(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) 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 3947 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3332 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2031 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the highest net sell volume on Wednesday and lowest negative price Friction (bearish). This means that there was more selling than buying in the stocks and their stock prices dropped faster with less Friction. Broadleaf Capital Partners Inc (OTC:BDLF), BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION (NYSE:BAC), Sprint Nextel Corp (NYSE:S), KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY), Alcatel Lucent SA (NYSE:ALU), Amarantus BioSciences Inc (OTC:AMBS). 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
BDLF $-0.014 -45.69% 8,013,293 35.10% 14,816,549 64.90% -6,803,256 -4,757,522
BAC $-0.560 -4.67% 107,663,389 33.95% 118,168,870 37.26% -10,505,481 -187,598
S $-0.090 -1.50% 21,156,817 31.98% 23,963,637 36.22% -2,806,820 -311,869
KEY $-0.060 -0.67% 6,203,861 27.60% 8,996,651 40.02% -2,792,790 -465,465
ALU $-0.020 -1.27% 4,967,698 21.79% 13,413,504 58.83% -8,445,806 -4,222,903
AMBS $-0.037 -27.82% 23,682,427 45.73% 27,591,575 53.28% -3,909,148 -1,056,526
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above have low price friction combined with more selling than buying (negative Net Volume) in their stocks. 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 BDLF down $-0.01430 with a Friction Factor of -4,757,522 and a Net Volume of -6,803,256. That means that it takes 4,757,522 more shares of selling than buying to drop BDLF by one penny. On Monday the Market Makers allowed the stock to move down on heavier selling than buying (low negative friction).
Broadleaf Capital Partners Inc (OTC:BDLF) - Broadleaf Capital Partners, Inc., a diversified investment holding company, maintains its interest in Canyon Shadows Apartments, a 120-unit apartment complex in the United States. The company was founded in 1984 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada..
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..
Sprint Nextel Corp (NYSE:S) - Sprint Nextel Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, offers wireless and wireline communications products and services to individual consumers, businesses, government subscribers, and resellers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands. It operates in two segments, Wireless and Wireline. The Wireless segment provides data transmission services, including mobile productivity applications, such as Internet access, messaging, and email services; wireless photo and video offerings; location-based capabilities comprising asset and fleet management, dispatch services, and navigation tools; mobile entertainment applications; and local and long distance wireless voice services, voicemail, call waiting, three-way calling, caller identification, directory assistance, and call forwarding services. This segment also provides customized design, development, implementation, and support for wireless services provided to large companies and government agencies, as well as sells accessories, such as carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers, and other devices and accessories to subscribers, agents, and other third-party distributors for resale. The Wireline segment offers voice and data communications, including domestic and international data communications using various protocols, such as multiprotocol label switching technologies, Internet protocol, managed network services, voice over Internet protocol, session initiated protocol, and traditional voice services, as well as wholesale voice local and long distance, and digital voice services. This segment markets and sells its services primarily through direct sales representatives. The company offers its wireless and wireline voice and data transmission services under the Sprint, Nextel, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, and Assurance Wireless brands. It serves approximately 56 million customers. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas..
KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) - KeyCorp operates as a holding company for KeyBank National Association that provides various banking services in the United States. The company s Key Community Bank segment offers regional banking services, including deposit and investment products; personal finance services and loans comprising residential mortgages, home equity, and installment loans; deposits, investment and credit products, and business advisory services to small businesses; and financial, estate and retirement planning, and asset management services to high-net-worth clients. This segment also provides commercial banking products and services, such as commercial lending, cash management, equipment leasing, investment and employee benefit programs, succession planning, access to capital markets, and derivatives and foreign exchange to mid size businesses. The company s Key Corporate Bank segment offers real estate capital services, including construction and interim lending, revolving lines of credit, permanent placements, and treasury management. It also provides corporate banking services comprising cash management, interest rate derivatives, and foreign exchange products and services; commercial lending and treasury management; investment banking; derivatives, foreign exchange, and equity and debt underwriting and trading; and syndicated finance products and services to corporations and middle-market companies, as well as equipment financing for companies equipment manufacturers, distributors, and resellers. In addition, this segment manages or offers advice regarding investment portfolios for a client base, such as corporations, labor unions, not-for-profit organizations, governments, and individuals. As of December 31, 2011, the company operated 1,058 retail banking branches in 14 states; a telephone banking call center; and 1,579 automated teller machines in 15 states. KeyCorp was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio..
Alcatel Lucent SA (NYSE:ALU) - Alcatel-Lucent, S.A. provides networking and communications technology, products, and services to service providers, enterprises, and governments worldwide. Its Networks segment designs Internet protocol (IP)/multiprotocol label switching service routers, carrier Ethernet service switches, multi-service wide-area-network switches, and content delivery network appliances; designs, manufactures, and markets microwave wireless transmission equipment and optical networking equipment; offers wireless products for 2G, 3G, and 4G networks to mobile operators; and designs and develops IP multimedia subsystem products and IP-based fixed access products. The company s Software, Services and Solutions segment specializes in the consulting, planning, design integration and optimization, and operations management and maintenance of multi-vendor telecommunications networks, as well as in the design, delivery, and operation of network-based software solutions. This segment also develops and sells communication products and solutions that help customers transit to next generation voice, video, and messaging communications services; mobile commerce applications; payment and charging applications, including real-time rating, charging, billing, and payment applications for voice and data services; customer experience applications that enable communication providers to offer, activate, support, and manage a range of high-speed Internet, VoIP, video, mobile, and converged services; an open API platform, which allows developers to collaborate, build, test, and distribute new applications for service provider networks; and CloudBand solution that allows service providers to deliver cloud services to their customers. Alcatel-Lucent, S.A. was formerly known as Alcatel, S.A. and changed its name to Alcatel-Lucent, S.A. in December, 2006. The company was founded in 1898 and is based in Paris, France..
Amarantus BioSciences Inc (OTC:AMBS) - .
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