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Largest Nasdaq Short Interest Changes as of Sept. 15

The following are the 50 largest short interest changes on the Nasdaq Stock Market as of the Sept. 15 settlement date. The table ranks the top 50 positive changes followed by the top negative changes.

TOP 50 INCREASES


Ticker                                                                   
Symbol   Company                    Sept. 15       Aug. 31         Change    
=============================================================================
QCOM     QUALCOMM INC              41,478,586     34,515,385      6,963,201
BRCM     BROADCOM CORP-A           23,462,075     16,876,508      6,585,567
EBAY     EBAY INC                  44,898,666     38,642,934      6,255,732
ALTR     ALTERA CORP               29,450,603     23,197,669      6,252,934
ORCL     ORACLE CORP               38,368,910     32,336,800      6,032,110
ARNA     ARENA PHARMACEUT          39,825,365     34,158,984      5,666,381
NTAP     NETAPP INC                24,095,150     18,439,830      5,655,320
YHOO     YAHOO! INC                32,452,663     27,795,081      4,657,582
BRCD     BROCADE COMM SYS          24,817,772     20,284,023      4,533,749
HBAN     HUNTINGTON BANC           27,742,174     23,774,103      3,968,071
FITB     FIFTH THIRD BANC          22,423,736     18,630,891      3,792,845
MRVL     MARVELL TECH GRP          23,932,454     20,167,034      3,765,420
STX      SEAGATE TECHNOLO          15,290,915     11,583,631      3,707,284
CREE     CREE INC                  18,930,585     15,384,115      3,546,470
PWER     POWER-ONE INC             20,557,943     17,051,607      3,506,336
LVLT     LEVEL 3 COMM INC         105,676,629    102,226,502      3,450,127
MSFT     MICROSOFT CORP            86,603,301     83,246,363      3,356,938
SNDK     SANDISK CORP              16,540,467     13,207,464      3,333,003
EXPE     EXPEDIA INC               15,620,067     12,324,892      3,295,175
SOLR     GT SOLAR INTERNA          13,312,248     10,018,925      3,293,323
FNFG     FIRST NIAGARA FI          10,897,121      7,940,860      2,956,261
DELL     DELL INC                  46,725,149     43,873,902      2,851,247
AVNR     AVANIR PHARM INC          10,481,018      7,645,339      2,835,679
LOGI     LOGITECH INTL-R           29,342,982     26,578,478      2,764,504
NWSA     NEWS CORP-A               28,018,249     25,284,519      2,733,730
BBBY     BED BATH &BEYOND          11,607,813      8,913,059      2,694,754
MCHP     MICROCHIP TECH            21,480,996     18,791,496      2,689,500
MU       MICRON TECH              109,717,415    107,131,184      2,586,231
ERTS     ELECTRONIC ARTS           19,751,656     17,217,808      2,533,848
SWKS     SKYWORKS SOLUTIO          19,446,541     16,915,267      2,531,274
VOD      VODAFONE GRP-ADR          13,474,729     10,959,603      2,515,126
DTV      DIRECTV-A                 30,644,997     28,305,829      2,339,168
AMZN     AMAZON.COM INC            16,655,226     14,378,516      2,276,710
URBN     URBAN OUTFITTER           19,439,287     17,174,048      2,265,239
ARMH     ARM HOLDINGS-ADR          16,488,365     14,232,811      2,255,554
ATML     ATMEL CORP                22,203,291     19,989,005      2,214,286
PTEN     PATTERSON-UTI             20,033,264     17,841,183      2,192,081
WIN      WINDSTREAM CORP           21,840,162     19,743,133      2,097,029
CA       CA INC                     9,987,325      7,965,387      2,021,938
ERIC     ERICSSON LM-ADR           24,998,827     23,026,498      1,972,329
TEVA     TEVA PHARM-ADR            11,314,159      9,385,555      1,928,604
ARUN     ARUBA NETWORKS I          17,649,223     15,728,391      1,920,832
JOYG     JOY GLOBAL INC             5,243,433      3,343,315      1,900,118
SYMC     SYMANTEC CORP             24,226,598     22,335,126      1,891,472
ONNN     ON SEMICONDUCTOR          16,611,941     14,745,035      1,866,906
FNSR     FINISAR CORP              17,095,561     15,253,270      1,842,291
NFLX     NETFLIX INC               12,663,191     10,825,328      1,837,863
ISIL     INTERSIL CORP-A           12,515,371     10,711,512      1,803,859
CAVM     CAVIUM NETWORKS           10,952,871      9,183,881      1,768,990
AMAT     APPLIED MATERIAL          28,636,807     26,977,533      1,659,274

TOP 50 DECREASES


Ticker                                                                   
Symbol   Company                    Sept. 15       Aug. 31         Change    
=============================================================================
QQQQ     POWERSH-QQQ              140,754,301    157,563,331    -16,809,030
SIRI     SIRIUS XM RADIO          191,693,776    201,686,069     -9,992,293
ESLR     EVERGREEN SOLAR           20,318,995     26,971,915     -6,652,920
CSCO     CISCO SYSTEMS             47,365,804     52,414,978     -5,049,174
CASY     CASEY'S GENERAL            6,912,594     11,051,561     -4,138,967
NVDA     NVIDIA CORP               31,789,919     35,769,944     -3,980,025
MDRX     ALLSCRIPTS HEALT           4,112,317      7,720,835     -3,608,518
RIMM     RESEARCH IN MOTI          27,509,928     31,074,282     -3,564,354
BPOP     POPULAR INC               12,227,406     15,390,853     -3,163,447
ATVI     ACTIVISION BLIZZ          27,281,026     30,100,121     -2,819,095
ACAS     AMERICAN CAPITAL          23,763,889     26,190,609     -2,426,720
DGIT     DG FASTCHANNEL             2,368,630      4,630,129     -2,261,499
MAT      MATTEL INC                 9,292,351     11,350,472     -2,058,121
CHRS     CHARMING SHOPPES           8,507,024     10,555,152     -2,048,128
COCO     CORINTHIAN COLLE          23,575,827     25,602,552     -2,026,725
NUAN     NUANCE COMMUNICA          19,899,006     21,894,245     -1,995,239
PDLI     PDL BIOPHARMA IN           8,695,029     10,658,108     -1,963,079
EGLE     EAGLE BULK SHIPP           7,930,728      9,892,263     -1,961,535
INTC     INTEL CORP                69,220,282     70,981,165     -1,760,883
BMRN     BIOMARIN PHARMAC          10,359,562     12,083,321     -1,723,759
NDAQ     NASDAQ OMX GROUP           6,288,468      7,916,497     -1,628,029
ARAY     ACCURAY INC                2,526,501      4,015,413     -1,488,912
TLAB     TELLABS INC               28,648,156     30,103,832     -1,455,676
GENZ     GENZYME CORP              11,620,758     13,033,134     -1,412,376
CHKP     CHECK POINT SOFT           4,049,565      5,441,368     -1,391,803
CLWR     CLEARWIRE -CL A           16,215,453     17,595,937     -1,380,484
ATPG     ATP OIL & GAS             18,976,543     20,356,537     -1,379,994
AKAM     AKAMAI TECHNOLOG          10,281,269     11,601,328     -1,320,059
ZION     ZIONS BANCORP             17,599,086     18,862,658     -1,263,572
ASIA     ASIAINFO-LINKAGE           2,553,378      3,776,548     -1,223,170
DPTR     DELTA PETROLEUM           17,917,179     19,033,063     -1,115,884
AVGO     AVAGO TECHNOLOGI           1,088,112      2,185,891     -1,097,779
CRBC     CITIZENS REPUBLI          13,213,360     14,306,436     -1,093,076
CTIC     CELL THERAPEUTIC          64,042,136     65,131,394     -1,089,258
ASML     ASML HOLDING-NY            5,371,109      6,444,447     -1,073,338
HERO     HERCULES OFFSHOR           6,964,772      8,020,954     -1,056,182
TQNT     TRIQUINT SEMICON           8,434,651      9,433,456       -998,805
CFFN     CAP FEDERAL FINL           3,240,112      4,212,446       -972,334
ERII     ENERGY RECOVERY            5,160,582      6,119,149       -958,567
SANM     SANMINA-SCI CORP           8,156,278      9,087,308       -931,030
SONC     SONIC CORP                 3,331,409      4,257,612       -926,203
SPWRA    SUNPOWER CORP-A           13,229,978     14,120,599       -890,621
PCBC     PAC CAP BANCORP            9,757,664     10,638,084       -880,420
FLIR     FLIR SYSTEMS               8,882,972      9,762,444       -879,472
LGND     LIGAND PHARM-B             4,665,990      5,534,790       -868,800
EQIX     EQUINIX INC                7,026,472      7,887,917       -861,445
AFFX     AFFYMETRIX INC             5,666,271      6,519,759       -853,488
FORM     FORMFACTOR INC             4,344,135      5,170,981       -826,846
SBIB     STERLING BANCSHR          10,215,178     11,025,162       -809,984
PAYX     PAYCHEX INC                9,873,081     10,678,525       -805,444

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

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