(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Tuesday. 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 Tuesday there were 3565 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3243 companies with positive Friction Factors and 1909 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. Tenaris SA (NYSE:TS), Nokia Oyj (NYSE:NOK), AT&T Inc (NYSE:T), WELLS FARGO & COMPANY (NYSE:WFC), Lloyds Banking Group PLC (NYSE:LYG), NYSE Euronext (NYSE:NYX). 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
TS $0.520 1.18% 529,433 21.87% 1,975,157 81.58% -1,445,724 Abnormal
NOK $0.060 1.81% 5,551,966 24.10% 8,521,705 36.99% -2,969,739 Abnormal
T $0.160 0.43% 5,533,183 22.92% 8,435,181 34.95% -2,901,998 Abnormal
WFC $0.100 0.26% 4,885,268 23.81% 6,612,291 32.23% -1,727,023 Abnormal
LYG $0.080 2.39% 1,229,346 13.54% 4,396,031 48.41% -3,166,685 Abnormal
NYX $0.160 0.42% 763,963 8.51% 7,114,673 79.26% -6,350,710 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more selling than buying on Tuesday 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 TS with 1,445,724 greater shares of selling than buying (NetVol) and the stock price was up $0.52000. 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.
Tenaris SA (NYSE:TS) - Tenaris S.A., through its subsidiaries, engages in the steel pipe manufacturing and distribution activities. The company produces and sells seamless and welded steel tubular products, as well as provides related services for the oil and gas industry primarily oil country tubular goods used in drilling operations, and for other industrial applications. It also offers casing and tubing, drill pipes, premium connections, pipe accessories, sucker rods, and coiled tubing; onshore and offshore line pipes; and welded steel pipes for electric conduits, industrial equipment, energy, and raw materials. The company s products are used in oil and gas, power generation, industrial and mechanical, and automotives industries, as well as in offshore and onshore applications. It operates in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Far East, and Oceania. The company is headquartered in Luxembourg. Tenaris S.A. is a subsidiary of San Faustin S.A..
Nokia Oyj (NYSE:NOK) - Nokia Corporation provides telecommunications infrastructure hardware, software, and services worldwide. The company offers smart phones and smart devices; and feature phones, and related services and applications. It provides feature phones and smart phones under the Nokia brand; and mobile devices under the Vertu name. The company also develops a range of location-based products and services for consumers; platform services and local commerce services for device manufacturers, application developers, Internet services providers, merchants, and advertisers; and digital map information, and related location-based content and services for mobile navigation devices, automotive navigation systems, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. In addition, it provides Flexi Multiradio base station, a software defined radio that supports global system for mobile communications, as well as third generation mobile communications and long-term evolution radio technologies with common Internet protocol/Ethernet, optical, or microwave transport; base station controllers; and related software. Further, the company offers network planning, optimizing, and managing services; software and hardware maintenance, proactive and multi-vendor care, and competence development services; network implementation; and consultation and systems integration services. Additionally, it provides products for subscriber customer care automation, network and resource management, device and data management, network and service assurance, reporting and analytics, charging and billing, identity and campaign management, and inventory management; mediation and service brokerage; and mobile browsing, messaging, multi screen television, and location-based services, as well as a voice as a service solution for virtualized services in a private cloud environment. Nokia Corporation was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland..
AT&T Inc (NYSE:T) - AT&T Inc. provides telecommunications services to consumers, businesses, and other providers in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Wireless, Wireline, and Other. The Wireless segment offers various wireless voice and data communication services, including local wireless communications services, long-distance services, and roaming services. It also sells various handsets, wirelessly enabled computers, and personal computer wireless data cards through its owned stores, agents, or third-party retail stores; and accessories comprising carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers, and other items to consumers, as well as to agents and third-party distributors. The Wireline segment provides data services, such as switched and dedicated transport, Internet access and network integration, U-verse services, and data equipment; businesses voice applications over IP-based networks; and digital subscriber lines, dial-up Internet access, private lines, managed Web-hosting services, packet services, enterprise networking services, and Wi-Fi services, as well as local, interstate, and international wholesale networking capacity to other service providers. This segment also offers voice services consisting of local and long-distance services for various business applications, which include sales, reservation centers, or customer service centers; and wholesale switched access service to other service providers. The Other segment provides application management, security services, integration services, customer premises equipment, outsourcing, government-related services, and satellite video services. The company was formerly known as SBC Communications Inc. and changed its name to AT&T Inc. in November 2005. AT&T, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in Dallas, Texas..
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY (NYSE:WFC) - Wells Fargo & Company provides retail, commercial, and corporate banking services. The company's Community Banking segment offers deposits, such as checking accounts, savings deposits, market rate accounts, individual retirement accounts, time deposits, and debit cards; and loan products, including lines of credit, auto floor plan lines, equity lines and loans, equipment and transportation loans, education loans, residential mortgage loans, and credit cards. This segment also provides equipment leases, real estate and other commercial financing, small business administration financing, venture capital financing, cash management, payroll services, retirement plans, health savings accounts, credit cards, merchant payment processing, and private label financing solutions, as well as purchases retail installment contracts. Its Wholesale Banking segment offers commercial loans and lines of credit, letters of credit, asset-based lending, equipment leasing, international trade facilities, trade financing, collection services, foreign exchange, treasury management, investment management, institutional fixed-income sales, interest rate, commodity and equity risk management, online/electronic products, and investment banking services. This segment also provides construction loans, land acquisition and development loans, secured and unsecured lines of credit, interim financing arrangements, rehabilitation loans, affordable housing loans and letters of credit, permanent loans for securitization, commercial real estate loan servicing, and real estate and mortgage brokerage services. The company's Wealth, Brokerage, and Retirement segment offers financial advisory, wealth management, brokerage, retirement, trust, and reinsurance services. As of February 25, 2013, it provided services through approximately 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet, and offices in approximately in 35 countries. The company was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California..
Lloyds Banking Group PLC (NYSE:LYG) - Lloyds Banking Group plc provides banking and financial services to personal and corporate customers primarily in the United Kingdom. The company s Retail division provides banking, mortgages, and other financial services to personal customers. This division s products comprise current accounts, savings, personal loans, and credit cards. In addition, this division operates as a general insurance and bancassurance distributor, and offers range of long-term savings, investment, and general insurance products. Its Wholesale division provides banking and related services to multinational corporates and financial institutions. This division also offers risk management solutions, specialized lending services, access to capital markets and multi product financing solutions, access to financial markets, and trading infrastructure. In addition, this division engages in corporate banking, mid markets, portfolio management, structured corporate finance, transaction banking, structured transactions, and development capital activities. The company s Commercial division serves the needs of small and medium-size enterprises, and community organizations. This division also offers hire purchase, leasing, and supplier finance products; and supports trading, investment, and protection needs of business customers. Its Wealth and International division offers private banking, wealth management, and asset management services. This division is also involved in corporate, commercial, asset finance, and retail businesses internationally. The company s Insurance division provides life assurance, pensions, and investment products in the United Kingdom and Europe, as well as general insurance, including home and payment protection insurance to personal customers. The company was formerly known as Lloyds TSB Group plc and changed its name to Lloyds Banking Group plc in January 2009. Lloyds Banking Group plc was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom..
NYSE Euronext (NYSE:NYX) - NYSE Euronext, through its subsidiaries, operates securities exchanges. It operates various stock exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NYSE Arca, Inc., and NYSE MKT LLC in the United States; and European based exchanges comprising Euronext N.V. the London, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, and Lisbon stock exchanges, as well as the NYSE Liffe derivatives markets in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels, and Lisbon. NYSE Euronext offers a range of products and services in cash equities, futures, options, swaps, exchange-traded products, bonds, clearing operations, market data, and commercial technology solutions to investors, issuers, financial institutions, and market participants. The company s Derivatives segment provides access to trade execution in derivatives products, options, and futures; offers clearing services for derivative products; and sells and distributes market data and related information. NYSE Euronext s Cash Trading and Listings segment engages in providing access to trade execution in cash trading and settlement of transactions in European markets; obtaining new listings and servicing existing listings; selling and distributing market data and related information; and providing regulatory services. The company s Information Services and Technology Solutions segment operates sell side and buy side connectivity networks for market centers and market participants in the United States, Europe, and Asia; provides trading and information technology software and solutions; sells and distributes market data and related information to data subscribers for proprietary data products; and offers asset management services and consultancy services to exchanges and liquidity centers. NYSE Euronext is headquartered in New York, New York..
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