Tax-exempts ended Friday softer, following Treasuries, after employment numbers were better than expected,though some traders were hesitant to cut prices further after the week’s selloff.

All eyes turned to May non-farm payroll numbers released Friday morning. Payrolls in May were up 175,000 after a downwardly revised April number. The May unemployment rate rose slightly to 7.6% from 7.5% as the labor force expanded.

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