Top News: Equal Pay, High-Profile Stocks Fall, and Overtime Pay Worries

“Obama To Sign Executive Orders On Equal Pay”

President Barack Obama will sign two new executive orders on equal pay for women Tuesday, Politico reports. The executive actions coincide with “Equal Pay Day” — the date that symbolizes how far into 2014 women must work to earn the same amount of money men earned last year.

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“High-Profile Stocks Brace For More Pain On Wall Street”

Familiar names such as Netflix, Facebook and Tesla Motors, along with a number of biotechnology and cloud-computing stocks, have been pummeled in the last month. Some stocks are down more than 20 percent over that period, falling into their own bear market, and yet their valuations still far exceed those of the broader U.S. stock indexes. Wall Street defines a bear market as a drop of 20 percent or more from a recent peak.

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“Latest Worry for Owners: Overtime Pay for Managers”

Many small-business owners are up in arms over President Barack Obama‘s proposal to raise the salary floor at which overtime pay kicks in.

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