Market Maker Surveillance Report. CAT, NOK, MO, RDN, NBG, FNMAS, Bullishly Biased Price Friction For Tuesday, May 7th 2013
May 08, 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 3913 companies with "abnormal" market making, 3235 companies with positive Friction Factors and 2077 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. CATERPILLAR INC. (NYSE:CAT), Nokia Oyj (NYSE:NOK), Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO), Radian Group Inc (NYSE:RDN), National Bank of Greece SA (NYSE:NBG), Federal National Mortgage Association Fannie Mae (OTC:FNMAS). 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
CAT $2.120 2.42% 2,616,707 25.14% 3,846,814 36.96% -1,230,107 Abnormal
NOK $0.090 2.65% 14,230,788 33.67% 15,685,775 37.11% -1,454,987 Abnormal
MO $0.440 1.22% 2,719,038 21.89% 5,937,248 47.80% -3,218,210 Abnormal
RDN $0.580 4.64% 5,090,626 32.63% 6,170,935 39.56% -1,080,309 Abnormal
NBG $0.070 7.22% 2,294,568 36.68% 3,488,167 55.77% -1,193,599 Abnormal
FNMAS $0.053 1.16% 279,746 1.17% 11,924,025 49.94% -11,644,279 Abnormal
Analysis of the Friction Factor chart above shows that each of the six stocks mentioned above had more selling than buying on Tuesday 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 CAT with 1,230,107 greater shares of selling than buying (NetVol) and the stock price was up $2.12000. 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.
CATERPILLAR INC. (NYSE:CAT) - Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. The company s Construction Industries segment offers construction machinery and related parts, including backhoe, skid steer, multi-terrain, track-type, skid steer, compact, and wheel loaders; track, wheel, and mini excavators; track-type tractors; motor graders; and pipelayers for the heavy construction, general construction, mining and quarry, and aggregates markets. Its Resource Industries segment provides electric rope and hydraulic shovels, draglines, drills, forestry products, highwall miners, off-highway and articulated trucks, electric drive mining trucks, wheel tractor scrapers, compactors, mining trucks, wheel dozers, paving products, tunnel boring and underground mining equipment, electronics and control systems, industrial swing machines, and machinery components for mine, quarry, forestry, paving, tunneling, industrial, and waste customers. The company s Power Systems segment offers reciprocating engine powered generator sets; integrated systems for the electric power generation industry; reciprocating engines, and integrated systems and solutions; turbines and turbine-related services; and diesel-electric locomotives and components, and rail-related products and services. Its Financial Products segment provides retail and wholesale financing alternatives for Caterpillar equipment, machinery, and engines; offers property, casualty, life, accident, and health insurance, as well as insurance brokerage services; and purchases short-term receivables. The company markets its products through its sales force, distribution centers, dealers, and distributors. It was formerly known as Caterpillar Tractor Co. and changed its name to Caterpillar Inc. in 1986. The company was founded in 1925 and is headquartered in Peoria, Illinois..
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..
Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) - Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, smokeless products, and wine in the United States and internationally. It offers cigarettes primarily under the Marlboro brand; smokeless tobacco products under the Copenhagen, Skoal, Red Seal, Husky, and Marlboro Snus brands; cigars principally under the Black & Mild brand; and pipe tobacco. The company also produces and sells blended table wines under the Chateau Ste. Michelle and Columbia Crest names; and distributes Antinori and Villa Maria Estate wines, and Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte in the United States. In addition, it maintains a portfolio of leveraged and direct finance leases in rail and surface transport, aircraft, electric power, real estate, and manufacturing. The company sells its tobacco products primarily to wholesalers, including distributors; large retail organizations, such as chain stores; and the armed services. Altria Group, Inc. markets its wine products to restaurants, wholesale clubs, supermarkets, wine shops, and mass merchandisers. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia..
Radian Group Inc (NYSE:RDN) - Radian Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a credit enhancement company in the United States. The company offers credit-related insurance coverage, primarily through private mortgage insurance, and risk management services to mortgage lending institutions. Its private mortgage insurance protects the holders of the company s insurance from default-related losses on residential mortgage loans made generally to home buyers, as well as facilitates the sale of these mortgage loans in the secondary mortgage market. The company primarily serves mortgage originators, such as mortgage bankers, mortgage brokers, commercial banks, savings institutions, credit unions, and community banks. Radian Group Inc. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania..
National Bank of Greece SA (NYSE:NBG) - National Bank of Greece S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides diversified financial services primarily in Greece. The company involves in retail and commercial banking, global investment management, investment banking, insurance, investment activities, and securities trading operations. It offers demand deposits, savings deposits, time deposits, and current accounts; investment products; consumer loans, personal loans, mortgage loans, automobile loans, overdraft facilities, and foreign currency loans, as well as letters of credit and guarantees; credit cards; currency swaps and options; and ATMs. The company also provides financial and investment advisory services, foreign exchange, custody services, and trade finance services; and shipping finance, leasing, factoring, treasury, private banking, private equity, and brokerage services, as well as asset management, including mutual funds and closed end funds. In addition, it offers life, accident, health, fire, catastrophe, credit, motor, and marine hull and cargo insurance products, as well as general third party liability; real estate insurance, payment protection insurance, and life and disability insurance; and investment-saving-retirement insurance products, as well as pensions. Further, the company engages in the real estate management activities, including warehousing and third-party property management; and hotel management, as well as provides real estate and information technology consulting, and professional training services. It primarily serves individuals, professionals, small-medium and small sized companies, and corporate customers. The company also has operations in Turkey, the United Kingdom, south eastern Europe, Cyprus, Malta, Egypt, and South Africa. As of December 31, 2010, it operated 574 branches, 1 private banking unit, 1 unit for financial institutions, and 7 specialized banking units; and 1,481 ATMs. The company was founded in 1841 and is headquartered in Athens, Greece..
Federal National Mortgage Association Fannie Mae (OTC:FNMAS) - Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) provides liquidity and stability support in the secondary mortgage market in the United States. The company securitizes mortgage loans originated by lenders in the primary mortgage market into Fannie Mae mortgage-backed securities (Fannie Mae MBS). It operates in three segments: Single-Family Credit Guaranty, Multifamily, and Capital Markets. The Single-Family Credit Guaranty segment securitizes single-family mortgage loans into Fannie Mae MBS and facilitates the purchase of single-family mortgage loans for the company s mortgage portfolio. The Multifamily segment securitizes multifamily mortgage loans into Fannie Mae MBS and facilitates the purchase of multifamily mortgage loans for its mortgage portfolio. This segment also invests in rental and for-sale housing projects. The Capital Markets segment manages the company s investment activity in mortgage-related assets and other interest-earning non-mortgage investments. This segment provides funds to the mortgage market through short-term financing and investing activities. The company s financing activities include whole loan conduit transactions, early funding transactions, real estate mortgage investment conduit and other structured securitization activities, and mortgage-backed securities trading services. Its principal customers include mortgage banking companies, savings and loan associations, savings banks, commercial banks, credit unions, community banks, insurance companies, and state and local housing finance agencies. The company was founded in 1938 and is based in Washington, the District of Columbia..
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