Dec 04, 2012 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Monday. 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 Monday there were 4308 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2361 companies with positive Friction Factors and 3038 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. Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE), Metalore Resources Ltd (NYSE:MET), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (NYSE:BK), Synovus Financial Corp (NYSE:SNV), International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT), Oracle Corp (NASDAQ:ORCL). 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
PFE $0.050 0.20% 8,305,499 29.43% 9,576,334 33.93% -1,270,835 Abnormal
MET $0.310 0.93% 1,886,452 21.29% 3,803,264 42.91% -1,916,812 Abnormal
BK $0.090 0.38% 1,465,770 23.27% 2,389,150 37.93% -923,380 Abnormal
SNV $0.010 0.42% 2,446,498 23.54% 5,515,467 53.06% -3,068,969 Abnormal
IGT $0.450 3.24% 2,211,784 26.46% 3,135,779 37.51% -923,995 Abnormal
ORCL $0.030 0.08% 8,621,349 39.19% 13,286,367 60.40% -4,665,018 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more selling than buying on Monday 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 PFE with 1,270,835 greater shares of selling than buying (NetVol) and the stock price was up $0.05000. 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.
Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) - Pfizer Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, offers prescription medicines for humans and animals worldwide. The company's Biopharmaceutical segments provides Lipitor for elevated LDL-cholesterol levels in the blood; Enbrel for rheumatoid arthritis, polyarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, plaque psoriasis, and ankylosing spondylitis; Lyrica for post-herpetic neuralgia, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, neuropathic pain, adjunctive treatment of epilepsy, and general anxiety disorder, as well as for use as an adjunctive therapy for adult patients with partial onset seizures; Prevnar/Prevenar for invasive pneumococcal disease; Celebrex for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, and acute pain; Viagra for erectile dysfunction; Xalabrands for reducing elevated eye pressure; Effexor XR for depressive, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, and panic disorders; and Norvasc for hypertension. It also offers Zyvox for gram-positive pathogens; Premarin for menopausal symptoms; Sutent for renal cell carcinoma; Geodon/Zeldox for schizophrenia; Detrol/Detrol LA for overactive bladder; Zosyn/Tazocin, an intravenous antibiotic; Genotropin for growth hormone deficiency; Vfend, an antifungal agent; and Protonix for gastroesophageal reflux disease; Chantix/Champix for aid smoking cessation; BeneFIX, ReFacto AF, and Xyntha for lifelong bleeding disorder; Caduet for cardiovascular events; Revatio for pulmonary arterial hypertension; Pristiq for depressive disorder; Aricept for Alzheimers disease; and Spiriva for breathing problems. The companys Diversified segment offers animal health products, such as vaccines, anti-infectives, anti-inflammatories, antiemetics, and parasiticides; consumer healthcare products, such as dietary supplements, pain management, respiratory, and personal care; nutrition products; and gelatin, liquid, softgel, non-animal, and fish gelatin capsules. Pfizer Inc. was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in New York, New York..
Metalore Resources Ltd (NYSE:MET) - MetLife, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance, employee benefits, and financial services in the United States, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and India. It offers group life insurance products and services as employer-paid benefits, including variable life, universal life, and term life products, as well as employee paid supplemental life products; individual life insurance products and services comprising variable life, universal life, term life, and whole life products, as well as a range of mutual funds and other securities products; and non-medical health insurance products and services, such as dental insurance, group short- and long-term disability, individual disability income, long-term care, critical illness, and accidental death and dismemberment coverages, as well as employer-sponsored auto and homeowners insurance and administrative services-only arrangements to employers. The company also provides retirement products consisting of variable and fixed annuities for individuals and employees of corporations, and other institutions. In addition, MetLife provides an array of annuity and investment products, including guaranteed interest products and other stable value products, income annuities, and separate account contracts for the investment management of defined benefit and defined contribution plan assets, as well as offers certain products to fund postretirement benefits. Further, it offers auto insurance and homeowners insurance policies, as well as personal excess liability and coverage for recreational vehicles and boat owners; and credit insurance and endowment products. Additionally, the company funds company initiatives, various start-up entities, and run-off entities; and banking services, such as residential mortgage loans and various deposit products. The company was founded in 1868 and is based in New York, New York..
Bank of New York Mellon Corp (NYSE:BK) - The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, a financial services company, provides various products and services worldwide. The companys Asset Management segment offers a range of equity, fixed income, cash, and alternative/overlay products, as well as distributes investment management products. Its Wealth Management segment provides investment management, wealth and estate planning, and private banking solutions to high-net-worth individuals and families, charitable gift programs, endowments and foundations, and related entities. The companys Asset Servicing segment offers global custody and fund services, securities lending, outsourcing, performance and risk analytics, alternative investment, securities clearance, collateral management, derivative and credit-related, and foreign exchange services to corporate and public retirement funds, foundations and endowments, and global financial institutions comprising banks, broker-dealers, asset managers, insurance companies, and central banks. Its Issuer Services segment provides a range of products and services to fixed income and equity issuers, including corporate trust, depositary receipts, employee investment plan services, and shareowner services. The companys Clearing Services segment offers operational support; trading services; flexible technology; and various investment solutions consisting of managed accounts, mutual funds and cash management, practice management support, and service excellence to financial intermediaries, broker-dealers, independent registered investment advisors, and hedge fund managers. Its Treasury Services segment includes cash management solutions, trade finance services, international payment services, global markets, capital markets, and liquidity services. The company was founded in 1784 and is headquartered in New York, New York..
Synovus Financial Corp (NYSE:SNV) - Synovus Financial Corp., a diversified financial services and bank holding company, provides commercial and retail banking, financial management, insurance, and mortgage services in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, and Tennessee. Its retail banking services include accepting customary types of demand and savings deposits; individual, consumer, installment, and mortgage loans; safe deposit services; automated banking services; automated fund transfers; Internet based banking services; and bank credit card services, including mastercard and visa services, as well as commercial banking services comprise commercial, financial, agricultural, and real estate loans. The company also provides various other financial services, which include the portfolio management for fixed-income securities, investment banking, the execution of securities transactions as a broker/dealer, and the provision of individual investment advice on equity and other securities; trust services; mortgage services; financial planning services; and asset management services. Synovus Financial Corp. was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia..
International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) - International Game Technology (IGT) designs, manufactures, and markets electronic gaming equipment and systems products worldwide. The company offers casino-style slot machines that determine the game play outcome at the machine; wide area progressive jackpot systems with linked machines across various casinos; central determination system machines connected to a central server that determines the game outcome, encompassing video lottery terminals used primarily in government-sponsored applications and electronic or video bingo machines; amusement with prize games; and pachisuro machines. Its systems products include applications for casino management, customer relationship marketing (CRM), and server-based player management. IGTs casino management solutions comprise integrated modules for machine accounting, patron management, cage and table accounting, ticket-in/ticket-out, bonusing (jackpots and promotions), and table game automation. The companys CRM solutions feature integrated marketing and business intelligence modules that provide analytical, predictive, and management tools for maximizing casino operational effectiveness. It has operating centers in the United States, Canada, Argentina, Australia/New Zealand, China, Japan, Macau, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1980 and is based in Reno, Nevada..
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..
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