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  • Stocks that became more expensive to borrow and short over the prior 7 days 0 comments
    May 6, 2011 11:41 AM | about stocks: APRI, YONG, SHZ, CBPO, NYMX, LPHI, SUF, CGA, CPSL, MFLR, SOMX, MSB, PFED, ROYL, DGWIY, ESLRQ, PUDA, CQP, USAT, PURE, NOK, CHBT, GSC, CRV, EVBN, HOKUQ, AVNR, CPLP, YRCW, LTBR, CVVT, PHII, VCIT, JETMF, ADY, CWBS, CMFO, IBIO, FBP, HSWI, LEI, PEIX, GBR, QTWW, IDX, SKBI
    The stocks below showed the largest increase in borrowing cost last week, from April 28 to May 5.  The list was taken from US, Canadian and Japanese stock universe.  An increase in cost-to-borrow indicates a greater demand to short and/or a reduced supply of available shares to borrow.

    NameTickerChange in cost-to-borrow (bps)
    APRICUS BIOSCIENCES INC     APRI4,677
    YONGYE INTL INC             YONG3,684
    CHINA SHEN ZHOU MNG & RES INSHZ 3,399
    CHINA BIOLOGIC PRODS INC    CBPO3,317
    NYMOX PHARMACEUTICAL CORP   NYMX3,313
    LIFE PARTNERS HOLDINGS INC  LPHI2,642
    SULPHCO INC                 SUF 2,428
    CHINA GREEN AGRICULTURE INC CGA 2,371
    CHINA PRECISION STEEL INC   CPSL2,060
    MAYFLOWER BANCORP INC       MFLR1,510
    SOMAXON PHARMACEUTICALS INC SOMX1,375
    MESABI TR                   MSB 1,273
    PARK BANCORP INC            PFED1,194
    ROYALE ENERGY INC           ROYL1,164
    DUOYUAN GLOBAL WTR INC      DGW 1,145
    EVERGREEN SOLAR INC         ESLR1,117
    PUDA COAL INC               PUDA1,114
    CHENIERE ENERGY PARTNERS LP CQP 1,093
    USA TECHNOLOGIES INC        USAT1,092
    PURE BIOSCIENCE INC         PURE1,064
    NOKIA CORP                  NOK 1,056
    CHINA-BIOTICS INC           CHBT1,054
    GOLDMAN SACHS GROUP INC     GSC 1,010
    COAST DISTR SYS             CRV 1,010
    EVANS BANCORP INC           EVBN963
    HOKU CORP                   HOKU956
    AVANIR PHARMACEUTICALS INC  AVNR941
    CAPITAL PRODUCT PARTNERS L PCPLP940
    YRC WORLDWIDE INC           YRCW916
    ALANGE ENERGY CORP          ALE.TSXV905
    LIGHTBRIDGE CORP            LTBR900
    CHINA VALVES TECHNOLOGY INC CVVT892
    PHI INC                     PHII884
    VANGUARD SCOTTSDALE FDS     VCIT878
    MARUKYU CO LTD    8167858
    CROSSHAIR EXPL & MNG CORP   CXZ 856
    FEIHE INTL INC              ADY 836
    COMMONWEALTH BANKSHARES INC CWBS829
    CHINA MARINE FOOD GROUP LTD CMFO827
    IBIO INC                    IBIO825
    FIRST BANCORP P R           FBP 823
    HSW INTERNATIONAL INC       HSWI788
    LUCAS ENERGY INC            LEI 763
    PACIFIC ETHANOL INC         PEIX762
    NEW CONCEPT ENERGY INC      GBR 726
    QUANTUM FUEL SYS TECH WORLDWQTWW726
    MARKET VECTORS ETF TR       IDX 718
    SKYSTAR BIO-PHARMA CO       SKBI699
    ZANETT INC                  ZANE697

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