Feb 01, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Thursday. 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 Thursday there were 4002 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2803 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2471 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with Abnormal Price Friction (bullish bias) in their stock prices. This means that there was more selling than buying in the stocks and their stock prices rose. Boston Scientific Corp (NYSE:BSX), Online Resources Corp (NASDAQ:ORCC), General Electric Co (NYSE:GE), CISCO SYSTEMS INCORPORATED (NASDAQ:CSCO), Hewlett-Packard Co (NYSE:HPQ), Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F). 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
BSX $0.160 2.19% 10,278,084 29.09% 13,169,977 37.28% -2,891,893 Abnormal
ORCC $1.710 81.43% 4,728,523 28.92% 11,624,073 71.08% -6,895,550 Abnormal
GE $0.080 0.36% 8,963,669 26.95% 12,646,275 38.02% -3,682,606 Abnormal
CSCO $0.110 0.53% 12,156,866 41.58% 17,032,196 58.25% -4,875,330 Abnormal
HPQ $0.110 0.70% 4,921,775 24.36% 8,338,919 41.28% -3,417,144 Abnormal
F $0.030 0.23% 19,860,500 30.62% 24,491,850 37.76% -4,631,350 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more selling than buying on Thursday and their stock prices rose. 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 BSX with 2,891,893 greater shares of selling than buying (NetVol) and the stock price was up $0.16000. This means the Market Makers were trading the stock in a way inconsistent with normal supply and demand (Economics 101); more selling than buying should cause prices to drop.
Boston Scientific Corp (NYSE:BSX) - Boston Scientific Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices used in various interventional medical specialties worldwide. The company offers interventional cardiology products, including coronary stent systems used in the treatment of coronary artery disease; coronary revascularization products, such as balloon catheters, rotational atherectomy systems, guide wires, guide catheters, embolic protection devices, and diagnostic catheters used in percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty; intraluminal ultrasound imaging catheters and systems for use in coronary arteries and heart chambers, as well as peripheral vessels; and structural heart therapy systems. It also provides cardiac rhythm management devices consisting of implantable cardioverter defibrillator, and implantable pacemaker systems that monitor the heart and deliver electricity to treat cardiac abnormalities; endoscopy products, such as devices to treat diseases of the digestive and pulmonary systems; and peripheral interventions to treat patients with peripheral diseases. In addition, the company offers devices comprising mid-urethral sling products, sling materials, graft materials, pelvic floor reconstruction kits, and suturing devices to treat urinary stone disease, stress urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and excessive uterine bleeding. Further, it provides neuromodulation products used for the management of chronic pain; and medical technologies used in the diagnosis and treatment of rate and rhythm disorders of the heart, such as frequency (RF) generators, steerable RF ablation catheters, intracardiac ultrasound catheters, diagnostic catheters, delivery sheaths, and other accessories. Additionally, it offers implantable devices that monitor the heart and deliver electricity to treat cardiac abnormalities; and implantable pacemaker systems used to manage slow or irregular heart rhythms. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts..
Online Resources Corp (NASDAQ:ORCC) - Online Resources Corporation develops and supplies its proprietary Digital Payment Framework to enable ePayment choices between consumers and financial institutions, creditors, and billers in the United States. The company offers Web-based bill payment services, account presentation, and remittance services for financial institution clients; a suite of consumer payment options, including acceptance of payments made by credit card, signature debit card, automated clearing house, PIN-less debit, flexible payment scheduling, convenience payments, bill presentment, and other payment and collection services, as well as Web-based collections support for biller clients; and services that enable credit card clients to schedule either one-time or recurring payments to the provider. It also provides online banking and account presentation services to financial institutions and card issuers. These services provide a set of online capabilities that allow end users to view transaction histories and account balances; review and retrieve current and past statements; transfer funds and balances; initiate or schedule either one-time or recurring payments; access and maintain account information; and perform various self-service administrative functions. In addition, the company offers customer care and consumer marketing services; professional services; and third-party services. Online Resources Corporation was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia..
General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) - General Electric Company operates as a technology and financial services company worldwide. The company s Energy Infrastructure segment offers wind turbines; gas and steam turbines and generators; integrated gasification combined cycle systems; aircraft engine derivatives; nuclear reactors, fuel, and support services; oil and gas extraction and mining motors and control systems; aftermarket services; water treatment solutions; power conversion infrastructure technology and services; and integrated electrical equipment and systems. This segment also provides surface and subsea drilling and production systems, equipment for floating production platforms, compressors, turbines, turboexpanders, high pressure reactors, and industrial power generation and auxiliary equipment, as well as pipeline integrity, measurement, inspection, monitoring, and radiation measurement solutions to the oil and gas industry. Its Aviation segment offers jet engines, turboprop and turbo shaft engines, related replacement parts, and aerospace systems and equipment for use in military and commercial aircraft; and maintenance, component repair, and overhaul services. The company s Healthcare segment provides medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, disease research, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, and remote diagnostic and repair services. Its Transportation segment provides drive technology solutions to various industries, including railroad, transit, mining, oil and gas, power generation, and marine. The company s Home and Business Solutions segment provides home appliances; lighting products; and plant automation, hardware, software, and embedded computing systems. Its GE Capital segment offers commercial loans and leases, fleet management, financial programs, home loans, credit cards, personal loans, and other financial services. The company was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut..
CISCO SYSTEMS INCORPORATED (NASDAQ:CSCO) - Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet protocol (IP) based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industries worldwide. It offers switching products, including fixed-configuration and modular switches, and storage products that provide connectivity to end users, workstations, IP phones, access points, and servers, as well as function as aggregators on local-area networks and wide-area networks; and routers that interconnects public and private IP networks for mobile, data, voice, and video applications. The company also provides set-top boxes; cable modem CPE products, such as data, EMTA, and gateways; cable modem termination systems products; videoscape software products; and headend equipment, which include encoders, decoders, and transcoders. In addition, it offers collaboration products comprising IP phones, call center and messaging products, unified communications infrastructure products, and Web-based collaborative offerings, as well as telepresence systems that integrates voice, video, data, and mobile applications on fixed and mobile networks; and security products consisting of firewall, intrusion prevention, remote access, virtual private networks, unified clients, network admission control, Web gateways, and email gateways, which deliver identity, network, and content security solutions for mobile, collaborative, and cloud-enabled businesses. Further, the company provides wireless products, such as wireless access points, controllers, antennas, and integrated management solutions; data center products, which include blade and rack servers, fabric interconnects, and server access virtualization; and home networking and other networking products. Additionally, it offers technical support services; and responsive, preventive, and consultative support services for its technologies. Cisco Systems, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California..
Hewlett-Packard Co (NYSE:HPQ) - Hewlett-Packard Company and its subsidiaries provide products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers, small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. Its Personal Systems segment offers commercial notebooks and desktops; consumer notebooks, desktops, and mini notebooks; and workstations, calculators and other related accessories, and software and services for the commercial and consumer markets. The company s Services segment provides consulting, outsourcing, and technology services to infrastructure, applications, and business process domains. Its Printing segment offers consumer and commercial printer hardware, supplies, media, and scanning devices, such as inkjet and Web solutions, laserjet and enterprise solutions, managed enterprise solutions, and graphics solutions. The company s Enterprise Servers, Storage, and Networking segment provides industry standard servers; business critical systems; storage platforms; and networking products comprising switches, routers, and wireless LANs. Its Software segment offers enterprise information management solutions for structured and unstructured data, IT management software, and security intelligence/risk management solutions as software licenses, software-as-a-service, and hybrid or appliance deployment models. The company s HP Financial Services segment provides leasing, financing, utility programs, and asset recovery services; and financial asset management services to enterprise customers, as well as specialized financial services to SMBs, and educational and governmental entities. Its Corporate Investments segment provides business intelligence solutions that enable businesses to standardize on data management schemes, connect and share data across the enterprise, and apply analytics. The company was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California..
Ford Motor Co (NYSE:F) - Ford Motor Company engages in the development, manufacture, distribution, and service of vehicles and related parts worldwide. The company operates through 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 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 various after-sale vehicle services and products to retail customers, 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 provides retail financing, which include retail installment contracts for new and used vehicles; direct financing leases to retail customers, government entities, daily rental car companies, and fleet customers; wholesale financing that comprise loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; and loans to dealers to finance working capital, purchase dealership real estate, and/or make improvements to dealership facilities, as well as offers insurance services. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan..
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