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A customer makes a purchase using Apple Pay on her iPhone 6 at a Walgreens store in Times Square last Monday. The mobile payment service has now been blocked by CVS and Rite Aid. John Minchillo/AP Images for MasterCard hide caption

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Candice Nelson fits her daughter Arya Kubesh with a Halloween hat at a store at Galleria Mall in Edina, Minn. Retailers are hoping Halloween will give them a good bounce into the peak spending time of the year. Elizabeth Flores/MCT/Landov hide caption

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The California Public Employees' Retirement System has capped how much it will pay for some common medical procedures and tests. Max Whittaker/Getty Images hide caption

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A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Stocks took a beating, with key indexes falling more than 2 percent before bouncing back slightly. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Turmoil Continues In Financial Markets As Dow Plunges

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How Millennials Are Reshaping Charity And Online Giving

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By this time next year, U.S consumer are likely to be using credit cards with electronic chips, like these in Germany. But such cards are expected to stop only 60 percent of fraud, prompting a retailers' spokesman to call them the "not-so-smart card." Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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The Holidays Bring A New Season For Credit Card Breaches

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Kmart says it has removed malware that had infected its checkout registers in stores. The company believes the malware may have been in place for about a month before it was detected. Rachel Murray/Getty Images hide caption

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How College Students Battled Textbook Publishers To A Draw, In 3 Graphs

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'Bad Paper' Explores The Underworld Of Debt Collection

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