Largest Nasdaq Short Interest Changes as of Aug. 15

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

TOP 50 INCREASES


Ticker                                                                   
Symbol   Company                    Aug. 15        July 29         Change    
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INTC     INTEL CORP               173,443,160    100,307,976     73,135,184
NWSA     NEWS CORP-A               51,974,638     32,850,379     19,124,259
LVLT     LEVEL 3 COMM INC         185,547,008    167,071,809     18,475,199
ORCL     ORACLE CORP               34,599,130     22,139,901     12,459,229
QQQ      POWERSH-QQQ              100,970,918     90,257,953     10,712,965
MSFT     MICROSOFT CORP            83,224,569     74,416,322      8,808,247
WIN      WINDSTREAM CORP           27,224,567     20,684,155      6,540,412
TQNT     TRIQUINT SEMICON          14,444,840      8,325,932      6,118,908
CMCSA    COMCAST CORP-A            25,722,223     19,787,547      5,934,676
ESRX     EXPRESS SCRIPT            60,529,578     54,954,687      5,574,891
AMAT     APPLIED MATERIAL          23,810,508     18,561,799      5,248,709
YHOO     YAHOO! INC                58,221,989     53,312,782      4,909,207
CA       CA INC                    18,365,661     13,617,391      4,748,270
MU       MICRON TECH               66,014,395     61,391,878      4,622,517
ACAS     AMERICAN CAPITAL           8,690,159      4,256,014      4,434,145
BPOP     POPULAR INC                8,760,922      5,168,190      3,592,732
ERIC     ERICSSON LM-ADR            9,658,299      6,320,470      3,337,829
GTAT     GT ADVANCED TECH          22,056,727     18,813,154      3,243,573
LOGI     LOGITECH INTER-R          17,081,380     13,841,633      3,239,747
RIMM     RESEARCH IN MOTI          39,376,530     36,223,343      3,153,187
DNKN     DUNKIN' BRANDS G           3,142,003         10,700      3,131,303
ROSE     ROSETTA RESOURCE           7,862,894      4,759,125      3,103,769
ERTS     ELECTRONIC ARTS           20,192,888     17,318,695      2,874,193
ARRS     ARRIS GROUP INC            9,031,724      6,364,747      2,666,977
NWS      NEWS CORP-B                8,185,445      5,521,267      2,664,178
EBAY     EBAY INC                  14,588,748     11,945,215      2,643,533
GLBL     GLOBAL INDS LTD            8,574,692      5,950,928      2,623,764
CMCSK    COMCAST CORP-SPL          23,022,110     20,407,567      2,614,543
ETFC     E*TRADE FINANCIA           8,471,712      5,900,867      2,570,845
PCAR     PACCAR INC                 8,519,603      5,971,281      2,548,322
EXPD     EXPEDITORS INTL            4,922,928      2,425,755      2,497,173
CEPH     CEPHALON INC              11,386,520      8,960,658      2,425,862
CEDC     CENTRAL EURO DIS           8,847,866      6,446,110      2,401,756
FITB     FIFTH THIRD BANC          12,757,969     10,394,812      2,363,157
AINV     APOLLO INV CORP           11,458,311      9,102,261      2,356,050
ORLY     O'REILLY AUTOMOT           6,699,961      4,386,015      2,313,946
ASML     ASML HOLDING-NY            3,731,816      1,469,148      2,262,668
MCHP     MICROCHIP TECH            21,100,240     18,875,798      2,224,442
VMED     VIRGIN MEDIA INC          26,244,605     24,036,312      2,208,293
XRAY     DENTSPLY INTL              9,581,488      7,397,698      2,183,790
LEAP     LEAP WIRELESS              9,695,315      7,591,878      2,103,437
CHRS     CHARMING SHOPPES          11,375,999      9,310,933      2,065,066
AGNC     AMERICAN CAPITAL           6,799,608      4,738,029      2,061,579
HGSI     HUMAN GENOME SCI          15,877,913     13,846,162      2,031,751
VRSN     VERISIGN INC               6,535,390      4,556,701      1,978,689
MNKD     MANNKIND CORP             22,696,827     20,757,371      1,939,456
LAMR     LAMAR ADVERTIS-A           5,373,227      3,443,783      1,929,444
SYMC     SYMANTEC CORP              6,406,004      4,479,300      1,926,704
FAST     FASTENAL CO               25,348,363     23,505,757      1,842,606
HTLD     HEARTLAND EXPRES           7,667,358      5,844,149      1,823,209

TOP 50 DECREASES


Ticker                                                                   
Symbol   Company                    Aug. 15        July 29         Change    
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SIRI     SIRIUS XM RADIO          261,844,890    295,983,703    -34,138,813
ENTR     ENTROPIC COMMUNI          15,762,516     24,317,433     -8,554,917
CLWR     CLEARWIRE -CL A           36,950,211     45,145,358     -8,195,147
DELL     DELL INC                  72,115,618     77,673,467     -5,557,849
JBLU     JETBLUE AIRWAYS           38,229,961     42,652,500     -4,422,539
PWER     POWER-ONE INC             19,277,463     23,168,301     -3,890,838
JASO     JA SOLAR HOL-ADR          12,868,062     16,737,364     -3,869,302
MYL      MYLAN INC                 29,045,872     32,547,396     -3,501,524
AONE     A123 SYSTEMS INC          16,837,696     20,334,694     -3,496,998
SATC     SATCON TECH               20,020,051     23,397,799     -3,377,748
ARMH     ARM HOLDINGS-ADR           6,090,020      9,321,947     -3,231,927
HBAN     HUNTINGTON BANC            9,888,716     13,111,492     -3,222,776
DRYS     DRYSHIPS INC              13,827,894     16,972,613     -3,144,719
HERO     HERCULES OFFSHOR          13,638,872     16,575,891     -2,937,019
RBCN     RUBICON TECHNOLO           6,623,956      9,367,129     -2,743,173
CAST     CHINACAST EDUCAT           5,031,661      7,645,497     -2,613,836
RRD      RR DONNELLEY & S          25,105,877     27,712,294     -2,606,417
LNCR     LINCARE HOLDINGS           7,280,600      9,851,012     -2,570,412
PBCT     PEOPLE'S UNITED            8,701,560     11,263,228     -2,561,668
XLNX     XILINX INC                20,547,724     23,091,052     -2,543,328
KLAC     KLA-TENCOR CORP            7,660,288     10,178,134     -2,517,846
FSLR     FIRST SOLAR INC           16,913,005     19,375,956     -2,462,951
COGO     COGO GROUP INC             1,056,322      3,471,967     -2,415,645
DNDN     DENDREON CORP             14,140,083     16,447,917     -2,307,834
AMTD     TD AMERITRADE HO          11,378,799     13,634,825     -2,256,026
STX      SEAGATE TECHNOLO          13,044,599     15,291,417     -2,246,818
DTV      DIRECTV-A                 16,028,972     18,264,782     -2,235,810
CIEN     CIENA CORP                21,320,464     23,417,178     -2,096,714
LULU     LULULEMON ATH             11,008,594     13,092,230     -2,083,636
SPLS     STAPLES INC               28,449,599     30,496,411     -2,046,812
CALP     CALIPER LIFE SCI           2,231,226      4,167,815     -1,936,589
CTCT     CONSTANT CONTACT           6,078,947      7,961,199     -1,882,252
CROX     CROCS INC                  5,845,790      7,688,354     -1,842,564
NUAN     NUANCE COMMUNICA          10,789,741     12,616,993     -1,827,252
AUXL     AUXILIUM PHARMAC           7,162,096      8,982,187     -1,820,091
HSFT     HISOFT TECHN-ADR           2,224,704      4,032,589     -1,807,885
AMED     AMEDISYS INC               3,981,109      5,736,131     -1,755,022
AVGO     AVAGO TECHNOLOGI           1,805,077      3,530,488     -1,725,411
QGEN     QIAGEN NV                  6,981,882      8,661,047     -1,679,165
ALTR     ALTERA CORP               11,164,356     12,826,710     -1,662,354
WCRX     WARNER CHILCOT-A           7,551,325      9,181,425     -1,630,100
MDRX     ALLSCRIPTS HEALT           6,249,990      7,794,635     -1,544,645
MASI     MASIMO CORP                5,944,860      7,481,560     -1,536,700
CHRW     CH ROBINSON                7,725,344      9,197,856     -1,472,512
ASIA     ASIAINFO-LINKAGE          10,534,795     11,941,757     -1,406,962
FWLT     FOSTER WHEELER             2,056,957      3,419,333     -1,362,376
NVLS     NOVELLUS SYS               9,567,005     10,927,844     -1,360,839
ONTY     ONCOTHYREON INC            7,715,080      9,045,430     -1,330,350
AXTI     AXT INC                    2,405,428      3,723,364     -1,317,936
MPEL     MELCO CROWN-ADR            5,414,591      6,728,634     -1,314,043

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

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