Dec 12, 2012 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Tuesday. 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 Tuesday there were 3925 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3585 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2095 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the highest net buy volume on Tuesday 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. Nexen Inc (NYSE:NXY), American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG), RESEARCH IN MOTION (NASDAQ:RIMM), Clearwire Corp (NASDAQ:CLWR), Itau Unibanco Holding SA (NYSE:ITUB), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). 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
NXY $0.130 0.49% 9,889,167 31.65% 7,915,076 25.33% 1,974,091 151,853
AIG $1.750 5.25% 91,253,968 40.40% 64,959,671 28.76% 26,294,297 150,253
RIMM $0.720 6.06% 22,626,945 52.45% 20,352,192 47.18% 2,274,753 31,594
CLWR $0.310 12.92% 22,134,494 52.68% 19,796,794 47.12% 2,337,700 75,410
ITUB $0.050 0.30% 4,907,464 45.08% 2,116,648 19.44% 2,790,816 558,163
FB $0.060 0.22% 51,575,041 67.30% 24,562,062 32.05% 27,012,979 4,502,163
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 NXY with a Net Buy Volume of 1,974,091 shares and a Friction Factor of 151,853 shares. That means that it takes 151,853 more shares of buying than selling to move NXY higher by one penny. This means the Market Makers are allowing the stock to move up higher as of Tuesday (lower friction). And with one of the highest Net Buy Volumes, the combination of low friction and high net buy volume is bullish.
Nexen Inc (NYSE:NXY) - Nexen Inc. operates as an independent energy company worldwide. Its Oil and Gas segment explores for, develops, and produces crude oil, natural gas, and related products. This segment primarily operates onshore in Yemen and Canada, and offshore in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and the U.K. North Sea, as well as in Colombia, offshore West Africa, and Norway. This segment also develops and produces synthetic crude oil from mining bitumen in the Athabasca oil sands in northern Alberta. The companys Energy Marketing segment sells its crude oil and natural gas; and markets third-party crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, and power, including electricity generation. Its Chemicals segment manufactures, markets, and distributes industrial chemicals, principally sodium chlorate, chlorine, muriatic acid, and caustic soda. The company, formerly known as Canadian Occidental Petroleum Ltd., was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada..
American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG) - American International Group, Inc. is an international insurance organization. The company operates property and casualty insurance networks worldwide and conducts activities in the U.S. life insurance and retirement services industry. It also involves in commercial aircraft leasing and residential mortgage guaranty insurance businesses. The company, through Chartis Inc., provides various property and casualty insurance products under commercial and consumer categories worldwide. These products include surplus lines, executive liability/directors and officers liability, employment practices, excess casualty, and travel/assistance lines. American International Group, through SunAmerica Financial Group, offers a suite of life insurance and retirement products and services, including term life, universal life, accident and health, fixed and variable deferred annuities, fixed payout annuities, mutual funds, and financial planning products and services to individuals and groups in the United States. The company, through International Lease Finance Corporation, operates as an aircraft lessor that acquires commercial jet aircraft from various manufacturers and other parties, and leases those aircraft to airlines worldwide. It also sells aircraft from its fleet to other leasing companies, financial services companies, and airlines, as well as provides management services to third-party owners of aircraft portfolios. American International Group, through United Guaranty Corporation, issues residential mortgage guaranty insurance that covers mortgage lenders from the first loss for credit defaults on high loan-to-value conventional first-lien mortgages for the purchase or refinance of one- to four-family residences in the U.S. and internationally. The company was founded in 1967 and is based in New York, New York..
RESEARCH IN MOTION (NASDAQ:RIMM) - Research In Motion Limited (RIM) designs, manufactures, and markets wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. The company, through the development of integrated hardware, software, and services, provides platforms and solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information, including email, phone, short messaging service, and Internet and Intranet-based applications and browsing. Its products and services principally comprise the BlackBerry wireless platform, the RIM Wireless Handheld product line, software development tools, and other software and hardware. The companys BlackBerry smartphones use wireless, push-based technology that delivers data to mobile users business and consumer applications. Its BlackBerry smartphone portfolio includes BlackBerry Bold series, the BlackBerry Torch, BlackBerry Curve series, the BlackBerry Style, BlackBerry Storm series, the BlackBerry Tour, BlackBerry Pearl series, and the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. The companys BlackBerry enterprise solutions comprise BlackBerry enterprise server, BlackBerry enterprise server express, BlackBerry mobile voice system, and hosted BlackBerry services. Its technology also enables third party developers and manufacturers to enhance their products and services through software development kits, wireless connectivity to data, and third-party support programs. In addition, the company offers BlackBerry technical support services, non-warranty repairs, and nonrecurring engineering services. Further, it provides BlackBerry App World that offers BlackBerry smartphone users an electronic catalogue that aids in the discovery and download/purchase of applications directly from their BlackBerry smartphone. The company markets and sells its BlackBerry wireless solutions primarily through global wireless communications carriers, and third party distribution channels. Research In Motion Limited was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Waterloo, Canada..
Clearwire Corp (NASDAQ:CLWR) - Clearwire Corporation, through its subsidiaries, builds and operates mobile broadband networks that provide high-speed residential and mobile Internet access services and residential voice services in communities in the United States. It offers wireless broadband and mobile broadband services, as well as voice over Internet protocol telephony services for homes and offices. The company also leases residential modems, as well as sells modems and personal computer cards. As of December 31, 2009, the company operated in 61 markets in the United States and Europe, covering an estimated 44.7 million people, and had approximately 642,000 retail and 46,000 wholesale subscribers. It 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. Clearwire Corporation also markets its products and services through company-operated retail outlets. The company, formerly known as WiMAX Operations of Sprint Nextel Corporation, is headquartered in Kirkland, Washington. Clearwire Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Sprint HoldCo, LLC..
Itau Unibanco Holding SA (NYSE:ITUB) - Ita Unibanco Holding S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides commercial, corporate, and investment banking services to individuals, small and middle-market companies, and large corporations in Brazil and internationally. The companys deposit products include demand, savings, time, and other deposits, as well as deposits from banks. Its loan portfolio comprises commercial, real estate, lease financing, government, agricultural, and personal loans. The company also offers pension fund and mutual fund management, securities services, credit cards, and asset management services; life, property, casualty, and vehicle insurance, as well as private retirement plans and capitalization products; and credit products, such as investment capital loans, working capital loans, inventory financing, equipment leasing services, and letters of credit. In addition, it provides collection and electronic payment services; credit card transactions; factoring, corporate finance, and insurance brokerage and trading; and vehicle lending, private banking, and treasury services. Further, the company offers financial products, such as trade financing, loans from multilateral credit agencies, off-shore loans, international cash management services, foreign exchange, letters of credit, guarantees required in international bidding processes, derivatives for hedging or proprietary trading purposes, structured transactions, and international capital markets offerings. As of December 31, 2009, it operated 3,936 branches, 948 customer site branches, and 30,276 automated teller machines in Brazil and internationally. Ita Unibanco Holding S.A. was formerly known as Ita Unibanco Banco Mltiplo S.A. and changed its name to Ita Unibanco Holding S.A. in April 2009. The company was founded in 1944 and is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Ita Unibanco Holding S.A. operates as a subsidiary of Itau Unibanco Participacoes S.A..
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) - Facebook, Inc. operates as a social networking company worldwide. The company builds tools that enable users to connect, share, discover, and communicate with each other; enables developers to build social applications on Facebook or to integrate their Websites with Facebook; and offers products that enable advertisers and marketers to engage with its users. As of February 2, 2012, it had 845 million monthly users and 443 million daily users. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California..
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