(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 4002 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2803 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2471 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with Abnormal Price Friction (bearish bias) in their stock prices. This means that there was more buying than selling in the stocks and their stock prices dropped. BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION (NYSE:BAC), Yahoo! Inc (NASDAQ:YHOO), RESEARCH IN MOTION (NASDAQ:RIMM), MICROSOFT CORPORATION (NASDAQ:MSFT), ITONIS INC (OTC:ITNS), Danone SA (OTC:DANOY). 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
BAC $-0.070 -0.62% 35,664,750 37.47% 31,258,372 32.84% 4,406,378 Abnormal
YHOO $-0.490 -2.45% 18,023,006 51.94% 14,609,259 42.10% 3,413,747 Abnormal
RIMM $-0.920 -6.68% 58,333,478 52.29% 50,367,508 45.15% 7,965,970 Abnormal
MSFT $-0.400 -1.44% 26,284,820 52.88% 23,404,607 47.09% 2,880,213 Abnormal
ITNS $-0.015 -63.22% 33,378,402 52.53% 30,151,665 47.45% 3,226,737 Abnormal
DANOY $-0.103 -0.73% 3,104,075 97.25% 37,546 1.18% 3,066,529 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more buying than selling on Thursday and their stock prices dropped. 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 BAC with 4,406,378 greater shares of buying than selling (NetVol) and the stock price was down $-0.07000. This means the Market Makers were trading the stock in a way inconsistent with normal supply and demand (Economics 101); more buying than selling should cause prices to rise.
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION (NYSE:BAC) - Bank of America Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various banking and financial products and services to individual consumers, small-and middle-market businesses, institutional investors, corporations, and governments in the United States and internationally. The company s Deposits segment provides traditional savings accounts, money market savings accounts, CDs and IRAs, and noninterest-and interest-bearing checking accounts, as well as investment accounts and products. Its Card Services segment issues credit and debit cards in the United States providing a range of lending products, including co-branded and affinity products. The company s Consumer Real Estate Services segment offers a line of consumer real estate products and services comprising fixed and adjustable-rate first-lien mortgage loans for home purchase and refinancing needs, home equity lines of credit, and home equity loans. Its Global Commercial Banking segment provides a range of lending-related products and services, integrated working capital management, and treasury solutions to business banking and middle-market companies, commercial real estate firms, and governments. The company s Global Banking & Markets segment offers advisory services, financing, securities clearing, settlement, and custody services to institutional investor clients; debt and equity underwriting and distribution; merger-related and other advisory services; and risk management products. Its Global Wealth & Investment Management segment provides brokerage, banking, and retirement products; wealth structuring, investment management, trust and banking needs, and asset management services; and institutional and personal retirement solutions. As of May 12, 2012, the company served customers through a network of 5,700 banking centers, 17,750 ATMs, call centers, and online and mobile banking platforms. Bank of America Corporation was founded in 1874 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina..
Yahoo! Inc (NASDAQ:YHOO) - Yahoo Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a digital media company that delivers personalized digital content and experiences worldwide. It offers online properties and services to users in three categories, including communications and communities, search and marketplaces, and media. The company s communications and communities offerings include Yahoo Mail, Yahoo Messenger, Yahoo Groups, Yahoo Answers, Flickr, and Connected TV, which deliver a range of communication and social services that enable users to organize into groups and share knowledge, common interests, and photos. Its search products comprise Yahoo Search and Yahoo Local that serve as the starting points from which users navigate the Internet and discover content; and marketplace offerings consist of Yahoo Shopping, Yahoo Travel, Yahoo Real Estate, Yahoo Autos, and Yahoo Small Business that enable users to research on specific topics, products, services, or areas of interest by reviewing and exchanging information, obtaining contact details, or considering offers from providers of goods and services, or parties with similar interests. The company s media properties include Yahoo Homepage, Yahoo News, Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Finance, My Yahoo , Yahoo Toolbar, Yahoo Entertainment & Lifestyles, Livestand from Yahoo , IntoNow from Yahoo , and Yahoo Contributor Network that are designed to engage users with online content and services on the Web. It also offers a range of marketing services, such as display advertising, search advertising, listing-based services, and commerce-based transactions to advertisers to reach and connect with users on Yahoo properties and affiliate sites. In addition, the company provides various software and platform offerings for third-party developers, advertisers, agencies, publishers, and designers to build and incorporate new products and innovations. Yahoo Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California..
RESEARCH IN MOTION (NASDAQ:RIMM) - Research In Motion Limited designs, manufactures, and markets wireless solutions for the mobile communications market worldwide. It provides platforms and solutions for access to information, including email, voice, instant messaging, short message service, Internet and Intranet-based browsing, and multimedia content through developing integrated hardware, software, and services. The company s BlackBerry smartphones use wireless, push-based technology that delivers data to mobile users business and consumer applications. Its BlackBerry smartphone portfolio includes BlackBerry Bold series, BlackBerry Torch series, BlackBerry Curve series, and the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. The company s BlackBerry enterprise solutions comprise BlackBerry enterprise server, BlackBerry enterprise server express, BlackBerry mobile voice system, and hosted BlackBerry services. It also offers development platform that allow third party commercial and enterprise software developers to build and deploy custom applications to run on BlackBerry smartphones, and various products and technologies to third party developers, wireless carriers, and enterprise customers to develop distribute and manage these applications, as well as a range of software development tools. In addition, the company provides the BlackBerry Messenger Social Apps Platform; and push, payments, advertising, location, analytics, and scoreloop services, as well as the BlackBerry App World to discover and download/purchase of applications. Further, it offers BlackBerry Enterprise Server tools and technologies that enable secure and managed provisioning of applications; BlackBerry Enterprise App World that allows employees access to a catalogue of applications; and repair and maintenance services. The company sells its BlackBerry wireless solutions through global wireless communications carriers and third party distribution channels. Research In Motion Limited was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Waterloo, Canada..
MICROSOFT CORPORATION (NASDAQ:MSFT) - Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software products and services; and designs and sells hardware worldwide. The company s Windows & Windows Live division offers PC operating system that primarily includes Windows 7 operating system, Windows live suite of applications and Web services, and PC hardware products. Its Server and Tools division provides Windows Server operating systems, Windows Azure; Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Azure, Windows Intune, Windows Embedded, Visual Studio, Silverlight, system center products, Microsoft consulting services, and Premier product support services. This division also offers cloud-based services; and training and certification to developers and information technology professionals, as well as builds standalone and software development lifecycle tools for software architects, developers, testers, and project managers. The company s Online Services division provides online information and content, including Bing, MSN, adCenter, and Atlas online tools for advertisers. Its Microsoft Business division offers Microsoft office, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Lync, Microsoft Office project and office Visio, and Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM, as well as Microsoft Office Web Apps and Microsoft Office 365, which are online service offerings. The company s Entertainment and Devices Division segment provides Xbox 360 entertainment platform, which includes the Xbox 360 gaming and entertainment console, Kinect for Xbox 360, Xbox 360 video games, and Xbox 360 accessories; Xbox LIVE; Skype; and Windows Phone. Microsoft Corporation markets and distributes its products and services primarily through original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and resellers, as well as through online. The company has strategic alliances with Nokia, and NIIT Ltd., as well as a strategic relationship Dominion Enterprises, Inc. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is based in Redmond, Washington..
ITONIS INC (OTC:ITNS) - ITonis, Inc., a development stage company, through its subsidiary, Performance Mortgage Group, Inc., focuses on the provision of consumer financial services in the United States. Its consumer financial services include debt resolution services for consumers with substantial consumer debt; and mortgage brokering services for consumer real estate mortgages. The company was formerly known as Kenshou, Inc. and changed its name to Itonis, Inc. in December 2005. Itonis, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Irvine, California..
Danone SA (OTC:DANOY) - Danone produces and distributes food products in France and internationally. The company operates through four divisions: Fresh Dairy Products, Waters, Baby Nutrition, and Medical Nutrition. The Fresh Dairy Products division produces and markets yogurts, fermented fresh dairy products, and other specialized fresh dairy products under the Activia, Actimel, Danonino, Fruchtswerge, Danoninho, Petit Gervais, Danimals, Serenito, Milkuat, Danacol, Densia, Oikos, Danette, Fantasia, Vitalinea, Taillefine, and Ser brand names. This division distributes its products through yogurterias, kiosks, and sales boutiques for frozen yogurt. The Waters division produces and distributes packaged natural, flavored, and vitamin-enriched water. This division offers its products under Evian, Volvic, Bonafont, Mizone, Fontvella, Lanjar n, Villavicencio and Villa del Sur, Aqua, Zywiec Zdroj, Bonafont, and Mizone brand names. The Baby Nutrition division provides specialized foods for infants and toddlers to complement breast-feeding, as well as solid foods for infants. The Medical Nutrition division offers products to treat disease-related malnutrition by satisfying special food needs for patients, infants afflicted with certain illnesses, and frail elderly people. Its products include liquid oral nutritional supplements, hypoallergenic products, and supplements for people suffering from sarcopenia. This division markets its products under Nutricia brand, as well as a portfolio of sub-brands, including Fortimel/Fortisip, Neocate, and Fortifit. The company serves individual consumers, retail chains, pharmacies, hospitals, and clinics. Danone operates primarily in France, Russia, Spain, Germany, the United Kingdom, China, Indonesia, Mexico, Argentina, and the United States. The company was formerly known as Groupe Danone and changed its name to Danone in April 2009. Danone was founded in 1899 and is based in Paris, France..
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