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  • Possible Short-Squeeze Candidates 0 comments
    May 4, 2009 3:13 PM | about stocks: HOKUQ, ACAD, NILE

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    Here are stocks chosen as possible short squeeze candidates for today.
    I ranked the top 50 based on the product of their short ratio and their today's relative volume. These are stocks with high short interest, which would take many days to clear at normal volume, and which are suddenly experiencing higher than normal volume. Note that this is not a recommendation list! There is something bad about all these stocks which caused them to become a target of extreme short selling in the first place.

    One more thing, I eliminated all stocks which are not optionable. So, I think these should all be optionable. I did not do any sorting based on eyeing the charts. So this is a fairly "raw" list. Let me know if you find anything exciting. I note that FTK appears on the list! That makes a lot of sense. I bought FTK today and it is flying fast.

    ACAD ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Biotechnology
    FLDR Flanders Corp. Diversified Machinery
    ARRY Array BioPharma, Inc. Medical Laboratories & Research
    CDII China Direct, Inc. Management Services
    FRN Claymore/BNY Mellon Frontier Markets Exchange Traded Fund
    CPST Capstone Turbine Corp. Industrial Electrical Equipment
    SEA Claymore/Delta Global Shipping Exchange Traded Fund
    HOKU Hoku Scientific, Inc. Diversified Electronics
    GGR GeoGlobal Resources Inc. Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
    BONT Bon-Ton Stores Inc. Department Stores
    NCOC National Coal Corp. Industrial Metals & Minerals
    BKUNA BankUnited Financial Corporation Savings & Loans
    HMIN Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. Lodging
    FSIN Fushi Copperweld, Inc. Industrial Electrical Equipment
    WSO Watsco Inc. Electronics Wholesale
    NILE Blue Nile Inc. Jewelry Stores
    CFSG China Fire & Security Group, Inc. Industrial Equipment & Components
    AHR Anthracite Capital, Inc. REIT - Diversified
    CAEI China Architectural Engineering, Inc. General Contractors
    CPSL China Precision Steel, Inc. Steel & Iron
    ISLE Isle of Capri Casinos Inc. Resorts & Casinos
    EPEX Edge Petroleum Corp. Independent Oil & Gas
    AMAG AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Diagnostic Substances
    AMSC American Superconductor Corporation Diversified Electronics
    LNG Cheniere Energy, Inc. Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
    FTK Flotek Industries Inc. Specialty Chemicals
    CBLI Cleveland BioLabs, Inc. Research Services
    CCC Calgon Carbon Corp. Synthetics
    ICON Iconix Brand Group, Inc. Textile - Apparel Footwear & Accessories
    ABAT Advanced Battery Technologies Inc. Industrial Electrical Equipment
    NGAS NGAS Resources Inc. Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
    SDTH Shengdatech, Inc. Specialty Chemicals
    CNTF China Techfaith Wireless Communication Technology Ltd. Diversified Communication Services
    MPEL Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. Resorts & Casinos
    HZO Marinemax Inc. Specialty Retail, Other
    HLYS Heelys, Inc. Textile - Apparel Footwear & Accessories
    YTEC Yucheng Technologies Limited Business Software & Services
    EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc. Personal Products
    ALXA Alexza Pharmaceuticals Inc. Drug Manufacturers - Other
    ABAX Abaxis Inc. Diagnostic Substances
    KRY Crystallex International Corp. Gold
    DNN Denison Mines Corp. Industrial Metals & Minerals
    DTG Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. Rental & Leasing Services
    STSI Star Scientific, Inc. Cigarettes
    GSI General Steel Holdings, Inc. Steel & Iron
    CROX CROCS Inc. Textile - Apparel Footwear & Accessories
    GCA Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc. Credit Services
    SIMO Silicon Motion Technology Corp. Diversified Electronics
    ATLS Atlas America Inc. Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration
    HNSN Hansen Medical, Inc. Medical Appliances & Equipment

    Stocks: HOKUQ, ACAD, NILE
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