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    Thursday’s business agenda


    Mortgage rates

    New numbers for the average 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage will be released Thursday. Last week, Freddie Mac reported that the average 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage was unchanged from the week before at 3.86 percent.


    ezCater’s recipe for success

    Learn how Boston-based startup ezCater grew to be the largest office catering system in the United States. Professionals from the company’s business and development team will host a panel discussion on growth, and networking opportunities will follow. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., WeWork, 31 St. James Ave., Boston. Free.


    Talk data to me

    Learn from Datawatch’s chief product officer, Jon Pilkington, on how to get the most out of data. Topics include data socialization, as well as data curation and management. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., General Assembly Boston, 125 Summer St., Boston. Free.


    Calling all Jewish professionals


    Attend a networking meetup for Jewish professionals in Greater Boston. 6 to 9 p.m., Lansdowne Pub, 9 Lansdowne St., Boston. Free.


    Drunk user-testing

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    Appcues is holding a party featuring various companies that need users to test their products after having a few. Drinks will be provided and Keytar Bear will make an appearance. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., The Hatch Fenway, 401 Park Drive, Boston. $8.

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