Apr 12, 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, 2984 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2382 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. Parkervision Inc (NASDAQ:PRKR), AT&T Inc (NYSE:T), Safeway Inc (NYSE:SWY), Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN), Artio Global Investors Inc (NYSE:ART), 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
PRKR $0.030 0.73% 406,849 19.57% 1,672,012 80.43% -1,265,163 Abnormal
T $0.510 1.34% 6,152,389 24.14% 9,984,133 39.17% -3,831,744 Abnormal
SWY $0.760 2.93% 1,490,419 23.41% 3,257,581 51.17% -1,767,162 Abnormal
GRPN $0.330 5.40% 10,667,969 45.79% 12,614,038 54.14% -1,946,069 Abnormal
ART $0.010 0.37% 588,813 19.93% 2,097,422 70.98% -1,508,609 Abnormal
QQQ $0.050 0.06% 15,256,863 41.60% 20,419,144 55.67% -5,162,281 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 PRKR with 1,265,163 greater shares of selling than buying (NetVol) and the stock price was up $0.03000. 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.
Parkervision Inc (NASDAQ:PRKR) - Parkervision, Inc. engages in the design, development, and marketing of proprietary radio frequency (RF) technologies and products for use in semiconductor circuits for wireless communication products in the United States. The company provides its technologies for processing RF waveforms in wireless applications. Its technology applies to transmit and receive functions of a radio transceiver. The transmit portion of the technology, Direct2Power, enables the transformation of a baseband data signal to an RF carrier waveform at the desired power output level in a single unified operation. The receiver portion of the technology, Direct2Data, enables the direct conversion of an RF carrier to a baseband data signal. It also provides engineering consulting and design services to its customers to assist them in developing prototypes and/or products incorporating its technologies. The company focuses on incorporating its technologies into mobile handsets, as well as to other wireless products that are related to networks serving mobile handsets, such as data cards, femtocells, and machine-to-machine and embedded applications. The company s technology is also used in non-cellular radio applications comprising military radios and cable modems. It serves mobile handset manufacturers and their chipset suppliers in the mobile handset industry. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida..
AT&T Inc (NYSE:T) - AT&T Inc. provides telecommunications services to consumers, businesses, and other providers in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Wireless, Wireline, and Other. The Wireless segment offers various wireless voice and data communication services, including local wireless communications services, long-distance services, and roaming services. It also sells various handsets, wirelessly enabled computers, and personal computer wireless data cards through its owned stores, agents, or third-party retail stores; and accessories comprising carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers, and other items to consumers, as well as to agents and third-party distributors. The Wireline segment provides data services, such as 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 consisting of local and long-distance services for various business applications, which include sales, reservation centers, or customer service centers; and wholesale switched access service to other service providers. The Other segment provides application management, security services, integration services, customer premises equipment, outsourcing, government-related services, and satellite video 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 based in Dallas, Texas..
Safeway Inc (NYSE:SWY) - Safeway Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food and drug retailer in North America. Its stores offers a selection of food and general merchandise; and features various specialty departments, such as bakery, delicatessen, floral, seafood, and pharmacy, as well as Starbucks coffee shops, and adjacent fuel centers. The company also owns and operates online grocery channels, including Safeway.com and Vons.com; and purchases, produces, and processes private label merchandise comprising milk, bakery goods, ice cream, cheese, meat products, soft drinks, fruits, vegetables, cakes, and sandwiches. It offers its products under various brands, including the Safeway, O Organics, Eating Right, Open Nature, Bright Green, Safeway SELECT, Signature Caf , Rancher s Reserve, Primo Taglio, Waterfront BISTRO, Debi Lilly, Lucerne, Refreshe, the Snack Artist, and Pantry Essentials. As of December 29, 2012, Safeway Inc. operated 1,641 stores. The company was formerly known as Safeway Stores, Incorporated and changed its name to Safeway Inc. in February 1990. Safeway Inc. was founded in 1915 and is based in Pleasanton, California..
Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) - GREATER PA CORP.
Artio Global Investors Inc (NYSE:ART) - Artio Global Investors, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiary, the firm provides portfolio management and fund management services to its clients. Artio Global Investors, Inc. was founded in 1962 and is based in New York, New York..
Powershares Qqq Trust Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ) - .
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