CoreLogic led the way, up 2.13%, followed closely by Hudson City Bancorp, up 2.1%. Ellie Mae was up 1.18%.
Meanwhile, the shutdown is apparently affecting homebuilder stocks, and KB Home was the worst performer in the MIEC, down 5.84% from its Thursday close. Redwood Trust, whose mortgage real estate investment trust sector also has seen negative reaction to the shutdown, was down 1.85%. Home Loan Servicing Solutions was down 1.09%.