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Banks and Chinese RTOs top the list of most expensive stocks to short on March 22

The following stocks had the highest borrowing costs yesterday.  The change in CTB is from prior week, from March 15 to March 22.


Name Ticker Change in cost-to-borrow (bps)
CASCADE FINL CORP            CASB 6,806
DEARBORN BANCORP INC         DEAR -4
CENTRAL PAC FINL CORP        CPF  95
NEOPROBE CORP                NEOP 583
CHINA AGRITECH INC           CAGC 1,495
CHINA MEDIAEXPRESS HLDGS INC CCME 825
YRC WORLDWIDE INC            YRCW 850
EVERGREEN SOLAR INC          ESLR -79
MACATAWA BK CORP             MCBC -867
PAB BANKSHARES INC           PABK 521
SOMAXON PHARMACEUTICALS INC  SOMX 644
CHINA SHEN ZHOU MNG & RES IN SHZ  1,847
QUANTUM FUEL SYS TECH WORLDW QTWW 2,148
CHINA BIOLOGIC PRODS INC     CBPO 4,907
ANCHOR BANCORP WIS INC       ABCW 75
CONNS INC                    CONN 831
GREEN BANKSHARES INC         GRNB -1,876
RESVERLOGIX CORP             RVX.TSX -46
TELESTONE TECHNOLOGIES CORP  TSTC -87
CHINA-BIOTICS INC            CHBT -198
PACIFIC ETHANOL INC          PEIX 365
RADIENT PHARMACEUTICALS CORP RPC  -110
CASCADE BANCORP              CACB -65
BSD MED CORP DEL             BSDM -60
ROYALE ENERGY INC            ROYL -1,374
CHINA GREEN AGRICULTURE INC  CGA  438
HOKU CORP                    HOKU 22
LIFE PARTNERS HOLDINGS INC   LPHI 25
ST JOE CO                    JOE  -1,246
ZENN MOTOR CO INC            ZNN.TSXV 639
PRINCETON NATL BANCORP INC   PNBC -139
ADVANCED BATTERY TECHNOLOG I ABAT 2,299
OLD SECOND BANCORP INC ILL   OSBC 12
GREAT NORTHN IRON ORE PPTYS  GNI  515
CHINA PRECISION STEEL INC    CPSL 163
FEIHE INTL INC               ADY  -54
NYMOX PHARMACEUTICAL CORP    NYMX 2,428
INTEGRA BK CORP              IBNK -66
BRITTON & KOONTZ CAP CORP    BKBK 1
RUBICON TECHNOLOGY INC       RBCN -55
DARA BIOSCIENCES INC         DARA 74
LUCAS ENERGY INC             LEI  263
FIRST FED BANCSHARES ARK     FFBH 31
ASCENT SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES IN ASTI -7
IBIO INC                     IBIO 588
CELSION CORPORATION          CLSN 178
STAR SCIENTIFIC INC          CIGX -92
PLURISTEM THERAPEUTICS INC   PSTI 118
WORLD HEART CORP             WHRT 469