(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Tuesday. 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 Tuesday there were 4162 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2503 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2920 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. Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE), Flextronics International Ltd (NASDAQ:FLEX), Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK), Micron Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MU), Yahoo! Inc (NASDAQ:YHOO), Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA). 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
PFE $0.090 0.36% 8,932,097 29.53% 10,199,938 33.72% -1,267,841 Abnormal
FLEX $0.030 0.55% 1,016,077 32.55% 2,091,445 67.00% -1,075,368 Abnormal
MRK $0.100 0.23% 2,282,518 23.05% 3,844,636 38.82% -1,562,118 Abnormal
MU $0.100 1.68% 9,086,794 44.11% 11,487,392 55.76% -2,400,598 Abnormal
YHOO $0.440 2.37% 13,789,392 45.33% 16,371,361 53.82% -2,581,969 Abnormal
ZNGA $0.040 1.75% 7,011,364 39.02% 11,075,453 61.64% -4,064,089 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more selling than buying on Tuesday 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 PFE with 1,267,841 greater shares of selling than buying (NetVol) and the stock price was up $0.09000. 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.
Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) - Pfizer Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, offers prescription medicines for humans and animals worldwide. The company's Biopharmaceutical segments provides Lipitor for elevated LDL-cholesterol levels in the blood; Enbrel for rheumatoid arthritis, polyarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, plaque psoriasis, and ankylosing spondylitis; Lyrica for post-herpetic neuralgia, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, neuropathic pain, adjunctive treatment of epilepsy, and general anxiety disorder, as well as for use as an adjunctive therapy for adult patients with partial onset seizures; Prevnar/Prevenar for invasive pneumococcal disease; Celebrex for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, and acute pain; Viagra for erectile dysfunction; Xalabrands for reducing elevated eye pressure; Effexor XR for depressive, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, and panic disorders; and Norvasc for hypertension. It also offers Zyvox for gram-positive pathogens; Premarin for menopausal symptoms; Sutent for renal cell carcinoma; Geodon/Zeldox for schizophrenia; Detrol/Detrol LA for overactive bladder; Zosyn/Tazocin, an intravenous antibiotic; Genotropin for growth hormone deficiency; Vfend, an antifungal agent; and Protonix for gastroesophageal reflux disease; Chantix/Champix for aid smoking cessation; BeneFIX, ReFacto AF, and Xyntha for lifelong bleeding disorder; Caduet for cardiovascular events; Revatio for pulmonary arterial hypertension; Pristiq for depressive disorder; Aricept for Alzheimers disease; and Spiriva for breathing problems. The companys Diversified segment offers animal health products, such as vaccines, anti-infectives, anti-inflammatories, antiemetics, and parasiticides; consumer healthcare products, such as dietary supplements, pain management, respiratory, and personal care; nutrition products; and gelatin, liquid, softgel, non-animal, and fish gelatin capsules. Pfizer Inc. was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in New York, New York..
Flextronics International Ltd (NASDAQ:FLEX) - Flextronics International Ltd. provides design and electronics manufacturing services to original equipment manufacturers of a range of products in the infrastructure; mobile communication devices, computing, consumer digital devices, industrial, semiconductor capital equipment, clean technology, aerospace and defense, white goods, automotive and marine, and medical devices markets. Its services include printed circuit board and flexible circuit fabrication; systems assembly and manufacturing, including enclosures, testing services, materials procurement, and inventory management; logistics and after-sales services, such as product repair, re-manufacturing, and maintenance; design and engineering services that include contract design services and original design manufacturing services comprising user interface and industrial design, mechanical engineering and tooling design, electronic system design, and printed circuit board design services, as well as reverse logistics and technical support services. The company also provides various component product solutions, including display and touch solutions, optomechatronics, and power supplies. It has operations in Asia, the Americas, and Europe. The company was founded in 1990 and is based in Singapore, Singapore..
Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) - Merck & Co., Inc. provides various health solutions through its prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies, animal health, and consumer care products. The companys Pharmaceutical segment provides human health pharmaceutical products, such as therapeutic and preventive agents for the treatment of human disorders in the areas of bone, respiratory, immunology, dermatology, cardiovascular, diabetes and obesity, infectious diseases, neurosciences and ophthalmology, oncology, vaccines, and women's health and endocrine. This segment also offers human health vaccines, such as preventive pediatric, adolescent, and adult vaccines. Its Animal Health segment discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets animal health products. This segment offers antibiotics, anti-inflammatory products, vaccines, products for the treatment of fertility disorders, and parasiticides for cattle, swine, horses, poultry, dogs, cats, salmons, and fish. The Consumer Care segment develops, manufactures, and markets over-the-counter, foot care, and sun care products. Its over-the-counter product line includes non-drowsy antihistamines; treatment for occasional constipation; decongestant-free cold/flu medicine for people with high blood pressure; nasal decongestant spray; and treatment for frequent heartburn. This segments foot care products comprise topical antifungal, and foot and sneaker odor/wetness products; and sun care products include sun care lotions, sprays and dry oils; and sunburn relief products. The company serves drug wholesalers and retailers, hospitals, government agencies, physicians, physician distributors, veterinarians, animal producers, and managed health care providers, as well as food chain and mass merchandiser outlets in the United States and Canada. Merck & Co., Inc. was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey..
Micron Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MU) - Micron Technology, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and marketing of semiconductor devices worldwide. Its products include dynamic random access memory (DRAM) products that provide data storage and retrieval, which include DDR2 and DDR3; and other specialty DRAM memory products, including DDR, SDRAM, DDR and DDR2 mobile low power DRAM, pseudo-static RAM, and reduced latency DRAM. The company also offers NAND flash memory products, which are electrically re-writeable and non-volatile semiconductor devices that retain content when power is turned off. In addition, it provides NOR flash memory products that are electrically re-writeable and non-volatile semiconductor memory devices; phase change memory products; and image sensor products. Micron Technologys products are used in a range of electronic applications, including personal computers, workstations, network servers, mobile phones, flash memory cards, USB storage devices, digital still cameras, MP3/4 players, and in automotive applications. It sells its products to original equipment manufacturers and retailers through internal sales force, independent sales representatives, and distributors, as well as through a Web-based customer direct sales channel. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Boise, Idaho..
Yahoo! Inc (NASDAQ:YHOO) - Yahoo! Inc., together with its consolidated subsidiaries, operates as a digital media company that delivers personalized digital content and experiences, across devices and worldwide. The companys communications and communities offerings provide a range of communication and social services to users and small businesses across various devices and through its broadband Internet access partners. Its search and marketplaces offerings provide answers to users' information needs by delivering meaningful search, local, and listings experiences on the search results page and across Yahoo!. Yahoo!s marketplaces offerings and services enable users to research specific topics, products, services or areas of interest by reviewing and exchanging information, obtaining contact details or considering offers from providers of goods, services, or parties with similar interests. Its media properties and services engage users with relevant online content and services on the Web. The company also offers advertisers targeted solutions, insights about their customer base, and tools that leverage those insights for optimized program performance; marketing services to advertisers across a majority of Yahoo! Properties and Affiliate sites; display advertising, search advertising, listing-based services, and commerce-based transactions; and customized and relevant advertising. In addition, it provides software and platform offerings for third-party developers, advertisers, and publishers. Further, the company offers the display of graphical advertisements, text-based links to advertisers Web sites, and other sources. Additionally, it enables users to publish their content on any topic and distributes that content through its Web site and content partners. The company has strategic alliance with Samsung and Nokia. Yahoo! Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California..
Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) - .
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