(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 3926 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2066 companies with positive Friction Factors and 3800 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the largest percentage loss per share Thursday and low price friction (bearish). This means that there was more selling than buying in the stocks and their stock prices dropped faster with less Friction. DayStar Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:DSTI), Acura Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ACUR), CombiMatrix Corp (NASDAQ:CBMX), CSP Inc (NASDAQ:CSPI), Allot Communications Ltd (NASDAQ:ALLT), High River Gold Mines Ltd (NYSE:HRG). 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
DSTI $-0.190 -11.05% 185,129 44.89% 223,670 54.24% -38,541 -2,028
ACUR $-0.340 -11.49% 463,763 42.79% 612,349 56.50% -148,586 -4,370
CBMX $-2.320 -25.47% 346,933 40.03% 474,367 54.74% -127,434 -549
CSPI $-0.700 -11.13% 88,423 36.01% 157,154 63.99% -68,731 -982
ALLT $-2.320 -11.54% 1,691,493 48.78% 1,764,466 50.88% -72,973 -315
HRG $-2.720 -26.61% 2,507,927 26.52% 3,491,092 36.92% -983,165 -3,615
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above have high net dollar losses (Change) and extremely low price friction 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 DSTI with a dollar loss Thursday of $-0.19000 and a Friction Factor of -2,028 shares. That means that it only took 2,028 more shares of selling than buying to move DSTI lower by one penny. This means the Market Makers are allowing the stock to drop quickly (low friction). The combination of low friction and negative market direction can drive prices lower faster than normal.
DayStar Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:DSTI) - DayStar Technologies, Inc., a development stage company, engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of solar photovoltaic products to the grid-tied and ground-based photovoltaic markets. The company offers solar photovoltaic modules to convert sunlight into electricity. It provides monolithically integrated copper indium gallium selenide modules on glass laminate substrates for centralized utility power plants, commercial building roof tops, and smaller residential roof tops. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California..
Acura Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ACUR) - Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, engages in the research, development, and manufacture of pharmaceutical product candidates utilizing its proprietary Aversion Technology, Impede Technology, and other technologies. Its Aversion Technology is a proprietary platform technology providing abuse deterrent features and benefits to orally administered pharmaceutical drug products containing abusable active ingredients, such as tranquillizers, stimulants, sedatives, decongestants, and various other opioid analgesics. The companys lead product candidate, Acurox Tablet, is an orally administered immediate release tablet containing oxycodone HCl as its active analgesic ingredient. Its opioid analgesic product candidates are used to relieve pain while discouraging common methods of opioid product misuse and abuse, including intravenous injection of dissolved tablets or capsules; nasal snorting of crushed tablets or capsules; and intentional swallowing of excess quantities of tablets or capsules. The company is also investigating and developing mechanisms to incorporate abuse deterrent characteristics into abused and misused pharmaceutical products through laboratory testing of a product candidate developed with its Impede Technology, which is intended to inhibit the conversion of pseudoephedrine HCl into methamphetamine. Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has a license, development, and commercialization agreement with King Pharmaceuticals Research and Development, Inc. to develop and commercialize various opioid analgesic products utilizing the companys proprietary Aversion Technology in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company was founded in 1935 and is based in Palatine, Illinois..
CombiMatrix Corp (NASDAQ:CBMX) - CombiMatrix Corporation develops proprietary technologies, products, and services in the areas of drug development, genetic analysis, molecular diagnostics, nanotechnology, and defense and homeland security. Its technologies include a platform to produce user-defined, in-situ synthesized, and oligonucleotide arrays for use in identifying and determining the roles of genes, gene mutations, and proteins. The companys products and services include CustomArray platform, an oligonucleotide array for genetic studies; DNA Array Synthesizer, an instrument that enables researchers to fabricate DNA arrays to their specifications; stripping reagents, which enable researchers to re-use microarrays; ElectraSense Reader, an electrochemical scanning instrument; and comparative genomic hybridization arrays, which are used for research and molecular diagnostic applications. It also offers proprietary molecular synthesis and screening methods for the discovery of potential new drugs. In addition, it operates as a diagnostics reference laboratory, which provides genetic diagnostics services through the use of arrays that utilize bacterial artificial chromosomes that enable genetic analysis to physicians, hospitals, and clinics. Further, the company develops a series of compounds to address various oncology-related diseases. Additionally, it involves in the development, manufacture, and sale of biosensor systems and technology for national defense and homeland security. The company sells its products and services directly, with partners, and through distributors to customers in the United States, Europe, and Asia. CombiMatrix Corporation was founded in 1995 and is based in Mukilteo, Washington..
CSP Inc (NASDAQ:CSPI) - CSP Inc. engages in the development and marketing of information technology (IT) integration solutions and high-performance cluster computer systems to industrial, commercial, and defense customers worldwide. The company operates in two segments: Systems, and Service and System Integration. The Systems segment designs and manufactures specialty, high-performance computer signal processing systems for the aerospace and defense markets. These systems are used on land, and in airborne and shipboard platforms for high-speed digital signal processing in radar, sonar, and surveillance applications. The Service and System Integration segment consists of the computer maintenance and integration services, and third-party computer hardware and software value added reseller businesses. It also provides professional IT consulting services, including maintenance and technical support; implementation, integration, configuration, and installation services; enterprise security intrusion prevention, network access control, and unified threat management services; IT security compliance services; custom software applications and solutions development and support; and monitoring, reporting, and management of alerts for the resolution and preventive general IT and IT security support tasks. This segment offers its solutions and services for IT environments, including storage and servers, unified communications solutions, IT security solutions, and consulting services. The company markets its products and services through direct sales force, distributors, and resellers. CSP Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts..
Allot Communications Ltd (NASDAQ:ALLT) - Allot Communications Ltd. engages in developing, selling, and marketing Internet protocol service optimization solutions in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Oceania. Its solutions are used to create policies to monitor network applications; enforce quality of service policies, which guarantee mission-critical application performance; mitigate security risks; and leverage network infrastructure investments. The company offers traffic management systems, including Service Gateway platform for broadband service control and optimization based on DPI; and NetEnforcer traffic management system that inspects, monitors, and controls network traffic by application and by user. Its network management application suites comprise NetXplorer that provides service providers and enterprise customers a view of traffic on the network; and Subscriber Management Platform, a system that helps service providers build an intelligent service network designed to deliver the quality of experience. The company also offers ServiceProtector, which ensures service continuity and guards network integrity against known and unknown threats, as well as enables surgical mitigation through immediate identification of denial of service attacks, zero day attacks, worms, zombie, and spambot behavior. In addition, it provides MediaSwift that caches and accelerates Internet video. The company markets and sells its products to carriers, mobile operators, cable operators, educational institutions, governments, and enterprises, as well as wireless, wireline, and satellite Internet service providers. It sells it products through distributors, resellers, OEMs, value added resellers, and system integrators, as well as through direct sales force. The company was formerly known as Ariadne Ltd. and changed its name to Allot Communications Ltd. in September 1997. Allot Communications Ltd. was founded in 1996 and is based in Hod-Hasharon, Israel..
High River Gold Mines Ltd (NYSE:HRG) - Harbinger Group Inc. does not have significant operations. It intends to identify and evaluate business combinations or acquisitions of businesses. Previously, the company operated as a processor, marketer, and distributor of fish meal and fish oil products in the United States. It was formerly known as Zapata Corporation and changed its name to Harbinger Group Inc. in December 2009. The company was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Rochester, New York..
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