IBKR’s Hottest Shorts as of 1/25/2024

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Largest Short Values of Stocks at IBKR

RankStockDescription
1ABRARBOR REALTY TRUST INC
2RILYB. RILEY FINANCIAL INC
3XPEVXPENG INC – ADR
4GMEGAMESTOP CORP-CLASS A
5FLNGFLEX LNG LTD
6TRUPTRUPANION INC
7ARMARM HOLDINGS PLC
8ACHRARCHER AVIATION INC-A
9UPSTUPSTART HOLDINGS INC
10DWACDIGITAL WORLD ACQUISITION-A
Excludes stocks with borrow fees less than 1%
Largest Short Values of Stocks at IBKR

Largest Short Values of ETFs at IBKR

RankETFDescription
1TQQQPROSHARES ULTRAPRO QQQ
2ARKKARK INNOVATION ETF
3XBISPDR S&P BIOTECH ETF
4VXXIPATH SERIES B S&P 500 VIX
5UVXYPROSHARES ULTRA VIX ST FUTUR
6SOXSDIREXION DAILY SEMI BEAR 3X
7SPXLDIREXION DLY S&P 500 BULL 3X
8SOXXISHARES SEMICONDUCTOR ETF
9YANGDRX DLY FTSE CHINA BEAR 3X
10TMVDRX DLY 20+ YR TREAS BEAR 3X
Excludes ETFs with borrow fees less than 1%
Largest Short Values of ETFs at IBKR

Most Requested Stocks from the Securities Lending Desk

RankStockDescription
1RVSNRAIL VISION LTD
2DWACDIGITAL WORLD ACQUISITION-A
3RUMRUMBLE INC
4SGMTSAGIMET BIOSCIENCES INC-A
5EVAXEVAXION BIOTECH A/S
6CRBPCORBUS PHARMACEUTICALS HOLDI
7PLUGPLUG POWER INC
8BFRGBULLFROG AI HOLDINGS INC
9PHUNPHUNWARE INC
10ENSCENSYSCE BIOSCIENCES INC

Includes requests from the past week
Most Requested Stocks from the Securities Lending Desk

Most Requested ETFs from the Securities Lending Desk

RankETFDescription
1KOLDPROSHARES ULTRASHORT BLOOMBE
2YANGDRX DLY FTSE CHINA BEAR 3X
3TMVDRX DLY 20+ YR TREAS BEAR 3X
4JETSUS GLOBAL JETS ETF
5DUSTDIREXION DAILY GOLD MINERS I
6USOUNITED STATES OIL FUND LP
7FDEVFIDELITY INTERNATIONAL MULTI
8REITALPS ACTIVE REIT ETF
9FCLDFIDELITY CLOUD COMPUTING ETF
10TSMETHRIVENT SMALL-MID CAP ESG
Includes requests from the past week
Most Requested ETFs from the Securities Lending Desk

Highest Borrows Fees (Stocks)

RankStockDescription
1PSNYPOLESTAR AUTOMOTIVE-CL A ADS
2CGCCANOPY GROWTH CORP
3VFSVINFAST AUTO LTD
4LTMAYLATAM AIRLINES GROUP-SP ADR
5DWACDIGITAL WORLD ACQUISITION-A
6BYNDBEYOND MEAT INC
7SDIGSTRONGHOLD DIGITAL MINING-A
8ZJYLJIN MEDICAL INTERNATIONAL LT
9ISPRISPIRE TECHNOLOGY INC
10SFWLSHENGFENG DEVELOPMENT LTD-A
Excludes stocks with short value less than $1M
Highest Borrows Fees (Stocks)

Highest Borrow Fees (ETFs)

RankETFDescription
12X LONG VIX FUTURES ETF
2VANECK EGYPT INDEX ETF
3VANECK RARE EARTH/STRAT MET
4PROSHARES ULTRAPRO RUSS2000
5PROSHARES SHRT BITCOIN STRAT
6ISHARES MSCI TURKEY ETF
7DRX DLY FTSE CHINA BEAR 3X
8GLOBAL X DAX GERMANY ETF
9DXN DAILY NVDA BULL 1.5X
10DRX DLY 20+ YR TREAS BEAR 3X
Excludes ETFs with short value less than $1M
Highest Borrow Fees (ETFs)

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