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LSG 2.08 +8.33% 12,327
EGZ 0.10 +0.00% 2,963
FM 13.22 +3.77% 2,601
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TBE 0.03 +0.00% 8,463
OIL 0.01 +0.00% 4,763
VHO 0.02 +0.00% 1,721
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TEAR 3.34 +89.77% 20,820
AEZS 2.87 +2.50% 17,606
MSTX 0.13 --5.28% 15,259
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AAOI 89.95 +1.30% 5,105
GLUU 2.74 +4.58% 4,218

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AUE 0.03 +20.00% 1,176
URC 0.04 +16.67% 32
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MMT 0.25 +100.00% 420
SFD 1.50 +15.38% 3
SXE 0.04 +14.29% 9
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CYCC 1.91 +11.70% 2,618
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