(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Friday. 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 Friday there were 4035 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2018 companies with positive Friction Factors and 3135 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the largest percentage loss per share Friday 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. NovaGold Resources Inc (AMEX:NG), Torm A/S (NASDAQ:TRMD), Alvarion Ltd (NASDAQ:ALVR), Crumbs Bake Shop Inc (NASDAQ:CRMB), (NYSE:UGLD), (NYSE:USLV). 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
NG $-0.380 -12.62% 2,549,377 27.34% 3,193,321 34.24% -643,944 -16,946
TRMD $-0.330 -20.28% 31,158 25.34% 82,408 67.02% -51,250 -1,553
ALVR $-0.610 -15.56% 69,213 46.47% 77,229 51.85% -8,016 -131
CRMB $-1.010 -33.67% 209,508 31.21% 461,593 68.77% -252,085 -2,496
UGLD $-4.580 -13.83% 153,608 23.92% 161,524 25.15% -7,916 -17
USLV $-3.080 -16.59% 620,257 26.50% 874,122 37.35% -253,865 -824
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 NG with a dollar loss Friday of $-0.38000 and a Friction Factor of -16,946 shares. That means that it only took 16,946 more shares of selling than buying to move NG 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.
NovaGold Resources Inc (AMEX:NG) - NovaGold Resources Inc. engages in the exploration and development of mineral properties primarily in Alaska, the United States and British Columbia, Canada. The company primarily explores for gold, silver, copper, zinc, and lead ores. It primarily holds interest in the Donlin Gold deposits located in southwestern Alaska covering an area of approximately 81,361 acres. The company was formerly known as NovaCan Mining Resources (1985) Limited and changed its name to NovaGold Resources Inc. in March 1987. NovaGold Resources Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada..
Torm A/S (NASDAQ:TRMD) - TORM A/S, a shipping company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the ownership and operation of product tankers and dry bulk carriers worldwide. Its product tankers carry refined oil products, such as gasoline, jet fuel, naphtha, and diesel oil. The company s dry bulk vessels carry iron ore and coal for utilities and the steel industry; and commodities, such as grain, bauxite, and fertilizers. As of December 31, 2011, its fleet of owned vessels consisted of 65.5 product tankers and 2 dry bulk vessels; and chartered in vessels comprised 30 product tankers and 39 dry bulk vessels on time charter agreements, as well as it commercially managed approximately 22 vessels for third-party owners and charterers. The company was formerly known as Aktieselskabet Dampskibsselskabet Torm and changed its name to TORM A/S in April 2009. TORM A/S was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Hellerup, Denmark..
Alvarion Ltd (NASDAQ:ALVR) - Alvarion Ltd. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of wireless products in Latin America, rest of North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company provides solutions for broadband wireless access carriers, including 4G wireless networks for fixed, nomadic, and mobile subscribers; providing subscribers with home, office, and personal broadband connectivity for internet access, social networking, gaming, VoIP, video, and other broadband applications. It also offers broadband wireless applications for a range of enterprise markets; and broadband connectivity and applications to owners and operators of public networks, private networks, utility companies, and municipalities, as well as Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access and Wi-Fi solutions. In addition, the company provides solutions for mobile service providers consisting of Wi-Fi networks for off-loading of mobile data traffic from 3G/4G networks; and distributed antenna systems for optimized indoor service availability. Further, it offers outdoor WiFi applications, such as access, backhaul, customer premises equipment, management, and service provisioning tools for metro and rural areas. Alvarion Ltd. provides solutions that cover a range of frequency bands with fixed, portable, and mobile applications to enable the delivery of personal broadband services, business and residential broadband access, corporate virtual private network, toll quality telephony, mobile base station feeding, hotspot coverage extension services. The company was formerly known as BreezeCOM Ltd. and changed its name to Alvarion Ltd. as result of merger with Floware Wireless Systems Ltd. in August 2001. Alvarion Ltd. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel..
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