IBKR’s Hottest Shorts as of 06/02/2022

Largest Short Values of Stocks at IBKR

RankStockDescription
1GMEGAMESTOP CORP-CLASS A
2COINCOINBASE GLOBAL INC -CLASS A
3AMCAMC ENTERTAINMENT HLDS-CL A
4LCIDLUCID GROUP INC
5MSTRMICROSTRATEGY INC-CL A
6WWAYFAIR INC- CLASS A
7SBLKSTAR BULK CARRIERS CORP
8ZIMZIM INTEGRATED SHIPPING SERV
9DWACDIGITAL WORLD ACQUISITION-A
10SIRISIRIUS XM HOLDINGS INC
Excludes stocks with borrow fees less than 1%
Largest Short Values of Stocks at IBKR

Largest Short Values of ETFs at IBKR

RankETFDescription
1IWMISHARES RUSSELL 2000 ETF
2HYGISHARES IBOXX HIGH YLD CORP
3ARKKARK INNOVATION ETF
4IWOISHARES RUSSELL 2000 GROWTH
5UVXYPROSHARES ULTRA VIX ST FUTUR
6IWBISHARES RUSSELL 1000 ETF
7SQQQPROSHARES ULTRAPRO SHORT QQQ
8JNKSPDR BLOOMBERG HIGH YIELD BO
9VXXIPATH SERIES B S&P 500 VIX
10LQDISHARES IBOXX INVESTMENT GRA
Excludes ETFs with borrow fees less than 1%
Largest Short Values of ETFs at IBKR

Most Requested Stocks from the Securities Lending Desk

RankStockDescription
1GMEGAMESTOP CORP-CLASS A
2TNXPTONIX PHARMACEUTICALS HOLDIN
3AMCAMC ENTERTAINMENT HLDS-CL A
4MULNMULLEN AUTOMOTIVE INC
5IMMXIMMIX BIOPHARMA INC
6RDBXREDBOX ENTERTAINMENT INC
7HUSAHOUSTON AMERICAN ENERGY CORP
8EFOIENERGY FOCUS INC
9JANJANONE INC
10TXMDTHERAPEUTICSMD INC
Includes requests from the past week
Most Requested Stocks from the Securities Lending Desk

Most Requested ETFs from the Securities Lending Desk

RankETFDescription
1VXXIPATH SERIES B S&P 500 VIX
2VIXYPROSHARES VIX SHORT-TERM FUT
3UVXYPROSHARES ULTRA VIX ST FUTUR
4SOXSDIREXION DAILY SEMI BEAR 3X
5BITOPROSHARES BITCOIN STRATEGY E
6MEMEROUNDHILL MEME
7GKADVISORSHARES GERBER KAWASAK
8BOILPROSHARES ULTRA BLOOMBERG NA
9LABDDRX DLY S&P BIOTECH BEAR 3X
10HYGISHARES IBOXX HIGH YLD CORP
Includes requests from the past week
Most Requested ETFs from the Securities Lending Desk

Highest Borrows Fees (Stocks)

RankStockDescription
1RDBXREDBOX ENTERTAINMENT INC
2FRGEFORGE GLOBAL HOLDINGS INC
3MSPRMSP RECOVERY INC
4BROSDUTCH BROS INC-CLASS A
5FRHCFREEDOM HOLDING CORP/NV
6NRGVENERGY VAULT HOLDINGS INC
7SSTSYSTEM1 INC
8SBLKSTAR BULK CARRIERS CORP
9CGCCANOPY GROWTH CORP
10GMEGAMESTOP CORP-CLASS A
Excludes stocks with short value less than $1M
Highest Borrows Fees (Stocks)

Highest Borrow Fees (ETFs)

RankETFDescription
1IFRAISHARES US INFRASTRUCTURE
2ERUSISHARES MSCI RUSSIA ETF
3HDEFXTRACKERS MSCI EAFE HIGH DIV
4RSXVANECK RUSSIA ETF
5TURISHARES MSCI TURKEY ETF
6YANGDRX DLY FTSE CHINA BEAR 3X
7LABDDRX DLY S&P BIOTECH BEAR 3X
8DAXGLOBAL X DAX GERMANY ETF
9BDRYBREAKWAVE DRY BULK SHIPPING
10BITOPROSHARES BITCOIN STRATEGY E
Excludes ETFs with short value less than $1M
Highest Borrow Fees (ETFs)
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