The Senate passed a long-stalled measure on Thursday that would boost lending to small businesses, giving President Barack Obama’s Democrats one of their last chances before November elections they are working to revive the sluggish economy.
In the week ending Aug. 14 new weekly claims for jobless benefits rose 12,000 to 500,000 which is the highest level since mid-November, 2009.
The Obama administration is providing more relief for jobless homeowners.
Canada’s strong economic recovery lost steam in July as the country dropped 139,000 full-time jobs and the unemployment rate edged up to 8 percent.
The states which asked the unemployed to continue for signing up for the benefits when the unemployment extension benefits was at a stalemate in Congress will most likely that some of the computers used for the unemployment claims benefit program are old, in fact that the average age of these computers is more than 22 [...]