Bloomberg.com reports that weekly first-time unemployment claims have been averaging 343,500 this year, compared to 322,300 in 2007 and 313,000 in 2006.
“If you see a couple more moves like this, you have to get pretty worried that we may be slipping into a recession,” Michael Feroli, economist at JP Morgan Chase & Co, tells Bloomberg.com.
A number of new tech products, also known as babytronics, make life a little easier for parents of infants.
Girls as young as six are becoming the newest consumers of fashion and beauty products.
Google launches a new free Web site creation tool, adding to the list of products it offers to consumers.