Jan 11, 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 3972 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3313 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2076 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the highest net buy volume on Thursday and lowest price Friction (bullish). This means that there was more buying than selling in the stocks and their stock prices rose faster with less Friction. ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT), Geron Corp (NASDAQ:GERN), Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG), Sprint Nextel Corp (NYSE:S), Duke Realty Corp (NYSE:DRE), Clearwire Corp (NASDAQ:CLWR). 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
MT $0.670 3.98% 27,354,226 37.22% 22,077,259 30.04% 5,276,967 78,761
GERN $0.010 0.61% 3,756,870 83.09% 758,753 16.78% 2,998,117 2,998,117
PG $0.390 0.57% 7,472,621 58.14% 2,625,538 20.43% 4,847,083 124,284
S $0.030 0.45% 16,882,226 38.57% 13,386,589 30.58% 3,495,637 1,165,212
DRE $0.190 1.30% 13,942,800 43.17% 10,477,223 32.44% 3,465,577 182,399
CLWR $0.020 0.64% 10,496,132 58.88% 7,382,319 41.42% 3,113,813 1,556,907
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above have high net dollar gains (Change) and very low price friction 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 MT with a Net Buy Volume of 5,276,967 shares and a Friction Factor of 78,761 shares. That means that it takes 78,761 more shares of buying than selling to move MT higher by one penny. This means the Market Makers are allowing the stock to move up higher as of Thursday (lower friction). And with one of the highest Net Buy Volumes, the combination of low friction and high net buy volume is bullish.
ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT) - ArcelorMittal, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated steel and mining company with presence in 60 countries worldwide. The company conducts its operations through six segments, which include Flat Carbon Americas; Flat Carbon Europe; Long Carbon Americas and Europe; Asia, Africa, and CIS; Distribution Solutions; and Mining. It produces a range of steel finished and semi-finished products (specifically flat steel), including sheet and plate, long steel products, including bars, rods, and structural shapes; and pipes and tubes for various applications. The company sells its steel products primarily in local markets and through its centralized marketing organization to a range of customers in approximately 174 countries including the automotive, appliance, engineering, construction, and machinery industries. The company also produces various mining products including iron ore lump, fines, concentrate, and sinter feed, as well as coking, PCI, and thermal coal. It has iron ore mining activities in Algeria, Brazil, Bosnia, Canada, Kazakhstan, Liberia, Mexico, Ukraine, Russia, and the United States; and coal mining activities in Kazakhstan, Russia, and the United States. The company was formerly known as Mittal Steel Company N.V. and changed its name to ArcelorMittal upon completing its merger with Arcelor in September 2007. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Luxembourg..
Geron Corp (NASDAQ:GERN) - Geron Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company, develops therapies for cancer. Its clinical development product candidates include Imetelstat, a telomerase inhibitor, which is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer, advanced non-small cell lung cancer, thrombocythemia, and myeloma. The company was founded in 1990 and is based in Menlo Park, California..
Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) - The Procter & Gamble Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of a range of branded consumer packaged goods. The company operates in five segments: Beauty, Grooming, Health Care, Fabric Care and Home Care, and Baby Care and Family Care. The Beauty segment provides antiperspirants, deodorants, cosmetics, hair care products, hair colors, personal cleansings, prestige products, professional salon products, and skin care products primarily under the Head & Shoulders, Olay, Pantene, SK-II, and Wella brand names. The Grooming segment offers blades and razors, electronic hair removal devices, hair care appliances, and pre and post shave products primarily under the Braun, Fusion, Gillette, and Mach3 brand names. The Health Care segment provides feminine care, gastrointestinal, incontinence, rapid diagnostics, respiratory, toothbrush, toothpaste, oral care, and other personal health care products, as well as vitamins/minerals/supplements primarily under the Always, Crest, Oral-B, and Vicks brand names. The Fabric Care and Home Care segment offers bleach and laundry additives, air care products, batteries, dish care items, fabric enhancers, laundry detergents, pet care products, and surface care products primarily under the Ace, Ariel, Dawn, Downy, Duracell, Febreze, Gain, Iams, and Tide brand names. The Baby Care and Family Care segment provides baby wipes, diapers and pants, paper towels, tissues, and toilet papers primarily under the Bounty, Charmin, and Pampers brand names. The company markets its products through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, high-frequency stores, department stores, perfumeries, pharmacies, salons, and e-commerce in approximately 180 countries worldwide. The Procter & Gamble Company was founded in 1837 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio..
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..
Duke Realty Corp (NYSE:DRE) - Duke Realty Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. It offers leasing, property and asset management, development, construction, build-to-suit, and other tenant-related services. As of December 31, 2006, Duke Realty owned approximately 721 industrial, office, and retail properties comprising 113.8 million rentable square feet, as well as owned 6,400 acres of unencumbered land for development. The company has elected to be taxed as REIT under the Internal Revenue Code. As a REIT, it would not be subject to federal income tax purposes, provided that it distributes at least 90% of its REIT taxable income to its shareholders. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana with regional offices in Alexandria, Virginia; Atlanta, Georgia; Cincinnati, Columbus, and Cleveland, Ohio; Chicago, Illinois; Dallas and Houston, Texas; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Nashville, Tennessee; Orlando, Florida; Phoenix, Arizona; Raleigh, North Carolina; St. Louis, Missouri; and Tampa and Weston, Florida..
Clearwire Corp (NASDAQ:CLWR) - Clearwire Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides fourth generation wireless broadband services in the United States. The company builds and operates mobile broadband networks that offer high-speed mobile Internet and residential Internet access services. It serves retail customers through its CLEAR brand. The company markets its products and services directly to consumers, as well as through cellular retailers, consumer electronics stores, satellite television dealers, and computer sales and repair stores; and through company-operated retail outlets. As of October 25, 2012, it had 1.4 million retail subscribers and 9.1 million wholesale subscribers. As of October 2012, Clearwire Corporation operates as s subsidiary of Sprint Nextel Corp..
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