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Are You Locked ? Friday’s Job Report Will Make Mortgage Rates Move.

If you're floating a mortgage rate, or have yet to lock one in, today may be a good day to call your loan officer. Friday morning, the government releases its Non-Farm Payrolls report at 8:30 AM ET. The Non-Farm Payrolls report is more commonly called the "jobs report" and, lately, it's been Wall Street's domestic economic metric of choice. As jobs go, so go markets. In the 12 months beginning November 2007, the economy shed 2.3 million on its way to losing more than 7 million jobs by the end of 2009. It's no coincidence that the stock market has been wayward. Jobs…
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