In a note to clients following the release of the S&P Case-Schiller data, Rafferty Capital analyst Richard Bove tied the rising home prices to bank stock valuations. "The banks have marked down their holdings
Doug Kass shares his thoughts on closed-end munis and the latest jobless claims.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the week near records following a rally in banking and energy stocks earlier in the week.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated from records on Friday as banks reversed course after days of big gains.