Money

Gas Prices Climb Again

STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have risen 8.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.46 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.49 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.

Daffy Dan’s Is Dying

STATE — Fifty years after its founding in Elizabeth, the discounted designer clothing retailer Daffy’s appears to be heading out of business, the latest casualty of the global economic meltdown brought on by deregulation.