Oil tops $84 a barrel after new home sales surge
Published 04/23/2010, Associated Press
The Commerce Department said that new home sales rose 27 percent in March, rebounding from the previous month’s record low and blowing past expectations as better weather and government incentives boosted sales. The news gave the Dow Jones Industrial Average and energy prices a lift, with the Dow up about 10 points in morning trading.Word count: 414
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