Mar 28, 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 3956 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2401 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2770 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with the highest net buy volume on Wednesday 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. Nokia Oyj (NYSE:NOK), GILEAD SCIENCES, INC. (NASDAQ:GILD), Micron Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MU), INTEL CORPORATION (NASDAQ:INTC), Corning Inc (NYSE:GLW), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). 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
NOK $0.020 0.61% 11,874,789 34.11% 10,513,052 30.20% 1,361,737 680,869
GILD $1.960 4.28% 11,490,467 62.51% 6,778,596 36.88% 4,711,871 24,040
MU $0.040 0.40% 14,783,195 53.66% 12,292,373 44.62% 2,490,822 622,706
INTC $0.090 0.39% 22,980,011 51.23% 21,782,682 48.56% 1,197,329 133,037
GLW $0.030 0.23% 4,534,460 35.30% 3,441,265 26.79% 1,093,195 364,398
FB $0.890 3.51% 26,617,941 51.02% 25,319,775 48.53% 1,298,166 14,586
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 NOK with a Net Buy Volume of 1,361,737 shares and a Friction Factor of 680,869 shares. That means that it takes 680,869 more shares of buying than selling to move NOK higher by one penny. This means the Market Makers are allowing the stock to move up higher as of Wednesday (lower friction). And with one of the highest Net Buy Volumes, the combination of low friction and high net buy volume is bullish.
Nokia Oyj (NYSE:NOK) - Nokia Corporation provides telecommunications infrastructure hardware, software, and services worldwide. The company offers smart phones and smart devices; and feature phones, and related services and applications. It provides feature phones and smart phones under the Nokia brand; and mobile devices under the Vertu name. The company also develops a range of location-based products and services for consumers; platform services and local commerce services for device manufacturers, application developers, Internet services providers, merchants, and advertisers; and digital map information, and related location-based content and services for mobile navigation devices, automotive navigation systems, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. In addition, it provides Flexi Multiradio base station, a software defined radio that supports global system for mobile communications, as well as third generation mobile communications and long-term evolution radio technologies with common Internet protocol/Ethernet, optical, or microwave transport; base station controllers; and related software. Further, the company offers network planning, optimizing, and managing services; software and hardware maintenance, proactive and multi-vendor care, and competence development services; network implementation; and consultation and systems integration services. Additionally, it provides products for subscriber customer care automation, network and resource management, device and data management, network and service assurance, reporting and analytics, charging and billing, identity and campaign management, and inventory management; mediation and service brokerage; and mobile browsing, messaging, multi screen television, and location-based services, as well as a voice as a service solution for virtualized services in a private cloud environment. Nokia Corporation was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland..
GILEAD SCIENCES, INC. (NASDAQ:GILD) - Gilead Sciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes human therapeutics for the treatment of life threatening diseases worldwide. Its products include Atripla, Truvada, Viread, Complera/Eviplera, and Emtriva for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in adults; Viread and Hepsera oral formulations for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B; Letairis, an oral formulation for pulmonary arterial hypertension; Ranexa, a tablet for chronic angina; Lexiscan/Rapiscan, a test that detects and characterizes coronary artery disease; Cayston, an inhaled antibiotic for the treatment of respiratory systems in cystic fibrosis patients; Tamiflu, a capsule for the treatment and prevention of influenza A and B. The company also provides other products, such as AmBisome, an antifungal agent to treat serious invasive fungal infections; Vistide, an antiviral medication for the treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis in patients with AIDS; and Macugen, an anti-angiogenic oligonucleotide to treat neovascular macular degeneration. In addition, it has product candidates in various stages for the treatment of HIV, which include integrase single-tablet regimen Quad; Cobicistat and Elvitegravir in Phase III; and GS-7340 in Phase II, as well as for liver disease, which consist of GS-7977 in Phase III; GS-5885, GS-9451, and GS-6624 in Phase II; and GS-7340, GS-9620, and GS-9669 in Phase I. Further, the company s product candidates in various stages for the treatment of cardiovascular/metabolic diseases comprise Ranolazine in Phase III; and for the treatment of respiratory diseases consist of Aztreonam for inhalation solution in Phase III, as well as GS-6624 in Phase I. Additionally, it has product candidates in various stages for inflammation/oncology diseases that include GS-1101 in Phase III; GS-1101 and GS-6624 in Phase II; and GS-9973 in Phase I. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Foster City, California..
Micron Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MU) - Micron Technology, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in manufacturing and marketing semiconductor devices worldwide. Its products for data storage and retrieval comprise dynamic random access memory (DRAM) products, including DDR2 and DDR3 for use as main system memory in computers and servers; and other specialty DRAM memory products, such as DDR and DDR2 mobile low power DRAM, DDR, SDRAM, reduced latency DRAM, and pseudo-static RAM used in laptop computers, tablets, and other consumer devices. The company also offers NAND flash memory products, including RealSSD solid-state drives, flash memory cards, CompactFlash and memory stick products, SD memory cards, and JumpDrive products used in mobile phones, MP3/4 players, computers, solid-state drives, tablets, digital still cameras, and other personal and consumer applications. In addition, it resells flash memory products that are purchased from other NAND flash suppliers. Further, Micron Technology, Inc. provides NOR flash memory products that are electrically re-writeable, non-volatile semiconductor memory devices used in consumer electronics, industrial, wired and wireless communications, computing, and automotive applications; and manufactures semiconductor components for CMOS image sensors and other semiconductor products. It markets its products to original equipment manufacturers and retailers through its internal sales force, independent sales representatives, and distributors, as well as through a Web-based customer direct sales channel, and channel and distribution partners. The company was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Boise, Idaho..
INTEL CORPORATION (NASDAQ:INTC) - Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. The company operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Other Intel Architecture, Software and Services, and All Other segments. It offers microprocessors that process system data and controls other devices in the system; and chipsets, which sends data between the microprocessor and input, display, and storage devices, such as keyboard, mouse, monitor, hard drive or solid-state drive, and optical disc drives; system-on-chip products that integrate its processing functions with other system components, including graphics, audio, and video onto a single chip; wired network connectivity products; and wireless connectivity products. The company also provides mobile phone components comprising baseband processors, radio frequency transceivers, and power management integrated circuits; and mobile phone platforms, such as Bluetooth wireless technology and global positioning systems receivers, software solutions, customization, and interoperability tests. In addition, it offers endpoint security, network and content security, risk and compliance, and consumer and mobile security software products for consumer, mobile, and corporate environments to protect systems from malicious virus attacks, as well as loss of data. Further, the company provides NAND flash memory products, which are used in solid-state drives. It sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, and industrial and communications equipment manufacturers in the computing and communications industries. Intel Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Santa Clara, California..
Corning Inc (NYSE:GLW) - Corning Incorporated produces and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. It operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Telecommunications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. The Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for liquid crystal displays (LCDs) that are used in 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 and connectors, optical components and couplers, closures and pedestals, splice and test equipment, and accessories for optical connectivity to the telecommunications industry. This segment offers optical fiber technology products various applications, including 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 media and reagents for cell culture, genomics, drug discovery, microbiology, and chemistry. It also develops and produces various technologies, including the Corning Epic technology for screening; the Corning HYPER platform of vessels for cell yields; Corning CellBIND Surface; Corning Osteo Assay surface and Corning Synthemax II Surface; and Corning Microcarriers for cell scale-up, therapy, and vaccine applications. 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 based in Corning, New York..
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) - Facebook, Inc. operates as a social networking company worldwide. The company builds tools that enable users to connect, share, discover, and communicate with each other; enables developers to build social applications on Facebook or to integrate their Websites with Facebook; and offers products that enable advertisers and marketers to engage with its users. As of February 2, 2012, it had 845 million monthly users and 443 million daily users. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Menlo Park, California..
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