(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 4194 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2650 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2786 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. AT&T Inc (NYSE:T), Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL), Yahoo! Inc (NASDAQ:YHOO), Vicor Technologies Inc (OTC:VCRT), Firesteel Resources Inc (NASDAQ:FTR), Recovery Energy Inc (NASDAQ:RECV). 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
T $-0.040 -0.12% 6,845,691 23.50% 9,707,639 33.32% -2,861,948 -715,487
AAPL $-37.850 -6.57% 17,225,140 46.81% 19,232,226 52.26% -2,007,086 -530
YHOO $-0.040 -0.21% 10,918,735 44.45% 12,965,379 52.78% -2,046,644 -511,661
VCRT $-0.033 -81.25% 30,000 1.08% 2,747,400 98.92% -2,717,400 -836,123
FTR $-0.080 -1.67% 11,004,167 40.90% 15,815,752 58.78% -4,811,585 -601,448
RECV $-0.170 -8.71% 685,593 20.10% 2,719,384 79.71% -2,033,791 -119,635
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 T down $-0.04000 with a Friction Factor of -715,487 and a Net Volume of -2,861,948. That means that it takes 715,487 more shares of selling than buying to drop T by one penny. On Monday the Market Makers allowed the stock to move down on heavier selling than buying (low negative friction).
AT&T Inc (NYSE:T) - AT&T Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides telecommunication services to consumers, businesses, and other service providers worldwide. Its Wireless segment offers wireless voice communication services, including local wireless communications service, long-distance service, and roaming services. This segment also sells various handsets, wirelessly enabled computers, and personal computer wireless data cards; and accessories comprising carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers and, other items. This segment sells its products through its own stores, or through agents or third party retail stores. The companys Wireline segment provides voice services, including local and long-distance services, calling card, 1-800 services, conference calling, wholesale switched access service, caller ID, call waiting, and voice mail services; and application management, security service, integration services, customer premises equipment, outsourcing, government-related services, and satellite video services. This segment also offers data services, such as switched and dedicated transport, Internet access and network integration, data equipment, and U-verse services; high-speed connections comprising private lines, packet, dedicated Internet, and enterprise networking services, as well as DSL/broadband, dial-up Internet access, and WiFi products; businesses voice applications over IP-based networks; and local, interstate, and international wholesale networking capacity to other service providers. In addition, its Advertising solutions segment publishes yellow and white pages directories; and sells directory advertising and Internet-based advertising and local search. The company was formerly known as SBC Communications Inc. and changed its name to AT&T Inc. in November 2005 as a result of merger with AT&T Corp. AT&T Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in Dallas, Texas..
Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) - Apple Inc., together with subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers, mobile communication and media devices, and portable digital music players, as well as sells related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications worldwide. The company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, retail stores, direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, resellers, and value-added resellers. In addition, it sells third-party Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iPod compatible products, including application software, printers, storage devices, speakers, headphones, and other accessories and peripherals through its online and retail stores; and digital content and applications through the iTunes Store. The company sells its products to consumer, small and mid-sized business, education, enterprise, government, and creative markets. As of September 25, 2010, it had 317 retail stores, including 233 stores in the United States and 84 stores internationally. The company, formerly known as Apple Computer, Inc., was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Cupertino, 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..
Vicor Technologies Inc (OTC:VCRT) - Vicor Technologies, Inc., a medical diagnostics company, engages in the development of diagnostic and therapeutic products in the United States. Its diagnostic products are based on the companys patented PD2i algorithm, which is used to predict future pathological events, such as fatal cardiac arrhythmias, imminent death, and autonomic nervous system dysfunction. The company develops its therapeutic products by using a drug discovery platform, which focuses on naturally occurring biomolecules derived from state-dependent physiologies, such as hibernation. Vicor Technologies products include the PD2i Cardiac Analyzer that risk stratifies patients into those at high or low risk of suffering a fatal arrhythmic event, or sudden cardiac death within a six to twelve-month time frame; and PD2i-VS, which is used to assess the severity of injury of critically injured combat casualties to determine the need for an immediate life saving intervention in those trauma victims who are at high risk of imminent death. The companys products also comprise PD2i-Analyzer to diagnose diabetic autonomic neuropathy; and PD2iOR/ICU to utilize a change in the PD2i value as an early warning to surgeons and anesthesiologists of a sharply deteriorating condition in a patient during surgery and also facilitate the assessment of ICU patients being discharged to a step-down unit. It markets its products through in-house sale force and independent distributors to clinical cardiologists, electrophysiologists, family practitioners, and endocrinologists. Vicor Technologies has a collaboration agreement with University of Rochester and the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, as well as an original equipment manufacturing agreement with Nasiff Associates Inc. to integrate its PD2i software into Nasiff's Cardio Card ECG. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Boca Raton, Florida..
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..
Recovery Energy Inc (NASDAQ:RECV) - Recovery Energy Inc., a development stage independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, drilling, and production of oil and natural gas properties and prospects in the United States. It holds interests in approximately 20,800 gross leasehold acres. The company is based in Denver, Colorado..
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