Frank Doyle looks over a table of food at the Emergency Assistance Program at the Chicago Catholic Charities in Chicago, Nov. 1, 2013.
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Business Latest: SNAP cuts

 

SNAP CUTS: The latest round of cuts in food stamp benefits is hurting more than the recipients who rely on them. The drop in federal funding is also taking a bite out of consumer spending and state budgets. Read more

ENOUGH ALREADY!:  With mid-term elections looming, slight majority – 51 percent – of Americans say they are tired of candidates talking about Obamacare, and want them to focus more on other issues like jobs, according to new Kaiser Health tracking poll.  Read more

OUTLOOK NOT GOOD ON TAX REFORM:  The latest CNBC Global CFO Council survey shows that corporate tax reform is a must, but there is little chance that change will come this year. Read more 

S&P 500 ENDS AT RECORD HIGH FOR 4TH MONTHLY GAIN: Read more

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Business Latest: SNAP cuts