A sign announces that a Target store is hiring workers in Framingham, Mass. , Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010. Economic reports Thursday suggest employers are laying off fewer workers, businesses are ordering... more 
A sign announces that a Target store is hiring workers in Framingham, Mass. , Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010. Economic reports Thursday suggest employers are laying off fewer workers, businesses are ordering more computers and appliances, and consumers are spending with more confidence. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Bill Sikes
Thu, Dec 23, 2010 11:40 AM EST