Feb 21, 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 3592 companies with "abnormal" market making, 1590 companies with positive Friction Factors and 4421 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with Abnormal Price Friction (bearish bias) in their stock prices. This means that there was more buying than selling in the stocks and their stock prices dropped. General Electric Co (NYSE:GE), CISCO SYSTEMS INCORPORATED (NASDAQ:CSCO), E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co (NYSE:DD), Office Depot Inc (NYSE:ODP), Safeway Inc (NYSE:SWY), Federal National Mortgage Association Fannie Mae (OTC:FNMAS). 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
GE $-0.340 -1.43% 13,258,567 35.16% 10,414,645 27.62% 2,843,922 Abnormal
CSCO $-0.380 -1.77% 24,931,792 52.82% 22,165,051 46.95% 2,766,741 Abnormal
DD $-0.680 -1.44% 3,770,526 50.55% 1,540,704 20.65% 2,229,822 Abnormal
ODP $-0.850 -16.93% 43,985,446 34.11% 40,197,417 31.17% 3,788,029 Abnormal
SWY $-0.330 -1.61% 6,715,061 51.56% 3,951,696 30.34% 2,763,365 Abnormal
FNMAS $-0.020 -1.11% 15,606,846 127.08% 89,496 0.73% 15,517,350 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more buying than selling on Wednesday and their stock prices dropped. 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 GE with 2,843,922 greater shares of buying than selling (NetVol) and the stock price was down $-0.34000. This means the Market Makers were trading the stock in a way inconsistent with normal supply and demand (Economics 101); more buying than selling should cause prices to rise.
General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) - General Electric Company operates as a technology and financial services company worldwide. The company s Energy Infrastructure segment offers wind turbines; gas and steam turbines and generators; integrated gasification combined cycle systems; aircraft engine derivatives; nuclear reactors, fuel, and support services; oil and gas extraction and mining motors and control systems; aftermarket services; water treatment solutions; power conversion infrastructure technology and services; and integrated electrical equipment and systems. This segment also provides surface and subsea drilling and production systems, equipment for floating production platforms, compressors, turbines, turboexpanders, high pressure reactors, and industrial power generation and auxiliary equipment, as well as pipeline integrity, measurement, inspection, monitoring, and radiation measurement solutions to the oil and gas industry. Its Aviation segment offers jet engines, turboprop and turbo shaft engines, related replacement parts, and aerospace systems and equipment for use in military and commercial aircraft; and maintenance, component repair, and overhaul services. The company s Healthcare segment provides medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, disease research, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, and remote diagnostic and repair services. Its Transportation segment provides drive technology solutions to various industries, including railroad, transit, mining, oil and gas, power generation, and marine. The company s Home and Business Solutions segment provides home appliances; lighting products; and plant automation, hardware, software, and embedded computing systems. Its GE Capital segment offers commercial loans and leases, fleet management, financial programs, home loans, credit cards, personal loans, and other financial services. The company was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut..
CISCO SYSTEMS INCORPORATED (NASDAQ:CSCO) - Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet protocol (IP) based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industries worldwide. It offers switching products, including fixed-configuration and modular switches, and storage products that provide connectivity to end users, workstations, IP phones, access points, and servers, as well as function as aggregators on local-area networks and wide-area networks; and routers that interconnects public and private IP networks for mobile, data, voice, and video applications. The company also provides set-top boxes; cable modem CPE products, such as data, EMTA, and gateways; cable modem termination systems products; videoscape software products; and headend equipment, which include encoders, decoders, and transcoders. In addition, it offers collaboration products comprising IP phones, call center and messaging products, unified communications infrastructure products, and Web-based collaborative offerings, as well as telepresence systems that integrates voice, video, data, and mobile applications on fixed and mobile networks; and security products consisting of firewall, intrusion prevention, remote access, virtual private networks, unified clients, network admission control, Web gateways, and email gateways, which deliver identity, network, and content security solutions for mobile, collaborative, and cloud-enabled businesses. Further, the company provides wireless products, such as wireless access points, controllers, antennas, and integrated management solutions; data center products, which include blade and rack servers, fabric interconnects, and server access virtualization; and home networking and other networking products. Additionally, it offers technical support services; and responsive, preventive, and consultative support services for its technologies. Cisco Systems, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California..
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co (NYSE:DD) - E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company operates as a science and technology based company worldwide. Its Agriculture segment provides hybrid corn and soybean seeds, and grains under the Pioneer brand name; and herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides. The company s Electronics & Communications segment supplies materials and systems for photovoltaic products, consumer electronics, displays, and advanced printing. The Industrial Biosciences segment provides a range of enzymes. The Nutrition & Health segment offers cultures, emulsifiers, gums, natural sweeteners, and soy-based food ingredients. The Performance Chemicals segment offers fluorochemicals, fluoropolymers, specialty and industrial chemicals, and white pigments for various markets, such as plastics and coatings, textiles, mining, pulp and paper, water treatment, and healthcare. The Performance Coatings segment supplies high performance liquid and powder coatings for motor vehicle original equipment manufacturers (OEM); the motor vehicle after-market; and general industrial applications, such as such as coatings for heavy equipment, pipes and appliances, and electrical insulation. The Performance Materials segment provides engineering polymers, packaging and industrial polymers, elastomers, films, parts, and systems and solutions for the automotive OEM and associated after-market industries, as well as electrical, electronics, packaging, construction, oil, photovoltaics, aerospace, chemical processing, and consumer durable goods. The Safety & Protection segment primarily offers nonwovens, aramids, and solid surfaces for the construction, transportation, communications, industrial chemicals, oil and gas, electric utilities, automotive, manufacturing, defense, homeland security, and safety consulting industries. The Pharmaceuticals segment represents its interest in the collaboration relating to Cozaar/Hyzaar antihypertensive drugs. The company was founded in 1802 and is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware..
Office Depot Inc (NYSE:ODP) - Office Depot, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies office products and services. Its North American Retail division sells an assortment of merchandise, such as general office supplies, computer supplies, business machines and related supplies, and office furniture under various labels, including Office Depot, Viking Office Products, Foray, and Ativa through its chain of office supply stores. It also provides printing, reproduction, mailing, shipping, and other services, as well as personal computer support and network installation service. The company s North American Business Solutions division sells branded office supplies, technology products, furniture, and services to small-to medium-sized customers through a dedicated sales force, catalogs, and Internet. Its International division sells office products and services through direct mail catalogs, contract sales forces, Internet sites, and retail stores using a mix of company-owned operations, joint ventures, licensing and franchise agreements, alliances, and other arrangements. This division participates under licensing and merchandise arrangements in South Korea, Thailand, Israel, Japan, and the Middle East. As of January 10, 2013, the company operated 1,675 office supply stores worldwide. Office Depot, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida..
Safeway Inc (NYSE:SWY) - Safeway Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a food and drug retailer in North America. Its stores provide a range of food and general merchandise; and consist of various specialty departments, such as bakery, delicatessen, floral, seafood, and pharmacy, as well as Starbucks coffee shops, and adjacent fuel centers. It also operates online grocery channels, including Safeway.com, Vons.com, and Genuardis.com; and purchases, manufactures, and process private-label merchandise comprising milk, bakery goods, ice cream, cheese, meat products, soft drinks, fruits, vegetables, cakes, and sandwiches. The company offers Health and Wellness products under the O Organics, Eating Right, Bright Green, and Open Nature brands; Premium products, including the Safeway SELECT, Signature Caf , Rancher's Reserve, Primo Taglio, Waterfront BISTRO, and Debi Lilly offerings; and core producs under the Safeway brands, such as Lucerne, Refreshe, the Snack Artist, and Pantry Essentials. As of December 6, 2012, it operated approximately 1,700 stores. Safeway Inc., through its interest in Casa Ley, S.A. de C.V., also operates 185 food and general merchandise stores in western Mexico. 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..
Federal National Mortgage Association Fannie Mae (OTC:FNMAS) - Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) provides liquidity and stability support in the secondary mortgage market in the United States. The company securitizes mortgage loans originated by lenders in the primary mortgage market into Fannie Mae mortgage-backed securities (Fannie Mae MBS). It operates in three segments: Single-Family Credit Guaranty, Multifamily, and Capital Markets. The Single-Family Credit Guaranty segment securitizes single-family mortgage loans into Fannie Mae MBS and facilitates the purchase of single-family mortgage loans for the company s mortgage portfolio. The Multifamily segment securitizes multifamily mortgage loans into Fannie Mae MBS and facilitates the purchase of multifamily mortgage loans for its mortgage portfolio. This segment also invests in rental and for-sale housing projects. The Capital Markets segment manages the company s investment activity in mortgage-related assets and other interest-earning non-mortgage investments. This segment provides funds to the mortgage market through short-term financing and investing activities. The company s financing activities include whole loan conduit transactions, early funding transactions, real estate mortgage investment conduit and other structured securitization activities, and mortgage-backed securities trading services. Its principal customers include mortgage banking companies, savings and loan associations, savings banks, commercial banks, credit unions, community banks, insurance companies, and state and local housing finance agencies. The company was founded in 1938 and is based in Washington, the District of Columbia..
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