(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Friday. Since October 2008 market makers are now required to be on the bid as much as they are on the offer and for like amounts of stock. This Fair Market Making Requirement is designed to prevent market makers from manipulating stock prices. On Friday there were 4060 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2411 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2988 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with Abnormal Price Friction (bullish bias) in their stock prices. This means that there was more selling than buying in the stocks and their stock prices rose. APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. (NASDAQ:AMAT), General Electric Co (NYSE:GE), Sirius XM Radio Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI), Oracle Corp (NASDAQ:ORCL), Alcatel Lucent SA (NYSE:ALU), Powershares Qqq Trust Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ). To access Friction Factor, Naked Short Data and SqueezeTrigger Prices on all stocks please visit http://www.buyins.net .
Market Maker Friction Factor is shown in the chart below:
Symbol Change Percent Buy Volume Buy %% Sell Volume Sell %% Net Volume Friction
AMAT $0.170 1.62% 4,782,367 42.07% 6,554,060 57.66% -1,771,693 Abnormal
GE $0.110 0.53% 10,237,286 25.68% 12,925,944 32.43% -2,688,658 Abnormal
SIRI $0.080 3.00% 30,590,735 47.71% 33,455,186 52.17% -2,864,451 Abnormal
ORCL $0.030 0.10% 6,460,605 42.13% 8,773,240 57.21% -2,312,635 Abnormal
ALU $0.010 0.91% 15,447,742 30.91% 19,484,374 38.99% -4,036,632 Abnormal
QQQ $0.310 0.49% 22,923,269 46.70% 25,153,390 51.24% -2,230,121 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more selling than buying on Friday and their stock prices rose. The Friction Factor displays how many more shares of buying than selling are required to move a stock higher by one cent or how many more shares of selling than buying moves a stock lower by 1 cent.
For example, the chart above shows AMAT with 1,771,693 greater shares of selling than buying (NetVol) and the stock price was up $0.17000. This means the Market Makers were trading the stock in a way inconsistent with normal supply and demand (Economics 101); more selling than buying should cause prices to drop.
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. (NASDAQ:AMAT) - Applied Materials, Inc. provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, flat panel display, solar photovoltaic (PV), and related industries worldwide. Its Silicon Systems Group segment offers a range of manufacturing equipment used to fabricate semiconductor chips or integrated circuits. It provides systems that perform primary processes used in chip fabrication, including atomic layer deposition, chemical vapor deposition, physical vapor deposition, electrochemical deposition etch, rapid thermal processing, chemical mechanical planarization, wet cleaning, and wafer metrology and inspection, as well as systems that etch, measure, and inspect circuit patterns on masks used in the photolithography process. The companys Applied Global Services segment offers products and services designed to improve the performance and productivity, and reduce the environmental impact of the fab operations of semiconductor, LCD, and solar PV manufacturers. Its Display segment provides equipment to fabricate thin film transistor LCDs for televisions, computer displays, and other consumer-oriented electronic applications. The companys Energy and Environmental Solutions segment offers manufacturing solutions for the generation and conservation of energy. It also provides manufacturing solutions for wafer-based crystalline silicon, and glass-based thin film applications. In addition, this segment offers roll-to-roll vacuum Web coating systems for deposition of a range of films on flexible substrates for functional, aesthetic, or optical properties, as well as roll-to-roll machine for depositing ultra-thin aluminum films for flexible packaging applications. The company serves manufacturers of semiconductor wafers and chips, flat panel liquid crystal displays, solar photovoltaic cells and modules, and other electronic devices. Applied Materials, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California..
General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) - General Electric Company (GE) operates as a technology, media, and financial services company worldwide. Its Energy Infrastructure segment produces gas, steam, and aero derivative turbines; generators; combined cycle systems; and renewable energy solutions, as well as provides water treatment services and equipment. This segment also sells surface and subsea drilling and production systems, floating production platform equipment, compressors, turbines, turboexpanders, and high pressure reactors to oil and gas companies. The companys Technology Infrastructure segment manufactures jet engines, turboprop and turbo shaft engines, and its replacement parts for use in military and commercial aircraft, as well as provides repair and maintenance services. This segment also produces healthcare products, including diagnostic imaging systems; offers transportation products and maintenance services; provides enterprise solutions using sensors for temperature, pressure, moisture, gas and flow rate, as well as non-destructive testing inspection equipment. GEs NBC Universal segment engages in the production and distribution of films and television programs; operation of television stations and cable/satellite television networks, as well as theme parks. The companys Capital Finance segment offers commercial lending and leasing products to manufacturers, distributors, and end-users of equipment and capital assets; consumer financial services to consumers and retailers; capital and investment solutions for real estate; commercial finance to the energy and water industries; and commercial aircraft leasing and finance, and fleet and financing solutions. Its Consumer & Industrial segment produces various home appliances, lighting products, and electrical equipment and control products, as well as provides related services. The company has a joint venture with Shenhua International Limited. The company was founded in 1892 and is based in Fairfield, Connecticut..
Sirius XM Radio Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI) - Sirius XM Radio Inc. provides satellite radio services in the United States and Canada. The company offers a programming lineup of approximately 135 channels of commercial-free music, sports, news, talk, entertainment, and traffic and weather. It also provides music channels that offer music genres, ranging from rock, pop and hip-hop to country, dance, jazz, Latin, and classical; channels of sports; talk and entertainment channels; comedy channels; national, international, and financial news channels; and religious channels. As of December 31, 2009, Sirius XM Radio had 18,772,758 subscribers. In addition, it provides music services for commercial establishments; music and comedy channels to mobile phone users; and music channels and select non-music channels over the Internet; a suite of data services; services that offer graphic information; and various real-time weather services, as well as operates a television service, which provides content designed primarily for children in the backseat of vehicles. Further, the company engages in the distribution of satellite radios for use in cars, trucks, homes, offices, boats, or other locations. Sirius XM Radio distributes its satellite radios primarily through automakers, retailers, and Web sites, as well as offers to customers of rental car companies. Further, it provides home units that offer satellite services to home and commercial audio systems, and products that provide access to the Internet radio services in the home without the personal computer. The company was formerly known as Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. and changed its name to Sirius XM Radio Inc. in August 2008. Sirius XM Radio Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in New York, New York..
Oracle Corp (NASDAQ:ORCL) - Oracle Corporation, an enterprise software company, develops, manufactures, markets, distributes, and services database and middleware software, applications software, and hardware systems worldwide. It engages in licensing database and middleware software, including database, application server and application grid, SOA suite and business process management, data migration and integration, business intelligence, identity and access management, content management, portal and user interaction, developer tools, Oracle enterprise manager, and Java platform. The company also offers application software, including enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, enterprise performance management, supply chain management, business intelligence applications, enterprise project portfolio management, and industry-specific applications; and software license updates and product support services. In addition, it provides hardware systems products, such as servers, storage products, Solaris operating system and other hardware-related software, and networking components and products; and hardware systems support services. Further, the company offers consulting services, which include enterprise architecture design and implementation, business/IT strategy alignment, business process simplification, solution integration, and product implementation, enhancements, and upgrades; on demand and advanced customer services; and training services, as well as certification programs. It markets and sells its products directly, as well as through resellers, system integrators/implementers, consultants, education providers, Internet service providers, network integrators, and independent software vendors to various industries, government agencies, and educational institutions. The company has a strategic alliance with Cap Gemini S.A. to market and implement Oracle Revenue Management for public. Oracle was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California..
Alcatel Lucent SA (NYSE:ALU) - Alcatel-Lucent offers products, solutions, and transformation services that enable service providers, enterprises, governments, and strategic industries to deliver voice, data, and video communication services to end-users worldwide. It engages in the development and sale of software and related services to manage customer interactions. The company offers a software suite that connects customers with the resources to fulfill customer requests and meet customer care goals. It also provides software and related services, which support service provider business priorities in the areas of application innovation, enhanced communications, digital media, real-time rating and charging, and subscriber data management, as well as offers tools for providers to enable consumers set up and manage their mobile devices and services at-home. In addition, the company offers voice telephony and data networking solutions; and end-to-end communications networks and individual network elements, as well as designs and sells a suite of radio frequency products, such as cable, antenna, tower systems, and their related electronic components. Further, the company designs, integrates, manages, and maintains networks. Alcatel-Lucent is headquartered in Paris, France..
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