The California Tortilla chain is one company still deciding how to react to the new health care requirements for business, set to take effect next year. John Ydstie/NPR hide caption

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Patients sit with their eyes bandaged at an Aravind Eye Care clinic in Madurai, India after cataract surgeries. Aravind performs more than 300,000 cataract surgeries annually. Reinhard Krause/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Sound World Solution's hearing device lets a user customize its settings using a Bluetooth connection and a smartphone. Courtesy of Sound World Solutions hide caption

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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an introduction of the iPhone 5 in San Francisco on Sept. 12. The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations says Apple is paying billions of dollars less than it should in taxes each year, taking advantage of technicalities in U.S. and Irish tax laws. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Copies of President Obama's budget plan for fiscal 2014 are prepared for delivery at the U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington in April. The Congressional Budget Office has sharply cut the outlook for the federal deficit. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Chevy trucks line the lot of a dealer in Murrysville, Pa. Sales were up by double digits at Chrysler, General Motors and Ford last month. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Passersby watch share prices spike in Tokyo on April 4, the day Japan's central bank announced a massive purchase of government bonds. The bank hopes the scale of the effort will boost Japan's slow-moving economy. Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Banks in Cyprus reopened to customers for the first time in nearly two weeks Thursday, albeit with strict restrictions. Petros Giannakouris/AP hide caption

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., questions Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke during a Senate hearing last month. Senators from both ends of the political spectrum argue that financial reforms are insufficient to protect taxpayers from potential risks posed by large banks. Gary Cameron/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before the Senate Banking Committee in Washington last month. Some analysts wonder if he and other policymakers have kept interest rates too low for too long. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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In this handout image provided by the White House, President Obama talks with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner at the United Nations on Sept. 23, 2010. The White House/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in December, a steady gain that shows hiring held up during the tense negotiations to resolve the fiscal cliff. But the unemployment rate remained at 7.8 percent last month. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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A housing revival will be key to an economic recovery in 2013, analysts say. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke speaks during a news conference in Washington on Dec. 12. Some economists worry the Fed has set the stage for inflation as well as stock and housing bubbles by keeping interest rates low. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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