(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 3799 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3653 companies with positive Friction Factors and 1751 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. Dell Inc (NASDAQ:DELL), GILEAD SCIENCES, INC. (NASDAQ:GILD), AT&T Inc (NYSE:T), Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ACI), Xerox Corp (NYSE:XRX), Staples Inc (NASDAQ:SPLS). 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
DELL $-0.140 -1.06% 28,129,738 54.80% 22,994,197 44.80% 5,135,541 Abnormal
GILD $-0.230 -0.43% 7,542,309 54.71% 5,980,915 43.38% 1,561,394 Abnormal
T $-0.280 -0.72% 8,034,304 32.79% 7,086,047 28.92% 948,257 Abnormal
ACI $-0.320 -6.54% 9,350,554 31.76% 8,326,274 28.28% 1,024,280 Abnormal
XRX $-0.160 -1.85% 7,340,877 35.51% 5,733,463 27.74% 1,607,414 Abnormal
SPLS $-0.470 -3.61% 10,433,473 52.21% 9,353,965 46.80% 1,079,508 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more buying than selling on Tuesday 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 DELL with 5,135,541 greater shares of buying than selling (NetVol) and the stock price was down $-0.14000. 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.
Dell Inc (NASDAQ:DELL) - Dell Inc. provides integrated technology solutions in the information technology (IT) industry worldwide. It designs, develops, manufactures, markets, sells, and supports mobility and desktop products, including notebooks, workstations, tablets, smartphones, and desktop PCs; servers and networking products; and storage products to enterprises, public, small and medium businesses, and consumers. The company offers high performance rack, blade, and tower servers for enterprise customers; value tower servers for small organizations, networks, and remote offices; and storage area networks, network-attached storage, direct-attached storage, and backup systems. It also provides support and deployment services; infrastructure, cloud, and security services; and applications and business process services, as well as certain software-related services. In addition, it offers Dell-branded and third-party peripheral products and software products; and financial services, including originating, collecting, and servicing customer receivables related to the purchase of Dell products and services. The company provides notebooks and desktop PCs under the Latitude, Optiplex, Vostro, and Dell Precision names to commercial clients; and under the Inspiron, XPS, and Alienware names to consumers. It sells its products and services directly through its sales representatives, telephone-based sales, and online sales; and through retailers, third-party solution providers, system integrators, and third-party resellers. Dell Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Round Rock, Texas..
GILEAD SCIENCES, INC. (NASDAQ:GILD) - Gilead Sciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes human therapeutics for the treatment of life threatening diseases worldwide. Its products include Atripla, Truvada, Viread, Complera/Eviplera, and Emtriva for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in adults; Viread and Hepsera oral formulations for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B; Letairis, an oral formulation for pulmonary arterial hypertension; Ranexa, a tablet for chronic angina; Lexiscan/Rapiscan, a test that detects and characterizes coronary artery disease; Cayston, an inhaled antibiotic for the treatment of respiratory systems in cystic fibrosis patients; Tamiflu, a capsule for the treatment and prevention of influenza A and B. The company also provides other products, such as AmBisome, an antifungal agent to treat serious invasive fungal infections; Vistide, an antiviral medication for the treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis in patients with AIDS; and Macugen, an anti-angiogenic oligonucleotide to treat neovascular macular degeneration. In addition, it has product candidates in various stages for the treatment of HIV, which include integrase single-tablet regimen Quad; Cobicistat and Elvitegravir in Phase III; and GS-7340 in Phase II, as well as for liver disease, which consist of GS-7977 in Phase III; GS-5885, GS-9451, and GS-6624 in Phase II; and GS-7340, GS-9620, and GS-9669 in Phase I. Further, the company s product candidates in various stages for the treatment of cardiovascular/metabolic diseases comprise Ranolazine in Phase III; and for the treatment of respiratory diseases consist of Aztreonam for inhalation solution in Phase III, as well as GS-6624 in Phase I. Additionally, it has product candidates in various stages for inflammation/oncology diseases that include GS-1101 in Phase III; GS-1101 and GS-6624 in Phase II; and GS-9973 in Phase I. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Foster City, California..
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..
Arch Coal Inc (NYSE:ACI) - Arch Coal, Inc. engages in the production and sale of steam and metallurgical coal from surface and underground mines located in the United States. As of December 31, 2011, it operated or contracted out the operation of 46 active mines, and owned or controlled approximately 5.33 billion tons of proven and probable recoverable reserves; and owned or controlled primarily through long-term leases approximately 32,135 acres of coal land in Ohio, 25,037 acres of coal land in Maryland, 33,238 acres of coal land in Virginia, 371,071 acres of coal land in West Virginia, 105,667 acres of coal land in Wyoming, 242,390 acres of coal land in Illinois, 62,822 acres of coal land in Utah, 234,401 acres of coal land in Kentucky, 19,267 acres of coal land in Montana, 21,802 acres of coal land in New Mexico, and 18,443 acres of coal land in Colorado. The company also owned or controlled smaller parcels of property in Alabama, Indiana, Washington, Arkansas, California, and Texas through long-term leases. Arch Coal, Inc. sells steam coal to power plants and industrial facilities, and metallurgical coal for use in steel production worldwide. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri..
Xerox Corp (NYSE:XRX) - Xerox Corporation provides business process and document management services worldwide. The company s Services segment offers various business process outsourcing services, including human resources services; finance and accounting services; healthcare payers and pharma; customer care services; technology-based transactional services for retail, travel, and non-healthcare insurance companies; government and transportation solutions; consulting solutions, revenue cycle management, and application services for healthcare providers; and government healthcare solutions. It also provides information technology outsourcing services comprising mainframe and server outsourcing, network outsourcing, desktop outsourcing, and cloud services, as well as remote infrastructure management, help desk/service desk management, managed storage, utility computing, disaster recovery, and security services. In addition, this segment offers document outsourcing services, such as managed print services that optimize, rationalize, and manage the operations of Xerox and non-Xerox print devices; and communication and marketing services that deliver design, communication, marketing, logistic, and distribution services through SMS, Web, email, and mobile, as well as print media. The company s Document Technology segment provides desktop monochrome and color printers, multifunction printers, copiers, digital printing presses, and light production devices; and production printing and publishing systems for the graphic communications marketplace and large enterprises, as well as toner and inkjet products. Its Other segment sells paper, wide-format systems, network integration solutions, and electronic presentation systems. The company sells its products and services through its sales force, as well as through a network of independent agents, dealers, value-added resellers, systems integrators, and the Web. Xerox Corporation was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut..
Staples Inc (NASDAQ:SPLS) - Staples, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an office products company. The company offers various office supplies and services, office machines and related products, computers and related products, and office furniture under Staples, Quill, and other proprietary brands. It also provides copy and print services to retail and delivery customers, as well as technology services through its EasyTech business. The company sells and delivers office products and services directly to businesses and consumers through Internet retail, including Staples.com and Quill.com, as well as through contract sales force, direct mail catalog business, and retail stores. As of January 28, 2012, it operated 2,295 retail stores in 48 states and the District of Columbia in the United States; and 10 provinces and 2 territories in Canada, as well as in Belgium, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, the United Kingdom, China, Argentina, and Australia. The company also operated 124 distribution and fulfillment centers in 29 states in the United States; 7 provinces in Canada; and in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, China, Argentina, Brazil, and Australia. Staples, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in Framingham, Massachusetts..
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