The impact of the latest proposed US tariffs on industry sectors, in one chart

Bill Pugliano/Getty Images US stocks fell heavily on Wednesday, like other markets around the world. JP Morgan Asset Management has looked at the US sectors most exposed to price increases should the latest round of proposed US tariffs be implemented. It says the overall impact on the US economy is likely to be small in […]

VC investments will remain high but target new sectors in 2018

GUEST: 2017 saw a rebound in overall VC funding, approaching dotcom-era amounts. This was fueled by continued investor enthusiasm over the venture asset class, including new late-stage growth funds. The sectors that showed the largest growth were those in the business and financial services and healthcare sectors. In 2018, I expect VC investments levels to […]

Pittsburgh’s manufacturing and AI sectors grab Silicon Valley’s attention

A Silicon Valley company has made the move to Pittsburgh, bringing with it a unique type of artificial intelligence. Citrine Informatics, a chemicals and materials artificial intelligence (AI) platform, recently opened its first office outside of Silicon Valley in Bakery Square. Citrine combines materials-aware AI with the world’s largest materials database to help companies deliver high-performance […]

Carbon intensity is falling in industrial, electric power sectors

(credit: EIA) Over the last seven years, the electrical power sector has gone from being one of the most carbon-emitting sectors of the American economy per unit of fuel consumed to one of the least carbon-emitting sectors. That’s according to new data from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Despite the good news, the EIA’s numbers […]