(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Thursday. 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 Thursday there were 3965 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3242 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2420 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the largest percentage loss per share Thursday and low price friction (bearish). This means that there was more selling than buying in the stocks and their stock prices dropped faster with less Friction. BOS Better On-Line Solutions Ltd (NASDAQ:BOSC), Misonix Inc (NASDAQ:MSON), Uni-Pixel Inc (NASDAQ:UNXL), Amicus Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:FOLD), Stratabound Minerals Corp (NYSE:SB), Kips Bay Medical Inc (NASDAQ:KIPS). 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
BOSC $-2.290 -27.96% 403,329 47.82% 438,920 52.04% -35,591 -155
MSON $-1.220 -13.80% 140,890 42.40% 186,466 56.11% -45,576 -374
UNXL $-2.550 -19.19% 559,581 41.56% 769,874 57.18% -210,293 -825
FOLD $-2.710 -46.97% 3,770,020 47.87% 4,099,876 52.06% -329,856 -1,217
SB $-0.510 -14.53% 165,690 15.67% 798,540 75.51% -632,850 -12,409
KIPS $-0.210 -16.41% 46,627 33.49% 92,588 66.51% -45,961 -2,189
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above have high net dollar losses (Change) and extremely low price friction in their stocks. 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 BOSC with a dollar loss Thursday of $-2.29000 and a Friction Factor of -155 shares. That means that it only took 155 more shares of selling than buying to move BOSC lower by one penny. This means the Market Makers are allowing the stock to drop quickly (low friction). The combination of low friction and negative market direction can drive prices lower faster than normal.
BOS Better On-Line Solutions Ltd (NASDAQ:BOSC) - B.O.S Better Online Solutions Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides mobile and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions, and supply chain solutions for enterprise logistics and organizational processes. It offers turnkey solutions, as well as stand-alone products, including RFID and Automatic Identification Data Capture (AIDC) hardware and communications equipment, BOS middleware, and industry-specific software applications. The companys hardware products include thermal and barcode printers; RFID and barcode scanners and readers; wireless, mobile, and forklift terminals; wireless infrastructure; active and passive RFID tags; and consumables, such as ribbons, labels, and tags. Its middleware comprises BOS RFID Server, a middleware between the enterprise application system and the RFID equipment that enables data collection and event management. The companys software platform and applications include BOS ID, a platform for systems integrators to assemble applications, without programming, for transfer to any AIDC client, such as a handheld rugged terminal, barcode reader, or mobile PC; and BOS Livestock that enables livestock operations to manage, track, support, and plan all day-to-day tasks. Its Supply Chain Solutions division provides electronic components, networking and telecommunications equipment, and components consolidation services to the aerospace, defense, medical, and telecommunications industries and enterprise customers worldwide. The company also provides integration services, such as site surveys, business requirements analyses, and system design and configuration, as well as implementation, testing, and deployment. B.O.S Better Online Solutions markets its solutions primarily to medium and large sized corporations through a combination of direct sales, sales agents distributors, and system integrators. The company was founded in 1990 and is based in Rishon LeZion, Israel..
Misonix Inc (NASDAQ:MSON) - Misonix, Inc. designs, manufactures, develops, and markets minimally invasive ultrasonic medical device products. The company offers BoneScalpel cutting system, which is used for surgical procedures of the spine and on maxillofacial procedures; SonaStar surgical aspirator that is used to emulsify and remove soft and hard tumors; and SonicOne wound cleansing and debridement system for the removal of devitalized tissue and fibrin deposits while sparing viable cells. It also markets the AutoSonix ultrasound cutting and coagulating system; and Lysonix ultrasound assisted liposuction device. In addition, it provides HiSonic ultrasonic technology for the treatment of profound deafness and tinnitus. The company sells its products through independent sales agents, direct sales persons, and distributors. It has operations in the United States, Australia, Europe, Asia, Canada, Mexico, South America, South Africa, and the Middle East. Misonix, Inc. was founded in 1959 and is based in Farmingdale, New York..
Uni-Pixel Inc (NASDAQ:UNXL) - Uni-Pixel, Inc., a development stage company, focuses on the research, development, and commercialization of flat panel displays using its Time Multiplexed Optical Shutter (TMOS) technology. The TMOS technology is used in various applications, such as mobile phones, digital cameras, notebook computers, televisions, and other consumer electronic devices. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas..
Amicus Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:FOLD) - Amicus Therapeutics Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of orally-administered, small molecule drugs for the treatment of various human genetic diseases. Its drugs are known as pharmacological chaperones, which selectively bind to the target protein, increase the stability of the protein, help it fold into the three-dimensional shape, and allow proper trafficking of the protein, thereby increasing protein activity, enhance cellular function, and reduce cell stress. The company primarily focuses on lysosomal storage disorders and diseases of neurodegeneration. Its lead product candidate includes Amigal, which is in Phase III development for the treatment of Fabry disease. The company also develops AT2220, which is in Phase I testing for the treatment of Pompe disease. In addition, it develops Plicera for the treatment of Gaucher disease. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Cranbury, New Jersey..
Stratabound Minerals Corp (NYSE:SB) - Safe Bulkers, Inc. provides marine drybulk transportation services worldwide. The company transports various bulk cargoes, such as coal, grain, and iron ore. The companys fleet comprises 15 vessels, including Panamax, Kamsarmax, Post-Panamax, and Capesize class vessels with an aggregate carrying capacity of 1,346,900 deadweight tons. Safe Bulkers, Inc. was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Athens, Greece..
Kips Bay Medical Inc (NASDAQ:KIPS) - .
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