Long-term mortgage interest rates were mostly unchanged Wednesday, and the benchmark 10-year Treasury bond yield rose to 4.62 percent. The 30-year fixed-rate average remained at 5.7 percent, and the 15-year fixed rate slipped to 5.42 percent. The 1-year adjustable held at 5.32 percent. The 30-year Treasury bond yield increased to 4.83 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 lost 96.93 points, or 0.78 percent, finishing at 12,300.36. The Nasdaq was down 20.33 points, or 0.83 percent, closing at 2,417.1. Stock and bond figures are current as of 7:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time....
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