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    
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MSFT     MICROSOFT CORP           102,796,030     89,395,963     13,400,067
CMCSA    COMCAST CORP-A            45,783,169     34,943,868     10,839,301
QQQ      POWERSH-QQQ              116,413,744    106,400,398     10,013,346
ORCL     ORACLE CORP               51,654,715     42,073,698      9,581,017
YRCW     YRC WORLDWIDE IN          22,001,499     14,325,027      7,676,472
WIN      WINDSTREAM CORP           37,920,323     30,914,437      7,005,886
NVDA     NVIDIA CORP               26,884,241     20,056,204      6,828,037
NWSA     NEWS CORP-A               69,886,583     63,168,952      6,717,631
MYL      MYLAN INC                 34,358,674     29,351,644      5,007,030
LVLT     LEVEL 3 COMM INC         190,630,310    185,964,905      4,665,405
PBCT     PEOPLE'S UNITED           12,119,811      8,154,405      3,965,406
AMGN     AMGEN INC                 19,732,268     15,774,566      3,957,702
SIRI     SIRIUS XM RADIO          270,521,617    266,898,620      3,622,997
BRCD     BROCADE COMM SYS          15,487,758     11,928,611      3,559,147
RIMM     RESEARCH IN MOTI          40,660,487     37,263,604      3,396,883
BPAX     BIOSANTE PHARMA           19,375,889     15,990,399      3,385,490
QCOM     QUALCOMM INC              25,137,203     21,856,766      3,280,437
DNDN     DENDREON CORP             21,516,852     18,238,976      3,277,876
URBN     URBAN OUTFITTER           19,301,681     16,119,042      3,182,639
MAT      MATTEL INC                10,882,110      7,716,382      3,165,728
CHRS     CHARMING SHOPPES          15,531,059     12,549,009      2,982,050
VOD      VODAFONE GRP-ADR           7,174,799      4,255,288      2,919,511
ESRX     EXPRESS SCRIPT            68,323,623     65,413,205      2,910,418
CSCO     CISCO SYSTEMS             96,469,546     93,719,993      2,749,553
SYMC     SYMANTEC CORP             12,502,334      9,838,110      2,664,224
SNDK     SANDISK CORP               9,385,147      6,822,806      2,562,341
ADBE     ADOBE SYS INC             17,781,463     15,300,837      2,480,626
FITB     FIFTH THIRD BANC          18,310,208     15,836,781      2,473,427
VMED     VIRGIN MEDIA INC          30,371,624     28,079,572      2,292,052
CELG     CELGENE CORP              10,469,795      8,225,735      2,244,060
ARUN     ARUBA NETWORKS I          21,020,795     18,827,553      2,193,242
OPEN     OPENTABLE INC              7,503,667      5,313,644      2,190,023
ETFC     E*TRADE FINANCIA          10,151,714      8,007,274      2,144,440
HBAN     HUNTINGTON BANC           11,896,520      9,808,319      2,088,201
ASML     ASML HOLDING-NY            4,996,176      2,957,063      2,039,113
AMZN     AMAZON.COM INC            12,162,022     10,178,880      1,983,142
JDSU     JDS UNIPHASE              12,502,748     10,549,080      1,953,668
ARNA     ARENA PHARMACEUT          20,762,304     18,836,330      1,925,974
AGNC     AMERICAN CAPITAL           7,457,511      5,564,710      1,892,801
VRA      VERA BRADLEY INC           7,525,129      5,703,630      1,821,499
FSLR     FIRST SOLAR INC           18,850,865     17,058,588      1,792,277
XRAY     DENTSPLY INTL             12,759,901     10,988,196      1,771,705
SPIL     SILICONWARE-ADR            7,067,555      5,325,609      1,741,946
ADSK     AUTODESK INC               5,631,029      3,892,513      1,738,516
CREE     CREE INC                  20,576,761     18,842,440      1,734,321
SGEN     SEATTLE GENETICS          29,459,729     27,755,339      1,704,390
FNGN     FINANCIAL ENGINE           7,992,848      6,445,067      1,547,781
PODD     INSULET CORP              10,820,555      9,295,850      1,524,705
CTSH     COGNIZANT TECH-A           7,361,200      5,929,057      1,432,143
PSEC     PROSPECT CAPITAL           9,694,301      8,262,183      1,432,118

TOP 50 DECREASES


Ticker                                                                   
Symbol   Company                    Sept. 15       Aug. 31         Change    
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INTC     INTEL CORP               141,809,046    154,476,351    -12,667,305
SPLS     STAPLES INC               22,364,833     27,106,223     -4,741,390
CMCSK    COMCAST CORP-SPL          20,471,850     24,656,731     -4,184,881
MU       MICRON TECH               61,811,988     65,534,640     -3,722,652
ERTS     ELECTRONIC ARTS           17,306,214     20,948,597     -3,642,383
RRD      RR DONNELLEY & S          18,944,525     22,548,146     -3,603,621
TQNT     TRIQUINT SEMICON          11,384,593     14,957,358     -3,572,765
PTEN     PATTERSON-UTI              5,471,730      7,547,048     -2,075,318
ATVI     ACTIVISION BLIZZ          16,604,741     18,528,600     -1,923,859
TIVO     TIVO INC                  17,679,311     19,525,204     -1,845,893
GTAT     GT ADVANCED TECH          22,727,167     24,572,740     -1,845,573
AMTD     TD AMERITRADE HO           8,223,527      9,880,022     -1,656,495
PLCM     POLYCOM INC                4,229,238      5,684,047     -1,454,809
NETL     NETLOGIC MICROSY           5,119,225      6,449,823     -1,330,598
GLBL     GLOBAL INDS LTD            8,927,052     10,240,220     -1,313,168
BMRN     BIOMARIN PHARMAC           9,228,352     10,532,081     -1,303,729
IMGN     IMMUNOGEN INC              5,451,430      6,711,394     -1,259,964
GRFS     GRIFOLS SA-ADR             1,679,707      2,892,407     -1,212,700
STX      SEAGATE TECHNOLO          14,057,247     15,171,907     -1,114,660
SOXX     ISHARES PHLX SOX           6,216,358      7,248,387     -1,032,029
ONNN     ON SEMICONDUCTOR          12,148,270     13,175,454     -1,027,184
HERO     HERCULES OFFSHOR          12,726,676     13,685,301       -958,625
CY       CYPRESS SEMICON           10,226,615     11,184,436       -957,821
HTLD     HEARTLAND EXPRES           7,215,819      8,138,296       -922,477
VECO     VEECO INSTRUMENT          10,959,139     11,870,510       -911,371
LLTC     LINEAR TECH CORP          11,816,730     12,720,200       -903,470
WCRX     WARNER CHILCOT-A           2,213,808      3,114,657       -900,849
PWER     POWER-ONE INC             19,171,309     20,058,755       -887,446
ASBC     ASSOC BANC-CORP            6,401,024      7,285,673       -884,649
AAPL     APPLE INC                 14,333,250     15,164,040       -830,790
INFA     INFORMATICA CORP           3,336,720      4,146,536       -809,816
ELNK     EARTHLINK INC              8,173,085      8,963,824       -790,739
DLTR     DOLLAR TREE INC            6,076,169      6,848,153       -771,984
LNCR     LINCARE HOLDINGS           6,562,511      7,307,933       -745,422
CEPH     CEPHALON INC               9,177,359      9,919,864       -742,505
WTSLA    WET SEAL INC -A           13,512,184     14,241,610       -729,426
BPOP     POPULAR INC                5,943,839      6,648,925       -705,086
TLVT     TELVENT GIT SA               230,421        933,861       -703,440
ISIS     ISIS PHARM                10,366,677     11,049,631       -682,954
SPRD     SPREADTRUM-ADR             4,861,060      5,543,016       -681,956
AGEN     AGENUS INC                   905,026      1,548,924       -643,898
CERN     CERNER CORP               16,501,800     17,142,604       -640,804
AMLN     AMYLIN PHARM INC           7,787,653      8,413,775       -626,122
CRUS     CIRRUS LOGIC INC           6,454,847      7,042,700       -587,853
HOGS     ZHONGPIN INC               7,528,712      8,105,758       -577,046
OVTI     OMNIVISION TECH            6,969,846      7,544,458       -574,612
BDSI     BIODELIVERY SCIE             655,679      1,214,886       -559,207
BIDU     BAIDU INC-SP ADR           5,790,817      6,324,929       -534,112
DISCA    DISCOVERY COMM-A           8,640,817      9,169,224       -528,407
NUAN     NUANCE COMMUNICA           7,373,105      7,883,830       -510,725

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

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