Employment data released today reflects a robust job market — sending interest rates higher. Mortgage employers added 5,000 non-bank jobs.

The U.S. nonfarm labor force finished July at 146.615 million people, according to data released Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

U.S. employers boosted nonfarm payroll employment by 209,000 from June, slowing from an upwardly revised 231,000 jobs added a month earlier.

Source: Mortgage Daily