Long-term mortgage interest rates were higher Tuesday, and the benchmark 10-year Treasury bond yield rose to 4.21 percent. The 30-year fixed-rate average inched up to 5.36 percent, and the 15-year fixed-rate climbed to 4.78 percent. The 1-year adjustable was up at 3.38 percent. The 30-year Treasury bond yield inched up 4.9 percent. Rates are current as of 7:15 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Mortgage rate figures are according to Bankrate.com, which publishes nightly averages based on its survey of 4,000 banks in 50 states. Points on these mortgages range from zero to 3.5. In other economic news, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 62.59 points, or 0.59 percent, finishing at 10,487.65. The Nasdaq was down 15.47 points, or 0.74 percent, closing at 2,078.62. Stock and bond fig...
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