the CEOs: The Real Message
After contemplating all the analysis of the fall-out between President Trump and leading American chief executive officers, I don’t think one message has been well-communicated: CEOs are committed to a pluralistic vision of America’s future because that’s what makes the most sense from a profit point of view. Even though boards and CEO jobs are […]
The New Monopolists?: Facebook, Alphabet, Amazon, and Apple
Back in 1999, the U.S. Department of Justice filed an antitrust suit against Microsoft for the way it pledged to “choke off the air supply” of rival Netscape. In the 1990s, individual users had to purchase a way to get onto the still-emerging Internet. Netscape was a company that offered one such ISP service. Microsoft, […]
OPC Review of ThinkPad Book Hails It as “the story of modern computing.”
What the FoxConn deal might mean
It’s easy to be cynical about the announcement that FoxConn Technology Group will invest $10 billion in southeast Wisconsin. The deal could have been purely a political gesture aimed at providing a short-term boost to President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, not to mention Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. They were all hungry for a […]

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