BUYINS.NET: Market Maker Surveillance Report. COP, EBAY, C, EMC, HAL, PWEI, Bearishly Biased Price Friction For Friday, April 19th 2013
(M2 PressWIRE Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) BUYINS.NET / www.buyins.net, announced today its proprietary Market Maker Friction Factor Report for Friday. 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 Friday there were 3968 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3229 companies with positive Friction Factors and 1858 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. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY), Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C), EMC Corp (NYSE:EMC), Halliburton Co (NYSE:HAL), PW EAGLE INC (OTC:PWEI). 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
COP $-0.030 -0.05% 2,160,295 34.11% 1,271,723 20.08% 888,572 Abnormal
EBAY $-0.440 -0.83% 8,444,306 54.47% 6,924,880 44.67% 1,519,426 Abnormal
C $-0.100 -0.22% 7,229,858 30.96% 5,610,657 24.03% 1,619,201 Abnormal
EMC $-0.870 -3.89% 17,137,652 31.50% 14,460,343 26.58% 2,677,309 Abnormal
HAL $-0.310 -0.83% 6,566,777 32.85% 4,950,492 24.76% 1,616,285 Abnormal
PWEI $-0.016 -9.65% 2,150,419 38.41% 377,403 6.74% 1,773,016 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more buying than selling on Friday 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 COP with 888,572 greater shares of buying than selling (NetVol) and the stock price was down $-0.03000. 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.
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) - ConocoPhillips explores for, produces, transports, and markets crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, liquefied natural gas, and natural gas liquids on a worldwide basis. Its portfolio includes assets in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia; growing North American shale and oil sands businesses; various international development projects; and a global exploration program. The company was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas..
eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) - eBay Inc. provides online platforms, tools, and services to help individuals and merchants in online and mobile commerce and payments in the United States and internationally. Its Marketplaces segment operates ecommerce platform eBay.com; vertical shopping sites, such as StubHub, Fashion, Motors, and Half.com; and classifieds Websites, including Den Bl Avis, BilBasen, Gumtree, Kijiji, LoQUo, Marktplaats.nl, mobile.de, Alamaula, eBay Anuncios, eBay Kleinanzeigen, and eBay Annunci, as well as provides advertising services. This segment also provides RedLaser to facilitate mobile commerce; Milo to enable search for goods at local retailers; WHI to offer an ecatalog of motor parts and accessories; and Hunch to improve search and merchandising based on customers' needs and tastes. The company s Payments segment offers payment and settlement services for consumers and merchants on and off eBay Websites and other merchant Websites. This segment operates PayPal, which enables individuals and businesses to send and receive payments online and through mobile devices; Bill Me Later that enables the United States merchants to offer, the United States consumers to obtain, credit at the point of sale for ecommerce and mobile transactions; Zong, which allows users with mobile phones to purchase digital goods and have the transactions charged to their phone bill; and BillSAFE that enables customers pay for purchases upon receipt of an invoice. Its GSI segment offers an ecommerce services suite for enterprise clients that operate in general merchandise categories, including apparel, sporting goods, toys and baby, health and beauty, and home; and marketing services comprising digital agency, enterprise email marketing, mobile advertising, affiliate marketing, online advertisement retargeting, and in-depth analytics services. The company also operates an open platform for merchants and developers. eBay Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in San Jose, California..
Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) - Citigroup, Inc., a diversified financial services holding company, provides a range of financial products and services to consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Citicorp and Citi Holdings. The Citicorp segment operates as a global bank for businesses and consumers with two primary businesses, Global Consumer Banking and Institutional Clients Group. The Global Consumer Banking business provides retail banking and Citi-branded cards in North America; Asia; Latin America; and Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). The Institutional Clients Group business provides securities and banking services comprising investment banking and advisory services, lending, debt and equity sales and trading, institutional brokerage, derivative services, and private banking; and transaction services consisting of treasury and trade solutions, and securities and fund services. The Citi Holdings segment operates Brokerage and Asset Management, Local Consumer Lending, and Special Asset Pool businesses. The Brokerage and Asset Management business, through its Morgan Stanley Smith Barney joint venture, offers retail brokerage and asset management services. The Local Consumer Lending business provides residential mortgages, retail partner card loans, student loans, personal loans, commercial real estate, and other consumer loans and assets, as well as western European cards and retail banking services. The Special Asset Pool business consists of a portfolio of securities, loans, and other assets. The company has approximately 200 million customer accounts and operates in approximately 160 countries and jurisdictions. As of December 31, 2011, it had 1,016 retail bank branches in North America; 292 retail branches in EMEA; 2,221 retail branches in Latin America; and 671 retail branches in Asia. Citigroup, Inc. was founded in 1812 and is based in New York, New York..
EMC Corp (NYSE:EMC) - EMC Corporation develops, delivers, and supports the information and virtual infrastructure technologies and solutions. The company offers enterprise storage systems and software, which are deployed in storage area networks (SAN), networked attached storage (NAS), unified storage combining NAS and SAN, object storage, and/or direct attached storage environments, as well as provides backup and recovery, and disaster recovery and archiving solutions. It also offers information security solutions in various areas, such as enterprise governance, risk and compliance, data loss prevention, security information management, continuous network monitoring, fraud protection, identity assurance and access control, and encryption and key management. In addition, the company provides information intelligence software, solutions, and services, including EMC Captiva for intelligent enterprise capture; EMC Document Sciences for customer communications management; EMC Kazeon for e-discovery; EMC Documentum xCP for building business solutions and an action engine for big data; and the EMC Documentum platform for managing and delivering enterprise information. Further, it offers virtual and cloud infrastructure products, such as virtualization and virtualization-based cloud infrastructure solutions that address a range of IT problems, as well as facilitate access to cloud computing capacity, business continuity, software lifecycle management, and corporate end-user computing device management. In addition, the company provides consulting, technology deployment, managed, customer support, and training and certification services. EMC Corporation markets its products through direct sales and through various distribution channels in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, and the Asia Pacific region. It has a strategic partnership with Lenovo. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts..
Halliburton Co (NYSE:HAL) - Halliburton Company provides a range of services and products for the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas. The company operates in two segments, Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation. The Completion and Production segment offers production enhancement services, including stimulation services and sand control services; and cementing services comprising bonding the well and well casing, and casing equipment. It also offers completion tools that provide downhole solutions and services, including well completion products and services, intelligent well completions, liner hanger systems, sand control systems, and service tools. This segment also provides well intervention services, pressure control, equipment rental tools and services, and pipeline and process services; and oilfield production and completion chemicals and services that address production, processing, and transportation operations. The Drilling and Evaluation segment offers drill bits and services, including roller cone rock bits, fixed cutter bits, hole enlargement, and related downhole tools and services, as well as coring equipment and services; wireline and perforating services, such as open-hole logging, cased-hole and slickline, borehole seismic, and formation and reservoir solutions; and testing and subsea services comprising acquisition and analysis of reservoir information and optimization solutions. This segment also provides drilling fluid systems, performance additives, completion fluids, solids control, specialized testing equipment, and waste management services; drilling systems and services; integrated exploration, drilling, and production software, as well as related professional and data management services; and oilfield project management and integrated solutions. Halliburton Company serves oil and gas companies worldwide. The company was founded in 1919 and is based in Houston, Texas..
PW EAGLE INC (OTC:PWEI) - PW Eagle, Inc. manufactures and distributes polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe and fittings used for potable water and sewage transmission, turf and agricultural irrigation, water wells, fiber optic lines, electronic and telephone lines, and commercial and industrial plumbing. The Company distributes its products throughout the United States, with a minimal amount of shipments to selected foreign countries. Its wholly owned subsidiary, USPoly Company LLC (USPoly), manufactures and distributes polyethylene (PE) pipe products and accessories.
Polyvinyl Chloride Pipe Business
PW Eagle's pressure and non-pressure PVC products consist of 1/2-inch to 36-inch PVC pipes for applications in buildings, municipal water distribution, municipal sewage collection, turf and agriculture irrigation, fiber optic, power distribution and telecommunications industries. The Company manufactures and distributes many PVC pressure pipe products for the transporting of drinking and irrigation water.
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) Water Main Pipe is offered in diameters of four to 24 inches. During the manufacturing process, each piece of this AWWA pipe is filled with water and proof tested. This pipe is also used in fire protection and carries the listing of Factory Mutual and Underwriters Laboratories.
The Ultra-Blue Water Main Pipe is a molecular oriented PVC pipe manufactured using processes that change the molecular orientation of the pipe, yielding greater strength, lighter weight and greater flow capacity than conventional PVC pipe. It is produced in six- through 16-inch diameters. The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) PVC Pressure Pipe is manufactured in diameters of 1/2 inch and 24 inches in a series of pressure ratings from 63 pounds to 315 pounds. This product delivers the water to grow crops and beautify parks, golf courses and homes.
The ASTM PVC Well Casing is offered as a lightweight PVC pipe to be used as casing in water wells. Like the majority of PW Eagles' pressure pipes, well casing is in compliance with ANSI/NSF Standard 61. As a companion to the Company's well casing pipe, it also offers a threaded drop pipe for hanging submersible pumps. These pipes are made from thick-wall PVC and weigh approximately one-seventh of an equivalent metal pipe.
The ASTM Gravity PVC Sewer Pipes are used to transport wastewater from residential and commercial buildings to a treatment plant. Manufactured in diameters from four inches to through 24 inches, the products are used throughout the collection system of sewage treatment plants. The Ultra-Rib and Ultra-Corr structured wall pipes are offered in diameters from eight inches to 36 inches, for applications in sanitary sewers and storm drains.
The ASTM Drain, Waste and Vent (DWV) pipe is used inside the home to drain wastewater and vent the plumbing system. PW Eagle manufactures this product in sizes up to 6 inches in diameter from either a solid wall construction, or a construction that layers solid walls around a cellular core.
The Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Electrical Conduit is a line of PVC heavy wall electrical conduit in diameters of 1/2 inch through six inches and fabricated fittings. The entire product line carries the UL mark and conforms to National Electrical Manufacturers Association Standards. This pipe carries electrical wiring below and above ground.
Polyethylene Pipe Business
USPoly focuses on extruding PE pipe in sizes up to 20 inches in diameter. The subsidiary's pressure and non-pressure PE pipe products consist of 1/2-inch to 20-inch PE pipe and tubing.
The Natural Gas Distribution PE pipe is for natural gas distribution in diameters from 1/2 inch to 12 inches, in either straight sticks or coils depending on customer requirements and diameter. The subsidiary uses Plastics Pipe Institute standard resins to manufacture gas distribution pipe.
The Oil and Gas Gathering Pipes are offered through 20 inches for this application. Oil and gas gathering pipes are made with PE 3408 resin in coils or sticks.
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