Long-term mortgage interest rates inched higher Friday, and the benchmark 10-year Treasury bond yield was up at 3.8 percent. The 30-year fixed-rate average rose to 5.95 percent, and the 15-year fixed rate increased to 5.44 percent. The 1-year adjustable rate gained to 4.91 percent. The 30-year Treasury bond yield rose to 4.57 percent. Rates and bonds 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 climbed 96.72 points, or 0.79 percent, finishing at 12,381.02. The Nasdaq was up 3.57 points, or 0.16 percent, closing at 2,303.35. Stock figure...
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