Apr 02, 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 4012 companies with "abnormal" market making, 1747 companies with positive Friction Factors and 3563 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. Cemex SAB de CV (NYSE:CX), Sprint Nextel Corp (NYSE:S), General Growth Properties Inc (NYSE:GGP), MICROSOFT CORPORATION (NASDAQ:MSFT), AMERICAN GREETINGS CORPORATION (NYSE:AM), Oracle Corp (NASDAQ:ORCL). 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
CX $0.040 0.30% 2,238,980 21.83% 4,039,767 39.39% -1,800,787 Abnormal
S $0.030 0.48% 6,326,743 23.52% 10,472,608 38.92% -4,145,865 Abnormal
GGP $0.090 0.45% 655,028 15.65% 2,660,425 63.55% -2,005,397 Abnormal
MSFT $0.010 0.02% 13,148,102 45.47% 15,745,545 54.45% -2,597,443 Abnormal
AM $1.950 12.11% 3,795,633 24.39% 5,833,841 37.49% -2,038,208 Abnormal
ORCL $0.080 0.25% 8,383,377 44.98% 10,239,807 54.94% -1,856,430 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more selling than buying on Monday 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 CX with 1,800,787 greater shares of selling than buying (NetVol) and the stock price was up $0.04000. 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.
Cemex SAB de CV (NYSE:CX) - CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., through its subsidiaries, engages in the production, marketing, distribution, and sale of cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and other construction materials worldwide. It also offers asphalt, concrete blocks, roof tiles, concrete pipes, and architectural products, as well as other precast products, such as rail products, concrete floors, box culverts, bridges, drainage basins, barriers, and parking curbs. In addition, the company provides admixtures and gypsum materials; and cementitious materials, including fly ash and blast furnace slag. It serves home and commercial construction industries; improvement and renovation sector for infrastructure, agricultural, industrial, and other specialty applications. CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. was founded in 1906 and is based in Garza Garc a, Mexico..
Sprint Nextel Corp (NYSE:S) - Sprint Nextel Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, offers wireless and wireline communications products and services to individual consumers, businesses, government subscribers, and resellers in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands. It operates in two segments, Wireless and Wireline. The Wireless segment provides data transmission services, including mobile productivity applications, such as Internet access, messaging, and email services; wireless photo and video offerings; location-based capabilities comprising asset and fleet management, dispatch services, and navigation tools; mobile entertainment applications; and local and long distance wireless voice services, voicemail, call waiting, three-way calling, caller identification, directory assistance, and call forwarding services. This segment also provides customized design, development, implementation, and support for wireless services provided to large companies and government agencies, as well as sells accessories, such as carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers, and other devices and accessories to subscribers, agents, and other third-party distributors for resale. The Wireline segment offers voice and data communications, including domestic and international data communications using various protocols, such as multiprotocol label switching technologies, Internet protocol, managed network services, voice over Internet protocol, session initiated protocol, and traditional voice services, as well as wholesale voice local and long distance, and digital voice services. This segment markets and sells its services primarily through direct sales representatives. The company offers its wireless and wireline voice and data transmission services under the Sprint, Nextel, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile, and Assurance Wireless brands. It serves approximately 56 million customers. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas..
General Growth Properties Inc (NYSE:GGP) - General Growth Properties, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. It operates in two segments, Retail and Other, and Master Planned Communities. The Retail and Other segment involves in the operation, development, and management of retail and other rental property comprising retail centers, office and industrial buildings, and mixed-use and other properties, as well as festival market places, urban mixed-use centers, and strip/community centers. It has interests in approximately 200 regional shopping malls in 43 states. This segment also engages in the retail rental property operations and property management activities in Brazil and Turkey. The Master Planned Communities segment develops and sells land to builders and other developers for residential, commercial, and other uses primarily in and around Columbia, Maryland; Summerlin, Nevada; Houston and Woodlands, Texas. This segment also involves in the development of a residential condominium project located in Natick, Massachusetts. General Growth Properties, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in Chicago, Illinois..
MICROSOFT CORPORATION (NASDAQ:MSFT) - Microsoft Corporation develops, licenses, and supports software products and services; and designs and sells hardware worldwide. The company s Windows & Windows Live division offers PC operating system that primarily includes Windows 7 operating system, Windows live suite of applications and Web services, and PC hardware products. Its Server and Tools division provides Windows Server operating systems, Windows Azure; Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Azure, Windows Intune, Windows Embedded, Visual Studio, Silverlight, system center products, Microsoft consulting services, and Premier product support services. This division also offers cloud-based services; and training and certification to developers and information technology professionals, as well as builds standalone and software development lifecycle tools for software architects, developers, testers, and project managers. The company s Online Services division provides online information and content, including Bing, MSN, adCenter, and Atlas online tools for advertisers. Its Microsoft Business division offers Microsoft office, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Lync, Microsoft Office project and office Visio, and Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM, as well as Microsoft Office Web Apps and Microsoft Office 365, which are online service offerings. The company s Entertainment and Devices Division segment provides Xbox 360 entertainment platform, which includes the Xbox 360 gaming and entertainment console, Kinect for Xbox 360, Xbox 360 video games, and Xbox 360 accessories; Xbox LIVE; Skype; and Windows Phone. Microsoft Corporation markets and distributes its products and services primarily through original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and resellers, as well as through online. The company has strategic alliances with Nokia, and NIIT Ltd., as well as a strategic relationship Dominion Enterprises, Inc. Microsoft Corporation was founded in 1975 and is based in Redmond, Washington..
AMERICAN GREETINGS CORPORATION (NYSE:AM) - American Greetings Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of greeting cards and other social expression products in the United States and internationally. The company provides greeting cards, gift packaging products, party goods, stationery, giftware, and custom display fixtures. It also distributes social expression products, including electronic greetings; and a range of graphics and digital services and products through various electronic channels, including Web sites, Internet portals, instant messaging services, and electronic mobile devices. In addition, the company creates and licenses its intellectual properties, such as the Care Bears and Strawberry Shortcake characters. Its domestic greeting card brands include American Greetings, Recycled Paper Greetings, Papyrus, Carlton Cards, Gibson, Tender Thoughts, and Just For You, as well as DesignWare party goods, Plus Mark gift wrap and boxed cards, and AGI In-Store display fixtures; and Internet and wireless brands comprise AmericanGreetings.com, BlueMountain.com, Egreetings.com, and Cardstore.com. The company distributes its products through mass merchandisers, chain drug stores, supermarkets, card and gift shops, department stores, military post exchanges, variety stores, and combo stores, as well as through its Website Cardstore.com. American Greetings Corporation was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio..
Oracle Corp (NASDAQ:ORCL) - Oracle Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, hosts, and supports database and middleware software, applications software, and hardware systems. It licenses database and middleware software, including database and database management, application server and cloud application, service-oriented architecture and business process management, business intelligence, identity and access management, data integration, Web experience management, portals, and content management and social network software, as well as development tools and Java, a software development platform; and applications software comprising enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, financials, governance, risk and compliance, procurement, supply chain management, enterprise portfolio project and enterprise performance management, business intelligence analytic applications, Web commerce, and industry-specific applications software. The company also provides customers with rights to unspecified software product upgrades and maintenance releases; Internet access to technical content; and Internet and telephone access to technical support personnel. In addition, it offers computer server, storage and networking product, and hardware-related software, such as Oracle Solaris Operating System; Oracle engineered systems; storage products, which comprise tape, disk, and networking solutions for open systems and mainframe server environments; and hardware systems support solutions, including software updates for the software components, as well as product repair, maintenance, and technical support services. Further, the company provides consulting solutions in business and IT strategy alignment, enterprise architecture planning and design, initial product implementation and integration, and ongoing product enhancement and upgrade services; Oracle managed cloud services; and education services. Oracle Corporation was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Redwood City, California..
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