One may first want to read the stock post quoted below, as this is a follow up on it. We gave in previous posts lists of stocks that cost between 6% and 100% the short sellers as carry charge. In the list below there are stocks that cost short sellers between 4.7% and 6% to finance their positions.

"The carry cost for shorting the stock and securities in the stocks list below is currently above 20% annualized, and can even approach 100%. In the list of symbols below there are stocks that cost a relatively high finance charge to short. Stock brokers loan shares from brokerage account of a Customer A to the brokerage account of Customer B which is shorting the shares of the stock. The short seller may pay a high rate for shorting the shares, even after reducing any dividend income that may go the customer A (even there is dividend in the first place), the carry cost for customer B for shorting the shares can provide the stock brokers with a good amount of money without taking a price risk like customers do.

One question: do you think customer A gets anything in return for loaning his shares? Ask your broker, and you will be surprised by the answer.

This is part I. In next post we will give the list of stocks for which the rate is between 15% and 20% (and follow with others depending on reader interest). Being a stock broker can be a good business!

BCF USD BlackRock Real Asset Equity Trust
CEBK USD Central Bancorp Inc-MA
CHGY USD China Energy Corp
KERX USD Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc
JPM PRK USD JP Morgan Chase Capital XI
NSL USD Nuveen Senior Income Fund
PURE USD Pure Bioscience
AFB USD AllianceBernstein National Municipal Income Fund Inc
CMFV USD DigitalFX International Inc
DATA USD DataTRAK International Inc
FNMAK USD Federal National Mortgage Association
IMUC USD ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Ltd
BIR PRA USD Berkshire Income Realty Inc
DISK USD Image Entertainment Inc
GAB PRF USD Gabelli Equity Trust Inc
IPT USD iParty Corp
LGORF USD Largo Resources Ltd
XTLBY USD XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd
HDHL USD Hudson Holding Corp
TYD USD Direxion Daily 7-10 Year Treas
GRH USD GreenHunter Energy Inc
YONG USD Yongye International Inc
AFYG USD Affinity Gold Corp
AHHAP USD Accredited Mortgage Loan REIT Trust
BDN PRD USD Brandywine Realty Trust
CTSO USD Cytosorbents Corp
EQR PRN USD Equity Residential
FRCOY USD Fast Retailing Co Ltd
FSBI USD Fidelity Bancorp Inc-Pittsburgh PA
FSUMY USD Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
GMTD USD Game Trading Technologies Inc
GRF USD Eagle Capital Growth Fund Inc
GRVY USD Gravity Co Ltd
JJS USD iPath Dow Jones-UBS Softs Subindex Total Return ETN
MFA PRA USD MFA Financial Inc
MSEL USD Merisel Inc
MYSL USD My Screen Mobile Inc
ONVC USD Online Vacation Center Holdings Corp
ORNG USD Orange 21 Inc
PREX USD Progress Energy Inc
PRXM USD Proxim Wireless Corp
RGBL USD Sustainable Environmental Tech
VCTZF USD Valcent Products Inc
AAIR USD Avantair Inc
ATRN USD Atrinsic Inc
BRE PRC USD BRE Properties Inc
CHYR USD Chyron International Corp
CTTY USD Catuity Inc
DMED USD D Medical Industries Ltd
DSNY USD Destiny Media Technologies Inc
ECGI USD Envoy Capital Group Inc
FLMG USD Fleet Management Solutions Inc
FMCCP USD Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp
GCTAY USD Gamesa Corp Tecnologica SA
GIMU USD Global Immune Technologies Inc
GRU USD ELEMENTS Linked to the MLCX Grains Index Total Return
GV USD Goldfield Corp
INHI USD InfuSystems Holdings Inc
KXM USD Kobex Minerals Inc
LARK USD Landmark Bancorp Inc-Manhattan KS
LTON USD Linktone Ltd
MCTH USD Medical Connections Holdings Inc
MDW USD Midway Gold Corp
MMEX USD Management Energy Inc
MSGI USD MSGI Security Solutions Inc
NBXH USD Morgan Stanley
PCG PRA USD Pacific Gas & Electric Co
PFRMF USD Pacific Rim Mining Corp
PFTI USD Puradyn Filter Technologies Inc
PJE USD PreferredPlus TR-CCR1
PKM USD PreferredPlus TR-CCR1
PMK USD PMA Capital Corp
PYDS USD Payment Data Systems Inc
PYI USD PreferredPlus TR-CCR1
RBYC USD Ruby Creek Resources Inc
RFMI USD RF Monolithics Inc
RNCHQ USD Rancher Energy Corp
SGCA USD Strategic American Oil Corp
SNGX USD Soligenix Inc
SOPW USD Solar Power Inc
SPPRP USD Supertel Hospitality Inc
SRGG USD Surge Global Energy Inc
TNEN USD True North Energy Corp
VOXW USD Voxware Inc
WAMPQ USD Washington Mutual Inc
WLCDF USD Western Lithium USA Corp
XFN USD Xfone Inc
XNNH USD Xenonics Holdings Inc
ZBB USD ZBB Energy Corp
AGCZ USD Andes Gold Corp
SBBX USD Sussex Bancorp
LDF USD Latin American Discovery Fund Inc
TAI USD Transamerica Income Shares Inc
DDR PRI USD Developers Diversified Realty Corp
WWE USD World Wrestling Entertainment Inc
ARH PRB USD Arch Capital Group Ltd
ATC USD Cycle Country Accessories Corp
CAAEF USD Canacol Energy Ltd
CHFN USD Charter Financial Corp-GA
DMMIF USD Dynasty Metals & Mining Inc
DVNTF USD Diversinet Corp
EAG USD American Defense Systems Inc
EMITF USD Elbit Imaging Ltd
FGF USD SunAmerica Focused Alpha Growth Fund
KTP USD Corts Trust for JCP
LCAPB USD Liberty Media Corp - Capital
LMLP USD LML Payment Systems Inc
MACE USD Mace Security International Inc
MGT USD MGT Capital Investments Inc
MLSS USD Milestone Scientific Inc
ORMT USD Ormet Corp
SAVB USD Savannah Bancorp Inc-The
SHSH USD Shoshone Silver Mining
SILXY USD Silex Systems Ltd
VITFF USD Victoria Gold Corp
WH USD WSP Holdings Ltd
WSR USD Whitestone REIT
CAF USD Morgan Stanley China A Share Fund Inc
NLST USD NetList Inc
CLNE USD Clean Energy Fuels Corp
EIM USD Eaton Vance Insured Municipal Bond Fund
COPY USD CopyTele Inc
DNP USD DNP Select Income Fund Inc
NBY USD Novabay Pharmaceuticals Inc
AUMN USD Golden Minerals Co
PIY USD PreferredPlus TR-CCR1
CHGS USD China GengSheng Minerals Inc
XFP USD Corporate-Backed Trust Certificates
BSTC USD Biospecifics Technologies Corp
SFI PRF USD iStar Financial Inc
AUTC USD AutoChina International Ltd
FMN USD Federated Premier Municipal Income Fund
MRPGF USD Marathon PGM Corp
IGLD USD Internet Gold-Golden Lines Ltd
GNXP USD Guinness Exploration Inc
NBS USD Neostem Inc
BBT PRA USD BB&T Capital Trust V
TCLP USD TC Pipelines LP
NKBP USD China Nuokang Bio-Pharmaceutical Inc
TSEM USD Tower Semiconductor Ltd
CORN USD Teucrium Corn Fund
BGBR USD Big Bear Mining Corp
F PRA USD Ford Motor Co
ARE PRC USD Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc
KV B USD KV Pharmaceutical Co
CVM USD Cel-Sci Corp
GMXR USD GMX Resources Inc
GILT USD Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd
LDK USD LDK Solar Co Ltd
NMM USD Navios Maritime Partners LP
PICB USD PowerShares International Corporate Bond Portfolio
HPI USD John Hancock Preferred Income Fund
CSKI USD China Sky One Medical Inc
GDOT USD Green Dot Corp
TAN USD Claymore-MAC Global Solar Energy Index ETF
MNKD USD MannKind Corp
EXK USD Endeavour Silver Corp
PMBC USD Pacific Mercantile Bancorp
ABA USD Alabama Power Co
GDF USD Western Asset Global Partners Income Fund Inc
DPD USD Dow 30 Premium & Dividend Income Fund Inc
NMA USD Nuveen Municipal Advantage Fund
OESX USD Orion Energy Systems Inc
GF USD New Germany Fund Inc-The
LMNR USD Limoneira Co
EDVMF USD Endeavour Mining Corp
NPP USD Nuveen Performance Plus Municipal Fund
NQN USD Nuveen New York Investment Quality Municipal Fund
RNR PRB USD RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd
VTA USD Invesco Van Kampen Dynamic Cre
NAN USD Nuveen New York Dividend Advantage Municipal Fund
NQP USD Nuveen Pennsylvania Investment Quality Municipal Fund
EVJ USD Eaton Vance New Jersey Municpal Income Trust
ORRF USD Orrstown Financial Services Inc
PLX USD Protalix BioTherapeutics Inc
PVHO USD Provision Holding Inc
IQI USD Invesco Quality Municipal Inco
JUNP USD Juniper Group Inc
MARPS USD Marine Petroleum Trust
MNE USD BlackRock Muni New York Intermediate Duration Fund Inc
SRGL USD Source Gold Corp
OIC USD Invesco Municipal Income Oppor
RMTI USD Rockwell Medical Technologies Inc
JPZ USD Nuveen Equity Premium Income Fund
PBT USD Permian Basin Royalty Trust
MAGS USD Magal Security Systems Ltd
RFI USD Cohen & Steers Total Return Realty Fund Inc
HSF USD Hartford Income Shares Fund Inc
MDOR USD Magnum d'Or Resources Inc
BXDD USD Barclays ETN+short D Leveraged ETN Linked to S&P 500
AMPL USD Ampal American Israel
ACG USD AllianceBernstein Income Fund
BKN USD BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust Inc
CII USD BlackRock Enhanced Capital and Income Fund Inc
MMU USD Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund Inc
GNOLF USD Genoil Inc
APB USD Asia Pacific Fund Inc-The
JHI USD John Hancock Investors Trust
CORSQ USD Corus Bankshares Inc
HBOS USD Heritage Financial Group
MNR PRA USD Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp
EWP USD iShares MSCI Spain Index Fund
O PRE USD Realty Income Corp
AUXVF USD AuEx Ventures Inc
OPOF USD Old Point Financial Corp
CIU USD iShares Barclays Intermediate Credit Bond Fund
GRR USD Asia Tigers Fund Inc
PSDV USD pSivida Corp
DRV USD Direxion Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares
HZNSF USD Horizons BetaPro S&P-TSX Global Gold Bull Plus ETF
KMM USD DWS Multi-Market Income Trust
ECF USD Ellsworth Fund Ltd
ERSO USD Empire Resources Inc
FCO USD Aberdeen Global Income Fund Inc
FFHS USD First Franklin Corp
FGB USD First Trust Specialty Finance and Financial Opportunities Fund
FHY USD First Trust Strategic High Income Fund II
LFVN USD Lifevantage Corp
PPBL USD Premiere Publishing Group Inc
HYT USD BlackRock Corporate High Yield Fund VI Inc
SEP USD Spectra Energy Partners LP
GCE USD Claymore CEF GS Connect ETN
CRIC USD China Real Estate Information Corp
HUSA USD Houston American Energy Corp
LRCPF USD Lorraine Copper Corp
NMI USD Nuveen Municipal Income Fund
NVGN USD Novogen Ltd
PAI USD Western Asset Income Fund
EDZ USD Direxion Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3X Shares
ARYC USD Arrayit Corp
BCV USD Bancroft Fund Ltd
ETO USD Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Opportunities Fund
EXD USD Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Bond and Options Strategies Fund
GNMT USD General Metals Corp
HYV USD BlackRock Corporate High Yield Fund V Inc
IEVM USD Integrated Environmental Technologies Ltd
JFR USD Nuveen Floating Rate Income Fund
LBF USD DWS Global High Income Fund Inc
MAUXF USD Mart Resources Inc
MUJ USD BlackRock MuniHoldings New Jersey Insured Fund Inc
MYM USD BlackRock MuniYield Michigan Insured Fund II Inc
NASV USD National Automation Services Inc
NQJ USD Nuveen New Jersey Investment Quality Municipal Fund Inc
PFH USD Cabco Trust for JCPenney Debentures
RVT PRB USD Royce Value Trust Inc
SOR USD Source Capital Inc
NZH USD Nuveen California Dividend Advantage Municipal Fund 3
CYTX USD Cytori Therapeutics Inc


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