(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 (bearish bias) in their stock prices. This means that there was more buying than selling in the stocks and their stock prices dropped. Sirius XM Radio Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI), Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS), Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F), Advanced Micro Devices Inc (NYSE:AMD), New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc (NYSE:EDU), Powershares Qqq Trust Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ). 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
SIRI $-0.040 -1.43% 51,164,303 51.38% 48,346,887 48.55% 2,817,416 Abnormal
GPS $-3.570 -10.34% 11,725,143 31.22% 9,913,349 26.39% 1,811,794 Abnormal
F $-0.130 -1.14% 15,126,832 40.92% 11,060,509 29.92% 4,066,323 Abnormal
AMD $-0.100 -4.24% 19,429,189 37.38% 16,961,441 32.63% 2,467,748 Abnormal
EDU $-2.150 -10.62% 4,578,931 41.90% 3,157,260 28.89% 1,421,671 Abnormal
QQQ $-0.070 -0.11% 21,946,995 47.75% 19,766,239 43.00% 2,180,756 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more buying than selling on Tuesday and their stock prices dropped. 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 SIRI with 2,817,416 greater shares of buying than selling (NetVol) and the stock price was down $-0.04000. This means the Market Makers were trading the stock in a way inconsistent with normal supply and demand (Economics 101); more buying than selling should cause prices to rise.
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..
Gap Inc (NYSE:GPS) - The Gap, Inc. operates as a specialty retailing company. The company offers apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, children, and babies under the Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Piperlime, and Athleta brand names. Its products include wardrobe basics, such as denim, khakis, and T-shirts; fashion apparel; casual apparel and accessories; maternity apparel; womens underwear, sleepwear, loungewear, and sports and active apparel; and shoes and accessories. The company also has franchise agreements with unaffiliated franchisees to operate stores in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East under the Gap and Banana Republic brand names. It operates approximately 3,246 company-operated and franchise store locations. The company operates company-operated stores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Japan, China, and Italy. In addition, it offers its products through catalogs, as well as through gap.com, oldnavy.com, bananarepublic.com, piperlime.com, and athleta.com Websites. The Gap, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is based in San Francisco, California..
Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F) - Ford Motor Company primarily develops, manufactures, distributes, and services vehicles and parts worldwide. It operates in two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector offers vehicles primarily under the Ford and Lincoln brand names. This sector markets cars, trucks, and parts through retail dealers in North America, and through distributors and dealers outside of North America. It also sells cars and trucks to dealers for sale to fleet customers, including daily rental car companies, commercial fleet customers, leasing companies, and governments. In addition, this sector provides retail customers with a range of after-sale vehicle services and products in the areas, such as maintenance and light repair, heavy repair, collision repair, vehicle accessories, and extended service contracts under the Ford Service, Lincoln Service, Ford Custom Accessories, Ford Extended Service Plan, and Motorcraft brand names. The Financial Services sector offers various automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers. It offers retail financing, which includes retail installment contracts for new and used vehicles; direct financing leases; wholesale financing products that comprise loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; loans to dealers to finance working capital, purchase real estate dealership, and/or make improvements to dealership facilities; and other financing products, as well as provides insurance services. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan..
Advanced Micro Devices Inc (NYSE:AMD) - Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. operates as a semiconductor company in the United States, Japan, China, and Europe. Its microprocessors for server platforms include multi-core AMD Opteron processors; notebook PC platforms consist of the AMD Dual-Core Accelerated Processor E-350, AMD Dual-Core Accelerated Processor C-50, AMD Phenom II Dual-Core Mobile Processor, AMD Phenom II Quad-Core Mobile Processor, AMD Turion X2 Mobile Processor, AMD Turion II Mobile Processor, AMD Turion II Ultra Mobile Processor, AMD Turion Neo X2 Mobile Processor, AMD Athlon II processor, AMD Athlon Neo processor, AMD Athlon Neo X2 Dual-Core processor, and the Mobile AMD Sempron processor products; and desktop PC platforms comprise AMD Phenom II, AMD Phenom, AMD Athlon II, AMD Athlon X2, AMD Athlon, and AMD Sempron processors. It also provides embedded processor products for vendors in industrial controls, digital signage, point of sale/self-service kiosks, medical imaging, set-top box, and casino gaming machines, as well as enterprise class telecommunications, networking, security, storage systems and thin-clients, or computers. In addition, the company offers chipset products, including integrated graphics processor chipsets and discrete chipsets for desktop and notebook PCs, professional workstations, and servers. Further, it provides graphic products consisting of 3D graphics, and video and multimedia products for use in desktop and notebook computers, such as home media PCs, professional workstations, and servers, as well as technology for game consoles. The company's graphics products comprise discrete desktop graphics, discrete notebook graphics, professional graphics, FireStream processors, and game consoles. It serves original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, system builders, and independent distributors through direct sales force, independent distributors, and sales representatives. The company was founded in 1969 and is based in Sunnyvale, California..
New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc (NYSE:EDU) - New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. provides private educational services primarily in the Peoples Republic of China. It offers a range of educational programs, services, and products consisting primarily of English and other foreign language training; test preparation courses for admissions and assessment tests; primary and secondary school education; development and distribution of educational content; software and other technology; and online education. The companys language training courses primarily consist of various types of English language training courses, and other foreign languages, including German, Japanese, French, Korean, and Spanish. It offers test preparation courses for language and entrance exams used by educational institutions in the United States, the Peoples Republic of China, and commonwealth countries. The company also operates primary and secondary schools in Yangzhou. In addition, New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc develops and edits content for educational materials for language training and test preparation, such as books, software, CD-ROMs, magazines, and other periodicals. It distributes these materials through various distribution channels consisting of own classrooms and bookstores, as well as third-party distributors. Further, the company offers various online education programs on its Web site koolearn.com. Additionally, it provides consulting services to help students through the application and admission process for overseas educational institutions, as well as post-secondary educational programs to help students seek career opportunities. The company offers educational services under the New Oriental brand name. As of May 31, 2009, it offered education programs, services, and products through a network of 48 schools, 222 learning centers, and 24 bookstores. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Beijing, the Peoples Republic of China..
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