Dec 18, 2012 (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 3956 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3376 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2480 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the largest percentage loss per share Monday and low price friction (bearish). This means that there was more selling than buying in the stocks and their stock prices dropped faster with less Friction. Telik Inc (NASDAQ:TELK), FIRST MAJESTIC SILVER CORP (NYSE:AG), Neptun SA (NASDAQ:NEPT), Clearwire Corp (NASDAQ:CLWR), Alimera Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:ALIM), Revett Minerals New (NYSE:RVM). 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
TELK $-0.250 -12.24% 75,758 34.26% 145,397 65.74% -69,639 -2,786
AG $-2.330 -10.17% 576,844 24.81% 637,720 27.43% -60,876 -261
NEPT $-0.560 -22.76% 1,022,993 44.00% 1,287,031 55.36% -264,038 -4,715
CLWR $-0.440 -13.06% 74,789,586 45.10% 90,780,743 54.75% -15,991,157 -363,435
ALIM $-0.230 -12.64% 38,342 33.09% 77,540 66.91% -39,198 -1,704
RVM $-0.300 -9.40% 91,089 33.50% 91,326 33.59% -237 -8
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above have high net dollar losses (Change) and extremely 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 TELK with a dollar loss Monday of $-0.25000 and a Friction Factor of -2,786 shares. That means that it only took 2,786 more shares of selling than buying to move TELK lower by one penny. This means the Market Makers are allowing the stock to drop quickly (low friction). The combination of low friction and negative market direction can drive prices lower faster than normal.
Telik Inc (NASDAQ:TELK) - Telik, Inc., a clinical stage drug development company, focuses on discovering and developing small molecule drugs to treat cancer. The companys advanced investigational drug candidates in clinical development are TELINTRA, a modified glutathione analog for the treatment of cytopenias due to myelodysplastic syndrome or chemotherapy; and TELCYTA, a tumor-activated prodrug for the treatment of advanced ovarian cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. Its preclinical drug product candidates for the treatment of cancer comprise TLK60404, a small molecule compound inhibiting Aurora kinase and VEGFR kinase; and TLK60596, a small-molecule dual inhibitor of VEGFR1 and VEGFR2 kinase. Telik's product candidates are discovered using its proprietary drug discovery technology, TRAP that enables the rapid and efficient discovery of small molecule drug candidates. The company was founded in 1988 and is based in Palo Alto, California..
FIRST MAJESTIC SILVER CORP (NYSE:AG) - First Majestic Silver Corp. engages in the production, development, exploration, and acquisition of mineral properties with a focus on silver in Mexico. The company owns interests in La Encantada Silver Mine comprising 4,076 hectares of mining rights and 1,343 hectares of surface land located in Coahuila; La Parrilla Silver Mine consisting of mining concessions covering an area of 69,867 hectares; and San Martin Silver Mine comprising approximately 7,841 hectares of mineral rights and approximately 1,300 hectares of surface land rights located in Jalisco. It also holds interests in Del Toro Silver Mine consisting of 393 contiguous hectares of mining claims and an additional 129 hectares of surface rights located in Zacatecas; Real de Catorce Silver Project comprising 22 mining concessions covering 6,327 hectares located in San Luis Potosi state; and Jalisco Group of Properties consisting of mining claims totalling 5,240 hectares located in Jalisco. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada..
Neptun SA (NASDAQ:NEPT) - Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc., a biotechnology company, engages in the research, development, and commercialization of products derived from marine biomasses for the nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic industries. It offers Neptune Krill Oil (NKO), a marine oil that provides a blend of nutritional elements; Neptune Krill Aquatein, a protein concentrate that contains amino acids; and OPA3 for the functional food and biopharmaceutical markets. The companys NKO product prevents skin damages caused by chronic exposure to UV radiation; reduces the physical and emotional symptoms associated with premenstrual syndrome; provides relief from dysmenorrheal; and controls hyperlipidemia by reducing the cholesterol levels. It sells its products in Canada, the United States, Europe, and Asia/Oceania. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Laval, 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..
Alimera Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:ALIM) - Alimera Sciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the research, development, and commercialization of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals. It develops pharmaceuticals for diseases affecting the back of the eye or retina. The companys product candidates include Iluvien, an intravitreal insert that provides a sustained therapeutic effect for up to 36 months in the treatment of diabetic macular edema; or DME, a disease of the retina that affects individuals with diabetes and could lead to severe vision loss and blindness, as well as other ophthalmic diseases, such as the wet form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the dry form of AMD, and retinal vein occlusion. It also conducts testing on two classes of Nicotinamide Adenine Dinucleotide Phosphate oxidase inhibitors. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia..
Revett Minerals New (NYSE:RVM) - .
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