BUYINS.NET: Market Maker Surveillance Report. ANR, PFE, WCRX, MSFT, QQQ, FB, Bearishly Biased Price Friction For Wednesday, December 19th 2012
(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) 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 4042 companies with "abnormal" market making, 2681 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2928 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. Alpha Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:ANR), Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE), Warner Chilcott PLC (NASDAQ:WCRX), MICROSOFT CORPORATION (NASDAQ:MSFT), Powershares Qqq Trust Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ), 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
ANR $-0.330 -3.34% 13,577,788 49.14% 6,288,699 22.76% 7,289,089 Abnormal
PFE $-0.290 -1.11% 10,098,306 37.32% 8,058,303 29.78% 2,040,003 Abnormal
WCRX $-0.140 -1.20% 6,036,947 82.27% 1,298,049 17.69% 4,738,898 Abnormal
MSFT $-0.190 -0.70% 29,455,703 56.00% 22,804,931 43.35% 6,650,772 Abnormal
QQQ $-0.260 -0.39% 18,071,459 52.89% 15,941,550 46.66% 2,129,909 Abnormal
FB $-0.290 -1.05% 31,298,901 51.08% 29,809,828 48.65% 1,489,073 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 ANR with 7,289,089 greater shares of buying than selling (NetVol) and the stock price was down $-0.33000. 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.
Alpha Natural Resources Inc (NYSE:ANR) - Alpha Natural Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production, processing, and sale of coal in the United States. The company offers metallurgical coal for use in the steel-making process; and thermal coal to electric utilities and manufacturing industries. It operates 66 mines and 13 coal preparation plants in Northern and Central Appalachia, and the Powder River Basin regions. The company sells coal to electric utilities, steel and coke producers, industrial customers, and energy traders and brokers. Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. was founded in 2004 and is based in Abingdon, Virginia..
Pfizer Inc (NYSE:PFE) - Pfizer Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, offers prescription medicines for humans and animals worldwide. The company's Biopharmaceutical segments provides Lipitor for elevated LDL-cholesterol levels in the blood; Enbrel for rheumatoid arthritis, polyarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, plaque psoriasis, and ankylosing spondylitis; Lyrica for post-herpetic neuralgia, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, neuropathic pain, adjunctive treatment of epilepsy, and general anxiety disorder, as well as for use as an adjunctive therapy for adult patients with partial onset seizures; Prevnar/Prevenar for invasive pneumococcal disease; Celebrex for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, and acute pain; Viagra for erectile dysfunction; Xalabrands for reducing elevated eye pressure; Effexor XR for depressive, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, and panic disorders; and Norvasc for hypertension. It also offers Zyvox for gram-positive pathogens; Premarin for menopausal symptoms; Sutent for renal cell carcinoma; Geodon/Zeldox for schizophrenia; Detrol/Detrol LA for overactive bladder; Zosyn/Tazocin, an intravenous antibiotic; Genotropin for growth hormone deficiency; Vfend, an antifungal agent; and Protonix for gastroesophageal reflux disease; Chantix/Champix for aid smoking cessation; BeneFIX, ReFacto AF, and Xyntha for lifelong bleeding disorder; Caduet for cardiovascular events; Revatio for pulmonary arterial hypertension; Pristiq for depressive disorder; Aricept for Alzheimers disease; and Spiriva for breathing problems. The companys Diversified segment offers animal health products, such as vaccines, anti-infectives, anti-inflammatories, antiemetics, and parasiticides; consumer healthcare products, such as dietary supplements, pain management, respiratory, and personal care; nutrition products; and gelatin, liquid, softgel, non-animal, and fish gelatin capsules. Pfizer Inc. was founded in 1849 and is headquartered in New York, New York..
Warner Chilcott PLC (NASDAQ:WCRX) - Warner Chilcott plc, a specialty pharmaceutical company, focuses on the development, manufacture, and promotion of branded pharmaceutical products in womens healthcare, gastroenterology, dermatology, and urology segments in North America and western Europe markets. It primarily offers ACTONEL for the prevention and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis; ATELVIA for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis; LOESTRIN 24 FE and LO LOESTRIN FE, which are oral contraceptives for the prevention of pregnancy; ESTRACE cream, a vaginal cream for the treatment of vaginal and vulvar atrophy; ASACOL for the treatment of ulcerative colitis for orally administered 5-aminosalicylic acid products; ASACOL HD for the treatment of moderately active ulcerative colitis; DORYX, a tetracycline-class oral antibiotic for the treatment of severe acne; and ENABLEX for the treatment of symptoms of overactive bladder. The company markets its products and services through wholesale pharmaceutical distributors, and retail drug store chains. It has a strategic collaboration agreement with Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland..
MICROSOFT CORPORATION (NASDAQ:MSFT) - Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. The companys Windows & Windows Live Division segment offers Windows operating system, Windows Live, and Internet Explorer. It offers Windows operating system, which include Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP Home, as well as Windows Live suite of applications and Web services. Microsofts Server and Tools segment provides Windows Server operating systems, Windows Azure, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Azure, Visual Studio, Silverlight, System Center products, Biz Talk server, Microsoft consulting services, and product support services. This segment also provides enterprise consulting and product support services; and training and certification to developers and information technology professionals, as well as builds standalone and software development lifecycle tools for software architects, developers, testers, and project managers. The companys Online Services Division segment offers online information products, such as Bing, MSN portals, and channels; and an online advertising platform for publishers and advertisers. Microsofts Microsoft Business Division segment offers Microsoft Office, Microsoft SharePoint, and Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM, as well as Microsoft Office Web Apps. The companys Entertainment and Devices Division segment develops, produces, and markets the Xbox 360 platform; PC software games; online games and services; Mediaroom, an Internet protocol television software; Windows Phone and Windows Embedded device platforms; the Zune digital music and entertainment platform; and application software for Apples Macintosh computers, Microsoft PC hardware products, and other devices. This segment also involves in retail and marketing of packaged versions of the Microsoft Office system and the Windows operating systems. Microsoft was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Redmond, Washington..
Powershares Qqq Trust Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ) - .
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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