Those three were Home Loan Servicing Solutions, up 1.14%; Redwood Trust, up 0.85%; and Fiserv, up 0.28%. OceanFirst Financial closed unchanged.
The remaining MIEC stocks took it on the chin as 12 of the 13 closed with a loss of greater than one percentage point. Bank of Hawaii lost 0.58%.
CoreLogic lost 4.20%; Fidelity National Financial lost 3.81%; and PHH lost 3.59%.
News that shareholders in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were suing the government apparently buoyed those stocks, although they remained below $2 per share. Fannie Mae was up 3.66% and Freddie Mac was up 2.81%.