(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Friday. 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 Friday there were 3890 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3607 companies with positive Friction Factors and 1742 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the highest net buy volume on Friday 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. BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION (NYSE:BAC), General Electric Co (NYSE:GE), Sirius XM Radio Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI), DryShips Inc (NASDAQ:DRYS), Advanced Cell Technology Inc (OTCBB:ACTC), Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA). 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
BAC $0.150 1.25% 53,600,002 40.94% 45,082,037 34.44% 8,517,965 567,864
GE $0.090 0.43% 11,912,286 40.29% 9,319,485 31.52% 2,592,801 288,089
SIRI $0.020 0.65% 61,782,130 57.56% 45,300,848 42.21% 16,481,282 8,240,641
DRYS $0.440 25.43% 15,735,311 55.96% 12,373,641 44.01% 3,361,670 76,402
ACTC $0.020 32.01% 14,755,010 57.90% 10,720,274 42.06% 4,034,736 2,017,368
ZNGA $0.220 9.13% 20,736,258 56.37% 16,046,831 43.62% 4,689,427 213,156
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 BAC with a Net Buy Volume of 8,517,965 shares and a Friction Factor of 567,864 shares. That means that it takes 567,864 more shares of buying than selling to move BAC higher by one penny. This means the Market Makers are allowing the stock to move up higher as of Friday (lower friction). And with one of the highest Net Buy Volumes, the combination of low friction and high net buy volume is bullish.
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION (NYSE:BAC) - Bank of America Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial services to individuals, small- and middle-market businesses, corporations, and governments primarily in the United States and internationally. The companys Deposits segment generates savings accounts, money market savings accounts, certificate of deposits and IRAs, and checking accounts; and Global Card Services segment provides the U.S. consumer and business card, consumer lending, international card and debit card services. Its Home Loans & Insurance segment offers fixed and adjustable-rate first-lien mortgage loans for home purchase and refinancing needs, reverse mortgages, home equity lines of credit, and home equity loans, as well as property, casualty, life, disability, and credit insurance. The companys Global Commercial Banking segment provides commercial loans and commitment facilities, real estate lending, leasing, trade finance, short-term credit, asset-based lending, and indirect consumer loans; and capital management and treasury solutions, such as treasury management, foreign exchange, and short-term investing options. Its Global Banking & Markets segment provides financial products, advisory services, financing, securities clearing, settlement, and custody services; debt and equity underwriting and distribution, merger-related advisory services, and risk management products; and integrated working capital management and treasury solutions. The companys Global Wealth & Investment Management segment offers advisory services, team-based investment advice and guidance, brokerage services, and wealth management solutions, as well as retirement services. Bank of America Corporation serves customers through a network of approximately 5,900 banking centers and 18,000 automated teller machines. The company was founded in 1874 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina..
General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) - General Electric Company (GE) operates as a technology, media, and financial services company worldwide. Its Energy Infrastructure segment produces gas, steam, and aero derivative turbines; generators; combined cycle systems; and renewable energy solutions, as well as provides water treatment services and equipment. This segment also sells surface and subsea drilling and production systems, floating production platform equipment, compressors, turbines, turboexpanders, and high pressure reactors to oil and gas companies. The companys Technology Infrastructure segment manufactures jet engines, turboprop and turbo shaft engines, and its replacement parts for use in military and commercial aircraft, as well as provides repair and maintenance services. This segment also produces healthcare products, including diagnostic imaging systems; offers transportation products and maintenance services; provides enterprise solutions using sensors for temperature, pressure, moisture, gas and flow rate, as well as non-destructive testing inspection equipment. GEs NBC Universal segment engages in the production and distribution of films and television programs; operation of television stations and cable/satellite television networks, as well as theme parks. The companys Capital Finance segment offers commercial lending and leasing products to manufacturers, distributors, and end-users of equipment and capital assets; consumer financial services to consumers and retailers; capital and investment solutions for real estate; commercial finance to the energy and water industries; and commercial aircraft leasing and finance, and fleet and financing solutions. Its Consumer & Industrial segment produces various home appliances, lighting products, and electrical equipment and control products, as well as provides related services. The company has a joint venture with Shenhua International Limited. The company was founded in 1892 and is based in Fairfield, Connecticut..
Sirius XM Radio Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI) - Sirius XM Radio Inc. provides satellite radio services in the United States and Canada. The company broadcasts approximately 135 channels, including music, sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic, and weather channels on subscription fee basis through two satellite radio systems. It also offers music genres, such as rock, pop, and hip-hop, as well as dance, jazz, Latin, and classical music; advertising on non-music channels; and applications to allow consumers to access Internet services on mobile devices. In addition, the company sells satellite radios, components, and accessories; designs, establishes specifications, sources or specifies parts and components, and manages various aspects of the logistics and production of satellite and Internet radios; and licenses its technology to various electronics manufacturers to develop, manufacture, and distribute radios under various brands. Further, it provides music services for commercial establishments; satellite television services; Backseat TV, a service offering television content designed primarily for children in the backseat of vehicles; Travel Link, a suite of data services that include graphical weather, fuel prices, sports schedules and scores, and movie listings; and real-time traffic and weather services. The company s satellite radios are primarily distributed through automakers, retailers, and through its Website. As of October 3, 2012, it had 22.9 million subscribers. The company was formerly known as Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. and changed its name to Sirius XM Radio Inc. in August 2008. Sirius XM Radio Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in New York, New York..
DryShips Inc (NASDAQ:DRYS) - DryShips, Inc. owns drybulk carriers and tankers that operate worldwide. Through its subsidiary, Ocean Rig UDW Inc., the company owns and operates nine offshore ultra deepwater drilling units comprising two ultra deepwater semisubmersible drilling rigs and seven ultra deepwater drillships. The company owns a fleet of 49 drybulk carriers comprising 11 Capesize, 31 Panamax, 2 Supramax, and 5 Very Large Ore Carriers (VLOC) with a combined deadweight tonnage of approximately 5.4 million tons; and 12 tankers comprising 6 Suezmax and 6 Aframax with a combined deadweight tonnage of approximately 1.6 million tons. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Athens, Greece..
Advanced Cell Technology Inc (OTCBB:ACTC) - Advanced Cell Technology, Inc., a biotechnology company, focuses on the development and commercialization of human embryonic and adult stem cell technology in the field of regenerative medicine. It primarily focuses on cellular reprogramming, reduced complexity program, and stem cell differentiation research programs. The companys cellular reprogramming involves in the development of therapies based on the use of genetically identical pluripotent stem cells generated by its cellular reprogramming technologies. Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. is also generating stable cell lines with particular focus on blood lineage and vascular epithelial cell lines from hemangioblast cells. In addition, it is developing an autologous myoblast transplantation therapy to restore cardiac function in patients with advanced heart disease. The companys stem cell-based therapy would provide treatment for a range of acute and chronic degenerative diseases. Further, it develops adult stem cell-based products that are specifically targeted at therapies for heart and other cardiovascular diseases. The company is headquartered in Worcester, Massachusetts..
Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) - .
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