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IPO Report: Green Bancorp (GNBC)

Francis Gaskins | Equities.com |

Green Bancorp ($GNBC) is a Texas-focused bank holding company headquartered in Houston, Texas, growing primarily from acquisitions. Five other new companies are scheduled for the week of Aug. 4,


Zions Bank Fails Stress Test – But What Does That Mean?

Jacob Harper | Equities.com |

On Friday the Salt Lake City-headquartered Zions Bancorporation (ZION) was found to have insufficient reserves to cover themselves in the event of financial catastrophe, failing a stress test


8 "Cheap" Stocks Trading at 52-Week Highs

Michael Teague | Equities.com |

Over the past few weeks, investors have become acutely sensitive to Central Bank policy and stocks are feeling the effects, with the S&P 500 and the Dow both over 5 percent off of all-time


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Close Best Week So Far in 2012

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The US Trade Deficit came in at $50.06 billion, as both exports and imports declined as the economy slows. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined to 12,398.44 then rebounded to 12,544.13 versus


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Close Higher Despite Tech Drag

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The S&P / Case-Shiller 20-City Composite of home prices recorded a steeper than expected decline of 0.8% in February. Year-over-year the decline was 3.5% to a new low since the housing bubble


Equities Sector Coverage: Positive Earnings from Early Reporters Awake Bulls

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Import prices rose 1.3% in March, topping estimates for a 0.8% increase, while export prices rose 0.8%, coming in higher than the 0.4% increase expected. Both gains were the largest month-to-month


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Back Off Highs, Closing Slightly Lower

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Housing Starts fell 1.1% in February to an annual rate of 698,000. Permits rose 5.1% to an annual rate of 717,000. Single Family Starts fell 9.9% to an annual rate of 457,000 homes. The Dow Jones


Equities Sector Coverage: Stocks Hit New Lows To Start Q4

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

Construction Spending increased by 1.4% in August and the National Manufacturing ISM reading was 51.6 in September. Tomorrow we get Factory Orders and listen to Fed Chief Ben Bernanke testify


Equities Sector Coverage: Financials, Energy and Utilities Stocks Up Big

Sector Recap | Equities.com |

The New York Fed Empire manufacturing survey came in weaker than expected at -7.72 where 0.00 is neutral. The National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index remained depressed in


Euro and U.S. Debt Woes Plague Banks Large and Small

Brittney Barrett | Equities.com |

Banking stocks have been hard hit in 2011. Concerns regarding a potential double dip and the continued weakness in the housing market have led to sharp declines across the board. Even optimistic


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