Below are the 10 worst performing stocks during the past week out of 572 stocks. Stocks from this list suggest companies or industries that may be having difficulty and might be future short sale candidates.

YTDStockIndustryMost Recent Chart Pattern
-24.63%$2.54-40.93%Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals (MIPI)BiotechnologyHorn bottom from 08/17/2009 to 08/31/2009
-17.47%$3.5956.09%International Coal Group (ICO)CoalTriangle, symmetrical from 10/21/2009 to 11/25/2009
-16.10%$0.99-65.51%YRC Worldwide Inc (YRCW)Trucking/Transp. LeasingDead-cat bounce from 11/02/2009 to 11/02/2009
-14.36%$11.39117.78%Bare Escentuals, Inc (BARE)Toiletries/CosmeticsPipe bottom from 09/28/2009 to 10/05/2009
-13.43%$34.6850.33%Abercrombie and Fitch Co. (ANF)ApparelPipe bottom from 10/26/2009 to 11/02/2009
-12.61%$6.17120.36%Hecla Mining Co. (HL)Metals and Mining (Div.)Flag, high and tight from 10/30/2009 to 12/02/2009
-11.10%$9.85-6.55%M/I Homes, Inc. (MHO)HomebuildingFlag, high and tight from 07/10/2009 to 08/28/2009
-10.44%$21.35-1.43%GameStop Corp (GME)Retail (Special Lines)Double Bottom, Eve and Eve from 11/03/2009 to 11/13/2009
-10.03%$17.50-18.34%Toll Brothers (TOL)HomebuildingPipe bottom from 10/26/2009 to 11/02/2009
-9.89%$31.6325.02%Dupont (DD)Chemical (Basic)Pipe bottom from 10/26/2009 to 11/02/2009