(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Thursday. 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 Thursday there were 3971 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2765 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2321 companies with negative Friction Factors. Here is a list of the top companies with Abnormal Price Friction (bullish bias) in their stock prices. This means that there was more selling than buying in the stocks and their stock prices rose. Jetblue Airways Corp (NASDAQ:JBLU), Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc (NYSE:FCX), AT&T Inc (NYSE:T), Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ), Vanguard Intermediate Term Corporate Bond ETF (NASDAQ:VCIT), Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp (OTC:FMCKM). 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
JBLU $0.300 4.87% 2,568,334 27.21% 6,867,864 72.76% -4,299,530 Abnormal
FCX $0.220 0.70% 3,420,265 13.29% 16,789,985 65.25% -13,369,720 Abnormal
T $0.620 1.66% 6,777,623 9.30% 56,306,691 77.29% -49,529,068 Abnormal
VZ $0.090 0.18% 3,638,660 9.81% 29,907,962 80.61% -26,269,302 Abnormal
VCIT $0.140 0.16% 388,420 8.27% 4,306,334 91.73% -3,917,914 Abnormal
FMCKM $0.100 2.67% 43,100 0.23% 9,141,292 49.64% -9,098,192 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more selling than buying on Thursday and their stock prices rose. 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 JBLU with 4,299,530 greater shares of selling than buying (NetVol) and the stock price was up $0.30000. This means the Market Makers were trading the stock in a way inconsistent with normal supply and demand (Economics 101); more selling than buying should cause prices to drop.
Jetblue Airways Corp (NASDAQ:JBLU) - JetBlue Airways Corporation provides passenger air transportation services in the United States. As of December 31, 2012, the company operated approximately 750 daily flights through a fleet of 127 Airbus A320 aircraft and 53 EMBRAER 190 aircraft. It operates flights to 75 cities in 22 states, Puerto Rico, and Mexico, as well as in the Caribbean and Latin America. The company, through its subsidiary, LiveTV, LLC, provides in-flight entertainment, voice communication, and data connectivity systems and services for commercial and general aviation aircraft, including live in-seat satellite television, digital satellite radio, wireless aircraft data link service, and cabin surveillance systems. JetBlue Airways Corporation was founded in 1998 and is based in Long Island City, New York..
Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc (NYSE:FCX) - Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. engages in the exploration, mining, and production of mineral resources. The company primarily explores for copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt hydroxide, silver, and other metals, such as rhenium and magnetite. It holds interests in various mines located in the Grasberg minerals district in Indonesia; Morenci minerals district in North America; South America; and Tenke Fungurume minerals district in the Democratic Republic of Congo. As of December 31, 2011, the company s consolidated recoverable proven and probable reserves included 119.7 billion pounds of copper, 33.9 million ounces of gold, 3.42 billion pounds of molybdenum, 330.3 million ounces of silver, and 0.86 billion pounds of cobalt. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona..
AT&T Inc (NYSE:T) - AT&T Inc. provides telecommunications services to consumers, businesses, and other providers in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Wireless, Wireline, and Other. The Wireless segment offers various wireless voice and data communication services, including local wireless communications services, long-distance services, and roaming services. It also sells various handsets, wirelessly enabled computers, and personal computer wireless data cards through its owned stores, agents, or third-party retail stores; and accessories comprising carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers, and other items to consumers, as well as to agents and third-party distributors. The Wireline segment provides data services, such as switched and dedicated transport, Internet access and network integration, U-verse services, and data equipment; businesses voice applications over IP-based networks; and digital subscriber lines, dial-up Internet access, private lines, managed Web-hosting services, packet services, enterprise networking services, and Wi-Fi services, as well as local, interstate, and international wholesale networking capacity to other service providers. This segment also offers voice services consisting of local and long-distance services for various business applications, which include sales, reservation centers, or customer service centers; and wholesale switched access service to other service providers. The Other segment provides application management, security services, integration services, customer premises equipment, outsourcing, government-related services, and satellite video services. The company was formerly known as SBC Communications Inc. and changed its name to AT&T Inc. in November 2005. AT&T, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is based in Dallas, Texas..
Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ) - Verizon Communications Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies worldwide. Its Verizon Wireless segment offers access to various wireless voice and data services comprising Internet access through smart phones and basic phones, and notebook computers and tablets; messaging services, which enable customers to send and receive text, picture, and video messages; and consumer-focused and business-focused multimedia applications. This segment also provides location-based services; global data services; HomeFusion Broadband, a high-speed Internet service for homes; other connection-related services, such as data access and value added services to support telemetry-type applications; and machine-to-machine 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, long distance, and other 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 February 27, 2013, it served 98 million retail connections. 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..
Vanguard Intermediate Term Corporate Bond ETF (NASDAQ:VCIT) - Vanguard Scottsdale Funds - Vanguard Intermediate-Term Corporate Bond Etf.
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp (OTC:FMCKM) - The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation provides credit guarantee for residential mortgages originated by mortgage lenders and invests in mortgage loans and mortgage-related securities in the United States. It operates in three segments: Single-Family Guarantee, Investments, and Multifamily. The Single-Family Guarantee segment purchases single-family mortgage loans originated by its seller/servicers in the primary mortgage market; securitizes the purchased mortgage loans into guaranteed mortgage-related securities; and guarantees the payment of principal and interest on the mortgage-related securities. This segment serves lenders, including mortgage banking companies, commercial banks, savings banks, community banks, credit unions, housing finance agencies, and savings and loan associations. The Investments segment invests principally in mortgage-related securities and single-family performing mortgage loans that are funded by other debt issuances and hedged using derivatives. It serves insurance companies, money managers, central banks, depository institutions, and pension funds. The Multifamily segment engages in the investment, purchase, sale, securitization, and guarantee of multifamily mortgage loans and securities; issues other structured securities; guarantees multifamily HFA bonds and housing revenue bonds held by third parties; and offers post-construction financing to larger apartment project operators. The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia..
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