The losers that sold (unless they were confused when they posted) at $6 a quarter ago are high fiving at $8. Huh.
Sentiment: Strong Buy
That explains why there were 7.3 million shares short on December 31, 2012. Imaginary shorts, those rascals.
January 10 was the first day shares were available to short at IB. As I pointed out multiple times, it was not shortable back when it was in the 6-7 range. Some miners like Tanzanian still aren't shortable ...