(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 3972 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3313 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2076 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the highest net sell volume on Thursday 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. Alpha Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:ANR), EMC Corp (NYSE:EMC), MICROSOFT CORPORATION (NASDAQ:MSFT), Advanced Micro Devices Inc (NYSE:AMD), All American Pet Co Inc (OTC:AAPT), 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
ANR $-0.130 -1.32% 5,231,135 32.42% 6,560,927 40.66% -1,329,792 -102,292
EMC $-0.170 -0.71% 10,123,744 27.31% 11,678,478 31.50% -1,554,734 -91,455
MSFT $-0.160 -0.60% 33,357,344 46.89% 36,850,300 51.80% -3,492,956 -218,310
AMD $-0.010 -0.39% 6,012,720 31.18% 7,326,745 38.00% -1,314,025 -1,314,025
AAPT $-0.010 -38.66% 18,878,522 45.84% 22,304,378 54.16% -3,425,856 -3,294,092
AMBS $-0.028 -28.96% 12,984,349 45.60% 15,490,194 54.40% -2,505,845 -901,383
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 ANR down $-0.13000 with a Friction Factor of -102,292 and a Net Volume of -1,329,792. That means that it takes 102,292 more shares of selling than buying to drop ANR by one penny. On Monday the Market Makers allowed the stock to move down on heavier selling than buying (low negative friction).
Alpha Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:ANR) - Alpha Natural Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in producing, processing, and selling steam and metallurgical coal in the United States. The company has mining operations in Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Wyoming. As of December 31, 2011, it owned or leased approximately 4.7 billion tons of proven and probable coal reserves; and operated 145 mines in northern and central Appalachia and the Powder River basin. The company is also involved in repairing and reselling equipment and parts used in surface mining; manufacturing particulate scrubbers and filters for underground diesel engine applications; rebuilding underground mining equipment; and providing coal and environmental analysis, and degassing services. In addition, it engages in the sale of non-strategic assets, such as timber, gas, and oil rights, as well as the lease and sale of non-strategic surface properties and reserves; coal brokerage; and road construction business. The company serves electric utilities, steel and coke producers, industrial customers, and energy traders and brokers. Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is based in Abingdon, Virginia..
EMC Corp (NYSE:EMC) - EMC Corporation develops, delivers, and supports the information and virtual infrastructure technologies and solutions. The company offers enterprise storage systems and software, which are deployed in storage area networks (SAN), networked attached storage (NAS), unified storage combining NAS and SAN, object storage, and/or direct attached storage environments, as well as provides backup and recovery, and disaster recovery and archiving solutions. It also offers information security solutions in various areas, such as enterprise governance, risk and compliance, data loss prevention, security information management, continuous network monitoring, fraud protection, identity assurance and access control, and encryption and key management. In addition, the company provides information intelligence software, solutions, and services, including EMC Captiva for intelligent enterprise capture; EMC Document Sciences for customer communications management; EMC Kazeon for e-discovery; EMC Documentum xCP for building business solutions and an action engine for big data; and the EMC Documentum platform for managing and delivering enterprise information. Further, it offers virtual and cloud infrastructure products, such as virtualization and virtualization-based cloud infrastructure solutions that address a range of IT problems, as well as facilitate access to cloud computing capacity, business continuity, software lifecycle management, and corporate end-user computing device management. In addition, the company provides consulting, technology deployment, managed, customer support, and training and certification services. EMC Corporation markets its products through direct sales and through various distribution channels in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, and the Asia Pacific region. It has a strategic partnership with Lenovo. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts..
MICROSOFT CORPORATION (NASDAQ:MSFT) - Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software products and services; and designs and sells hardware worldwide. The company s Windows & Windows Live division offers PC operating system that primarily includes Windows 7 operating system, Windows live suite of applications and Web services, and PC hardware products. Its Server and Tools division provides Windows Server operating systems, Windows Azure; Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Azure, Windows Intune, Windows Embedded, Visual Studio, Silverlight, system center products, Microsoft consulting services, and Premier product support services. This division also offers cloud-based services; and training and certification to developers and information technology professionals, as well as builds standalone and software development lifecycle tools for software architects, developers, testers, and project managers. The company s Online Services division provides online information and content, including Bing, MSN, adCenter, and Atlas online tools for advertisers. Its Microsoft Business division offers Microsoft office, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Lync, Microsoft Office project and office Visio, and Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM, as well as Microsoft Office Web Apps and Microsoft Office 365, which are online service offerings. The company s Entertainment and Devices Division segment provides Xbox 360 entertainment platform, which includes the Xbox 360 gaming and entertainment console, Kinect for Xbox 360, Xbox 360 video games, and Xbox 360 accessories; Xbox LIVE; Skype; and Windows Phone. Microsoft Corporation markets and distributes its products and services primarily through original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and resellers, as well as through online. The company has strategic alliances with Nokia, and NIIT Ltd., as well as a strategic relationship Dominion Enterprises, Inc. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is based in Redmond, Washington..
Advanced Micro Devices Inc (NYSE:AMD) - Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. operates as a semiconductor company worldwide. The company designs, develops, and sells microprocessor products, such as central processing unit (CPU) and accelerated processing unit (APU) for servers, desktop personal computers (PCs), and mobile devices. Its microprocessors for server platforms include AMD Opteron 6200 series and AMD Opteron 4200 series processors; CPUs for mobile PC platforms comprise AMD Phenom II Dual-Core Mobile, AMD Phenom II Triple-Core, AMD Phenom II Quad-Core Mobile, AMD Turion X2 Mobile, AMD Turion II Mobile, AMD Turion II Ultra Mobile, AMD Turion Neo X2 Mobile, AMD Athlon II, AMD Athlon II Neo, AMD Athlon Neo X2 Dual-Core, and Mobile AMD Sempron processors; APUs for desktop PC platforms consist primarily of the AMD A Series Llano and the E-Series Zacate ; and CPUs for desktop PC platforms include AMD FX, AMD Phenom II, AMD Athlon II, and AMD Sempron processors. The company also offers embedded microprocessors for vendors in industrial controls, digital signage, point of sale/self-service kiosks, medical imaging, set-top box, and casino gaming machines, as well as for enterprise class telecommunications, networking, security, storage systems and thin-clients, or computers that serve as an access device on a network. In addition, it provides chipset products, as well as graphics, video, and multimedia products for mobile PCs and tablets, home media PCs, professional workstations, and servers, as well as for game consoles; and graphics products comprising discrete desktop graphics, discrete notebook graphics, professional graphics, fireStream processors, and game consoles. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. serves original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, system builders, and independent distributors through direct sales force, independent distributors, and sales representatives. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California..
All American Pet Co Inc (OTC:AAPT) - All American Pet Company, Inc. develops and markets pet wellness products in the United States. The company offers alcohol-free anti-bacterial dog cleaner products, such as pet wipes and sprays under the Pawtizer name. It also intends to offer Mutt pet food product; nutritional dog food bar under the Nutra Bars brand; Chewies dog snacks; and heart healthy dog foods under the Grrr-Nola, Chompions, Fido Flakes, and Chewa Bunga names. All American Pet Company, Inc. was founded in 2003 and is based in Los Angeles, California..
Amarantus BioSciences Inc (OTC:AMBS) - .
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