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  • Most expensive US stocks to short -- as of March 1 2 comments
    Mar 2, 2011 10:54 AM | about stocks: DEAR, CPF, CASB, NAVB, MCBC, YRCW, CCME, PABK, FTBK, CAGC, CBC, GRNB, RXPC, SOMX, CHBT, ABCW, TSTC, SHZ

    Below are the most expensive US stocks to short on March 1, sorted accordingly.

    The cost to short is determined primarily by the cost to borrow shares in the securities lending market.  SunGard Astec tracks the cost to borrow in the securities lending market on a daily basis.

    Below the table, I included a time-series chart for Somaxon.  The red line is the cost-to-borrow and short.  Blue is the number of shares borrowed in SunGard Astec's database, which receives daily data from two-thirds of the securities lending market.


    Symbol Company Name
    ETAK ELEPHANT TALK COMM INC
    DEAR DEARBORN BANCORP INC
    CPF CENTRAL PAC FINL CORP
    HHWW HORIYOSHI WORLDWIDE INC
    CASB CASCADE FINL CORP
    NEOP NEOPROBE CORP
    ESLRD EVERGREEN SOLAR INC
    MCBC MACATAWA BK CORP
    YRCW YRC WORLDWIDE INC
    CCME CHINA MEDIAEXPRESS HLDGS INC
    PABK PAB BANKSHARES INC
    FTBK FRONTIER FINL CORP WASH
    CAGC CHINA AGRITECH INC
    CBC CAPITOL BANCORP LTD
    GRNB GREEN BANKSHARES INC
    RPC RADIENT PHARMACEUTICALS CORP
    SOMX SOMAXON PHARMACEUTICALS INC
    CHBT CHINA-BIOTICS INC
    ABCW ANCHOR BANCORP WIS INC
    TSTC TELESTONE TECHNOLOGIES CORP
    TGIC TRIAD GTY INC
    IDMCQ INDYMAC BANCORP INC
    SHZ CHINA SHEN ZHOU MNG & RES IN
    FBTXQ FRANKLIN BK CORP DEL


    Number of shares borrowed and cost-to-borrow SOMX



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