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Eye on Shorts: What bearish investors are betting against

Largest short positions, Jan. 31, 2016

Company NameSymbol31-Jan-1615-Jan-16Net Chg
iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF UnitsXIU-T102,811,59981,150,14221,661,457
Toronto-Dominion BankTD-T84,292,11276,473,7977,818,315
Bank of Nova ScotiaBNS-T53,225,80058,031,458-4,805,658
Bombardier Inc. Cl 'B' SvBBD.B-T47,445,64351,878,123-4,432,480
Athabasca Oil Corp. JATH-T38,905,64040,750,685-1,845,045
Manulife Financial Corp.MFC-T38,013,87738,335,895-322,018
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. JFM-T36,254,66843,209,093-6,954,425
TransCanada Corp.TRP-T34,746,28233,050,6521,695,630
Royal Bank of CanadaRY-T34,446,24134,542,528-96,287
BCE Inc.BCE-T33,157,49334,600,386-1,442,893
Lundin Mining Corp.LUN-T32,369,29034,297,322-1,928,032
Enbridge Inc.ENB-T31,444,43531,405,47738,958
Potash Corp. of Sask. Inc.POT-T30,700,13732,023,016-1,322,879
BlackBerry Ltd.BB-T26,258,79026,996,758-737,968
Gildan Activewear Inc.GIL-T25,228,45725,195,63132,826
Power Financial Corp.PWF-T24,917,25621,502,6833,414,573
New Gold Inc.NGD-T23,948,01926,227,284-2,279,265
B2Gold Corp. JBTO-T23,845,63923,277,508568,131
Husky Energy Inc.HSE-T23,327,20625,736,109-2,408,903
Penn West Petroleum Ltd.PWT-T23,095,96519,340,3913,755,574

Largest net increases, Jan. 31, 2016

Company NameSymbol31-Jan-1615-Jan-16Net Chg
iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF UnitsXIU-T102,811,59981,150,14221,661,457
Anderson Energy Inc.AXL-T18,917,2009,292,0009,625,200
Toronto-Dominion BankTD-T84,292,11276,473,7977,818,315
Orbite Technologies Inc. J Cl AORT-T5,731,962267,9815,463,981
Penn West Petroleum Ltd.PWT-T23,095,96519,340,3913,755,574
Power Financial Corp.PWF-T24,917,25621,502,6833,414,573
Americas Silver Corp. JSPM-T4,216,510903,0003,313,510
Corus Entertainment Inc. Cl 'B' NvCJR.B-T5,017,9632,637,1392,380,824
National Bank of CanadaNA-T16,712,41214,457,7472,254,665
TransCanada Corp.TRP-T34,746,28233,050,6521,695,630
Alacer Gold Corp. JASR-T5,590,6843,948,6851,641,999
Canadian Oil Sands Ltd.COS-T15,138,25413,674,2101,464,044
Novagold Resources Inc. JNG-T6,014,6254,692,7631,321,862
Aimia Inc.AIM-T7,225,4596,009,5431,215,916
Barrick Gold Corp.ABX-T17,556,40716,342,7521,213,655
Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. JPGD-T1,523,746361,2001,162,546
Emera Inc.EMA-T8,166,8977,036,5121,130,385
Nevsun Resources Ltd. JNSU-T1,491,147446,8531,044,294
Canacol Energy Ltd. JCNE-T1,444,442455,611988,831
Cequence Energy Ltd.CQE-T1,252,100296,051956,049

Largest net decreases, Jan. 31, 2016

Company NameSymbol31-Jan-1615-Jan-16Net Chg
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. JFM-T36,254,66843,209,093-6,954,425
Eldorado Gold Corp.ELD-T8,156,70014,347,554-6,190,854
Yamana Gold Inc.YRI-T14,444,09220,351,484-5,907,392
Bank of Nova ScotiaBNS-T53,225,80058,031,458-4,805,658
Bombardier Inc. Cl 'B' SvBBD.B-T47,445,64351,878,123-4,432,480
Great-West Lifeco Inc.GWO-T20,385,54924,203,564-3,818,015
Horizons Active Preferred Share ETF Cl E UnHPR-T381,9883,593,178-3,211,190
Kinross Gold Corp.K-T16,204,24919,096,898-2,892,649
Cenovus Energy Inc.CVE-T17,188,42019,827,932-2,639,512
Husky Energy Inc.HSE-T23,327,20625,736,109-2,408,903
New Gold Inc.NGD-T23,948,01926,227,284-2,279,265
Manitoba Telecom Services Inc.MBT-T3,724,2375,974,667-2,250,430
Torc Oil & Gas Ltd.TOG-T2,431,4994,516,854-2,085,355
Lundin Mining Corp.LUN-T32,369,29034,297,322-1,928,032
Condor Petroleum Inc. JCPI-T5001,848,000-1,847,500
Athabasca Oil Corp. JATH-T38,905,64040,750,685-1,845,045
BMO Sh-Trm US Lg Corp Bnd Hegd-CAD Idx ETF UnZSU-T5,3001,626,300-1,621,000
Canadian Imperial Bank of CommerceCM-T15,067,69016,588,995-1,521,305
BCE Inc.BCE-T33,157,49334,600,386-1,442,893
Sprott Physical Gold Trust Transfer Units USFPHY.U-T4,3001,409,800-1,405,500

Largest per cent increases, Jan. 31, 2016

Company NameSymbol31-Jan-1615-Jan-16% Chg
Powershr S&P/TSX Comp Low Volitlty Idx ETF UnTLV-T132,83920066,319
BMO Ultra Short-Term Bond ETF UnZST-T259,09046156,101
First Asset Core U.S. Equity ETF C$ UnitsCES-T54,20010054,100
Centamin Plc. OrdinaryCEE-T326,70070046,571
BMO Europe High Div Coverd Call CAD-Hg ETF UnZWE-T53,10020026,450
Horizons Enhanced Income Energy ETF Cl E UnitHEE-T96,40060015,966
Powershares Low Volatlty Portfolio ETF CAD UnPLV-T15,70010015,600
BMO Covered Call DJ Indust Avg Hdg-Cad ETF UnZWA-T56,93740014,134
Freegold Ventures Ltd. JFVL-T99,30090010,933
Horizons Gold Yield ETF Cl 'E' UnitsHGY-T20,70020010,250
BMO Intl Dividend Hegd To CAD ETF UnZDH-T19,7002009,750
iShares US High Div Equty Idx ETF(Cad-Hgd) UnXHD-T48,2005009,540
iShares S&P/TSX Globl Base Metals Indx ETF UnXBM-T73,0188009,027
First Trust Tactical Bond Index ETF UnFTB-T527,6005,8008,996
Royal Nickel Corp. JRNX-T8,1001008,000
Dynasty Metals & Mining Inc. JDMM-T37,2005007,339
Horizons Betapro U.S.30-Yr Bond Bear+ETF A UnHTD-T6,2001006,100
1st Asset Mornstar Cda Momentum Index ETF UnWXM-T151,5002,5005,960
BMO DJ Industrial Avg Hedged-Cad Index ETF UnZDJ-T22,4304085,397
Karnalyte Resources Inc. JKRN-T5,1001005,000

Largest per cent decreases, Jan. 31, 2016

Company NameSymbol31-Jan-1615-Jan-16% Chg
Condor Petroleum Inc. JCPI-T5001,848,000-99
Powershares Canadian Pref Share Indx ETF UnPPS-T300326,400-99
Sprott Physical Gold Trust Transfer Units USFPHY.U-T4,3001,409,800-99
BMO Sh-Trm US Lg Corp Bnd Hegd-Cad Idx ETF UnZSU-T5,3001,626,300-99
iShares Equal Weight Banc & Lifeco ETF UnCEW-T400109,400-99
BMO Mid Provincial Bond Index ETF Cad UnitsZMP-T40097,400-99
Horizons Btpr S&P500Vix Sh-Tr Future Invr ETFHVI-T1,300255,754-99
Alamos Gold Inc. Wt A JAGI.WT.A-T50088,600-99
1st Asset Mornstr Intl Momentm Idx ETF Unh UnZXM.B-T50074,810-99
Vanguard FTSE Dev All Cap Ex Na Idx ETF Ca-HgVI-T10012,300-99
Eastmain Resources Inc. JER-T50038,700-98
RBC Target 2021 Corporate Bond Index ETF UnRQI-T80059,182-98
Intl Tower Hill Mines Ltd. JITH-T34624,000-98
Golden Minerals Company JAUM-T1006,300-98
Floating Rate Income Fund Transfer UnitsOFR.UN-T1006,100-98
Erdene Resource Development Corp. JERD-T4,500250,500-98
Powershares Fndmntl Hi Yld Corp Bnd(Ch)ETF UnPFH-T25,3001,250,300-97
Banro Corp. JBAA-T3,195153,336-97
Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Incm Investment Co Ltd.FAP-T1004,700-97
iShares Advntg Sh Duratn Hi Incm ETF Ca-Hg UnCSD-T3,900180,400-97

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