(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 3783 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3183 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2040 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. Dell Inc (NASDAQ:DELL), Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (NYSE:PBR), Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW), Lloyds Banking Group PLC (NYSE:LYG), Platinum Communications Corp (NYSE:PCS), COLUMBUS GOLD CORP (OTC:CBGDF). 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 $0.200 1.57% 22,990,869 46.39% 26,156,531 52.78% -3,165,662 Abnormal
PBR $0.450 2.57% 6,966,390 27.65% 8,603,508 34.14% -1,637,118 Abnormal
DOW $0.500 1.58% 3,010,786 25.06% 5,444,485 45.32% -2,433,699 Abnormal
LYG $0.070 2.25% 687,587 9.17% 2,814,404 37.54% -2,126,817 Abnormal
PCS $0.080 0.69% 5,826,555 28.80% 7,892,640 39.01% -2,066,085 Abnormal
CBGDF $0.010 4.32% 44,300 1.64% 2,650,000 98.36% -2,605,700 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more selling than buying on Wednesday 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 DELL with 3,165,662 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.
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..
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) - Petr leo Brasileiro S.A. operates as an integrated oil and gas company in Brazil and internationally. Its Exploration and Production segment engages in the exploration, development, and production activities; sale and transfer of crude oil in domestic and foreign markets; and sale of oil products produced at natural gas processing plants. The company s Refining, Transportation and Marketing segment is involved in the refining, logistics, transportation, export, and the purchase of crude oil, as well as in the purchase and sale of oil products and ethanol. This segment also engages in the extraction and processing of shale. Its products include gasoline, diesel, and residential liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). The company s Gas and Power segment engages in the transportation and trade of natural gas; transportation and trade of LNG; generation and trade of electric power; and fertilizer business. Its Biofuel segment engages in the production of biodiesel and its co-products, as well as in the production and marketing of ethanol, sugar, and the excess electric power generated from sugarcane bagasse. The company s Distribution segment distributes oil products, ethanol, and compressed natural gas in Brazil. Its International segment engages in the exploration, production, refining, transportation, marketing, and distribution of gas and power in countries other than Brazil as well as provides petrochemicals. As of December 31, 2011, the company had proved developed oil and gas reserves of 8,124 Million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe), including synthetic oil and synthetic gas from oil shale; and proved undeveloped reserves of 4,143 mmboe in Brazil. Petr leo Brasileiro S.A. was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil..
Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) - The Dow Chemical Company manufactures and supplies chemical products used as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services worldwide. The Electronic and Functional Materials segment produces materials for chemical mechanical planarization; materials used in the production of electronic displays, including films and filters; metalorganic precursors for light-emitting diodes; organic light-emitting diode materials; materials used in the fabrication of printed circuit boards; integrated metallization processes for metal finishing and decorative applications; semiconductor design technologies; and materials for industrial applications. The Coatings and Infrastructure Solutions segment provides insulation, housewrap, sealants, adhesive products and systems, construction chemical solutions, building-integrated photovoltaics, low VOC paints, and coatings; purification and separation technologies; and acrylates, methacrylates, and vinyl acetate monomers. The Agricultural Sciences segment offers crop protection and plant biotechnology products, urban pest management solutions, seeds, traits, and oils. The Performance Materials segment produces amines; chlorinated organics; materials for automotive systems, formulated systems, and oil and gas industrial applications; plastic additives; epoxy; oxygenated solvents; polyglycols, surfactants, and fluids; polyurethanes; and propylene oxide/glycol. The Performance Plastics segment offers elastomers; wire and cable insulation, semiconductive and jacketing compound solutions, and bio-based plasticizers; acrylics, polyethylene, low-density polyethylene, polyolefin emulsions, and polyolefin plastomers; and polyethylene. The Feedstocks and Energy segment provides ethylene, chlorine, caustic soda, and purified ethylene oxide. The Dow Chemical Company was founded in 1897 and is based in Midland, Michigan..
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..
Platinum Communications Corp (NYSE:PCS) - MetroPCS Communications, Inc., a wireless telecommunications carrier, together with its subsidiaries, provides wireless broadband mobile services in the United States. Its services comprise voice services, such as local, domestic long distance, and international call services; and data services, including domestic and international text messaging, multimedia messaging, mobile Internet access, mobile instant messaging, location based services, social networking services, push e-mail, and multimedia streaming and downloads, as well as services provided through the binary runtime environment for wireless, Blackberry, Windows, and the Android platforms comprising ringtones, ring back tones, games, content, and applications. The company also offers custom calling features consisting of caller ID, call waiting, three-way calling, and voicemail services. In addition, it sells a range of feature phones and smartphones. The company provides its products and services under the MetroPCS brand name through independent retail outlets and company operated retail stores, as well as through Internet. As of December 31, 2011, it served approximately 9.3 million customers, as well as operated 162 retail stores primarily in the metropolitan areas of Atlanta, Boston, Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Orlando/Jacksonville, Philadelphia, Sacramento, San Francisco, and Tampa/Sarasota. MetroPCS Communications, Inc. was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Richardson, Texas..
COLUMBUS GOLD CORP (OTC:CBGDF) - Columbus Gold Corporation engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of precious metal mining properties, primarily gold in the United States and French Guiana. The company owns 100% interest in the Paul Isnard gold project in French Guiana. It has 26 gold projects in Nevada. Columbus Gold Corporation was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada..
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