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  • Stocks that became more expensive to borrow and short over the prior 7 days 2 comments
    May 16, 2011 4:30 PM | about stocks: YONG, APRI, ADY, SUF, LPHI, CBPO, FCLF, NYMX, SHZ, AB, CPSL, CGA, DGWIY, HSWI, CHBT, AVNR, MFLR, HOKUQ, PURE, YRCW, ESLRQ, PFED, STSA, PUDA, SOMX, LIWA, USAT, FBP, AIG, ROYL, SKBI, LEI, FSI, SNY, JETMF, BASI, CFSG, ESNC, IBIO, CVVT, AMSC, IDX, QCRH, WWIN, MCZ, LTBR

    The stocks below showed the largest increase in borrowing cost last week, from May 6 to May 13.  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.

    Name Ticker Change in cost-to-borrow (bps)
    YONGYE INTL INC              YONG 5,520
    APRICUS BIOSCIENCES INC      APRI 4,423
    FEIHE INTL INC               ADY  3,639
    SULPHCO INC                  SUF  3,488
    LIFE PARTNERS HOLDINGS INC   LPHI 2,434
    CHINA BIOLOGIC PRODS INC     CBPO 2,426
    FIRST CLOVER LEAF FIN CORP   FCLF 2,297
    NYMOX PHARMACEUTICAL CORP    NYMX 2,269
    CHINA SHEN ZHOU MNG & RES IN SHZ  2,098
    ALLIANCEBERNSTEIN HOLDING LP AB   1,813
    CHINA PRECISION STEEL INC    CPSL 1,749
    CHINA GREEN AGRICULTURE INC  CGA  1,578
    DUOYUAN GLOBAL WTR INC       DGW  1,509
    HSW INTERNATIONAL INC        HSWI 1,497
    CHINA-BIOTICS INC            CHBT 1,465
    AVANIR PHARMACEUTICALS INC   AVNR 1,458
    MAYFLOWER BANCORP INC        MFLR 1,397
    HOKU CORP                    HOKU 1,394
    PURE BIOSCIENCE INC          PURE 1,348
    YRC WORLDWIDE INC            YRCW 1,252
    EVERGREEN SOLAR INC          ESLR 1,237
    PARK BANCORP INC             PFED 1,197
    STERLING FINL CORP WASH      STSA 1,133
    PUDA COAL INC                PUDA 1,110
    SOMAXON PHARMACEUTICALS INC  SOMX 1,059
    LIHUA INTL INC               LIWA 1,033
    USA TECHNOLOGIES INC         USAT 1,025
    FIRST BANCORP P R            FBP  1,003
    AMERICAN INTL GROUP INC      AIG  992
    MARUKYU CO LTD     8167 986
    ROYALE ENERGY INC            ROYL 967
    SKYSTAR BIO-PHARMA CO        SKBI 966
    LUCAS ENERGY INC             LEI  933
    FLEXIBLE SOLUTIONS INTL INC  FSI  911
    ALANGE ENERGY CORP           ALE.TSXV 905
    SANOFI AVENTIS               SNY  898
    CROSSHAIR EXPL & MNG CORP    CXZ  892
    SINO CLEAN ENERGY INC        SCEI 888
    BIOANALYTICAL SYS INC        BASI 885
    CHINA FIRE & SEC GROUP INC   CFSG 858
    ZBB ENERGY CORPORATION       ZBB  838
    IBIO INC                     IBIO 824
    CHINA VALVES TECHNOLOGY INC  CVVT 818
    AMERICAN SUPERCONDUCTOR CORP AMSC 805
    MARKET VECTORS ETF TR        IDX  804
    QCR HOLDINGS INC             QCRH 801
    WESTINGHOUSE SOLAR           WEST.D 750
    WINNER MEDICAL GRP INC       WWIN 729
    MAD CATZ INTERACTIVE INC     MCZ  713
    LIGHTBRIDGE CORP             LTBR 697
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  • sdhir
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    CHBT - Value Holdings Capital has been snapping it up from open market recently -
    www.prontosec.com/secd...
    19 May 2011, 11:37 AM Reply Like
  • NgaruToa
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    Isn't this always a sign of a sure thing? Look at LPHI....heading towards zero eventually. Play the options too.
    23 May 2011, 10:17 AM Reply Like
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