WASHINGTON (AP) — A surging stock market and rebounding home prices boosted Americans' wealth to a record in the final three months of last year, though both trends have slowed so far in 2014.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Riot police have used tear gas and pepper spray during scuffles with union members protesting austerity measures, during a ban on demonstrations in parts of central Athens due to a visit by German President Joachim Gauck.
Oil prices declined further Thursday but stayed above $101 per barrel as concern about Ukraine eased and U.S. supplies rose.
Benchmark U.S. crude for April delivery was down 13 cents at $101.32 per barrel at 1040 GMT in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. On Tuesday, oil plunged $1.88, or 1.8 percent, to close at $101.45.