Paul Wiseman, The Associated Press
2:54 p.m. EST February 4, 2016
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WASHINGTON - Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for the fifth straight week amid volatility in world financial markets.

Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage slid to 3.72% this week, down from 3.79% last week and the lowest since it averaged 3.68% in April 2015.

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MORTGAGE RATES & THE JOBS REPORT

On the first Friday of each month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes its Non-Farm Payrolls report.

Commonly known as "the jobs report", Non-Farm Payrolls highlights employment changes across 10 private labor market sectors, including insurance and finance.

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