(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) 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 4048 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2845 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2463 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. BP PLC (NYSE:BP), Texas Instruments Inc (NASDAQ:TXN), JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM), Oracle Corp (NASDAQ:ORCL), Clearwire Corp (NASDAQ:CLWR), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). 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
BP $0.200 0.50% 1,660,088 25.40% 2,494,827 38.16% -834,739 Abnormal
TXN $0.050 0.14% 4,027,204 45.23% 4,869,131 54.69% -841,927 Abnormal
JPM $0.270 0.54% 5,233,555 27.00% 7,076,996 36.50% -1,843,441 Abnormal
ORCL $0.170 0.47% 5,779,408 41.15% 8,242,817 58.69% -2,463,409 Abnormal
CLWR $0.070 2.20% 5,060,077 45.86% 5,973,437 54.14% -913,360 Abnormal
FB $0.150 0.54% 17,319,957 48.74% 18,207,919 51.24% -887,962 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 BP with 834,739 greater shares of selling than buying (NetVol) and the stock price was up $0.20000. 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.
BP PLC (NYSE:BP) - BP p.l.c. provides fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to engines, and petrochemicals products. Its Exploration and Production segment engages in the oil and natural gas exploration, field development, and production; midstream transportation, and storage and processing; and marketing and trading of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas (LNG), and power and natural gas liquids (NGL). This segment has exploration and production activities in Angola, Azerbaijan, Canada, Egypt, Norway, Russia, Trinidad and Tobago, the United Kingdom, and the United States, as well as in Asia, Australasia, South America, north Africa, and the Middle East. It also owns and manages crude oil and natural gas pipelines; processing facilities and export terminals; and LNG processing and transportation, as well as NGL extraction facilities. The company s Refining and Marketing segment is involved in refining, manufacturing, marketing, transportation, and supply and trading of crude oil, petroleum, and petrochemicals products and related services to wholesale and retail customers primarily under the BP, Castrol, and Aral brands. BP p.l.c. also engages in the alternative energy business, as well as offers shipping and treasury services. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom..
Texas Instruments Inc (NASDAQ:TXN) - Texas Instruments Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, sale of semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Analog, Embedded Processing, Wireless, and Other. The Analog segment provides high and volume analog and logic products; power management semiconductors for portable devices, as well as line-powered systems; high performance analog products, such as amplifiers, data converters, and interface semiconductors for the industrial, communications, computing, and consumer electronics markets; and silicon valley analog products. The Embedded Processing segment offers digital signal processors that perform mathematical computations to process or enhance digital data; and microcontrollers, which are designed to control a set of specific tasks for electronic equipment. The Wireless segment provides applications processors, connectivity products, and baseband products. The Other segment offers DLP products that are used in projectors to create high-definition images; application-specific integrated circuits; and calculators, as well as licenses technologies to other electronics companies. The company markets and sells its products through a direct sales force, distributors, and third-party sales representatives. Texas Instruments Incorporated was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas..
JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM) - JPMorgan Chase & Co., a financial holding company, provides various financial services worldwide. Its Investment Bank segment offers various investment banking products and services, including advising on corporate strategy and structure, capital-raising in equity and debt markets, risk management, market-making in cash securities and derivative instruments, prime brokerage, and research services for corporations, financial institutions, governments, and institutional investors. The company s Commercial Banking segment provides lending, treasury, investment banking, and asset management services to corporations, municipalities, financial institutions, and not-for-profit entities. Its Treasury and Securities Services segment offers cash management, trade, wholesale card, and liquidity products and services to small and mid-sized companies, multinational corporations, financial institutions, and government entities. This segment also holds, values, clears, and services securities, cash, and alternative investments for investors and broker-dealers; and manages depositary receipt programs. The company s Asset Management segment provides investment and wealth management services to institutions, retail investors, and high-net-worth individuals. This segment offers investment management in equities, fixed income, real estate, hedge funds, private equity, and liquidity products, as well as trust and estate, banking, and brokerage services to high-net-worth clients; and retirement services for corporations and individuals. Its Retail Financial Services segment offers consumer and business, and mortgage banking products and services that include checking and savings accounts, mortgages, home equity and business loans, and investments. The company s Card Services and Auto segment provides payment processing and merchant acquiring services. JPMorgan Chase & Co. was founded in 1823 and is headquartered in New York, New York..
Oracle Corp (NASDAQ:ORCL) - Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, applications software, and hardware systems. It licenses database and middleware software, including database and database management, application server and cloud application, service-oriented architecture and business process management, business intelligence, identity and access management, data integration, Web experience management, portals, and content management and social network software, as well as development tools and Java, a software development platform; and applications software comprising enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, financials, governance, risk and compliance, procurement, supply chain management, enterprise portfolio project and enterprise performance management, business intelligence analytic applications, Web commerce, and industry-specific applications software. The company also provides customers with rights to unspecified software product upgrades and maintenance releases; Internet access to technical content; and Internet and telephone access to technical support personnel. In addition, it offers computer server, storage and networking product, and hardware-related software, such as Oracle Solaris Operating System; Oracle engineered systems; storage products, which comprise tape, disk, and networking solutions for open systems and mainframe server environments; and hardware systems support solutions, including software updates for the software components, as well as product repair, maintenance, and technical support services. Further, the company provides consulting solutions in business and IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration, and ongoing product enhancement and upgrade services; Oracle managed cloud services; and education services. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California..
Clearwire Corp (NASDAQ:CLWR) - Clearwire Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides fourth generation (4G) wireless broadband services in the United States. The company builds and operates mobile broadband networks that offer high-speed mobile Internet and residential Internet access services, as well as supports fixed voice over Internet protocol services. It provides retail services under the CLEAR brand in 4G markets; and under the Clearwire brand in legacy markets. The company markets its products and services directly to consumers, as well as through cellular retailers, consumer electronics stores, satellite television dealers, and computer sales and repair stores. It offers its services primarily in the metropolitan areas of Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Honolulu, Houston, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Orlando, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, and Washington D.C. The company is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. As of October 2012, Clearwire Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Sprint Nextel Corp..
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) - Facebook, Inc. operates as a social networking company worldwide. The company builds tools that enable users to connect, share, discover, and communicate with each other; enables developers to build social applications on Facebook or to integrate their Websites with Facebook; and offers products that enable advertisers and marketers to engage with its users. As of February 2, 2012, it had 845 million monthly users and 443 million daily users. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California..
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