Feb 27, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Tuesday. 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 Tuesday there were 4094 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2796 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2447 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. Telefonica SA (NYSE:TEF), Banco Santander SA (NYSE:SAN), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (NYSE:TSM), Corning Inc (NYSE:GLW), Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA), Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI). 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
TEF $-0.050 -0.40% 2,768,579 60.74% 713,178 15.65% 2,055,401 Abnormal
SAN $-0.020 -0.27% 5,784,211 52.12% 2,144,802 19.33% 3,639,409 Abnormal
TSM $-0.430 -2.36% 6,788,814 36.21% 5,589,530 29.81% 1,199,284 Abnormal
GLW $-0.060 -0.49% 5,950,109 41.85% 3,702,573 26.04% 2,247,536 Abnormal
AA $-0.010 -0.12% 7,075,292 32.49% 5,792,845 26.60% 1,282,447 Abnormal
ATVI $-0.170 -1.19% 6,696,482 56.39% 4,906,420 41.32% 1,790,062 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more buying than selling on Tuesday 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 TEF with 2,055,401 greater shares of buying than selling (NetVol) and the stock price was down $-0.05000. 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.
Telefonica SA (NYSE:TEF) - Telef nica, S.A. provides fixed and mobile telephony services primarily in Spain, Latin America, and rest of Europe. It offers various mobile and related services and products that consist of mobile voice services, value added services, mobile data and Internet services, wholesale services, corporate services, roaming, fixed wireless, and trunking and paging services. The company s fixed telecommunication services include PSTN lines; ISDN accesses; public telephone services; local, domestic, and international long distance and fixed-to-mobile communications services; corporate communications services; video telephony; supplementary and business-oriented value-added services; intelligent network services; leasing and sale of handset equipment; and telephony information services. Its Internet and broadband multimedia services comprise Internet service provider service; portal and network services; retail and wholesale broadband access; naked ADSL; narrowband switched access to Internet; residential-oriented value-added services; television services, such as IPTV, cable television, and satellite television; companies-oriented value-added services; and Fiber to the Home, a service for high speed Internet access and digital video recording. The company s data and business-solutions services principally include leased lines; virtual private network services; fiber optics services; the provision of hosting and application; outsourcing and consultancy services; desktop services; and system integration and professional services. Its wholesale services for telecommunication operators principally comprise domestic interconnection services; international wholesale services; leased lines for other operators network deployment; local loop leasing under the unbundled local loop regulation framework; and bit stream services, bit stream naked, wholesale line rental accesses, and leased ducts. Telef nica, S.A. was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain..
Banco Santander SA (NYSE:SAN) - Banco Santander, S.A. provides a range of banking and financial products. It offers various deposit products, such as demand and time deposits, and savings and current accounts; repurchase agreements; mortgages and personal loans; consumer finance; and telephone banking services, and online and mobile telephone banking services. The company also engages in corporate banking, treasury, and investment banking activities; designs and manages mutual and pension funds, investment companies, and discretionary portfolios; manages real estate investment products; and offers trade finance and wholesale banking services. In addition, it provides financial advice and wealth management for high-net-worth clients; private equity for venture capital; protection and household savings insurance products; brokerage of securities; and credit and debit cards, as well as collection services and payment processing for merchants. The company operates primarily in Spain, the United Kingdom, other European countries, Brazil and other Latin American countries, and the United States. As of December 31, 2011, it had 6,608 branch offices in continental Europe; 1,379 branches in the United Kingdom; 6,046 branches in Latin America; and 723 branches in the United States. The company was formerly known as Banco Santander Central Hispano S.A. and changed its name to Banco Santander, S.A. in June 2007. Banco Santander, S.A. was founded in 1857 and is headquartered in Madrid, Spain..
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (NYSE:TSM) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited engages in manufacturing, selling, packaging, testing, and computer-aided design of integrated circuits and other semiconductor devices. It offers a range of wafer fabrication processes, including processes to manufacture complementary metal oxide silicon (CMOS) logic, mixed-signal, radio frequency, embedded memory, BiCMOS mixed-signal, and other semiconductors. The company s semiconductor products include logic semiconductors that process digital data to control the operation of electronic systems, as well as standard logic devices that include microprocessors, microcontrollers, digital signal processors, graphic chips, and chip sets; and mixed-signal/RF semiconductors, which combine analog and digital devices on a single semiconductor to process analog and digital data for use in hard disk drives, wireless communications equipment, and network communications equipment. It also offers memory semiconductors that are used in electronic systems to store data and program instructions; CMOS image sensor semiconductors, which are primarily used in camera phones and tablets; and high voltage semiconductors, including high voltage CMOS, bipolar-CMOS-DMOS, and ultra-high voltage technology products for use in various panel-size display driver and power IC applications. In addition, the company provides design and technology platforms, and multi-project wafer processing services; and manufactures masks. It serves fabless semiconductor companies/systems companies and integrated device manufacturers primarily in North America, the Asia Pacific, Japan, Europe, and China. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan..
Corning Inc (NYSE:GLW) - Corning Incorporated produces specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Display Technologies, Telecommunications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for liquid crystal displays (LCDs) for notebook computers, flat panel desktop monitors, and LCD televisions. The Telecommunications segment produces optical fiber and cable, and hardware and equipment products, including cable assemblies, fiber optic hardware, fiber optic connectors, optical components and couplers, closures and pedestals, splice and test equipment, and other accessories for optical connectivity to the telecommunications industry. This segment also provides optical fiber technology products for various applications, comprising premises, fiber-to-the-home access, metropolitan, long haul, and submarine networks. The Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications. The Specialty Materials segment manufactures products that provide approximately 150 material formulations for glass, glass ceramics, and fluoride crystals. The Life Sciences segment develops, manufactures, and supplies scientific laboratory products, such as general labware and equipment, as well as tools and reagents for cell culture and bioprocess, and genomics and proteomics. This segment also develops and produces various technologies, including the Corning Epic systems for high throughput screening; the Corning HYPERFlask Cell Culture Vessel for increased cell yields; and other novel surfaces comprising Corning CellBIND Surface, the Corning Osteo-Assay surface, and the Corning Synthemax Surface. The company was formerly known as Corning Glass Works and changed its name to Corning Incorporated in April 1989. Corning Incorporated was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Corning, New York..
Alcoa Inc (NYSE:AA) - Alcoa Inc. engages in the production and management of primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum, and alumina. The company operates in four segments: Alumina, Primary Metals, Flat-Rolled Products, and Engineered Products and Solutions. The Alumina segment engages in mining of bauxite, which is then refined into alumina. The Primary Metals segment produces aluminum. The Flat-Rolled Products segment engages in the production and sale of aluminum plate, sheet, and foil. The Engineered Products and Solutions segment produces and sells titanium, aluminum, and super alloy investment castings, hard alloy extrusions, forgings and fasteners, aluminum wheels, integrated aluminum structural systems, and architectural extrusions. Its products are used in aircraft, automobiles, commercial transportation, packaging, building and construction, oil and gas, defense, consumer electronics, and industrial applications. The company holds interests in bauxite mining activities. The company has operations primarily in the United States, Australia, Spain, Brazil, the Netherlands, Norway, France, the Russian Federation, Hungary, Italy, the United Kingdom, China, and Germany. Alcoa Inc. was founded in 1888 and is based in New York, New York..
Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) - Activision Blizzard, Inc. publishes online, personal computer (PC), console, handheld, and mobile interactive entertainment worldwide. It develops and publishes PC-based computer games and maintains its proprietary online-game related service, Battle.net. The company also develops, markets, and sells role-playing action and strategy PC-based computer games, as well as online subscription-based games in the massively multiplayer online role-playing game category. In addition, it provides warehousing, logistical, and sales distribution services to third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software and hardware products. The company markets its products to direct mass-market retailers, consumer electronics stores, discount warehouses, and game specialty stores through direct-to-retail basis, third-party distribution, and licensing arrangements, as well as digital online delivery methods. Activision Blizzard, Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California. Activision Blizzard, Inc. is a subsidiary of Vivendi S.A..
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