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A computer chip is seen on a newly issued credit card in this photo illustration taken in Encinitas, Calif., this week. In an effort to reduce counterfeit and credit card fraud, more than 200 million payment cards have been issued with embedded computer chips in the U.S., ahead of a Oct. 1 deadline for the switch to such cards, according to the Smart Card Alliance. Mike Blake/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Capterpillar says it plans to lay off up to 10,000 workers, with many of those cuts coming in Illinois, amid a slide in equipment orders. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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German carmaker Volkswagen says it has a plan to refit diesel cars that will make them comply with emissions standards. Here, the entrance to a VW branch in Duesseldorf, Germany, is seen on Monday. Patrik Stollarz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Volkswagen diesels are shown behind a security fence on a storage lot near a VW dealership in Salt Lake City. The carmaker is reeling from a scandal over its use of devices to fool emissions tests of diesel models. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn (left) apologized for his company's actions, saying, "We do not and will not tolerate violations of any kind of our internal rules or of the law." He's seen here on the first day of the Frankfurt Auto Show last Thursday, one day before the EPA said VW had cheated on emissions tests. Jens Meyer/AP hide caption

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Volkswagen Jetta models — like this TDI from 2011 labeled "clean diesel" — were found to have software that cheated official emissions tests, the EPA says. More than 480,000 cars are affected. Ramin Talaie/Getty Images hide caption

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A police officer keeps watch outside the Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, D.C., where policymakers weighed whether to boost interest rates. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, speaking at a news conference in Washington on Thursday, said the U.S. economy has been performing well but the global outlook is more uncertain. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Altice President Patrick Drahi has struck a deal to buy Cablevision from the Dolan family, in a deal that includes $10 billion in equity and $7.7 billion in debt. Thibault Camus/AP hide caption

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking Committee in July. This week, Yellen and other policymakers are weighing the Fed's first rate increase in nine years. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and other policymakers will meet in Washington, D.C., this week to weigh a possible increase in interest rates. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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