Largest NYSE Short Interest Percent Decreases as of Jan. 14

The following are the 200 largest short interest percent decreases on the New York Stock Exchange as of the Jan. 14 settlement date. This list includes securities with a short position of at least 200,000 shares.



Ticker                                                                     
Symbol   Company                        Jan. 14       Dec. 15      % Change   
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Q        QWEST COMMUNICAT            11,674,804    83,063,077       -85.9
ILF      ISHARES LATIN 40               541,843     3,342,612       -83.8
TIP      ISHARES US TREAS               329,890     1,314,781       -74.9
KT       KT CORP-ADR                    275,572     1,097,325       -74.9
BIP      BROOKFIELD INFRA               216,291       816,539       -73.5
AMLP     ALERIAN MLP ETF                584,533     1,963,251       -70.2
VC       VISTEON CORP                   532,929     1,747,595       -69.5
IWD      ISHARES-RS 1K VL             1,426,429     4,661,629       -69.4
AIB      ALLIED IRISH-ADR               999,416     2,959,491       -66.2
TCK      TECK RESOURCES-B             4,361,537    12,864,446       -66.1
VNM      MKT VECT-VIETNAM               326,010       942,694       -65.4
TTM      TATA MOTORS-ADR              3,353,263     9,497,173       -64.7
UNH      UNITEDHEALTH GRP            12,238,905    33,737,978       -63.7
TEF      TELEFONICA-ADR               1,107,420     2,952,165       -62.5
RBN      ROBBINS & MYERS              2,215,285     5,626,056       -60.6
GG       GOLDCORP INC                 5,397,010    13,603,317       -60.3
FBC      FLAGSTAR BANCORP             3,081,556     7,672,433       -59.8
AER      AERCAP HOLDINGS                301,286       742,365       -59.4
SNN      SMITH & NEPH-ADR               555,586     1,344,587       -58.7
ECH      ISHARES MSCI CHI               221,224       527,198       -58.0
MI       MARSHALL &ILSLEY             7,218,526    17,106,955       -57.8
LSI      LSI CORP                    14,881,941    35,214,457       -57.7
ARB      ARBITRON INC                 1,541,606     3,571,374       -56.8
AME      AMETEK INC                   1,051,126     2,430,285       -56.7
BVN      BUENAVENTURA-ADR               579,662     1,329,363       -56.4
REP      REPSOL YPF -ADR                577,948     1,317,247       -56.1
AVX      AVX CORP                       344,419       781,020       -55.9
SKT      TANGER FACTORY               1,439,571     3,246,238       -55.7
CHMT     CHEMTURA CORP                  766,185     1,683,120       -54.5
CLD      CLOUD PEAK ENERG             1,816,294     3,979,529       -54.4
SLM      SLM CORP                    14,308,921    31,059,176       -53.9
VEA      VANG EURO PAC                1,017,052     2,175,374       -53.2
VEU      VANGUARD FTSE AL               984,058     2,070,440       -52.5
UYM      PROSHARES ULTRA                319,308       666,788       -52.1
FIG      FORTRESS INVES-A             1,220,755     2,528,674       -51.7
XEL      XCEL ENERGY INC              3,369,911     6,905,948       -51.2
FO       FORTUNE BRANDS               2,765,273     5,602,467       -50.6
TBT      PROSHARES ULTRAS            10,336,500    20,721,123       -50.1
PGH      PENGROWTH ENERGY               608,646     1,215,842       -49.9
PVX      PROVIDENT ENERGY               428,035       842,474       -49.2
RSG      REPUBLIC SVCS                2,230,751     4,377,209       -49.0
DNP      DNP SELECT INC                 642,131     1,241,184       -48.3
NVS      NOVARTIS AG-ADR             14,354,532    27,744,363       -48.3
OIS      OIL STATES INTL              1,310,877     2,471,346       -47.0
KRO      KRONOS WORLDWIDE               241,026       453,092       -46.8
DVY      ISHARES-DJ DIV                 483,764       905,987       -46.6
CMS      CMS ENERGY CORP             11,766,146    21,590,332       -45.5
UYG      PROSHARES ULTRA                820,577     1,504,697       -45.5
NX       QUANEX BUILDING              1,208,497     2,212,686       -45.4
CAJ      CANON INC-ADR                  406,455       744,122       -45.4
SRE      SEMPRA ENERGY                2,505,207     4,577,550       -45.3
APL      ATLAS PIPELINE P               338,924       612,339       -44.7
EZU      ISHARES-EMU INDX               294,228       527,554       -44.2
CEL      CELLCOM ISRAEL                 220,158       391,289       -43.7
LOW      LOWE'S COS INC              10,685,993    18,890,922       -43.4
VIG      VANGUARD DVD A E               264,141       466,452       -43.4
EWJ      ISHARES-JAPAN               15,549,249    27,355,089       -43.2
UWM      PROSHARES ULTRA                879,004     1,546,150       -43.1
TAM      TAM SA-ADR                   1,346,097     2,364,226       -43.1
DAL      DELTA AIR LI                 8,771,752    15,276,285       -42.6
SVM      SILVERCORP METAL               459,143       796,184       -42.3
HL       HECLA MINING CO             25,328,230    43,271,554       -41.5
NGLS     TARGA RESOURCES                517,919       874,647       -40.8
EMR      EMERSON ELEC CO              3,961,451     6,687,380       -40.8
ERJ      EMBRAER SA-ADR               1,723,796     2,899,152       -40.5
FRN      GUGGENHEIM FRONT               231,331       388,251       -40.4
VO       VANGUARD MID-C E               206,522       344,791       -40.1
TFI      SPDR NUVEEN BARC               278,491       464,864       -40.1
ERX      ENERGY BULL 3X                 465,727       771,912       -39.7
IWV      ISHARES-RS 3000                599,815       991,882       -39.5
KG       KING PHARMACEUTI             1,465,339     2,419,199       -39.4
TUR      ISHARES TURKEY                 342,614       564,447       -39.3
BDJ      BLACKROCK-E DV A               366,152       601,503       -39.1
AXS      AXIS CAPITAL                 1,004,028     1,647,337       -39.1
EWH      ISHARES-HONGKONG             9,907,494    16,247,794       -39.0
BAM      BROOKFIELD ASS-A               585,813       958,239       -38.9
MRT      MORTON'S RESTAUR               398,584       651,509       -38.8
UGI      UGI CORP                     1,136,948     1,855,254       -38.7
HTS      HATTERAS FINANCI             1,882,685     3,065,510       -38.6
CCJ      CAMECO CORP                  2,375,615     3,858,169       -38.4
SYA      SYMETRA FINANCIA               333,271       539,864       -38.3
SKM      SK TELECOM-ADR               2,458,661     3,979,347       -38.2
DGS      WISDOMTREE EMERG               393,788       635,808       -38.1
CAS      CASTLE (AM)                    408,329       657,435       -37.9
SHY      ISHARES 1-3 YR                 801,352     1,290,139       -37.9
EPD      ENTERPRISE PRODU             1,051,597     1,693,017       -37.9
AOS      SMITH (A.O.)CORP             1,674,568     2,695,906       -37.9
FXP      PROSHARES ULTRAS               298,540       480,597       -37.9
BEN      FRANKLIN RES INC             1,574,259     2,529,297       -37.8
KKR      KKR & CO LP                    797,479     1,277,279       -37.6
FLS      FLOWSERVE CORP               1,279,046     2,041,976       -37.4
CML      COMPELLENT TECH              1,856,913     2,957,197       -37.2
CODE     SPANSION INC-A                 650,494     1,032,605       -37.0
SDRL     SEADRILL LTD                 7,293,546    11,529,756       -36.7
LZ       LUBRIZOL CORP                1,223,071     1,931,903       -36.7
TNS      TNS INC                        673,641     1,061,621       -36.5
ENR      ENERGIZER HOLDGS             1,358,927     2,138,127       -36.4
URE      PROSHARES ULTRA                493,248       771,825       -36.1
FUR      WINTHROP REALTY                542,025       846,602       -36.0
CR       CRANE CO                       275,434       429,999       -35.9
IWR      ISHARES-RUS M/C                253,447       395,232       -35.9
HES      HESS CORP                    4,101,272     6,366,582       -35.6
MFC      MANULIFE FIN                12,272,479    19,014,959       -35.5
SYT      SYNGENTA AG-ADR                452,079       699,000       -35.3
CPO      CORN PRODUCTS                  416,423       642,023       -35.1
AWI      ARMSTRONG WORLD              1,327,528     2,044,473       -35.1
CIT      CIT GROUP INC                1,957,465     3,013,684       -35.0
MCY      MERCURY GEN CORP               463,935       711,841       -34.8
BIN      IESI-BFC LTD                   293,010       448,449       -34.7
SHV      ISHARES BARCLAYS               248,024       377,503       -34.3
EWQ      ISHARES-FRANCE                 895,210     1,362,091       -34.3
PH       PARKER HANNIFIN              2,706,748     4,115,113       -34.2
SUN      SUNOCO INC                   5,358,996     8,143,998       -34.2
LVS      LAS VEGAS SANDS             21,114,909    32,020,422       -34.1
BNS      BANK NOVA SCOTIA               821,794     1,245,714       -34.0
UCO      PRSH-ULT CRU OIL             1,473,599     2,230,344       -33.9
CNI      CAN NATL RAILWAY             1,010,594     1,525,232       -33.7
CBI      CHICAGO BRIDG-NY             1,106,453     1,667,331       -33.6
VE       VEOLIA ENVI-ADR                749,541     1,127,546       -33.5
APD      AIR PRODS & CHEM             1,158,274     1,739,267       -33.4
ENS      ENERSYS                      1,389,892     2,086,497       -33.4
NZT      TELECOM NEW-ADR                330,205       494,486       -33.2
MCD      MCDONALDS CORP               4,843,699     7,246,879       -33.2
MHS      MEDCO HEALTH SOL             5,092,577     7,616,867       -33.1
SSL      SASOL LTD-SP ADR               484,674       723,627       -33.0
HMC      HONDA MOTOR-ADR                348,054       519,628       -33.0
DIG      PROSHARES ULTRA                452,417       672,428       -32.7
HUB/B    HUBBELL INC -B                 702,572     1,043,676       -32.7
GBX      GREENBRIER COS                 701,620     1,041,859       -32.7
NSM      NATL SEMICONDUCT            10,583,192    15,692,257       -32.6
HXM      DESARROLLADO-ADR             1,731,736     2,567,194       -32.5
EBR      ELETROBRAS-ADR C             1,979,962     2,932,398       -32.5
GR       GOODRICH CORP                1,401,700     2,072,895       -32.4
NLY      ANNALY CAPITAL M            21,121,462    31,207,904       -32.3
UNG      US NAT GAS FD LP            18,499,499    27,291,583       -32.2
VXX      IPATH-S&P S/T FU            18,580,845    27,348,178       -32.1
MWA      MUELLER WATER-A              4,822,267     7,093,334       -32.0
COH      COACH INC                    4,939,892     7,257,150       -31.9
RE       EVEREST RE GROUP               515,139       755,518       -31.8
FMC      FMC CORP                       628,573       921,728       -31.8
BAP      CREDICORP LTD                  344,297       503,619       -31.6
IFF      INTL FLVR & FRAG               603,162       882,181       -31.6
ELP      COPEL-ADR PR B                 903,614     1,321,377       -31.6
AB       ALLIANCEBERNSTEI               539,151       787,263       -31.5
RL       POLO RALPH LAURE             2,374,348     3,465,353       -31.5
CSQ      CALAMOS-ST TO RT               201,215       293,237       -31.4
ALY      ALLIS-CHALMERS E               904,545     1,316,342       -31.3
SLW      SILVER WHEATON               3,943,123     5,734,610       -31.2
USB      US BANCORP                  15,597,072    22,621,401       -31.1
MA       MASTERCARD INC-A             1,294,078     1,873,972       -30.9
CIG      CEMIG SA-ADR                 4,871,407     7,041,938       -30.8
NAT      NORDIC AMER TANK             1,970,425     2,840,624       -30.6
CMN      CANTEL MEDICAL                 379,301       546,264       -30.6
MEI      METHODE ELEC                   716,990     1,030,920       -30.5
BWC      BABCOCK & WILCOX             1,391,593     1,995,521       -30.3
ABVT     ABOVENET INC                   708,659     1,016,171       -30.3
PIN      POWERSH INDIA                  482,526       688,871       -30.0
SMH      SEMICONDUCTOR HL            16,926,749    24,165,212       -30.0
EWS      ISHARES-SINGAPOR             1,394,144     1,988,714       -29.9
MDR      MCDERMOTT INTL               2,269,611     3,233,549       -29.8
SXT      SENSIENT TECHNOL             1,369,084     1,948,656       -29.7
ANF      ABERCROMBIE & FI             4,886,337     6,943,630       -29.6
DX       DYNEX CAPITAL                  530,195       753,383       -29.6
PBR/A    PETROBRAS-SP ADR            13,251,798    18,819,702       -29.6
AAP      ADVANCE AUTO PAR             1,948,355     2,763,588       -29.5
DBD      DIEBOLD INC                  1,376,464     1,949,328       -29.4
USNA     USANA HEALTH SCI               486,504       687,307       -29.2
TTC      TORO CO                      1,926,755     2,721,726       -29.2
LUX      LUXOTTICA GR-ADR               414,751       585,082       -29.1
CHSP     CHESAPEAKE LODGI               359,743       507,342       -29.1
INP      IPATH MSCI INDIA               812,464     1,145,579       -29.1
CSL      CARLISLE COS INC             1,548,410     2,181,032       -29.0
LPL      LG DISPLAY-ADR               3,529,848     4,969,879       -29.0
AVY      AVERY DENNISON               2,009,031     2,827,928       -29.0
ETN      EATON CORP                   1,845,360     2,596,875       -28.9
CDI      CDI CORP                       302,869       426,065       -28.9
KO       COCA-COLA CO/THE            15,721,097    22,085,204       -28.8
BDC      BELDEN INC                   1,432,057     2,011,483       -28.8
EBR/B    ELETROBRAS-ADR P               442,798       621,662       -28.8
STL      STERLING BANCORP               725,554     1,015,404       -28.5
KRG      KITE REALTY GROU             1,145,450     1,602,132       -28.5
MMS      MAXIMUS INC                    352,954       493,310       -28.5
BEC      BECKMAN COULTER              1,903,047     2,658,435       -28.4
ACV      ALBERTO-CULVER                 326,815       455,196       -28.2
IYW      ISHARES-DJ TECH                282,001       392,752       -28.2
IYH      ISHARES-DJ HEALT               458,115       636,610       -28.0
CKH      SEACOR HOLDINGS                470,516       653,739       -28.0
TBI      TRUEBLUE INC                   766,574     1,064,632       -28.0
FMR      FIRST MERCURY FI               249,918       346,796       -27.9
OII      OCEANEERING INTL             2,913,572     4,033,790       -27.8
CB       CHUBB CORP                   5,479,367     7,583,282       -27.7
PLOW     DOUGLAS DYNAMICS               288,011       398,411       -27.7
KEF      KOREA EQUITY FD                214,079       295,886       -27.6
MOS      MOSAIC CO/THE                3,644,059     5,034,460       -27.6
TNA      SMALL CAP BULL 3             1,830,126     2,526,944       -27.6
EMS      EMERGENCY MEDICA               807,150     1,114,326       -27.6
HT       HERSHA HOSPITAL              3,522,488     4,856,351       -27.5
AVT      AVNET INC                    2,505,333     3,449,323       -27.4
AAN      AARON'S INC                  6,122,069     8,406,141       -27.2
ATO      ATMOS ENERGY                 1,980,314     2,716,860       -27.1

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

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