Food Stamps


  • Wal-Mart to feel some impact from EM: Pro     Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    Discussing Wal-Mart's sales, and the impact from emerging markets, with Patrick McKeever of MKM Partners. "The underpinnings of consumer spending are actually a little bit better than a year ago," he says.

  • Microsoft CEO announcement next week: Pro     Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 11:11 AM ET

    Discussing the potential for Satya Nadella to take over for Steve Ballmer as CEO at Microsoft, with Kara Swisher, co-executive editor of Re/code. Swisher also discusses Bill Gates' role on the board.

  • Cramer: Microsoft missed social & mobile     Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses whether potential Steve Ballmer successor EVP of cloud and enterprise at Microsoft Satya Nadella can make the company stronger.

  • Cramer: Google 'is a monster'     Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his opinions on the potential of Amazon raising the price of its Prime service, and Google's "fabulous earnings call."

  • CNBC's Jim Cramer provides perspective on news Wal-Mart lowered its guidance for the current quarter.

  • Food stamp cuts don't tell the whole story     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    Benefit cuts to food stamp effective Nov. 1 will impact a near-record 47.6 million Americans, but CNBC's Jeff Cox reports those cuts will be felt throughout the economy.

  • Kroger CEO on customers and food stamps     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 9:19 AM ET

    David Dillon discusses his company's strategy to keep prices low while still creating shareholder value.

  • As holidays near, food stamp recipients face cut Saturday, 19 Oct 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    Millions of food stamp recipients can expect to see their benefits reduced beginning in November—and that could end up being just the beginning.

  • Many fast-food workers living in poverty: Report Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 2:14 PM ET

    Every time you go to a fast-food restaurant, you have a 1 in 5 chance of being served by a worker who's living in poverty.

  • 2 Walmart stores ransacked     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 7:30 PM ET

    Consumers flocked to two Walmart stores that were processing transactions with EBT cards even though no money was being debited from the customers' accounts. CNBC's Seema Mody shares a video.

  • Walmart shelves emptied on EBT glitch Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 5:40 PM ET

    Customers with EBT cards cleared shelves at Walmart stores in two Louisiana cities on Saturday night, KSLA News 12 reported.

  • Uncle Sam's spending problem?     Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    Uncle Sam posted a budget surplus last month of $17 billion. Does Washington still have a massive spending problem? Keith Boykin, Former Clinton White House aide; Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, and CNBC's Courtney Reagan, share their opinions.

  • In Congress All Politics Getting Personal     Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    A flurry of activity in Washington this week has sparked trash talk among members of Congress from both sides of the aisle, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • House Rejects Farm Bill, 62 Republicans Vote No Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 7:20 PM ET

    The House rejected a five-year farm bill Thursday that would have cut $2 billion annually from food stamps and let states impose broad requirements on those receiving them.

  • A Low-Wage US Contractor Just Cooked Your Burger Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 4:47 PM ET
    People hold signs during a protest for better wages for fast food workers.

    Workers demanding a minimum wage increase have staged walkouts across the country, saying they can't survive on the money they make. Can they get anything done?

  • Food Stamp Usage Up     Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 7:33 PM ET

    Food stamp usage in America has gone up 70 percent since 2008. Art Laffer, Laffer Investments; Dean Baker, Center For Economic & Policy Research; and Hadley Heath, Independent Women's Forum, discuss.

  • Americans on Food Stamps Continues Rise     Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 7:52 PM ET

    Despite a drop in the jobless rate, and a soaring stock market, the number of Americans on food stamps continues to rise. Guy Benson, TownHall.com and Emily Sussman, Former Young Democrats of America executive director, discuss.

  • Govt. Benefits Fueling Poverty?     Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    More than 46 million Americans are living below the poverty line. Casey Mulligan, University of Chicago Professor of Economics; Rana Foroohar, Time Magazine; Katie Burke, Edelman; Katherine Mangu-Ward, Reason Magazine; and Morgan Brittany Townhall columnist, provide perspective.

  • Growth Ahead? Jobs, Policy & More     Thursday, 17 Jan 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Discussing what's holding back growth in the markets, with Dean Baker, Center For Economic & Policy Research; Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute; and Stephen Weiss, Short Hills Capital.

  • Jobless Rate Down, Food Stamps Up     Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 7:32 PM ET

    Caroline May, Daily Caller political reporter, discusses why the number of people applying for food stamps is increasing despite a drop in the nation's unemployment rate, with Margie Omero, democratic strategist.

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Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

Loyalists around the world have embraced it as the cryptocurrency of the future, but some big names on the street differ widely in their beliefs about bitcoin. The Oracle of Omaha thinks it's a "joke." Tech entrepreneur Marc Andreessen counters that Buffett is out of touch, while bitcoin believers like Jonathan Rumion fully embrace the digital currency by buying groceries with bitcoin and even getting paid in bitcoin. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports.

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