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    May 24, 2011 8:21 AM | about stocks: SHZ, DEAR, YRCW, ESLRQ, CBPO, SOMX, MCBC, LPHI, ADY, YONG, CHBT, CPF, CGA, CPSL, HOKUQ, PEIX, NYMX, SUF, ABCW, RXPC, ROYL, APRI, TSTC, QTWW, GRNB, CACB, LEI, PRSN, PNBC, OSBC, OPOF, AVNR, IBIO, CONN, NAVB, PURE, ASTI, TIV, BKBK, CLSN, GNI, ATL, MTP

    Below is a list sorted by the current cost-to-borrow (and cost-to-short), with the most expensive stocks at the top.  The basis point number in the third column indicates how much the cost-to-borrow has changed over the prior week.



    Name Ticker Change in cost-to-borrow (bps)
    CHINA SHEN ZHOU MNG & RES IN SHZ  1,600
    DEARBORN BANCORP INC         DEAR 19
    YRC WORLDWIDE INC            YRCW 1,221
    EVERGREEN SOLAR INC          ESLR 1,255
    CHINA BIOLOGIC PRODS INC     CBPO 2,532
    SOMAXON PHARMACEUTICALS INC  SOMX 1,066
    CHINA MEDIAEXPRESS HLDGS INC 39
    MACATAWA BK CORP             MCBC 383
    CHINA AGRITECH INC           -442
    LIFE PARTNERS HOLDINGS INC   LPHI 2,166
    FEIHE INTL INC               ADY  3,756
    YONGYE INTL INC              YONG 5,176
    CHINA-BIOTICS INC            CHBT 1,647
    CENTRAL PAC FINL CORP        CPF  -3,068
    CHINA GREEN AGRICULTURE INC  CGA  1,165
    CHINA PRECISION STEEL INC    CPSL 1,704
    HOKU CORP                    HOKU 1,340
    PACIFIC ETHANOL INC          PEIX 764
    NYMOX PHARMACEUTICAL CORP    NYMX 1,426
    SULPHCO INC                  SUF  3,737
    ANCHOR BANCORP WIS INC       ABCW 7
    RADIENT PHARMACEUTICALS CORP RPC  347
    ROYALE ENERGY INC            ROYL 873
    APRICUS BIOSCIENCES INC      APRI 2,889
    TELESTONE TECHNOLOGIES CORP  TSTC 38
    RESVERLOGIX CORP             RVX.TSX 621
    QUANTUM FUEL SYS TECH WORLDW QTWW -693
    GREEN BANKSHARES INC         GRNB -149
    CASCADE BANCORP              CACB 679
    SINO CLEAN ENERGY INC        SCEI 3,891
    LUCAS ENERGY INC             LEI  1,459
    BSD MED CORP DEL             BSDM -190
    PRINCETON NATL BANCORP INC   PNBC 893
    OLD SECOND BANCORP INC ILL   OSBC 321
    OLD POINT FINL CORP          OPOF 3,246
    AVANIR PHARMACEUTICALS INC   AVNR 1,884
    IBIO INC                     IBIO 642
    CONNS INC                    CONN -1,211
    ZENN MOTOR CO INC            ZNN.TSXV 679
    NEOPROBE CORP                NEOP -6,503
    PURE BIOSCIENCE INC          PURE 2,037
    INTEGRA BK CORP              218
    ASCENT SOLAR TECHNOLOGIES IN ASTI 48
    TRI VY CORP                  TIV  528
    BRITTON & KOONTZ CAP CORP    BKBK -54
    CELSION CORPORATION          CLSN 365
    FIRST FED BANCSHARES ARK     FFBH.D 34
    GREAT NORTHN IRON ORE PPTYS  GNI  -671
    ANOORAQ RES CORP             ANO  680
    DARA BIOSCIENCES INC         DARA -61
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