Feb 05, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
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 3940 companies with "abnormal" market making, 1596 companies with positive Friction Factors and 4014 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. BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION (NYSE:BAC), Sirius XM Radio Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI), AT&T Inc (NYSE:T), INTEL CORPORATION (NASDAQ:INTC), NVIDIA Corp (NASDAQ:NVDA), McGraw-Hill Companies Inc (NYSE:MHP). 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
BAC $-0.230 -1.96% 54,684,026 39.54% 44,890,918 32.46% 9,793,108 Abnormal
SIRI $-0.070 -2.17% 29,975,376 54.03% 25,501,694 45.97% 4,473,682 Abnormal
T $-0.290 -0.81% 10,961,860 38.94% 8,382,448 29.78% 2,579,412 Abnormal
INTC $-0.080 -0.37% 20,383,146 53.91% 17,313,697 45.79% 3,069,449 Abnormal
NVDA $-0.070 -0.58% 7,429,757 58.59% 5,238,910 41.31% 2,190,847 Abnormal
MHP $-8.050 -13.80% 6,849,159 36.64% 4,861,537 26.01% 1,987,622 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more buying than selling on Monday 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 BAC with 9,793,108 greater shares of buying than selling (NetVol) and the stock price was down $-0.23000. 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.
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION (NYSE:BAC) - Bank of America Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various banking and financial products and services to individual consumers, small-and middle-market businesses, institutional investors, corporations, and governments in the United States and internationally. The company s Deposits segment provides traditional savings accounts, money market savings accounts, CDs and IRAs, and noninterest-and interest-bearing checking accounts, as well as investment accounts and products. Its Card Services segment issues credit and debit cards in the United States providing a range of lending products, including co-branded and affinity products. The company s Consumer Real Estate Services segment offers a line of consumer real estate products and services comprising fixed and adjustable-rate first-lien mortgage loans for home purchase and refinancing needs, home equity lines of credit, and home equity loans. Its Global Commercial Banking segment provides a range of lending-related products and services, integrated working capital management, and treasury solutions to business banking and middle-market companies, commercial real estate firms, and governments. The company s Global Banking & Markets segment offers advisory services, financing, securities clearing, settlement, and custody services to institutional investor clients; debt and equity underwriting and distribution; merger-related and other advisory services; and risk management products. Its Global Wealth & Investment Management segment provides brokerage, banking, and retirement products; wealth structuring, investment management, trust and banking needs, and asset management services; and institutional and personal retirement solutions. As of May 12, 2012, the company served customers through a network of 5,700 banking centers, 17,750 ATMs, call centers, and online and mobile banking platforms. Bank of America Corporation was founded in 1874 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina..
Sirius XM Radio Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI) - Sirius XM Radio Inc. provides satellite radio services in the United States and Canada. The company broadcasts approximately 135 channels, including music, sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic, and weather channels on subscription fee basis through two satellite radio systems. It also offers music genres, such as rock, pop, and hip-hop, as well as dance, jazz, Latin, and classical music; advertising on non-music channels; and applications to allow consumers to access Internet services on mobile devices. In addition, the company sells satellite radios, components, and accessories; designs, establishes specifications, sources or specifies parts and components, and manages various aspects of the logistics and production of satellite and Internet radios; and licenses its technology to various electronics manufacturers to develop, manufacture, and distribute radios under various brands. Further, it provides music services for commercial establishments; satellite television services; Backseat TV, a service offering television content designed primarily for children in the backseat of vehicles; Travel Link, a suite of data services that include graphical weather, fuel prices, sports schedules and scores, and movie listings; and real-time traffic and weather services. The company s satellite radios are primarily distributed through automakers, retailers, and through its Website. As of October 3, 2012, it had 22.9 million subscribers. 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..
AT&T Inc (NYSE:T) - AT&T Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications services to consumers, businesses, and other providers worldwide. The company s Wireless segment offers wireless voice and data communication services, such as local wireless communications services, long-distance services, and roaming services. This segment also sells various handsets, wirelessly enabled computers, and personal computer wireless data cards; and accessories, including 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. Its Wireline segment provides data services comprising switched and dedicated transport, Internet access and network integration, U-verse services, and data equipment; businesses voice applications over IP-based networks; and digital subscriber lines, dial-up Internet access, private lines, managed Web-hosting services, packet services, enterprise networking services, and Wi-Fi services, as well as local, interstate, and international wholesale networking capacity to other service providers. This segment also offers voice services, such as local and long-distance, calling card, 1-800, conference calling, wholesale switched access, caller ID, call waiting, and voice mail services; and application management, security services, integration services, customer premises equipment, outsourcing, government-related services, and satellite video services. The company s Advertising Solutions segment publishes yellow and white pages directories; and sells directory advertising and Internet-based advertising and local search. In addition, the company provides customer information services. The company was formerly known as SBC Communications Inc. and changed its name to AT&T Inc. in November 2005. AT&T Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas..
INTEL CORPORATION (NASDAQ:INTC) - Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms primarily in the Asia-Pacific, the Americas, Europe, and Japan. The company offers microprocessors that process system data and controls other devices in the system; and chipsets, which sends data between the microprocessor and input, display, and storage devices, such as keyboard, mouse, monitor, hard drive or solid-state drive, and CD, DVD, or Blu-ray drives; system-on-chip products that integrate its processing functions with other system components, including graphics, audio, and video onto a single chip; wired network connectivity products; and wireless connectivity products. It also provides mobile phone components comprising baseband processors, radio frequency transceivers, and power management integrated circuits; and mobile phone platforms, such as Bluetooth wireless technology and GPS receivers, software solutions, customization, and interoperability tests. In addition, the company offers endpoint security, network and content security, risk and compliance, and consumer and mobile security software products for consumer, mobile, and corporate environments to protect systems from malicious virus attacks, as well as loss of data. Further, it develops and licenses embedded and mobile device software products that comprise operating systems, virtualization technologies, middleware, and development tools; and provides NAND flash memory products, which are used in solid-state drives, portable memory storage devices, digital camera memory cards, and other devices. The company markets its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and industrial and communications equipment manufacturers in the computing and communications industries. Intel Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Santa Clara, California..
NVIDIA Corp (NASDAQ:NVDA) - NVIDIA Corporation provides graphics chips for use in smartphones, personal computers (PC), tablets, and professional workstations markets worldwide. It operates in three segments: Graphic Processing Unit (GPU), Professional Solutions Business (PSB), and Consumer Products Business (CPB). The GPU segment offers GeForce discrete graphics and chipset products, which support desktop and notebook PC s, as well as sells flash memory products. The PSB segment provides Quadro professional workstation products and Tesla high-performance computing products to deliver high graphics performance and application compatibility for professionals in the manufacturing, entertainment, medical, science, and aerospace industries. The CPB segment offers Tegra system-on-chip products for smartphones, tablets, automotive infotainment systems, and other similar devices; and Icera baseband processors and radio frequency transceivers for mobile connectivity. This segment also licenses video game consoles and other digital consumer electronics devices. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, add-in-card and motherboard manufacturers, system builders, and consumer electronics companies. NVIDIA Corporation was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California..
McGraw-Hill Companies Inc (NYSE:MHP) - The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. provides information services for the financial, commodities and commercial, and education markets worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Standard & Poor s Ratings (S&P Ratings), S&P Capital IQ/S&P Indices, Commodities & Commercial (C&C), and McGraw-Hill Education (MHE). The S&P Ratings segment offers credit ratings, credit risk evaluations, and ratings-related information research to investors, corporations, governments, financial institutions, investment managers, and advisors. The S&P Capital IQ/S&P Indices segment provides comprehensive value-added financial data, information, indices, and research services for investment advisors, wealth managers, and institutional investors. The C&C segment offers information, insight, and analysis for professionals and corporate executives in the automotive, aerospace and defense, construction, and energy sectors, as well as for business and financial professionals, traders, investors, marketers, advertisers, and consumers. This segment consists of business to business companies, including such brands as Platts, J.D. Power and Associates, McGraw-Hill Construction, and Aviation Week. The MHE segment sells integrated digital e-learning platforms, textbooks, instructional resources, and digital and print products for the college and university, professional, international, and adult education markets. It also offers textbooks and supplemental materials in print, digital, and hybrid versions; and online and traditional assessment and reporting services to the pre-kindergarten, elementary, secondary, testing, supplemental, vocational, and post-secondary fields. The company serves its customers through digital data and information, integrated digital platforms, Websites, printed books, magazines, newsletters, and conferences and trade shows. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in New York, New York..
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