Largest NYSE Short Interest Changes as of March 15

The following are the 50 largest short interest changes on the New York Stock Exchange as of the March 15 settlement date. The table ranks the top 50 positive changes followed by the top negative changes.

TOP 50 INCREASES


Ticker                                                                   
Symbol   Company                    March 15       Feb. 28         Change    
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ALU      ALCATEL-LUCE-ADR          84,093,998     44,670,005     39,423,993
XLF      SPDR-FINL SELECT         106,247,407     86,208,570     20,038,837
MET      METLIFE INC               28,878,780     12,478,995     16,399,785
SPY      SPDR S&P 500 ETF         310,692,929    296,448,524     14,244,405
LOW      LOWE'S COS INC            24,532,066     14,118,005     10,414,061
ECA      ENCANA CORP               26,526,073     16,367,746     10,158,327
CX       CEMEX SAB-SP ADR          43,341,283     34,132,028      9,209,255
IWM      ISHARES-RUS 2000         219,723,775    210,871,814      8,851,961
COV      COVIDIEN PLC              12,151,279      3,848,690      8,302,589
SMH      SEMICONDUCTOR HL          21,909,235     13,887,357      8,021,878
STP      SUNTECH POWE-ADR          20,856,975     13,163,602      7,693,373
FTR      FRONTIER COMMUNI          61,588,680     54,295,646      7,293,034
USO      UNITED STATES OI          19,228,172     12,457,213      6,770,959
XLB      SPDR-MATERIALS            25,729,230     19,213,942      6,515,288
MGM      MGM RESORTS INTE          65,066,464     58,784,800      6,281,664
SLV      ISHARES SILVER T          24,155,769     18,368,671      5,787,098
DDR      DEVELOPERS DIVER          19,737,981     13,982,294      5,755,687
MEE      MASSEY ENERGY CO          15,475,394     10,024,213      5,451,181
VXX      IPATH-S&P S/T FU          26,494,283     21,284,146      5,210,137
PFE      PFIZER INC                63,024,729     58,001,690      5,023,039
KWK      QUICKSILVER RES           11,426,405      6,521,341      4,905,064
BBY      BEST BUY CO INC           25,655,696     21,066,900      4,588,796
SD       SANDRIDGE ENERGY          25,954,762     21,436,430      4,518,332
FXI      ISHARES FTSE CHI          45,355,747     41,087,793      4,267,954
ANR      ALPHA NATURAL RE          22,732,198     18,465,805      4,266,393
BPZ      BPZ RESOURCES IN          15,760,803     11,770,361      3,990,442
ASX      ADV SEMI ENG-ADR           7,616,383      3,697,939      3,918,444
SOL      RENESOLA LTD-ADR           7,916,945      4,040,625      3,876,320
ESV      ENSCO PLC-ADR             15,394,481     11,607,550      3,786,931
ABT      ABBOTT LABS               14,308,663     10,532,186      3,776,477
BSX      BOSTON SCIENTIFC          53,611,745     49,983,560      3,628,185
UN       UNILEVER NV-NYS            5,221,729      1,599,736      3,621,993
S        SPRINT NEXTEL CO         109,813,709    106,283,666      3,530,043
WFC      WELLS FARGO & CO          37,672,049     34,149,802      3,522,247
HMY      HARMONY GOLD-ADR           5,324,542      1,833,073      3,491,469
SPF      STANDARD PACIFIC          21,736,321     18,373,950      3,362,371
TBT      PROSHARES ULTRAS          12,172,889      8,851,181      3,321,708
FCN      FTI CONSULTING             6,853,231      3,672,427      3,180,804
RSH      RADIOSHACK CORP           12,581,200      9,528,477      3,052,723
LO       LORILLARD INC             15,427,733     12,386,061      3,041,672
STM      STMICROELECTR-NY           9,129,769      6,182,815      2,946,954
KBE      SPDR KBW BANK ET          12,950,602     10,126,204      2,824,398
GTI      GRAFTECH INTL             12,103,620      9,302,249      2,801,371
KO       COCA-COLA CO/THE          13,880,857     11,147,862      2,732,995
A        AGILENT TECH INC           5,876,155      3,183,524      2,692,631
VTR      VENTAS INC                13,509,161     10,820,318      2,688,843
CVS      CVS CAREMARK COR          13,982,252     11,298,469      2,683,783
YGE      YINGLI GREEN-ADR          12,389,710      9,715,771      2,673,939
RAD      RITE AID CORP             20,785,238     18,166,556      2,618,682
LUV      SOUTHWEST AIR             22,899,127     20,355,622      2,543,505

TOP 50 DECREASES


Ticker                                                                   
Symbol   Company                    March 15       Feb. 28         Change    
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SCHW     SCHWAB (CHARLES)          29,166,435     53,469,123    -24,302,688
FE       FIRSTENERGY CORP          10,874,677     30,103,785    -19,229,108
EEM      ISHARES-EMG MKT           73,557,411     90,899,320    -17,341,909
F        FORD MOTOR CO            148,719,811    165,051,898    -16,332,087
NOK      NOKIA CORP-ADR            86,209,308     98,556,152    -12,346,844
PHM      PULTEGROUP INC            28,911,074     41,087,099    -12,176,025
AMR      AMR CORP                  36,990,558     47,250,543    -10,259,985
DHI      DR HORTON INC             18,999,499     28,975,579     -9,976,080
RF       REGIONS FINANCIA          30,295,697     37,231,291     -6,935,594
EMC      EMC CORP/MASS             61,769,009     68,233,439     -6,464,430
KFT      KRAFT FOODS INC           19,186,243     25,563,009     -6,376,766
C        CITIGROUP INC            389,344,851    395,631,881     -6,287,030
BMY      BRISTOL-MYER SQB          33,114,896     39,232,003     -6,117,107
BBT      BB&T CORP                 23,767,117     29,560,304     -5,793,187
XOM      EXXON MOBIL CORP          27,763,215     33,447,876     -5,684,661
NWL      NEWELL RUBBERMAI           4,299,504      9,896,692     -5,597,188
ABX      BARRICK GOLD CRP           6,242,269     11,706,360     -5,464,091
TCB      TCF FINL CORP             18,532,870     23,900,579     -5,367,709
EP       EL PASO CORP              16,543,965     21,647,461     -5,103,496
XRX      XEROX CORP                14,286,105     19,073,414     -4,787,309
V        VISA INC-CLASS A           6,619,336     11,306,957     -4,687,621
TXN      TEXAS INSTRUMENT          21,920,862     26,579,421     -4,658,559
TRV      TRAVELERS COS IN           8,390,906     13,015,954     -4,625,048
VALE     VALE SA-SP ADR            22,663,837     27,288,561     -4,624,724
TWX      TIME WARNER INC           19,858,098     24,458,859     -4,600,761
FHN      FIRST HORIZON NA          17,332,008     21,892,053     -4,560,045
PBR      PETROBRAS SA-ADR          14,481,932     18,956,805     -4,474,873
JNS      JANUS CAPITAL GR          19,025,381     23,444,742     -4,419,361
CIM      CHIMERA INV CORP          36,632,326     41,001,122     -4,368,796
EK       EASTMAN KODAK             43,508,537     47,758,274     -4,249,737
HAL      HALLIBURTON CO            19,524,812     23,592,760     -4,067,948
NYB      NY COMM BANCORP           24,390,617     28,430,050     -4,039,433
IAU      ISHARES GOLD TRU           2,556,311      6,458,919     -3,902,608
KBH      KB HOME                   17,414,337     21,251,604     -3,837,267
LM       LEGG MASON INC             9,071,125     12,723,531     -3,652,406
GPS      GAP INC/THE               17,847,207     21,494,092     -3,646,885
UNH      UNITEDHEALTH GRP          12,626,196     16,241,289     -3,615,093
COF      CAPITAL ONE FINA          13,588,871     17,182,283     -3,593,412
REG      REGENCY CENTERS            7,611,983     11,188,461     -3,576,478
EWH      ISHARES-HONGKONG           7,500,619     11,038,249     -3,537,630
X        US STEEL CORP             21,877,968     25,380,427     -3,502,459
CCE      COCA-COLA ENTER            4,771,532      8,263,567     -3,492,035
XLU      SPDR-UTIL SELECT          18,450,818     21,893,465     -3,442,647
WFT      WEATHERFORD INTL          23,243,211     26,666,820     -3,423,609
WY       WEYERHAEUSER CO           18,775,087     22,145,763     -3,370,676
MAR      MARRIOTT INTL-A           13,659,665     17,026,573     -3,366,908
HD       HOME DEPOT INC            15,078,585     18,394,965     -3,316,380
BBD      BRADESCO-ADR              16,675,002     19,920,674     -3,245,672
UNM      UNUM GROUP                 5,928,572      9,084,587     -3,156,015
KSU      KANSAS CITY SOUT           2,114,420      5,240,414     -3,125,994

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

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