Construction of new homes picks up in 2013 but remains below pre-crisis norms. The Census Bureau releases data for December on Friday.
Citigroup reported earnings per share of 82 cents, excluding items, vs. analyst estimates of 95 cents per share.
The Mortgage Bankers Association on Tuesday significantly lowered its mortgage origination forecast for 2014, while JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo reported steep declines in origination volumes.
JPMorgan Chase kicks off bank earnings season.