Feb 28, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Wednesday. 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 Wednesday there were 3942 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3560 companies with positive Friction Factors and 1802 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. NTT Docomo Inc (NYSE:DCM), Hewlett-Packard Co (NYSE:HPQ), Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN), First Solar Inc (NASDAQ:FSLR), Clearwire Corp (NASDAQ:CLWR), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). 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
DCM $-0.090 -0.58% 1,161,255 63.82% 552,856 30.38% 608,399 Abnormal
HPQ $-0.020 -0.10% 10,031,233 34.11% 8,959,319 30.46% 1,071,914 Abnormal
GRPN $-1.200 -21.62% 14,601,225 51.55% 13,586,689 47.96% 1,014,536 Abnormal
FSLR $-4.310 -13.74% 11,670,487 52.82% 10,374,263 46.96% 1,296,224 Abnormal
CLWR $-0.020 -0.63% 2,852,920 56.27% 2,216,606 43.72% 636,314 Abnormal
FB $-0.590 -2.15% 22,661,332 51.43% 21,079,104 47.84% 1,582,228 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more buying than selling on Wednesday 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 DCM with 608,399 greater shares of buying than selling (NetVol) and the stock price was down $-0.09000. 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.
NTT Docomo Inc (NYSE:DCM) - NTT DOCOMO, INC. provides mobile telephone services over its long term evolution and W-CDMA networks. The company offers voice services; docomo Wi-Fi, a public wireless LAN service for high speed and high capacity Internet access; international calling and roaming services; satellite mobile communication services; and credit settlement services. Its data communication services for handsets comprise the sp-mode and i-mode services; dmenu and iMenu portals; dmarket, through which it sells contents and applications; i-channel, which displays information that primarily include news, weather, entertainment, sports, and horoscopes news; i-concier service; and voice agent, memory collection, and translation phone services. The company s data communication services for PCs, tablets, and other devices comprise mopera U service, which offers an Internet connection for data communication services; and digital photo delivery, driver navigation, and communication module services. It also offers cloud services, such as mobile groupware service, which facilitates the use of functions comprising email, scheduling, document management, daily sales reports etc.; smartphone remote control services; and secure mobile desktop services for corporate customers. In addition, the company provides smartphones; tablets; feature phones; and data communications products. As of November 1, 2012, it had approximately 60 million mobile customers. Further, the company offers home shopping services primarily through television media; high-speed Internet connection services for hotel facilities; and advertisement services, as well as engages in the development, sale, and maintenance of information technology systems. NTT DOCOMO, INC. serves its customers primarily through sales agents and distributors in Japan and internationally. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. NTT DOCOMO, INC. is a subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation..
Hewlett-Packard Co (NYSE:HPQ) - Hewlett-Packard Company and its subsidiaries provide products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers, small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. Its Personal Systems segment offers commercial notebooks and desktops; consumer notebooks, desktops, and mini notebooks; and workstations, calculators and other related accessories, and software and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The company s Services segment provides consulting, outsourcing, and technology services to infrastructure, applications, and business process domains. Its Printing segment offers consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, and scanning devices, such as inkjet and Web solutions, laserjet and enterprise solutions, managed enterprise solutions, and graphics solutions. The company s Enterprise Servers, Storage, and Networking segment provides industry standard servers; business critical systems; storage platforms; and networking products comprising switches, routers, and wireless LANs. Its Software segment offers enterprise information management solutions for structured and unstructured data, IT management software, and security intelligence/risk management solutions as software licenses, software-as-a-service, and hybrid or appliance deployment models. The company s HP Financial Services segment provides leasing, financing, utility programs, and asset recovery services; and financial asset management services to enterprise customers, as well as specialized financial services to SMBs, and educational and governmental entities. Its Corporate Investments segment provides business intelligence solutions that enable businesses to standardize on data management schemes, connect and share data across the enterprise, and apply analytics. The company was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California..
Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) - GREATER PA CORP.
First Solar Inc (NASDAQ:FSLR) - First Solar, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of solar modules using a thin-film semiconductor technology in the United States and internationally. The company is also involved in the design, construction, and sale of photovoltaic solar power systems. Its solar modules employ a thin layer of semiconductor material to convert sunlight into electricity. The company s integrated solar power systems activities include project development; engineering, procurement, and construction services; operating and maintenance services; and project finance. First Solar, Inc. sells its solar modules to solar power system project developers, system integrators, and operators; investor owned utilities; independent power developers and producers, commercial and industrial companies, and other system owners. The company was formerly known as First Solar Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to First Solar, Inc. in 2006. First Solar, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona..
Clearwire Corp (NASDAQ:CLWR) - Clearwire Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides fourth generation wireless broadband services in the United States. The company builds and operates mobile broadband networks that offer high-speed mobile Internet and residential Internet access services. It serves retail customers through its CLEAR brand. The company markets its products and services directly to consumers, as well as through cellular retailers, consumer electronics stores, satellite television dealers, and computer sales and repair stores; and through company-operated retail outlets. As of October 25, 2012, it had 1.4 million retail subscribers and 9.1 million wholesale subscribers. As of October 2012, Clearwire Corporation operates as s subsidiary of Sprint Nextel Corp..
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) - Facebook, Inc. operates as a social networking company worldwide. The company builds tools that enable users to connect, share, discover, and communicate with each other; enables developers to build social applications on Facebook or to integrate their Websites with Facebook; and offers products that enable advertisers and marketers to engage with its users. As of February 2, 2012, it had 845 million monthly users and 443 million daily users. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California..
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