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Obama To Push Expanded Overtime Pay

President Obama is asking the Labor Department to update the rules governing overtime. The goal is to require millions of additional workers to be paid overtime — an idea business opposes.
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Senate Committee To Consider Fischer For Fed's No. 2 Spot

Stanley Fischer, President Obama's choice to be the Federal Reserve's vice chairman, is on Capitol Hill Thursday for a confirmation hearing .
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Health Care Law Helps Entrepreneurs Quit Their Day Jobs

Employer-provided health care can deter people from leaving their jobs to start their own businesses. Analysts say Obamacare could alleviate so-called entrepreneur lock.
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FTC Investigates Herbalife, Following Claims It's A Pyramid Scheme

Herbalife shares dropped on news the Federal Trade Commission is investigating the company. After shorting Herbalife's stock, hedge fund manager Bill Ackman's been lobbying politicians to investigate.
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President Obama Moves To Expand Overtime Pay

President Obama is asking the Labor Department to begin a rule-making process to expand the number of workers who are eligible for overtime pay. It's part of his effort to address income inequality.
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Obama's Overtime Move Designed To Excite Base, Swing Voters

The administration's plan to increase the number of American workers eligible for mandatory overtime pay is seen as part of a strategy to stress income inequality.
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Juggling Work And Motherhood On A Shoestring Budget

Millions of families under the poverty line are headed by single mothers. One of those women, Katrina Gilbert, is featured in the upcoming HBO documentary Paycheck to Paycheck.
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Nigeria's First Female Finance Minister: Still Big Problems In Soaring Economy

Nigeria is set to overtake South Africa as the continent's biggest economy. Tell Me More looks at that growth with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the country's first female Finance Minister.
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Reports: Obama Will Move To Expand Overtime Pay

The president is expected to tell the Labor Department to change the rules about who is eligible. Critics say that might backfire. Proponents say it would narrow income inequality.
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White House Meeting To Examine Women's Pay

President Obama is expected to meet on Wednesday with female members of Congress. There are reasons for the president's focus on women that involve both policy and politics.

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