(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 4166 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2526 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2967 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the highest net buy volume on Tuesday and lowest price Friction (bullish). This means that there was more buying than selling in the stocks and their stock prices rose faster with less Friction. Sprint Nextel Corp (NYSE:S), INTEL CORPORATION (NASDAQ:INTC), Yahoo! Inc (NASDAQ:YHOO), MEMC Electronic Materials Inc (NYSE:WFR), Novatel Wireless Inc (NASDAQ:NVTL), Firesteel Resources Inc (NASDAQ:FTR). 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
S $0.010 0.18% 13,222,415 40.58% 8,559,600 26.27% 4,662,815 4,662,815
INTC $0.070 0.38% 23,189,156 52.19% 20,221,717 45.51% 2,967,439 423,920
YHOO $0.180 0.93% 15,118,676 51.80% 13,612,561 46.64% 1,506,115 83,673
WFR $0.130 5.13% 4,589,827 37.69% 3,636,098 29.86% 953,729 73,364
NVTL $0.090 7.44% 3,332,274 84.49% 604,645 15.33% 2,727,629 303,070
FTR $0.060 1.22% 3,990,708 57.11% 2,942,628 42.11% 1,048,080 174,680
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above have high net dollar gains (Change) and very 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 S with a Net Buy Volume of 4,662,815 shares and a Friction Factor of 4,662,815 shares. That means that it takes 4,662,815 more shares of buying than selling to move S higher by one penny. This means the Market Makers are allowing the stock to move up higher as of Tuesday (lower friction). And with one of the highest Net Buy Volumes, the combination of low friction and high net buy volume is bullish.
Sprint Nextel Corp (NYSE:S) - Sprint Nextel Corporation, through its subsidiaries, offers wireless and wireline communications products and services to individual consumers, businesses, government subscribers, and resellers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The companys Wireless segment provides data transmission services, including mobile productivity applications, such as Internet access, messaging, and email services; wireless photo and video offerings; location-based capabilities comprising asset and fleet management, dispatch services, and navigation tools; and mobile entertainment applications; and local and long distance wireless voice services, voicemail, call waiting, three-way calling, caller identification, directory assistance, and call forwarding services. This segment also provides customized design, development, implementation, and support services for wireless services provided to large companies and government agencies, as well as sells accessories, such as carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers, and other devices and accessories to subscribers, agents, and other third-party distributors for resale. The companys Wireline segment offers voice and data communications, including domestic and international data communications using various protocols, such as multiprotocol label switching technologies, IP, managed network services, voice over Internet protocol, session initiated protocol, and traditional voice services, as well as offers wholesale voice local and long distance services. This segment markets and sells its services primarily through direct sales representatives. The company offers its wireless and wireline voice and data transmission services under the Sprint, Nextel, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, Assurance Wireless, and Common Cents. Sprint Nextel Corporation was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas..
INTEL CORPORATION (NASDAQ:INTC) - Intel Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of integrated circuits for computing and communications industries worldwide. It offers microprocessor products used in notebooks, netbooks, desktops, servers, workstations, storage products, embedded applications, communications products, consumer electronics devices, and handhelds. The company also provides system on chip products that integrate its core processing functionalities with other system components, such as graphics, audio, and video, onto a single chip. In addition, it offers chipset products that send data between the microprocessor and input, display, and storage devices, including keyboard, mouse, monitor, hard drive, and CD, DVD, or Blu-ray drives; motherboards designed for desktop, server, and workstation platforms, and that has connectors for attaching devices to the bus; and wired and wireless connectivity products consisting of network adapters and embedded wireless cards used to translate and transmit data across networks. Further, the company provides NAND flash memory products primarily used in portable memory storage devices, digital camera memory cards, and solid-state drives; software products comprising operating systems, middleware, and tools used to develop, run, and manage various enterprise, consumer, embedded, and handheld devices; and software development tools that enable the creation of applications. Additionally, it develops computing platforms, which are integrated hardware and software computing technologies designed to offer an optimized solution. The company sells its products principally to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, PC components and other products users, and other manufacturers of industrial and communications equipment. It has a strategic alliance with Scientific Conservation Inc. Intel Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Santa Clara, California..
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..
MEMC Electronic Materials Inc (NYSE:WFR) - MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of silicon wafers for the semiconductor industry worldwide. Its wafers are used as the starting material for the manufacture of various types of semiconductor devices, including microprocessor, memory, logic, and power devices. The company operates in three segments: Semiconductor Materials, Solar Materials, and Solar Energy. The Semiconductor Materials segment offers prime polished wafers, such as OPTIA and annealed products; epitaxial wafers consisting of thin silicon layer grown on the polished surface of the wafer; test/monitor wafers for testing semiconductor fabrication lines and processes; and silicon-on-insulator wafers used for the chip making process. The Solar Materials segment provides solar wafers that are used as the starting material for crystalline solar cells. The Solar Energy segment offers solar energy services that integrate the design, installation, financing, monitoring, operations, and maintenance portions of the downstream solar market. As of December 31, 2010, it interconnected approximately 393 solar power system systems representing 267 megawatt of solar energy generating capacity. In addition, the company develops and sells photovoltaic energy solutions. Its customers comprise semiconductor device manufacturers, including the memory, microprocessor, and ASIC manufacturers; and foundries, solar cell and module manufacturers, and flat panel display producers and other industries. The company also serves commercial customers, such as large, national retail chains, and real estate property management firms; federal, state, and municipal governments; and utilities. It markets its solar energy generation, monitoring, and maintenance services through a direct sales force, as well as through solar channel partners. The company was founded in 1984 and is based in St. Peters, Missouri..
Novatel Wireless Inc (NASDAQ:NVTL) - Novatel Wireless, Inc. provides wireless broadband access solutions for the mobile communications market worldwide. The company primarily offers third generation (3G) products. It provides intelligent mobile hotspots, which offer WLAN and WWAN wireless connectivity to up to five users simultaneously from a range of devices, including notebook computers, music players, and digital cameras, as well as a platform to host software applications under the MiFi brand name; and embedded PCI express mini card modems that are designed for integration into multiple laptop platforms and other wireless devices under the Expedite brand name. The company also offers USB modems, which provide wireless connectivity to desktop and other fixed computing devices, as well as to laptop PCs and other portable computing devices; and Merlin wireless PC card and expresscard modems that offer mobile subscribers with high-speed wireless access to data, including corporate, public, and personal information through Internet and enterprise networks. In addition, it provides MobiLink Mobile Communications software suite, an application that enables a user to access to connectivity features, such as SMS, multimedia messaging, and virtual private networking. The company serves wireless operators, laptop PC and other original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and various companies in other vertical markets. It has strategic relationships with Alcatel-Lucent, Dell, QUALCOMM, Sprint PCS, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile, Vodafone, and Telefonica. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in San Diego, California..
Firesteel Resources Inc (NASDAQ:FTR) - Frontier Communications Corporation, a communications company, provides regulated and unregulated voice, data, and video services to residential, business, and wholesale customers in the United States. It offers local and long distance voice services, including basic telephone wireline services to residential and business customers; switched access services that allow other carriers to use the facilities to originate and terminate their long distance voice and data traffic; and directory services that provide white and yellow page directories for residential and business listings. The company also provides data and Internet services, which include residential services comprising high-speed Internet, dial up Internet, portal and e-mail products, and hard drive back-up services; and commercial and carriers services, such as metro Ethernet; dedicated Internet; Internet protocol, optical, multiprotocol label switching, and TDM data transport services. In addition, it offers direct broadcast satellite services and fiber optic video services, as well as provides online access to video content, entertainment, and news available on the worldwide Web through its Web site myfitv.com. The company was formerly known as Citizens Communications Company and changed its name to Frontier Communications Corporation in July 2008. Frontier Communications Corporation was founded in 1927 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut..
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