Watch CNBC’s live coverage of Friday’s key inflation data

[The stream is slated to start at 8:15 a.m. ET. Please refresh the page if you do not see a player above at that time.] The Commerce Department on Friday will release the February reading for the personal consumption expenditures price index, which the Federal Reserve considers its most important inflation measure. CNBC TV will […]

Man Does Not Live By Food Alone

In my previous post, I snacked on a popular meme about self-sufficiency in food. The creator of the meme–to their credit–recognized the problem of “do it all yourself,” but failed to recognize the limits of their reasoning. If you follow the logic to its conclusion, the result is surprising. I drew upon the wisdom of […]