Jan 03, 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 4224 companies with "abnormal" market making, 4536 companies with positive Friction Factors and 953 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the highest net sell volume on Wednesday and lowest negative price Friction (bearish). This means that there was more selling than buying in the stocks and their stock prices dropped faster with less Friction. ABBOTT LABORATORIES (NYSE:ABT), LodgeNet Interactive Corp (NASDAQ:LNET), Alcatel Lucent SA (NYSE:ALU), Clearwire Corp (NASDAQ:CLWR), Vanguard Scottsdale Funds Short Term Corporate Bond Etf (NASDAQ:VCSH), Medex Inc (OTC:MDXX). 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
ABT $-33.390 -50.98% 4,878,747 24.11% 6,352,982 31.40% -1,474,235 -442
LNET $-0.010 -13.46% 1,547,534 35.45% 2,817,719 64.55% -1,270,185 -1,270,185
ALU $-0.010 -0.72% 6,107,649 29.26% 8,339,023 39.95% -2,231,374 -2,231,374
CLWR $-0.030 -1.04% 17,793,803 36.46% 30,790,156 63.08% -12,996,353 -4,332,118
VCSH $-0.150 -0.19% 351,931 18.44% 1,556,136 81.55% -1,204,205 -80,280
MDXX $-0.035 -54.69% 862,988 30.63% 1,954,834 69.37% -1,091,846 -311,956
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above have low price friction combined with more selling than buying (negative Net Volume) 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 ABT down $-33.39000 with a Friction Factor of -442 and a Net Volume of -1,474,235. That means that it takes 442 more shares of selling than buying to drop ABT by one penny. On Monday the Market Makers allowed the stock to move down on heavier selling than buying (low negative friction).
ABBOTT LABORATORIES (NYSE:ABT) - Abbott Laboratories engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and sale of health care products worldwide. It operates in four segments: Pharmaceutical Products, Diagnostic Products, Nutritional Products, and Vascular Products. The Pharmaceutical Products segment offers adult and pediatric pharmaceuticals for rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriasis, Crohn's disease, dyslipidemia, HIV infection, hypothyroidism, advanced prostate cancer, endometriosis and central precocious puberty, anemia, obesity, epilepsy and bipolar disorder, migraines, secondary hyperparathyroidism, gastroesophageal reflux disease, duodenal and gastric ulcers, and erosive esophagitis, as well as provides anesthesia products and anti-infectives. The Diagnostic Products segment offers immunoassay systems; chemistry systems; assays used for screening and/or diagnosis for drugs of abuse, cancer, therapeutic drug monitoring, fertility, physiological, and infectious diseases; instruments that automate the extraction, purification, and preparation of DNA and RNA from patient samples, and detect and measure infections agents; genomic-based tests; hematology systems and reagents; and point-of-care diagnostic systems and tests for blood analysis. The Nutritional Products segment provides a line of pediatric and adult nutritional products. The Vascular Products segment offers coronary, endovascular, and vessel closure devices, such as drug-eluting coronary stent systems, coronary metallic stents, balloon dilatation products, coronary guidewires, vessel closure devices, and carotid stent systems to treat vascular disease. Additionally, the company provides blood glucose monitoring meters, test strips, data management software, and accessories for people with diabetes; and medical devices for the eye, including cataract surgery, lasik surgery, contact lens, and dry eye products. Abbott Laboratories was founded in 1888 and is based in Abbott Park, Illinois..
LodgeNet Interactive Corp (NASDAQ:LNET) - LodgeNet Interactive Corporation provides interactive media and connectivity services to the hospitality industry in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company designs, develops, and operates interactive television (TV) systems at hotel properties that provide guest entertainment and other interactive services, including on-demand movies, TV programming, and digital music programming; daily subscription sports programming; on-screen controls; and interactive guest marketing and merchandising. It also offers basic and premium cable TV programming to hotels; Envision, a platform that connects high-definition guest room TVs to Internet-sourced content and information; LodgeNet Mobile App, which enables travelers to control the in-room TV with their iPhone, Android phone, or iPad, as well as discover the on-demand content on its interactive TV system, and access hotel and local area information and services; and Internet access through the sale and installation of equipment. In addition, the company designs, installs, and operates wired and wireless Internet access systems at hotel properties; sells interactive TV systems to international licensees, as well as provides system planning, technical installation, project management, and support services to hotels; markets and sells guest entertainment interactive systems to hotels with support services; sells and installs cable TV programming systems; provides interactive TV infrastructure and content to the healthcare industry; and engages in the sale of advertising-based media services in hospitality media and connectivity. As of December 31, 2011, it provided interactive media and connectivity services to approximately 1.6 million hotel rooms in North America and internationally; and installed systems in 68 healthcare facilities representing approximately 15,900 beds. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota..
Alcatel Lucent SA (NYSE:ALU) - Alcatel-Lucent offers products, solutions, and transformation services that enable service providers, enterprises, governments, and strategic industries to deliver voice, data, and video communication services to end-users worldwide. It engages in the development and sale of software and related services to manage customer interactions. The company offers a software suite that connects customers with the resources to fulfill customer requests and meet customer care goals. It also provides software and related services, which support service provider business priorities in the areas of application innovation, enhanced communications, digital media, real-time rating and charging, and subscriber data management, as well as offers tools for providers to enable consumers set up and manage their mobile devices and services at-home. In addition, the company offers voice telephony and data networking solutions; and end-to-end communications networks and individual network elements, as well as designs and sells a suite of radio frequency products, such as cable, antenna, tower systems, and their related electronic components. Further, the company designs, integrates, manages, and maintains networks. Alcatel-Lucent is headquartered in Paris, France..
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..
Vanguard Scottsdale Funds Short Term Corporate Bond Etf (NASDAQ:VCSH) - Vanguard Scottsdale Funds - Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond Etf.
Medex Inc (OTC:MDXX) - Medex Inc. distributes medical equipments and supplies to the medical professionals, nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, assisted living centers, and insurance carriers. Medex Inc. was formerly known as How To Go Public, Inc. and changed its name to Medex Inc. in November 2009. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada..
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