Largest Nasdaq Short Interest Percent Decreases as of Sept. 30

The following are the 200 largest short interest percent decreases on the Nasdaq Stock Market as of the Sept. 30 settlement date. This list includes securities with a short position of at least 200,000 shares.



Ticker                                                                     
Symbol   Company                        Sept. 30      Sept. 15     % Change   
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SSRI     SILVER STANDARD                491,161     1,774,187       -72.3
PPDI     PHARM PROD DEVEL               872,808     2,322,813       -62.4
VSEA     VARIAN SEMI EQUI               779,421     1,988,929       -60.8
LPLA     LPL INVESTMENT H               726,470     1,451,131       -49.9
SPRD     SPREADTRUM-ADR               2,454,329     4,861,060       -49.5
DISCK    DISCOVERY COMM-C               447,107       826,798       -45.9
KGJI     KINGOLD JEWELRY                220,079       390,467       -43.6
MDTH     MEDCATH CORP                   655,775     1,158,290       -43.4
RYAAY    RYANAIR HLDG-ADR               361,677       627,197       -42.3
ERIC     ERICSSON LM-ADR              6,431,756    11,101,644       -42.1
MGIC     MAGIC SOFTWARE                 739,919     1,264,941       -41.5
BBEP     BREITBURN ENERGY               297,906       485,821       -38.7
GOLD     RANDGOLD RES-ADR             1,065,151     1,724,939       -38.2
YHOO     YAHOO! INC                  41,224,463    65,898,054       -37.4
RXII     GALENA BIOPHARMA             2,323,379     3,593,980       -35.4
MSG      MADISON SQUARE-A               960,571     1,484,405       -35.3
MNTA     MOMENTA PHARMACE             4,969,816     7,599,105       -34.6
CNTF     CHINA TECHFA-ADR               214,073       325,822       -34.3
CHINA    CDC CORP-CL A                  262,306       398,403       -34.2
XTEX     CROSSTEX ENERGY                368,060       556,649       -33.9
PTRY     PANTRY INC                   2,009,148     2,995,728       -32.9
ZBRA     ZEBRA TECH CORP                210,879       310,461       -32.1
XOMA     XOMA LTD                     1,119,566     1,631,293       -31.4
MCRS     MICROS SYSTEMS               1,326,047     1,908,590       -30.5
SNPS     SYNOPSYS INC                 1,719,319     2,448,027       -29.8
SPPI     SPECTRUM PHARMAC             6,666,158     9,383,221       -29.0
MCOX     MECOX LANE-ADR                 258,166       362,664       -28.8
ZOLL     ZOLL MEDICAL                 1,044,283     1,459,183       -28.4
LINTA    LIBERTY INTERA-A             4,237,757     5,874,479       -27.9
AMCN     AIRMEDIA-ADR                   237,334       326,329       -27.3
BIOD     BIODEL INC                     905,618     1,242,409       -27.1
CBRL     CRACKER BARREL               1,689,566     2,313,786       -27.0
ACWI     ISHARES MSCI ACW               498,331       680,894       -26.8
CKEC     CARMIKE CINEMAS                794,417     1,083,361       -26.7
RGLD     ROYAL GOLD INC               3,149,312     4,251,549       -25.9
SIMO     SILICON MOTI-ADR               403,328       544,034       -25.9
SWIR     SIERRA WIRELESS                413,371       556,896       -25.8
ULTA     ULTA SALON COSME             1,963,090     2,639,230       -25.6
CCIH     CHINACACHE-ADR                 427,940       575,236       -25.6
LIFE     LIFE TECHNOLOGIE             4,367,142     5,840,441       -25.2
CME      CME GROUP INC                1,184,112     1,577,992       -25.0
SLGN     SILGAN HOLDINGS              1,094,670     1,454,228       -24.7
EROC     EAGLE ROCK ENERG               431,284       572,116       -24.6
SHPGY    SHIRE PLC-ADR                1,072,545     1,414,699       -24.2
OVRL     OVERLAND STORAGE               222,441       293,270       -24.2
PRST     PRESSTEK INC                   591,752       774,175       -23.6
AAWW     ATLAS AIR WORLDW             1,443,668     1,883,589       -23.4
CAST     CHINACAST EDUCAT             3,805,274     4,953,103       -23.2
BIOF     BIOFUEL ENERGY C               714,748       929,597       -23.1
MPEL     MELCO CROWN-ADR              5,060,471     6,572,384       -23.0
ERTS     ELECTRONIC ARTS             13,394,018    17,306,214       -22.6
NLST     NETLIST INC                    509,301       656,834       -22.5
COGO     COGO GROUP INC                 769,484       992,379       -22.5
PLCM     POLYCOM INC                  3,283,756     4,229,238       -22.4
ITRI     ITRON INC                    1,339,565     1,725,013       -22.3
EVEP     EV ENERGY PARTNE               352,703       453,143       -22.2
MSFT     MICROSOFT CORP              80,124,834   102,796,030       -22.1
DEPO     DEPOMED INC                  5,667,855     7,247,697       -21.8
CXDC     CHINA XD PLASTIC               324,916       414,491       -21.6
PACB     PACIFIC BIOSCIEN             3,017,058     3,830,332       -21.2
KUTV     KU6 MEDIA-ADR                  382,521       484,275       -21.0
DATE     JIAYUAN.COM INTE               751,363       948,198       -20.8
HAS      HASBRO INC                   4,694,249     5,910,535       -20.6
CAAS     CHINA AUTOMOTIVE               670,971       843,903       -20.5
UTIW     UTI WORLDWIDE                1,101,658     1,385,391       -20.5
POWR     POWERSECURE INTE             1,629,277     2,044,125       -20.3
JST      JINPAN INTL LTD                211,100       264,520       -20.2
OPTR     OPTIMER PHARMACE             6,487,121     8,118,994       -20.1
SCEI     SINO CLEAN ENERG               391,634       489,617       -20.0
HTLD     HEARTLAND EXPRES             5,778,128     7,215,819       -19.9
MU       MICRON TECH                 49,540,405    61,811,988       -19.9
ETFC     E*TRADE FINANCIA             8,151,960    10,151,714       -19.7
AGYS     AGILYSYS INC                   666,247       827,459       -19.5
ADP      AUTOMATIC DATA               6,932,166     8,606,018       -19.4
PTEN     PATTERSON-UTI                4,421,604     5,471,730       -19.2
SONC     SONIC CORP                   3,477,357     4,296,698       -19.1
SAPE     SAPIENT CORP                 7,347,583     9,050,444       -18.8
LKQX     LKQ CORP                     1,994,649     2,455,003       -18.8
ELOS     SYNERON MEDICAL                302,972       372,684       -18.7
EHTH     EHEALTH INC                  2,742,478     3,369,936       -18.6
NTAP     NETAPP INC                  17,020,353    20,902,342       -18.6
CPRT     COPART INC                   1,206,443     1,481,022       -18.5
RLOC     REACHLOCAL INC               2,503,196     3,072,821       -18.5
NWSA     NEWS CORP-A                 56,941,518    69,886,583       -18.5
MYL      MYLAN INC                   27,995,967    34,358,674       -18.5
AAPL     APPLE INC                   11,693,098    14,333,250       -18.4
ANSS     ANSYS INC                    1,403,727     1,718,658       -18.3
MOLX     MOLEX INC                    5,974,975     7,292,449       -18.1
PSMT     PRICESMART INC               1,625,896     1,978,089       -17.8
CCIX     COLEMAN CABLE IN               587,190       713,000       -17.6
ELGX     ENDOLOGIX INC                3,943,170     4,786,721       -17.6
CBAK     CHINA BAK BATTER             1,117,067     1,355,707       -17.6
CRNT     CERAGON NETWORKS               815,162       987,933       -17.5
TQNT     TRIQUINT SEMICON             9,407,231    11,384,593       -17.4
NVLS     NOVELLUS SYS                 6,910,501     8,359,246       -17.3
CVVT     CHINA VALVES TEC             1,727,915     2,088,456       -17.3
BBBY     BED BATH &BEYOND             5,483,271     6,625,077       -17.2
CRUS     CIRRUS LOGIC INC             5,352,222     6,454,847       -17.1
CELG     CELGENE CORP                 8,694,879    10,469,795       -17.0
GRNB     GREEN BANKSHARES               230,908       277,915       -16.9
IBB      ISHARES-NDQ BIOT             4,973,657     5,982,141       -16.9
LSTR     LANDSTAR SYSTEM                961,333     1,156,053       -16.8
PURE     PURE BIOSCIENCE              1,307,773     1,569,795       -16.7
CRME     CARDIOME PHARMA              1,601,563     1,922,305       -16.7
PRGO     PERRIGO CO                   1,949,473     2,337,498       -16.6
WERN     WERNER ENT                   3,981,154     4,772,946       -16.6
CHUX     O'CHARLEYS INC               3,485,170     4,175,902       -16.5
FSYS     FUEL SYSTEMS SOL             2,033,317     2,436,145       -16.5
AFSI     AMTRUST FIN SERV             2,523,777     3,022,994       -16.5
BEAV     BE AEROSPACE                 2,018,996     2,414,416       -16.4
LUFK     LUFKIN INDS                  2,173,215     2,596,318       -16.3
FDML     FEDERAL MOGUL                  381,052       454,731       -16.2
TZOO     TRAVELZOO INC                4,425,570     5,280,185       -16.2
GSIT     GSI TECHNOLOGY                 982,019     1,169,733       -16.0
PRAA     PORTFOLIO RECOVE             2,717,911     3,232,975       -15.9
VNET     21VIANET-ADR                 1,563,829     1,860,109       -15.9
CTAS     CINTAS CORP                  5,593,706     6,638,755       -15.7
TECD     TECH DATA CORP               1,655,735     1,963,421       -15.7
NVEC     NVE CORP                       352,948       418,529       -15.7
AKRX     AKORN INC                    5,150,051     6,106,189       -15.7
ROSE     ROSETTA RESOURCE             6,337,676     7,514,117       -15.7
CFFN     CAPITOL FEDERAL              2,624,246     3,111,157       -15.7
SIGA     SIGA TECH INC                7,207,648     8,541,216       -15.6
EPOC     EPOCRATES INC                  725,652       859,735       -15.6
DFZ      BARRY (R.G.)                   402,378       476,585       -15.6
SBUX     STARBUCKS CORP              13,729,553    16,221,309       -15.4
NFLX     NETFLIX INC                  8,101,524     9,563,372       -15.3
MERC     MERCER INTERNATI               648,139       763,274       -15.1
FISV     FISERV INC                   2,144,700     2,525,654       -15.1
CTSH     COGNIZANT TECH-A             6,252,738     7,361,200       -15.1
NUVA     NUVASIVE INC                 6,089,834     7,168,949       -15.1
BRCM     BROADCOM CORP-A              7,302,766     8,594,007       -15.0
UNFI     UNITED NATURAL               2,826,538     3,325,035       -15.0
CPWR     COMPUWARE CORP               5,462,382     6,425,352       -15.0
SIFY     SIFY TECHNOL-ADR             3,676,228     4,321,806       -14.9
SKYW     SKYWEST INC                  2,748,487     3,216,365       -14.5
BMC      BMC SOFTWARE INC             3,099,056     3,625,971       -14.5
GLRE     GREENLIGHT CAP-A             1,408,462     1,647,087       -14.5
RRGB     RED ROBIN GOURME             1,952,134     2,280,122       -14.4
AMZN     AMAZON.COM INC              10,422,747    12,162,022       -14.3
VISN     VISIONCHINA -ADR               659,183       767,839       -14.2
KVHI     KVH INDUSTRIES                 954,873     1,111,516       -14.1
JAZZ     JAZZ PHARMACEUTI             1,568,809     1,825,630       -14.1
ORLY     O'REILLY AUTOMOT             5,296,662     6,162,641       -14.1
CPNO     COPANO ENERGY-UN               779,055       906,395       -14.0
GILD     GILEAD SCIENCES             13,245,949    15,409,203       -14.0
QCOM     QUALCOMM INC                21,627,592    25,137,203       -14.0
ALXN     ALEXION PHARM                4,705,286     5,465,618       -13.9
PETM     PETSMART INC                 3,589,318     4,167,816       -13.9
TIVO     TIVO INC                    15,250,476    17,679,311       -13.7
PAYX     PAYCHEX INC                  8,821,692    10,222,227       -13.7
NTRI     NUTRISYSTEM INC              5,643,717     6,534,480       -13.6
TROW     T ROWE PRICE GRP             6,414,172     7,414,677       -13.5
REXX     REX ENERGY CORP             10,794,389    12,475,548       -13.5
VICR     VICOR CORP                     964,898     1,113,726       -13.4
ISRG     INTUITIVE SURGIC             1,640,001     1,892,891       -13.4
CERN     CERNER CORP                 14,328,044    16,501,800       -13.2
SONS     SONUS NETWORKS              14,082,813    16,193,702       -13.0
SMT      SMART TECHNOL-A                688,648       791,545       -13.0
VRUS     PHARMASSET INC               3,286,326     3,774,666       -12.9
FEIC     FEI COMPANY                  2,930,939     3,364,440       -12.9
ASBC     ASSOC BANC-CORP              5,578,270     6,401,024       -12.9
VDSI     VASCO DATA INTL              1,058,788     1,214,783       -12.8
DTV      DIRECTV-A                   17,358,465    19,914,951       -12.8
ACGL     ARCH CAPITAL GRP             3,820,857     4,378,963       -12.7
IMMR     IMMERSION CORP               1,529,953     1,752,448       -12.7
NDSN     NORDSON CORP                 1,493,909     1,710,122       -12.6
SYMC     SYMANTEC CORP               10,926,538    12,502,334       -12.6
ZGNX     ZOGENIX INC                    654,604       748,418       -12.5
ROVI     ROVI CORP                    8,651,368     9,889,867       -12.5
PSSI     PSS WORLD MEDICA             8,663,360     9,901,590       -12.5
PATH     NUPATHE INC                    439,432       502,203       -12.5
JSDA     JONES SODA CO                  368,325       420,349       -12.4
VALV     SHENGKAI INNOVAT               361,913       412,861       -12.3
GIII     G III APPAREL                1,629,183     1,855,030       -12.2
KIRK     KIRKLAND'S INC               1,413,913     1,609,331       -12.1
PRTS     US AUTO PARTS NE             1,114,955     1,267,710       -12.0
CMCSK    COMCAST CORP-SPL            18,018,184    20,471,850       -12.0
LINE     LINN ENERGY LLC              2,004,135     2,276,762       -12.0
URBN     URBAN OUTFITTER             16,994,842    19,301,681       -12.0
VRNT     VERINT SYSTEMS               1,144,156     1,299,313       -11.9
GNOM     COMPLETE GENOMIC             2,382,626     2,705,025       -11.9
EXEL     EXELIXIS INC                10,932,276    12,367,888       -11.6
PCH      POTLATCH CORP                2,650,336     2,997,164       -11.6
ALNY     ALNYLAM PHARMACE             3,456,988     3,908,714       -11.6
QQQ      POWERSH-QQQ                102,968,471   116,413,744       -11.5
CSOD     CORNERSTONE ONDE             1,537,625     1,738,384       -11.5
HTHT     CHINA LODGIN-ADS             2,257,387     2,549,545       -11.5
ABIO     ARCA BIOPHARMA                 297,765       336,301       -11.5
NATI     NATL INSTRUMENTS             1,662,273     1,876,277       -11.4
CINF     CINCINNATI FIN               9,274,540    10,462,711       -11.4
LOGI     LOGITECH INTER-R            15,287,628    17,237,936       -11.3
AINV     APOLLO INV CORP             10,973,977    12,359,342       -11.2
LEDS     SEMILEDS CORP/TW               403,356       453,931       -11.1
ORCC     ONLINE RES CORP                255,780       287,582       -11.1
VICL     VICAL INC                    5,850,515     6,576,513       -11.0
ALVR     ALVARION LTD                   354,764       398,713       -11.0
MAPP     MAP PHARMACEUTIC             1,988,909     2,234,660       -11.0
CSCO     CISCO SYSTEMS               85,896,812    96,469,546       -11.0
RVBD     RIVERBED TECHNOL             6,309,326     7,079,234       -10.9

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

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