On Friday, 15 MIEC members closed higher with just two lower, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a record high for the third consecutive day.
Ellie Mae had the largest percentage gain over Thursday, up 3.2%. Investors took a second look at KB Homes earnings and decided they werent so bad after all. The homebuilder closed 2.7% higher. Astoria Financial closed up 2.3%.
Bank of America closed almost 1% lower and Radian Group was down 0.3%.