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Largest NYSE Short Interest Percent Decreases as of Dec. 31

The following are the 200 largest short interest percent decreases on the New York Stock Exchange as of the Dec. 31 settlement date. This list includes securities with a short position of at least 200,000 shares.



Ticker                                                                     
Symbol   Company                        Dec. 31       Dec. 15      % Change   
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TIP      ISHARES US TREAS               234,017     1,314,781       -82.2
Q        QWEST COMMUNICAT            17,396,837    83,063,077       -79.1
BIP      BROOKFIELD INFRA               213,456       816,539       -73.9
RSP      RYDEX-S&P EQ ETF               439,183     1,607,264       -72.7
AIB      ALLIED IRISH-ADR               843,540     2,959,491       -71.5
CHMT     CHEMTURA CORP                  487,463     1,683,120       -71.0
CLD      CLOUD PEAK ENERG             1,179,189     3,979,529       -70.4
SCZ      ISHARES MSCI SMA               249,975       835,950       -70.1
PVX      PROVIDENT ENERGY               314,937       842,474       -62.6
BVN      BUENAVENTURA-ADR               507,638     1,329,363       -61.8
AER      AERCAP HOLDINGS                293,688       742,365       -60.4
DVY      ISHARES-DJ DIV                 364,557       905,987       -59.8
KT       KT CORP-ADR                    474,376     1,097,325       -56.8
SVM      SILVERCORP METAL               352,794       796,184       -55.7
EFG      ISHARES-MSCI GRO               210,420       458,692       -54.1
NGLS     TARGA RESOURCES                409,242       874,647       -53.2
OEF      ISHARES-SP100                  795,458     1,697,155       -53.1
FO       FORTUNE BRANDS               2,653,951     5,602,467       -52.6
FBC      FLAGSTAR BANCORP             3,658,305     7,672,433       -52.3
TFI      SPDR NUVEEN BARC               229,468       464,864       -50.6
UYM      PROSHARES ULTRA                336,217       666,788       -49.6
PGH      PENGROWTH ENERGY               614,552     1,215,842       -49.5
VWO      VANGUARD EM MK E             6,171,929    12,188,410       -49.4
GG       GOLDCORP INC                 6,926,003    13,603,317       -49.1
KG       KING PHARMACEUTI             1,266,354     2,419,199       -47.7
IWD      ISHARES-RS 1K VL             2,456,144     4,661,629       -47.3
CR       CRANE CO                       227,004       429,999       -47.2
VNM      MKT VECT-VIETNAM               500,512       942,694       -46.9
EPD      ENTERPRISE PRODU               906,819     1,693,017       -46.4
NX       QUANEX BUILDING              1,207,794     2,212,686       -45.4
CNI      CAN NATL RAILWAY               841,229     1,525,232       -44.8
UUP      POWERSHARES DB U             3,102,868     5,574,154       -44.3
SHY      ISHARES 1-3 YR                 719,799     1,290,139       -44.2
EWO      ISHARES MSCI AUS               218,162       390,754       -44.2
PRIS     PRISA A-ADR                  1,035,614     1,833,508       -43.5
MOS      MOSAIC CO/THE                2,852,212     5,034,460       -43.3
OIS      OIL STATES INTL              1,404,205     2,471,346       -43.2
SIX      SIX FLAGS ENTERT               285,251       501,272       -43.1
KKR      KKR & CO LP                    733,632     1,277,279       -42.6
RS       RELIANCE STEEL                 890,632     1,549,903       -42.5
ARB      ARBITRON INC                 2,054,830     3,571,374       -42.5
EWJ      ISHARES-JAPAN               15,770,715    27,355,089       -42.3
JPM/WS   JPMORGAN CH-CW18               432,464       743,110       -41.8
KBE      SPDR KBW BANK ET             5,198,178     8,622,334       -39.7
AXS      AXIS CAPITAL                   997,008     1,647,337       -39.5
SYT      SYNGENTA AG-ADR                423,543       699,000       -39.4
BNS      BANK NOVA SCOTIA               756,025     1,245,714       -39.3
CAJ      CANON INC-ADR                  453,926       744,122       -39.0
AME      AMETEK INC                   1,489,981     2,430,285       -38.7
MHS      MEDCO HEALTH SOL             4,679,309     7,616,867       -38.6
VEA      VANG EURO PAC                1,348,218     2,175,374       -38.0
TBT      PROSHARES ULTRAS            12,953,203    20,721,123       -37.5
NVS      NOVARTIS AG-ADR             17,416,638    27,744,363       -37.2
PZA      POWERSH-I N M B                281,594       447,957       -37.1
CYH      COMMUNITY HEALTH             2,829,330     4,485,523       -36.9
HCF      HIGHLAND CREDIT                222,237       350,120       -36.5
SH       PROSHARES SHORT                329,224       516,848       -36.3
LUX      LUXOTTICA GR-ADR               372,855       585,082       -36.3
BIN      IESI-BFC LTD                   286,798       448,449       -36.0
FRN      GUGGENHEIM FRONT               248,875       388,251       -35.9
MRT      MORTON'S RESTAUR               418,577       651,509       -35.8
RSG      REPUBLIC SVCS                2,818,132     4,377,209       -35.6
CMS      CMS ENERGY CORP             13,929,694    21,590,332       -35.5
CS       CREDIT SUISS-ADR             1,316,298     2,036,855       -35.4
EWA      ISHARES-AUSTRALI             2,651,884     4,090,383       -35.2
TAM      TAM SA-ADR                   1,536,506     2,364,226       -35.0
TWM      PROSHARES ULTRAS             1,292,047     1,987,416       -35.0
VEU      VANGUARD FTSE AL             1,347,047     2,070,440       -34.9
AOS      SMITH (A.O.)CORP             1,771,886     2,695,906       -34.3
VXX      IPATH-S&P S/T FU            18,034,410    27,348,178       -34.1
COT      COTT CORP                      654,184       983,047       -33.5
BX       BLACKSTONE GROUP             3,110,706     4,673,806       -33.4
PTR      PETROCHINA  -ADR               517,141       774,694       -33.2
VE       VEOLIA ENVI-ADR                754,458     1,127,546       -33.1
ENR      ENERGIZER HOLDGS             1,438,605     2,138,127       -32.7
CAS      CASTLE (AM)                    442,452       657,435       -32.7
DX       DYNEX CAPITAL                  508,126       753,383       -32.6
CKH      SEACOR HOLDINGS                442,400       653,739       -32.3
MOO      MKT VECT-AGRIBUS               524,620       772,511       -32.1
BBL      BHP BILLITON-ADR               549,236       808,453       -32.1
DPS      DR PEPPER SNAPPL             3,209,548     4,719,331       -32.0
EMS      EMERGENCY MEDICA               760,366     1,114,326       -31.8
BEC      BECKMAN COULTER              1,820,765     2,658,435       -31.5
CIG      CEMIG SA-ADR                 4,826,945     7,041,938       -31.5
ETN      EATON CORP                   1,780,929     2,596,875       -31.4
TYP      TECH BEAR 3X                   220,937       321,834       -31.4
FIS      FIDELITY NATIONA             2,463,794     3,587,620       -31.3
VUG      VANGUARD GRW ETF               254,166       368,977       -31.1
DHF      DREYFUS HI-YLD                 261,633       379,807       -31.1
BBD      BRADESCO-ADR                15,915,725    23,092,504       -31.1
DLX      DELUXE CORP                  2,655,562     3,837,780       -30.8
SOA      SOLUTIA INC                  4,134,872     5,965,353       -30.7
DGI      DIGITALGLOBE INC               873,076     1,255,999       -30.5
DGS      WISDOMTREE EMERG               442,481       635,808       -30.4
UNG      US NAT GAS FD LP            19,009,501    27,291,583       -30.3
DE       DEERE & CO                   3,225,139     4,626,896       -30.3
UYG      PROSHARES ULTRA              1,049,036     1,504,697       -30.3
XHB      SPDR S&P HOMEBUI             9,710,965    13,914,942       -30.2
CXO      CONCHO RESOURCES             3,662,251     5,244,144       -30.2
USNA     USANA HEALTH SCI               482,148       687,307       -29.8
VIG      VANGUARD DVD A E               327,819       466,452       -29.7
ABVT     ABOVENET INC                   714,224     1,016,171       -29.7
AVX      AVX CORP                       549,231       781,020       -29.7
CML      COMPELLENT TECH              2,080,058     2,957,197       -29.7
DBD      DIEBOLD INC                  1,377,807     1,949,328       -29.3
TTM      TATA MOTORS-ADR              6,717,986     9,497,173       -29.3
CODE     SPANSION INC-A                 730,685     1,032,605       -29.2
GBX      GREENBRIER COS                 742,385     1,041,859       -28.7
AAN      AARON'S INC                  5,991,628     8,406,141       -28.7
DV       DEVRY INC                    1,077,645     1,502,843       -28.3
ILF      ISHARES LATIN 40             2,399,372     3,342,612       -28.2
HXM      DESARROLLADO-ADR             1,847,077     2,567,194       -28.1
BTE      BAYTEX ENERGY CO               594,531       824,504       -27.9
JBL      JABIL CIRCUIT                3,826,189     5,304,903       -27.9
XIN      XINYUAN REAL-ADR               331,283       458,061       -27.7
EMR      EMERSON ELEC CO              4,845,673     6,687,380       -27.5
TNS      TNS INC                        770,241     1,061,621       -27.4
LXU      LSB INDUS INC                  408,078       561,882       -27.4
CHSP     CHESAPEAKE LODGI               368,657       507,342       -27.3
MFC      MANULIFE FIN                13,903,824    19,014,959       -26.9
HBM      HUDBAY MINERALS              1,076,106     1,470,416       -26.8
HGR      HANGER ORTHOPED                719,747       982,047       -26.7
SDRL     SEADRILL LTD                 8,453,379    11,529,756       -26.7
REN      RESOLUTE ENERGY              3,424,353     4,668,030       -26.6
AEG      AEGON NV-NY REG              1,346,121     1,832,829       -26.6
DTG      DOLLAR THRIFTY               2,210,203     3,007,716       -26.5
LNT      ALLIANT ENERGY                 760,590     1,032,008       -26.3
ALU      ALCATEL-LUCE-ADR            24,120,692    32,725,203       -26.3
PGF      POWERSHARES FIN                766,155     1,038,944       -26.3
CBI      CHICAGO BRIDG-NY             1,231,495     1,667,331       -26.1
ENS      ENERSYS                      1,542,127     2,086,497       -26.1
GMR      GENERAL MARITIME             4,511,219     6,100,804       -26.1
CRI      CARTER'S INC                 3,309,898     4,468,753       -25.9
MFG      MIZUHO FINAN-ADR             1,279,581     1,727,199       -25.9
CMC      COMMERCIAL METAL             2,629,485     3,548,926       -25.9
URE      PROSHARES ULTRA                571,959       771,825       -25.9
AYI      ACUITY BRANDS                3,165,865     4,259,473       -25.7
DRQ      DRIL-QUIP INC                1,040,164     1,398,194       -25.6
NAT      NORDIC AMER TANK             2,119,136     2,840,624       -25.4
KNL      KNOLL INC                    1,452,475     1,946,551       -25.4
USO      UNITED STATES OI             7,310,363     9,765,107       -25.1
EIDO     SHARES MSCI INDO               205,401       274,269       -25.1
TUC      MAC-GRAY CORP                  290,121       387,007       -25.0
SDY      SPDR S&P DIV ETF               403,665       538,153       -25.0
CPO      CORN PRODUCTS                  481,816       642,023       -25.0
ASX      ADV SEMI ENG-ADR             1,543,553     2,054,572       -24.9
AWR      AMER STATES WATE               419,640       557,326       -24.7
BIG      BIG LOTS INC                 3,869,261     5,129,604       -24.6
KSP      K-SEA TRANS                    363,648       481,712       -24.5
OKS      ONEOK PARTNERS L               445,582       589,810       -24.5
CEO      CNOOC LTD-ADR                  435,536       576,411       -24.4
AIZ      ASSURANT INC                 1,259,387     1,661,232       -24.2
LAZ      LAZARD LTD-CL A                550,629       725,057       -24.1
CIT      CIT GROUP INC                2,289,125     3,013,684       -24.0
ESL      ESTERLINE TECH                 443,167       583,365       -24.0
VRX      VALEANT PHARMACE            13,519,266    17,769,156       -23.9
BEN      FRANKLIN RES INC             1,925,302     2,529,297       -23.9
GDI      GARDNER DENVER                 528,008       693,587       -23.9
GOL      GOL-ADR                      2,120,106     2,777,492       -23.7
JCG      J CREW GROUP INC             3,009,445     3,937,610       -23.6
BWC      BABCOCK & WILCOX             1,527,208     1,995,521       -23.5
RHT      RED HAT INC                  3,230,259     4,220,164       -23.5
HBC      HSBC HOLDING-ADR             3,731,823     4,860,894       -23.2
GOV      GOVERNMENT PROPE               600,435       781,928       -23.2
RTH      RETAIL HOLDRS TR             4,607,921     5,998,660       -23.2
CSL      CARLISLE COS INC             1,679,339     2,181,032       -23.0
ENB      ENBRIDGE INC                   249,083       323,346       -23.0
RE       EVEREST RE GROUP               582,552       755,518       -22.9
VTV      VANGUARD VAL ETF               463,596       600,611       -22.8
ACV      ALBERTO-CULVER                 351,681       455,196       -22.7
FXE      CRYSHS-EURO TR               2,747,576     3,554,238       -22.7
ETE      ENERGY TRANSFER                227,557       293,987       -22.6
AMG      AFFIL MANAGERS               1,120,103     1,446,906       -22.6
RRTS     ROADRUNNER TRANS               241,173       311,097       -22.5
NMR      NOMURA HLDGS-ADR             1,474,639     1,897,368       -22.3
ANR      ALPHA NATURAL RE             3,181,185     4,087,761       -22.2
TMH      TEAM HEALTH HOLD               448,544       576,173       -22.2
HAO      GUGGENHEIM CHINA               241,968       310,685       -22.1
IYH      ISHARES-DJ HEALT               497,303       636,610       -21.9
EL       ESTEE LAUDER                 4,184,295     5,355,003       -21.9
BAP      CREDICORP LTD                  393,788       503,619       -21.8
GFI      GOLD FIELDS-ADR              5,003,641     6,392,458       -21.7
DYN      DYNEGY INC                  12,902,768    16,480,038       -21.7
FIG      FORTRESS INVES-A             1,979,950     2,528,674       -21.7
NP       NEENAH PAPER INC               328,990       419,936       -21.7
HF       HFF INC-A                      487,429       621,313       -21.5
MCY      MERCURY GEN CORP               558,461       711,841       -21.5
FXP      PROSHARES ULTRAS               377,254       480,597       -21.5
AYE      ALLEGHENY ENERGY             5,719,031     7,284,435       -21.5
THI      TIM HORTONS INC                429,678       547,027       -21.5
RL       POLO RALPH LAURE             2,724,440     3,465,353       -21.4
ELP      COPEL-ADR PR B               1,039,044     1,321,377       -21.4
GLD      SPDR GOLD TRUST             18,860,513    23,946,894       -21.2
NLS      NAUTILUS INC                   425,507       540,075       -21.2
DOW      DOW CHEMICAL CO             20,003,059    25,383,874       -21.2
ECH      ISHARES MSCI CHI               415,540       527,198       -21.2
ARW      ARROW ELECTRONIC             2,352,393     2,976,817       -21.0
MWA      MUELLER WATER-A              5,610,985     7,093,334       -20.9
BJ       BJ'S WHOLESALE               1,234,179     1,559,189       -20.8
CDI      CDI CORP                       337,479       426,065       -20.8

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

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