(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Monday. 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 Monday there were 3833 companies with "abnormal" market making, 4271 companies with positive Friction Factors and 1506 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the highest net sell volume on Monday 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. Verisign Inc (NASDAQ:VRSN), SOUTHERN COMPANY (THE) (NYSE:SO), Chimera Investment Corp (NYSE:CIM), NII Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:NIHD), Daulton Capital Corp (OTC:DUCP), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). 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
VRSN $-0.290 -0.71% 1,618,938 43.27% 2,229,621 59.59% -610,683 -21,058
SO $-0.040 -0.10% 1,260,179 24.43% 1,925,927 37.33% -665,748 -166,437
CIM $-0.050 -1.88% 2,171,568 29.37% 2,907,974 39.33% -736,406 -147,281
NIHD $-0.170 -3.25% 2,508,337 44.22% 3,153,160 55.59% -644,823 -37,931
DUCP $-0.016 -34.44% 107,000 9.31% 1,041,700 90.69% -934,700 -603,032
FB $-0.660 -2.80% 41,352,697 48.73% 43,016,686 50.69% -1,663,989 -25,212
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 VRSN down $-0.29000 with a Friction Factor of -21,058 and a Net Volume of -610,683. That means that it takes 21,058 more shares of selling than buying to drop VRSN by one penny. On Monday the Market Makers allowed the stock to move down on heavier selling than buying (low negative friction).
Verisign Inc (NASDAQ:VRSN) - VeriSign, Inc. provides Internet infrastructure services to various networks worldwide. It operates in two segments, Naming Services and Other Services. The Naming Services segment provides registry services and network intelligence and availability (NIA) Services. The registry services operate the authoritative directory of various .com, .net, .cc, .tv, .name domain names, as well as the back-end systems for various .jobs and .edu domain names. The NIA services provide infrastructure assurance to organizations, including VeriSign iDefense Security Intelligence Service (iDefense), Managed Domain Name System Services (Managed DNS), and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) mitigation. The Other Services segment comprises content portal services. VeriSign, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia..
SOUTHERN COMPANY (THE) (NYSE:SO) - Southern Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as a utility company that provides electric service in the southeastern United States. The company generates, transmits, and distributes electricity through coal, nuclear, oil and gas, and hydro resources. It offers electric service primarily in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi; and serves approximately 4.4 million retail customers with approximately 42,000 megawatts of generating capacity. Southern Company also constructs, acquires, owns, and manages generation assets and sells electricity in the wholesale market. Its transmission assets include 27,000 miles of transmission lines and 3,400 substations. The company also provides digital wireless communications, such as push to talk, cellular service, text messaging, wireless Internet access, and wireless data to approximately 300,000 subscribers in the southeast; and wholesale fiber optic solutions to telecommunication providers under the name Southern Telecom. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia..
Chimera Investment Corp (NYSE:CIM) - Chimera Investment Corporation, a real estate investment trust, invests in residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS), residential mortgage loans, real estate-related securities, asset backed securities (ABS), and various other asset classes in the United States. It invests in agency and non-agency RMBS; whole mortgage loans comprising prime, jumbo prime, and Alt-A mortgage loans; and ABS, including debt and equity tranches of CDOs, consumer and non-consumer ABS, and commercial mortgage backed securities. The company has elected to be treated as a REIT for federal income tax purposes and would not be subject to income tax, if it distributes at least 90% of its REIT taxable income to its share holders. Chimera Investment Corporation was incorporated in 2007 and is based in New York, New York..
NII Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:NIHD) - NII Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides wireless communication services to businesses and individuals primarily in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, and Chile. Its services include mobile telephone services comprising various calling features, such as speakerphone, conference calling, voice-mail, call forwarding, and additional line service; and Nextel Direct Connect service, which allows subscribers anywhere on its network to talk to each other on a push-to-talk basis, private one-to-one call, or on a group call. The company also offers International Direct Connect service, which allows subscribers to communicate with its subscribers in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Chile, the United States, and Canada. In addition, it provides various services, such as text messaging; mobile Internet; e-mail services; location-based services, which include the use of global positioning system technologies, digital media services, and Java enabled business applications; and international roaming services. Further, the company offers two-way radio service. NII Holdings, Inc. provides its products and services under the Nextel brand name. The company sells its products and services through direct sales representatives, indirect sales agents, telesales, Nextel retail stores, shopping center kiosks, and Web site. It was formerly known as Nextel International, Inc. and changed its name to NII Holdings, Inc. in December 2001. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Reston, Virginia..
Daulton Capital Corp (OTC:DUCP) - Daulton Capital Corporation engages in the exploration and development of precious and base metals, as well as oil and gas opportunities. It also explores for gold. The company holds interest in the Balarat Project located in the Yukon Territory, Canada. In addition, it owns interests in six oil wells located in Pawnee County, Oklahoma. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Calgary, Canada..
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) - Facebook, Inc. operates as a social networking company worldwide. The company builds tools that enable users to connect, share, discover, and communicate with each other; enables developers to build social applications on Facebook or to integrate their Websites with Facebook; and offers products that enable advertisers and marketers to engage with its users. As of February 2, 2012, it had 845 million monthly users and 443 million daily users. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California..
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