Apr 25, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
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 3783 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3183 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2040 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. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), Synovus Financial Corp (NYSE:SNV), CISCO SYSTEMS INCORPORATED (NASDAQ:CSCO), CenturyLink Inc (NYSE:CTL), News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA), Powershares Qqq Trust Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ). 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
MS $-0.070 -0.30% 5,501,516 30.75% 3,793,638 21.20% 1,707,878 Abnormal
SNV $-0.030 -1.12% 7,687,935 51.52% 4,348,897 29.14% 3,339,038 Abnormal
CSCO $-0.520 -2.50% 29,557,310 53.43% 25,040,451 45.26% 4,516,859 Abnormal
CTL $-0.790 -2.08% 8,806,830 60.30% 2,947,031 20.18% 5,859,799 Abnormal
NWSA $-0.520 -1.63% 7,829,738 54.34% 6,478,520 44.96% 1,351,218 Abnormal
QQQ $-0.140 -0.20% 16,726,269 52.26% 13,964,631 43.63% 2,761,638 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more buying than selling on Wednesday 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 MS with 1,707,878 greater shares of buying than selling (NetVol) and the stock price was down $-0.07000. 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.
Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) - Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial products and services to corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals worldwide. The company s Institutional Securities segment offers financial advisory services on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, recapitalizations, spin-offs, exchange offers, leveraged buyouts, takeover defenses, and shareholder relations, as well as provides capital raising and corporate lending services. This segment also engages in sales, trading, financing, and market-making activities, including equity trading, fixed income and commodities, research, and investment activities, as well as provides financing services, such as prime brokerage, consolidated clearance, settlement, custody, financing, and portfolio reporting services. Its Global Wealth Management Group segment offers brokerage and investment advisory services covering various types of investments comprising equities, options, futures, foreign currencies, precious metals, fixed income securities, mutual funds, structured products, alternative investments, unit investment trusts, managed futures, separately managed accounts, and mutual fund asset allocation programs. This segment also provides education savings programs, financial and wealth planning services, annuity and other insurance products, cash management services, trust and fiduciary services, retirement solutions, and credit and other lending products, as well as engages in fixed income principal trading. The company s Asset Management segment provides alternative investment products, such as hedge funds, private equity and real estate funds, and portable alpha strategies to institutional and intermediary channels, and high net worth clients, as well as is involved in real estate investing and merchant banking businesses. Morgan Stanley was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in New York, New York..
Synovus Financial Corp (NYSE:SNV) - Synovus Financial Corporation a financial services and bank holding company, provides integrated financial services in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Florida, and Tennessee. Its integrated financial services include commercial and retail banking, financial management, insurance, and mortgage services. The company, through Synovus Bank, provides commercial and retail banking services. The commercial banking services include cash management, asset management, capital markets, and institutional trust services, as well as commercial, financial, and real estate loans. The retail banking services consists of accepting customary types of demand and savings deposits; mortgage, installment, and other retail loans; investment and brokerage services; safe deposit services; automated banking services; automated fund transfers; Internet based banking services; and bank credit card services, including mastercard and visa services. Synovus Financial Corp. also offers various other financial services, including the portfolio management for fixed-income securities, investment banking, the execution of securities transactions as a broker/dealer, and the provision of individual investment advice on equity and other securities; trust services; mortgage services; and asset management and financial planning services. Synovus Financial Corporation was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia..
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..
CenturyLink Inc (NYSE:CTL) - CenturyLink, Inc. operates as an integrated telecommunications company in the United States. The company provides local and long-distance, network access, private line, public access, broadband, data, managed hosting, colocation, wireless, and video services to consumers and businesses. It offers video entertainment services under the CenturyLink Prism TV and DIRECTV brands. CenturyLink also provides data, voice, and managed services to enterprise, government, and wholesale customers in local, national, and select international markets through its fiber optic network and data centers. In addition, it provides network services, cloud infrastructure, and hosted information technology solutions for enterprises. CenturyLink sells its products through direct sales representatives, inbound call centers, local retail stores, telemarketing, and third parties. It has strategic partnership with DIRECTV and Verizon Wireless. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Monroe, Louisiana..
News Corp (NASDAQ:NWSA) - News Corporation operates as a diversified media company worldwide. Its Cable Network Programming segment produces and licenses news, business news, sports, general entertainment, and movie programming for distribution through cable television systems and direct broadcast satellite operators primarily in the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. The company s Filmed Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in entertainment media, as well as produces and licenses television programming worldwide. Its Television segment operates 27 broadcast television stations in the United States. The company s Direct Broadcast Satellite Television segment distributes basic and premium programming services via satellite and broadband directly to subscribers in Italy. Its Publishing segment provides newspapers and information services, such as publishing national newspapers in the United Kingdom, approximately 146 newspapers in Australia, and a metropolitan and a national newspaper in the United States; book publishing services, including the publishing of English language books worldwide; and integrated marketing services comprising the publishing of free-standing inserts, which are marketing booklets containing coupons, rebates, and other consumer offers, as well as provides in-store marketing products and services, primarily to consumer packaged goods manufacturers in the United States and Canada. The company also provides data systems and professional services that enable teachers to use data to assess student progress and deliver individualized instructions. News Corporation was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in New York, New York..
Powershares Qqq Trust Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ) - .
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