(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 4525 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2680 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2688 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. RADIOSHACK CORP (NYSE:RSH), CVS CAREMARK CORP (NYSE:CVS), AMYLIN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (NASDAQ:AMLN), BRIGHTPOINT INC (NASDAQ:CELL), Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc (NYSE:IVR), GREAT WALL BUILDERS LTD (OTCBB:GWBU). 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
RSH $0.150 3.89% 1,293,879 25.87% 2,340,550 46.80% -1,046,671 Abnormal
CVS $0.240 0.50% 1,713,835 27.73% 2,370,536 38.35% -656,701 Abnormal
AMLN $0.010 0.03% 3,570,249 35.91% 6,372,063 64.09% -2,801,814 Abnormal
CELL $0.010 0.11% 1,777,453 39.90% 2,677,847 60.10% -900,394 Abnormal
IVR $0.090 0.48% 393,616 20.30% 1,286,614 66.35% -892,998 Abnormal
GWBU $0.034 13.71% 3,063,709 40.42% 4,515,935 59.58% -1,452,226 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more selling than buying on Thursday 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 RSH with 1,046,671 greater shares of selling than buying (NetVol) and the stock price was up $0.15000. 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.
RADIOSHACK CORP (NYSE:RSH) - RadioShack Corporation engages in the retail sale of consumer electronic goods and services through its RadioShack store chain and non-RadioShack branded kiosk operations. Its products include postpaid and prepaid wireless handsets and communication devices, such as scanners and global positioning system (GPS) products; home entertainment, wireless, music, computer, video game, and GPS accessories; media storage, power adapters, digital imaging products, and headphones; home audio and video end-products, personal computing products, residential telephones, and voice over Internet protocol products; digital cameras, digital music players, toys, satellite radios, video gaming hardware, camcorders, and general radios; general and special purpose batteries and battery chargers; and wire and cable, connectivity products, components and tools, and hobby products. The company also provides consumers access to third-party services, such as wireless telephone activation, prepaid wireless airtime, and extended service plans. In addition, it manufactures various products, including telephones, antennas, wire, and cable products, as well as various hard-to-find parts and accessories for consumer electronics products. As of December 31, 2009, the company operated 4,476 company-operated stores under the RadioShack name located in the United States, as well as in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; 562 kiosks located in the United States; 6 RadioShack service centers in the United States and 1 in Puerto Rico; and a network of 1,308 RadioShack dealer outlets. It also operated 204 stores under the RadioShack name and 10 dealer and 1 distribution center in Mexico. Further, the company sells its products through its Website, radioshack.com. RadioShack Corporation was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.
CVS CAREMARK CORP (NYSE:CVS) - CVS Caremark Corporation operates as a pharmacy services company in the United States. The companys Pharmacy Services segment provides a range of pharmacy benefit management services, including mail order pharmacy services, specialty pharmacy services, plan design and administration, formulary management, and claims processing; and drug benefits to eligible beneficiaries under the Federal Governments Medicare Part D program. This segment primarily serves employers, insurance companies, unions, government employee groups, managed care organizations and other sponsors of health benefit plans, and individuals. As of December 31, 2010, it operated 44 retail specialty pharmacy stores, 18 specialty mail order pharmacies, and 4 mail service pharmacies located in 25 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. This segment operates business under the CVS Caremark Pharmacy Services, Caremark, CVS Caremark, CarePlus CVS/pharmacy, CarePlus, RxAmerica, Accordant, and TheraCom names. The companys Retail Pharmacy segment sells prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, beauty products and cosmetics, seasonal merchandise, greeting cards, and convenience foods through its pharmacy retail stores and online, as well as offers film and photo finishing, and health care services. This segment operated 7,182 retail drugstores located in 41 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia; and 560 retail health care clinics in 26 states and the District of Columbia under the MinuteClinic name. It has a strategic alliance with Alere, L.L.C. for the management of disease management program offerings that cover chronic diseases, such as asthma, diabetes, congestive heart failure, and coronary artery disease. CVS Caremark Corporation was founded in 1892 and is based in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.
AMYLIN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (NASDAQ:AMLN) - Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of drug candidates for the treatment of diabetes, obesity, and other diseases. The companys products include BYETTA (exenatide) injection for the treatment of type 2 diabetes; and SYMLIN (pramlintide acetate) injection for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. It also has research and development (R&D) programs in the therapeutic areas of diabetes and obesity. The companys R&D programs for diabetes include exenatide once weekly, exenatide once weekly pen, exenatide suspension formulation, exenatide nasal, and the exenatide transdermal patch. Its R&D programs for obesity comprise pramlintide/metreleptin combination therapy and PYY 3-36. The company markets its products to healthcare providers, managed healthcare organizations, wholesalers and pharmacies, government purchasers, and other third-party payers primarily in the United States. It has collaboration agreements Eli Lilly and Company; Alkermes, Inc.; Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited; Biocon, Ltd.; and BioSeek, Inc. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in San Diego, California.
BRIGHTPOINT INC (NASDAQ:CELL) - Brightpoint, Inc. provides supply chain solutions to the wireless technology industry. The company offers customized logistic services, including procurement, inventory management, software loading, kitting and customized packaging, fulfillment, credit services and receivables management, call center and activation services, Web site hosting, e-fulfillment solutions, repair and remanufacture services, reverse logistics, transportation management, sale of prepaid airtime, and other services within the wireless industry. It also distributes accessories used in connection with wireless devices, such as batteries, chargers, memory cards, car-kits, cases, and hands-free products. The company serves mobile network operators, mobile virtual network operators, manufacturers, independent agents and dealers, retailers, wireless equipment manufacturers, and other distributors. It has operations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific. The company was formerly known as Wholesale Cellular USA, Inc. and changed its name to Brightpoint, Inc. in September 1995. Brightpoint, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc (NYSE:IVR) - Invesco Agency Securities Inc. operates as a mortgage real estate investment trust. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
GREAT WALL BUILDERS LTD (OTCBB:GWBU) - Great Wall Builders Ltd., a development stage company, focuses to provide homes in the United States and China. It plans to design and sell homes with solar integrated systems, such as solar integrated roof tiles, solar hot water heaters, and solar electric photovoltaic systems. The company intends to market its products through commissioned employees and independent real estate brokers. Great Wall Builders Ltd. was founded in 2007 and is based in Houston, Texas.
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