Pulaski Financial ( PULB) has received notification that it's not in compliance with Nasdaq's audit committee requirement. The company will have a chance to resolve the matter. On March 1, director Robert Ebel, who served as chairman of the board's audit committee, retired. As a result, the audit committee has less than three independent directors, the minimum that Nasdaq rules require. The nominating committee of the board is interviewing candidates to fill the vacancy. Pulaski was off 14 cents, or 0.9%, at $15.77. CapitalSource ( CSE) edged down after it priced an offering of 16 million common shares at $23.50 each. Shares of CapitalSource, a specialized commercial finance company operating as a real estate investment trust, slipped 15 cents, or 0.6%, to $23.67. Axis Capital ( AXS) fell after Calyon Securities said the company could face problems in the near future because of management changes. Calyon pointed out that four senior officers have either left or will leave the company soon. Shares of Axis were losing 40 cents, or 1.3%, to $30.84. Wachovia cut its rating on insurance firms Endurance Specialty Holdings ( ENH) and Platinum Underwriters ( PTP) to market-perform from outperform. Endurance managed to tack on 5 cents to $31.12, but Platinum slipped 49 cents, or 1.6%, to $29.96. OptionsXpress ( OXPS) rose after being upgraded to outperform from market-perform at Raymond James. Additionally, the company's CEO said in a televised interview that OptionsXpress could benefit from the new NYSE Group ( NYX) if it gets behind the options market. Shares were up $1.68, or 6.3%, to $28.44.