Dec 28, 2012 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
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 4207 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2325 companies with positive Friction Factors and 3347 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. Hampton Roads Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:HMPR), BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION (NYSE:BAC), Marvell Technology Group Ltd (NASDAQ:MRVL), AT&T Inc (NYSE:T), Globalstar Inc (OTC:GSAT), Powershares Qqq Trust Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ). 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
HMPR $-0.040 -3.45% 2,156,209 98.41% 34,826 1.59% 2,121,383 Abnormal
BAC $-0.100 -0.87% 75,929,566 36.51% 70,565,602 33.93% 5,363,964 Abnormal
MRVL $-0.260 -3.51% 18,424,247 52.38% 16,678,853 47.42% 1,745,394 Abnormal
T $-0.120 -0.36% 8,661,262 35.86% 6,302,530 26.09% 2,358,732 Abnormal
GSAT $-0.060 -19.35% 3,270,575 71.91% 1,277,334 28.09% 1,993,241 Abnormal
QQQ $-0.150 -0.23% 22,578,353 49.21% 20,306,286 44.26% 2,272,067 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 HMPR with 2,121,383 greater shares of buying than selling (NetVol) and the stock price was down $-0.04000. 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.
Hampton Roads Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:HMPR) - Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc. operates as the holding company for Bank of Hampton Roads (BOHR) and Shore Bank that provide community and commercial banking services primarily to individuals and businesses. The company offers a range of interest-bearing and non-interest-bearing deposit accounts, including commercial and retail checking accounts, money market accounts, individual retirement accounts, regular interest bearing savings accounts, and certificates of deposit. Its loan portfolio comprises commercial loans, construction loans, real estate-commercial mortgage loans, real estate-residential mortgage loans, and installment loans to individuals, as well as loans to businesses for working capital, plant expansion, and equipment purchases. It also offers telephone banking, Internet banking, remote deposit capture, automatic teller machine (ATM), and debit card services. In addition, the company provides other banking-related products and services, such as travelers checks, coin counters, wire services, and safe deposit box services. Further, it offers securities, brokerage, and investment advisory services; wealth management products and services, including stocks, bonds, annuities, mutual funds, and financial consultation; title insurance; and insurance products. BOHR operates 28 full-service offices in the Hampton Roads region of southeastern Virginia, and 24 full-service offices located in the Northeastern, Southeastern, and Research Triangle regions of North Carolina and in Richmond, Virginia; and Shore Bank operates 8 full-service offices and 1 investment center located on the Delmarva Peninsula. The company operates a network of 72 ATM machines. Hampton Roads Bankshares, Inc. was founded in 1961 and is based in Norfolk, Virginia..
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION (NYSE:BAC) - Bank of America Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial services to individuals, small- and middle-market businesses, corporations, and governments primarily in the United States and internationally. The companys Deposits segment generates savings accounts, money market savings accounts, certificate of deposits and IRAs, and checking accounts; and Global Card Services segment provides the U.S. consumer and business card, consumer lending, international card and debit card services. Its Home Loans & Insurance segment offers fixed and adjustable-rate first-lien mortgage loans for home purchase and refinancing needs, reverse mortgages, home equity lines of credit, and home equity loans, as well as property, casualty, life, disability, and credit insurance. The companys Global Commercial Banking segment provides commercial loans and commitment facilities, real estate lending, leasing, trade finance, short-term credit, asset-based lending, and indirect consumer loans; and capital management and treasury solutions, such as treasury management, foreign exchange, and short-term investing options. Its Global Banking & Markets segment provides financial products, advisory services, financing, securities clearing, settlement, and custody services; debt and equity underwriting and distribution, merger-related advisory services, and risk management products; and integrated working capital management and treasury solutions. The companys Global Wealth & Investment Management segment offers advisory services, team-based investment advice and guidance, brokerage services, and wealth management solutions, as well as retirement services. Bank of America Corporation serves customers through a network of approximately 5,900 banking centers and 18,000 automated teller machines. The company was founded in 1874 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina..
Marvell Technology Group Ltd (NASDAQ:MRVL) - Marvell Technology Group Ltd. designs, develops, and markets analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing and embedded microprocessor integrated circuits. The company offers storage products, including storage system-on-a-chip, read channel, hard disk controller, tape drive controllers, solid-state drive controllers, and storage-system products for hard disk drives, tape drive electronics, optical disk drives, solid-state flash drives, and storage subsystems technology; and switching products comprising Prestera switch family, Link Street multi-port integrated switch family, and Link Street gateway products. It also provides communications controller and embedded processor products, such as Discovery Innovation, Discovery system controllers, Horizon WAN communication controllers, Kirkwood embedded processor, and Orion embedded processor; and enterprise transceiver and PC connectivity products consisting of Alaska and Alaska X 10 Gigabit Ethernet transceiver families, Fast Ethernet transceiver family, and Yukon Gigabit Ethernet PC connectivity products. In addition, the company offers cellular and applications processor products that include communications processors, applications processors, and ecosystem partners; wireless and personal area networking products, such as Libertas wireless LAN family and Avastar multi-function wireless networking family; printing ASIC products; and digital video processing products. It also provides power management and green technology products, including DSP switcher integrated regulators, analog switching regulators, and digital PFC controllers. Marvell serves business enterprise, consumer electronics, and emerging markets primarily in the United States, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda..
AT&T Inc (NYSE:T) - AT&T Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides telecommunication services to consumers, businesses, and other service providers worldwide. Its Wireless segment offers wireless voice communication services, including local wireless communications service, long-distance service, and roaming services. This segment also sells various handsets, wirelessly enabled computers, and personal computer wireless data cards; and accessories comprising carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers and, other items. This segment sells its products through its own stores, or through agents or third party retail stores. The companys Wireline segment provides voice services, including local and long-distance services, calling card, 1-800 services, conference calling, wholesale switched access service, caller ID, call waiting, and voice mail services; and application management, security service, integration services, customer premises equipment, outsourcing, government-related services, and satellite video services. This segment also offers data services, such as switched and dedicated transport, Internet access and network integration, data equipment, and U-verse services; high-speed connections comprising private lines, packet, dedicated Internet, and enterprise networking services, as well as DSL/broadband, dial-up Internet access, and WiFi products; businesses voice applications over IP-based networks; and local, interstate, and international wholesale networking capacity to other service providers. In addition, its Advertising solutions segment publishes yellow and white pages directories; and sells directory advertising and Internet-based advertising and local search. The company was formerly known as SBC Communications Inc. and changed its name to AT&T Inc. in November 2005 as a result of merger with AT&T Corp. AT&T Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in Dallas, Texas..
Globalstar Inc (OTC:GSAT) - Globalstar, Inc. provides mobile voice and data communications services through satellite in the United States and Canada. It provides duplex services comprising mobile voice and data satellite communications, satellite data modem, and fixed voice and data satellite communications services; and simplex services, including personal, asset tracking, and remote monitoring. The company also offers various engineering services, such as installation of gateways and antennas. In addition, it provides duplex products, including voice and data equipment and data-only duplex equipment Qualcomm GSP-1720 satellite voice and data modems; and simplex products consisting of SPOT satellite GPS messenger and asset tracking solutions. The company primarily serves oil and gas, government, mining, forestry, commercial fishing, utilities, military, transportation, heavy construction, emergency preparedness, and business continuity industries, as well as individual recreational users. Globalstar, Inc. sells its products and services through various retail and wholesale channels, such as dealers, resellers, distribution managers, independent gateway operators, and direct sales. As of December 31, 2009, it operated 44 in-orbit satellites and 27 ground stations. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Covington, Louisiana..
Powershares Qqq Trust Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ) - .
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