U.S. mortgage application activity falls to five-month low

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - A measure of U.S. mortgage application activity decreased for a second week to a five-month low as 30-year mortgage rates rose to their highest since June, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association released on Wednesday showed.
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