(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 4008 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3420 companies with positive Friction Factors and 1933 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. Nokia Oyj (NYSE:NOK), General Electric Co (NYSE:GE), CISCO SYSTEMS INCORPORATED (NASDAQ:CSCO), CenturyLink Inc (NYSE:CTL), Adobe Systems Inc (NASDAQ:ADBE), Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI). 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
NOK $0.040 1.18% 10,340,375 26.07% 14,962,312 37.72% -4,621,937 Abnormal
GE $0.150 0.64% 10,669,206 27.42% 14,521,262 37.31% -3,852,056 Abnormal
CSCO $0.160 0.73% 11,422,755 46.58% 13,053,514 53.23% -1,630,759 Abnormal
CTL $0.330 0.96% 1,280,795 12.75% 7,638,999 76.06% -6,358,204 Abnormal
ADBE $1.680 4.12% 4,523,500 42.20% 6,127,925 57.17% -1,604,425 Abnormal
ATVI $0.210 1.50% 3,027,780 30.99% 6,741,558 68.99% -3,713,778 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 NOK with 4,621,937 greater shares of selling than buying (NetVol) and the stock price was up $0.04000. 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.
Nokia Oyj (NYSE:NOK) - Nokia Corporation provides telecommunications infrastructure hardware, software, and services worldwide. The company offers smart phones and smart devices; and feature phones, and related services and applications. It provides feature phones and smart phones under the Nokia brand; and mobile devices under the Vertu name. The company also develops a range of location-based products and services for consumers; platform services and local commerce services for device manufacturers, application developers, Internet services providers, merchants, and advertisers; and digital map information, and related location-based content and services for mobile navigation devices, automotive navigation systems, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. In addition, it provides Flexi Multiradio base station, a software defined radio that supports global system for mobile communications, as well as third generation mobile communications and long-term evolution radio technologies with common Internet protocol/Ethernet, optical, or microwave transport; base station controllers; and related software. Further, the company offers network planning, optimizing, and managing services; software and hardware maintenance, proactive and multi-vendor care, and competence development services; network implementation; and consultation and systems integration services. Additionally, it provides products for subscriber customer care automation, network and resource management, device and data management, network and service assurance, reporting and analytics, charging and billing, identity and campaign management, and inventory management; mediation and service brokerage; and mobile browsing, messaging, multi screen television, and location-based services, as well as a voice as a service solution for virtualized services in a private cloud environment. Nokia Corporation was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland..
General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) - General Electric Company operates as a technology and financial services company worldwide. The company s Energy Infrastructure segment offers wind turbines; gas and steam turbines and generators; integrated gasification combined cycle systems; aircraft engine derivatives; nuclear reactors, fuel, and support services; oil and gas extraction and mining motors and control systems; aftermarket services; water treatment solutions; power conversion infrastructure technology and services; and integrated electrical equipment and systems. This segment also provides surface and subsea drilling and production systems, equipment for floating production platforms, compressors, turbines, turboexpanders, high pressure reactors, and industrial power generation and auxiliary equipment, as well as pipeline integrity, measurement, inspection, monitoring, and radiation measurement solutions to the oil and gas industry. Its Aviation segment offers jet engines, turboprop and turbo shaft engines, related replacement parts, and aerospace systems and equipment for use in military and commercial aircraft; and maintenance, component repair, and overhaul services. The company s Healthcare segment provides medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, disease research, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, and remote diagnostic and repair services. Its Transportation segment provides drive technology solutions to various industries, including railroad, transit, mining, oil and gas, power generation, and marine. The company s Home and Business Solutions segment provides home appliances; lighting products; and plant automation, hardware, software, and embedded computing systems. Its GE Capital segment offers commercial loans and leases, fleet management, financial programs, home loans, credit cards, personal loans, and other financial services. The company was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut..
CISCO SYSTEMS INCORPORATED (NASDAQ:CSCO) - Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet protocol (IP) based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industries worldwide. It offers switching products, including fixed-configuration and modular switches, and storage products that provide connectivity to end users, workstations, IP phones, access points, and servers, as well as function as aggregators on local-area networks and wide-area networks; and routers that interconnects public and private IP networks for mobile, data, voice, and video applications. The company also provides set-top boxes; cable modem CPE products, such as data, EMTA, and gateways; cable modem termination systems products; videoscape software products; and headend equipment, which include encoders, decoders, and transcoders. In addition, it offers collaboration products comprising IP phones, call center and messaging products, unified communications infrastructure products, and Web-based collaborative offerings, as well as telepresence systems that integrates voice, video, data, and mobile applications on fixed and mobile networks; and security products consisting of firewall, intrusion prevention, remote access, virtual private networks, unified clients, network admission control, Web gateways, and email gateways, which deliver identity, network, and content security solutions for mobile, collaborative, and cloud-enabled businesses. Further, the company provides wireless products, such as wireless access points, controllers, antennas, and integrated management solutions; data center products, which include blade and rack servers, fabric interconnects, and server access virtualization; and home networking and other networking products. Additionally, it offers technical support services; and responsive, preventive, and consultative support services for its technologies. Cisco Systems, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California..
CenturyLink Inc (NYSE:CTL) - CenturyLink, Inc. operates as an integrated telecommunications company in the United States. The company provides local and long-distance, network access, private line, public access, broadband, data, managed hosting, colocation, wireless, and video services to consumers and businesses. It offers video entertainment services under the CenturyLink Prism TV and DIRECTV brands. CenturyLink also provides data, voice, and managed services to enterprise, government, and wholesale customers in local, national, and select international markets through its fiber optic network and data centers. In addition, it provides network services, cloud infrastructure, and hosted information technology solutions for enterprises. CenturyLink sells its products through direct sales representatives, inbound call centers, local retail stores, telemarketing, and third parties. It has strategic partnership with DIRECTV and Verizon Wireless. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Monroe, Louisiana..
Adobe Systems Inc (NASDAQ:ADBE) - Adobe Systems Incorporated operates as a diversified software company worldwide. It offers a line of software and services used by creative professionals, marketers, knowledge workers, application developers, enterprises, and consumers. The company s Creative and Interactive Solutions segment focuses on delivering a professional line of integrated tools for a range of design and publishing, and developer tasks. Its Digital Media Solutions segment offers professional imaging and video products. Adobe Systems Incorporated s Knowledge Worker segment focuses on the needs of knowledge worker customers, providing applications and services to assist them share information and collaborate. This segment provides Acrobat family of products, such as Adobe Acrobat.com, Adobe Acrobat Standard, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Acrobat Pro Extended, Adobe Acrobat Suite, Adobe CreatePDF, Adobe SendNow, and Adobe Reader, as well as EchoSign to electronically sign documents through a cloud-based service. Its Enterprise segment offers server-based customer experience management solutions to enterprise and government customers. This segment provides Adobe Connect, Day, and LiveCycle lines of products. The company s Omniture segment provides Web analytics and online business optimization products, solutions, and services to manage and enhance online, offline, and multi-channel marketing initiatives. Its Print and Publishing segment addresses market opportunities ranging from the various publishing needs of technical and business publishing to its legacy type and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) printing businesses. The company distributes its products through a network of distributors, value-added resellers, systems integrators, independent software vendors, retailers, and OEMs, as well as through its Website adobe.com. Adobe Systems Incorporated was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in San Jose, California..
Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) - Activision Blizzard, Inc. publishes online, personal computer (PC), console, handheld, and mobile interactive entertainment worldwide. It develops and publishes PC-based computer games and maintains its proprietary online-game related service, Battle.net. The company also develops, markets, and sells role-playing action and strategy PC-based computer games, as well as online subscription-based games in the massively multiplayer online role-playing game category. In addition, it provides warehousing, logistical, and sales distribution services to third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software and hardware products. The company markets its products to direct mass-market retailers, consumer electronics stores, discount warehouses, and game specialty stores through direct-to-retail basis, third-party distribution, and licensing arrangements, as well as digital online delivery methods. Activision Blizzard, Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California. Activision Blizzard, Inc. is a subsidiary of Vivendi S.A..
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