Banks stocks were up on Friday, as the Dow Jones industrial average recovered in the late afternoon to gain 6.48 points to close at 3,330.56.

California banks were among the biggest gainers, after losing ground earlier amid investor' worries about real estate. Shares of Wells Fargo & Co. rose $2.50 to $75.375 after Lehman Brothers recommended the stock. BankAmerica Corp.'s shares closed at $43.25, up $1.

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