President Obama's push to raise the minimum wage could make headway in the conservative heartland in the November elections.
U.S. output fell for the first time in seven months last month, data showed on Monday.
A stuttering recovery in the U.S. and the continued fragility of the euro zone means that risk assets are "mispriced," the OECD has warned.
The Federal Reserve is increasingly expected to send a more hawkish message when it meets next week.
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