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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 3487 companies with "abnormal" market making, 1527 companies with positive Friction Factors and 4506 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the highest net buy volume on Monday 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. Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ), Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS), Virgin Media Inc (NASDAQ:VMED), Beneficial Mutual Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:BNCL), Medical Marijuana Inc (OTC:MJNA), 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
VZ $0.320 0.69% 6,868,387 35.09% 5,672,790 28.98% 1,195,597 37,362
BKS $1.550 11.47% 2,549,247 39.05% 1,853,838 28.40% 695,409 4,487
VMED $0.230 0.51% 4,219,459 53.73% 3,495,644 44.52% 723,815 31,470
BNCL $0.030 0.36% 742,828 91.67% 67,494 8.33% 675,334 225,111
MJNA $0.054 19.71% 7,579,892 56.01% 5,953,568 43.99% 1,626,324 301,171
ZNGA $0.240 7.52% 51,754,329 50.52% 50,552,729 49.35% 1,201,600 50,067
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 VZ with a Net Buy Volume of 1,195,597 shares and a Friction Factor of 37,362 shares. That means that it takes 37,362 more shares of buying than selling to move VZ higher by one penny. This means the Market Makers are allowing the stock to move up higher as of Monday (lower friction). And with one of the highest Net Buy Volumes, the combination of low friction and high net buy volume is bullish.
Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) - Verizon Communications Inc. provides communications, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies worldwide. Its Verizon Wireless segment offers data services and applications comprising Internet access through smart phones and basic phones; mobile broadband services; messaging services, which enable its customers to send and receive text, picture, and video messages; customer-focused and business-focused offerings; location-based services; and global data services, as well as access to data applications and services of third parties. This segment also provides voice services; other connection-related services, such as data access and value added services to support telemetry-type applications; and M2M services that support devices used in healthcare, manufacturing, utilities, distribution, and consumer products markets, as well as sells smart phones and basic phones, tablets, and other Internet access devices. The company s Wireline segment offers video services over its fiber-optic network; data Services comprising high-speed Internet and FiOS broadband data products, as well as local exchange capacity, managed, mobility, and security services; voice services, such as local exchange, regional, long distance, wire maintenance, and voice messaging services, as well as VoIP, and landline and wireless services; and local dial tone and broadband services to local exchange carriers. This segment also provides networking products and solutions, such as private Internet protocol services, and Ethernet access and ring services; and infrastructure and cloud services. As of August 10, 2012, it served 94.2 million retail customers, including 88.8 million retail postpaid customers. The company was formerly known as Bell Atlantic Corporation and changed its name to Verizon Communications Inc. in June 2000. Verizon Communications Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in New York, New York..
Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS) - Barnes & Noble, Inc. operates as a content, commerce, and technology company in the United States. It provides access to books, magazines, newspapers, and other content through its multi-channel distribution platform. It sells trade books, including hardcover and paperback consumer titles; mass market paperbacks, such as mystery, romance, science fiction, and other fiction; children s books; eBooks and other digital content; NOOK products comprising NOOK 1st Edition, NOOK Wi-Fi 1st Edition, NOOK Color, NOOK Simple Touch, NOOK Tablet, and NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight eBook reader devices and related accessories; bargain books; magazines; gifts; cafe products and services; educational toys and games; music; and movies. The company sells its products directly to customers through its bookstores and on barnesandnoble.com. It also sells textbooks and course-related materials, emblematic apparel and gifts, trade books, school and dorm supplies, and convenience and cafe items in college and university campuses. The company provides new and used textbooks, as well as textbook rental services; and electronic textbooks and other course materials through NOOK Study, a proprietary digital platform. As of October 23, 2012, the company operated 689 bookstores in 50 states, as well as 667 college bookstores serving approximately 4.6 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities in the United States. Barnes & Noble, Inc. also operates its eBookstore, as well as provides NOOK eReading software. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in New York, New York..
Virgin Media Inc (NASDAQ:VMED) - Virgin Media Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides entertainment and communications services in the United Kingdom. The company offers cable broadband Internet, television, and fixed line telephone services under the Virgin Media brand to residential customers; mobile telephony services through Virgin Mobile, a mobile virtual network operator; broadband and telephone services to residential customers through third-party telecommunications networks; and video on demand services, including access to movies, television programs, music videos, and other on-demand content, as well as provides digital video recorders. It also offers voice, data, and Internet solutions to commercial customers comprising analog telephony and managed data networks and applications, as well as supplies communications services to health and emergency services providers. As of December 31, 2011, the company provided cable broadband services to approximately 4 million subscribers; cable television services to approximately 3.76 million residential subscribers; cable telephony services to approximately 4.2 million residential subscribers; mobile telephony services to approximately 3 million customers; non-cable fixed line telephone services to approximately 163,300 subscribers; and voice, data, and Internet solutions to approximately 50,000 businesses and 250 public sector organizations. The company offers its products and services through telesales, customer care centers, and online, as well as through its sales force. It serves mobile and fixed-line service providers, systems integrators, and Internet service providers; and private and public sector organizations. The company was formerly known as NTL Incorporated and changed its name to Virgin Media Inc. in February 2007. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in New York, New York..
Beneficial Mutual Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:BNCL) - Beneficial Mutual Bancorp, Inc. operates as a holding company for Beneficial Mutual Savings Bank that provides consumer and commercial banking services to individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations in the United States. The company accepts a range of deposit products, including non-interest bearing demand deposits comprising individual checking accounts; interest bearing demand accounts, such as negotiable order of withdrawal, and municipal and money market accounts; savings accounts; certificates of deposit; and business banking deposit products consisting of commercial checking accounts and checking accounts for small businesses, as well as offers cash management services, which comprise remote deposit, lockbox service, and sweep accounts. It also offers commercial real estate loans; commercial business loans, including installment loans for capital improvements, equipment acquisition, and long-term working capital; commercial construction loans; one-to-four family residential loans; one-to-four family residential construction loans; consumer home equity loans and equity lines of credit; consumer personal loans, such as marine loans, loans for recreational vehicles, loans for motor homes, as well as loans secured by passbook accounts and certificates of deposits; consumer education loans; and loans secured by new and used automobiles. In addition, the company provides insurance brokerage and investment advisory services. As of March 31, 2012, it operated 60 offices in Philadelphia and southern New Jersey area. The company was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Beneficial Mutual Bancorp, Inc. is a subsidiary of Beneficial Savings Bank MHC..
Medical Marijuana Inc (OTC:MJNA) - Medical Marijuana Inc. operates in the medical marijuana and industrial hemp markets. Its products range from patented and proprietary based cannabinoid products, to whole plant or isolated high value extracts specifically manufactured and formulated for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and cosmeceutical industries. The company also offers services, including development of cannabinoid based health and wellness products, and medical grade compounds, as well as licensing of its proprietary testing, genetics, labelling, packaging, tracking, production, and standardization methods for the medicinal herb industry. Medical Marijuana, Inc. was founded in 2009 and is based in San Diego, California..
Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) - .
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