The bond market is up this morning with the rally being driven by a disappointing unemployment report. There are still lesser economic numbers getting released throughout the day, which has the potential to move the markets.
What’s Up on Wall Street?
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 138.12 points (+1.00%) while the Nasdaq also went up 23.35 points (+0.74%). The S&P 500 increased 12.32 points (+0.82%).
Current Mortgage Rates
Here are some of today’s mortgage rates:
- 30-Year Fixed Mortgage: 3.50% (3.712% APR)
- 15-Year Fixed Mortgage: 2.75% (3.163% APR)
- 7-Year ARM: 2.50% (3.101% APR)
Here are a few links to some of today’s financial articles. Be sure to leave a comment below if you know of any additional financial articles that are trending today.
The New York Times
U.S. adds 157,000 jobs; jobless rate edges up to 7.9%
Job report: steady hiring continues