(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 3834 companies with "abnormal" market making, 1835 companies with positive Friction Factors and 3455 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the highest net sell volume on Wednesday and lowest negative price Friction (bearish). This means that there was more selling than buying in the stocks and their stock prices dropped faster with less Friction. Annaly Capital Management Inc (NYSE:NLY), General Electric Co (NYSE:GE), Sirius XM Radio Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI), WELLS FARGO & COMPANY (NYSE:WFC), NEWELL RUBBERMAID INCORPORATED (NYSE:NWL), 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
NLY $-0.320 -2.19% 6,390,443 26.24% 12,421,365 51.01% -6,030,922 -188,466
GE $-0.040 -0.19% 8,089,103 28.52% 10,760,410 37.94% -2,671,307 -667,827
SIRI $-0.030 -1.02% 7,810,862 41.10% 11,186,698 58.86% -3,375,836 -1,125,279
WFC $-0.070 -0.20% 3,549,536 25.07% 5,675,006 40.08% -2,125,470 -303,639
NWL $-0.110 -0.51% 1,869,589 26.79% 3,812,088 54.63% -1,942,499 -176,591
FB $-0.390 -1.45% 15,321,100 46.42% 17,523,713 53.09% -2,202,613 -56,477
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above have low price friction combined with more selling than buying (negative Net Volume) 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 NLY down $-0.32000 with a Friction Factor of -188,466 and a Net Volume of -6,030,922. That means that it takes 188,466 more shares of selling than buying to drop NLY by one penny. On Monday the Market Makers allowed the stock to move down on heavier selling than buying (low negative friction).
Annaly Capital Management Inc (NYSE:NLY) - Annaly Capital Management, Inc., a real estate investment trust, engages in the ownership, management, and financing of a portfolio of investment securities. The company invests primarily in mortgage pass-through certificates, collateralized mortgage obligations, agency callable debentures, and other mortgage-backed securities representing interests in or obligations backed by pools of mortgage loans. Annaly Capital also invests in Federal Home Loan Bank, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, and Federal National Mortgage Association debentures. The company has elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (REIT). As a REIT, the company would not be subject to federal corporate income tax, provided it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. It was formerly known as Annaly Mortgage Management, Inc. and changed its name to Annaly Capital Management, Inc. in August 2006. Annaly Capital Management was incorporated in 1996 and is based in New York City..
General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) - General Electric Company (GE) operates as a technology, media, and financial services company worldwide. Its Energy Infrastructure segment produces gas, steam, and aero derivative turbines; generators; combined cycle systems; and renewable energy solutions, as well as provides water treatment services and equipment. This segment also sells surface and subsea drilling and production systems, floating production platform equipment, compressors, turbines, turboexpanders, and high pressure reactors to oil and gas companies. The companys Technology Infrastructure segment manufactures jet engines, turboprop and turbo shaft engines, and its replacement parts for use in military and commercial aircraft, as well as provides repair and maintenance services. This segment also produces healthcare products, including diagnostic imaging systems; offers transportation products and maintenance services; provides enterprise solutions using sensors for temperature, pressure, moisture, gas and flow rate, as well as non-destructive testing inspection equipment. GEs NBC Universal segment engages in the production and distribution of films and television programs; operation of television stations and cable/satellite television networks, as well as theme parks. The companys Capital Finance segment offers commercial lending and leasing products to manufacturers, distributors, and end-users of equipment and capital assets; consumer financial services to consumers and retailers; capital and investment solutions for real estate; commercial finance to the energy and water industries; and commercial aircraft leasing and finance, and fleet and financing solutions. Its Consumer & Industrial segment produces various home appliances, lighting products, and electrical equipment and control products, as well as provides related services. The company has a joint venture with Shenhua International Limited. The company was founded in 1892 and is based in Fairfield, Connecticut..
Sirius XM Radio Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI) - Sirius XM Radio Inc. provides satellite radio services in the United States and Canada. The company offers a programming lineup of approximately 135 channels of commercial-free music, sports, news, talk, entertainment, and traffic and weather. It also provides music channels that offer music genres, ranging from rock, pop and hip-hop to country, dance, jazz, Latin, and classical; channels of sports; talk and entertainment channels; comedy channels; national, international, and financial news channels; and religious channels. As of December 31, 2009, Sirius XM Radio had 18,772,758 subscribers. In addition, it provides music services for commercial establishments; music and comedy channels to mobile phone users; and music channels and select non-music channels over the Internet; a suite of data services; services that offer graphic information; and various real-time weather services, as well as operates a television service, which provides content designed primarily for children in the backseat of vehicles. Further, the company engages in the distribution of satellite radios for use in cars, trucks, homes, offices, boats, or other locations. Sirius XM Radio distributes its satellite radios primarily through automakers, retailers, and Web sites, as well as offers to customers of rental car companies. Further, it provides home units that offer satellite services to home and commercial audio systems, and products that provide access to the Internet radio services in the home without the personal computer. The company was formerly known as Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. and changed its name to Sirius XM Radio Inc. in August 2008. Sirius XM Radio Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in New York, New York..
WELLS FARGO & COMPANY (NYSE:WFC) - Wells Fargo & Company, through its subsidiaries, provides retail, commercial, and corporate banking services primarily in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Community Banking; Wholesale Banking; and Wealth, Brokerage, and Retirement. The Community Banking segment offers deposits, including checking, market rate, and individual retirement accounts; savings and time deposits; and debit cards. Its loan products comprise lines of credit, auto floor plans, equity lines and loans, equipment and transportation loans, education loans, residential mortgage loans, health savings accounts, and credit cards. This segment also provides equipment leases, real estate financing, small business administration financing, venture capital financing, cash management, payroll services, retirement plans, loans secured by autos, and merchant payment processing services; purchases sales finance contracts from retail merchants; and a family of funds, and investment management services. The Wholesale Banking segment offers commercial and corporate banking products and services, including commercial loans and lines of credit, letters of credit, asset-based lending, equipment leasing, international trade facilities, trade financing, collection services, foreign exchange services, treasury and investment management, institutional fixed-income sales, commodity and equity risk management, insurance, corporate trust fiduciary and agency services, and investment banking services. This segment also provides banking products for commercial real estate market, and real estate and mortgage brokerage services. The Wealth, Brokerage, and Retirement segment offers financial advisory, brokerage, and institutional retirement and trust services. As of December 31, 2010, the company served its customers through approximately 9,000 banking stores in 39 States and the District of Columbia. Wells Fargo & Company was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California..
NEWELL RUBBERMAID INCORPORATED (NYSE:NWL) - Newell Rubbermaid Inc. designs, manufactures, sources, packages, and distributes consumer and commercial products. It operates in three segments: Home & Family; Office Products; and Tools, Hardware & Commercial Products. The Home & Family segment offers infant and juvenile products, such as car seats, strollers, highchairs, and playards; gourmet cookware, bakeware, cutlery, small kitchen electrics, and kitchen gadgets and utensils; hair care accessories and grooming products; cabinet hardware, drapery hardware, and window treatments; and indoor/outdoor organization, food storage, and home storage products. The Office Products segment provides writing instruments, including markers, highlighters, pens, pencils, and fine writing instruments; office technology solutions, such as label makers and printers, interactive teaching solutions, card-scanning solutions, and on-line postage; and art and office organization products. The Tools, Hardware & Commercial Products segment offers hand tools, power tool accessories, industrial bandsaw blades, propane torches, and manual paint applicators; window hardware; and cleaning and refuse products, hygiene systems, and material handling solutions. The company markets its products under the brand names of Rubbermaid, Graco, Aprica, Levolor, Calphalon, Goody, Sharpie, Paper Mate, Dymo, Parker, Waterman, Irwin, Lenox, and Technical Concepts. It serves discount stores, home centers, warehouse clubs, office superstores, and commercial distributors. Newell Rubbermaid Inc. operates in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific. The company was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia..
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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