Largest NYSE Alternext Short Interest Changes as of Sept. 30

The following are the 50 largest short interest changes on the NYSE Alternext as of the Sept. 30 settlement date. The table ranks the top 50 positive changes followed by the top negative changes.

TOP 50 INCREASES


Ticker                                                                   
Symbol   Company                    Sept. 30       Sept. 15        Change    
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VGZ      VISTA GOLD CORP            5,418,073      4,342,824      1,075,249
PZG      PARAMOUNT GOLD            10,202,123      9,334,462        867,661
CEF      CENTRAL FD CN-A            1,087,845        334,940        752,905
IMO      IMPERIAL OIL               4,542,618      4,006,741        535,877
URG      UR-ENERGY INC              6,335,498      5,897,940        437,558
QRM      QUEST RARE MINER             598,458        173,773        424,685
AVL      AVALON RARE META           6,430,256      6,038,612        391,644
MDW      MIDWAY GOLD CORP           5,503,647      5,140,375        363,272
CFW      CANO PETROLEUM I           2,367,910      2,054,343        313,567
CAK      CAMAC ENERGY INC           4,272,729      4,007,623        265,106
RTK      RENTECH INC               11,289,986     11,028,697        261,289
RIC      RICHMONT MINES               528,607        273,350        255,257
GTU      CENTRAL GOLDTRUS             245,752         17,747        228,005
ONP      ORIENT PAPER INC             608,217        437,899        170,318
VHC      VIRNETX HOLDING           11,887,722     11,721,471        166,251
AZK      AURIZON MINES                771,114        607,681        163,433
LNG      CHENIERE ENERGY           17,410,043     17,246,662        163,381
AUMN     GOLDEN MINERALS            1,990,786      1,830,617        160,169
SA       SEABRIDGE GOLD             3,168,660      3,013,413        155,247
MEA      METALICO INC               2,521,443      2,375,905        145,538
GSX      GASCO ENERGY INC           4,241,884      4,111,844        130,040
BRD      BRIGUS GOLD CORP             392,908        266,573        126,335
RBY      RUBICON MINERALS           2,620,993      2,499,920        121,073
LTS      LADENBURG THALMA           4,768,030      4,647,235        120,795
INO      INOVIO PHARMACEU             876,765        765,187        111,578
TPLM     TRIANGLE PETROLE           3,146,088      3,036,372        109,716
CGR      CLAUDE RESOURCES             273,750        164,911        108,839
MDF      METRO HEALTH               2,019,893      1,918,797        101,096
IAF      ABERDEEN AUST EQ             117,663         25,190         92,473
NBS      NEOSTEM INC                3,597,774      3,505,936         91,838
KGN      KEEGAN RESOURCES             162,415         73,734         88,681
REE      RARE ELEMENT RES           8,751,985      8,663,616         88,369
EAD      WELLS FARGO ADVA             249,294        162,074         87,220
TLR      TIMBERLINE RESOU             421,332        337,320         84,012
YMI      YM BIOSCIENCES             3,090,601      3,013,656         76,945
PRK      PARK NATL CORP             1,733,520      1,667,967         65,553
BONE     BACTERIN INTERNA           1,068,402      1,009,238         59,164
UEC      URANIUM ENERGY             9,150,674      9,095,044         55,630
DHY      CS HIGH YLD BD               115,343         60,223         55,120
PLM      POLYMET MINING             2,888,129      2,833,987         54,142
TMP      TOMPKINS FINANCI             756,951        703,498         53,453
EPM      EVOLUTION PETROL             882,151        830,373         51,778
IF       ABER-INDONESI FU              72,347         25,545         46,802
LBY      LIBBEY INC                 1,251,943      1,207,746         44,197
KBX      KIMBER RESOURCES             143,123        101,014         42,109
RVM      REVETT MINERALS            1,241,952      1,203,113         38,839
GHM      GRAHAM CORP                  476,138        437,437         38,701
ISR      ISORAY INC                   472,114        435,243         36,871
URZ      URANERZ ENERGY C           5,741,232      5,707,145         34,087
WZE      WIZZARD SOFTWARE             380,341        347,798         32,543

TOP 50 DECREASES


Ticker                                                                   
Symbol   Company                    Sept. 30       Sept. 15        Change    
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NXG      NORTHGATE MINERA           9,392,437     10,963,693     -1,571,256
NOG      NORTHERN OIL AND          21,486,949     22,671,185     -1,184,236
BQI      OILSANDS QUEST I           3,145,531      4,233,653     -1,088,122
TAT      TRANSATLANTIC PE           1,966,870      2,840,526       -873,656
GMO      GENERAL MOLY INC           8,208,247      8,961,540       -753,293
TRX      TANZANIAN ROYALT           4,347,465      5,076,693       -729,228
VOG      VOYAGER OIL & GA           3,261,103      3,972,453       -711,350
AZC      AUGUSTA RES CORP           2,373,202      2,981,653       -608,451
NGD      NEW GOLD INC               2,482,908      3,027,047       -544,139
GBG      GREAT BASIN GOLD          13,364,661     13,771,148       -406,487
CVM      CEL-SCI CORP               8,012,903      8,398,561       -385,658
NEOP     NEOPROBE CORP             11,644,121     11,968,945       -324,824
NSU      NEVSUN RESOURCES             647,185        957,475       -310,290
THM      INTL TOWER HILL              488,609        790,953       -302,344
NAK      NORTHERN DYN MNL             535,932        832,252       -296,320
TGB      TASEKO MINES                 613,535        901,927       -288,392
FSP      FRANKLIN STREET            4,927,426      5,213,510       -286,084
PDC      PIONEER DRILLING           3,543,444      3,816,935       -273,491
MCZ      MAD CATZ INTERAC           2,454,280      2,701,871       -247,591
CPHI     CHINA PHARMA HOL             296,800        539,220       -242,420
CXM      CARDIUM THERAPEU             680,938        918,944       -238,006
ANV      ALLIED NEVADA GO           2,778,705      3,001,497       -222,792
MFN      MINEFINDERS CORP           4,073,876      4,281,666       -207,790
PLX      PROTALIX BIOTHER           2,654,135      2,850,269       -196,134
GTE      GRAN TIERRA ENER           1,117,757      1,306,969       -189,212
GST      GASTAR EXPLORATI           4,072,905      4,259,040       -186,135
QBC      CUBIC ENERGY INC             271,040        456,906       -185,866
FAX      ABERDEEN ASIA-PA             260,554        437,662       -177,108
QPSA     QUEPASA CORP               3,445,265      3,582,754       -137,489
HUSA     HOUSTON AMERICAN           3,581,474      3,712,827       -131,353
TA       TRAVELCENTERS                269,632        397,095       -127,463
CUR      NEURALSTEM INC               983,406      1,108,911       -125,505
GGN      GABELLI-GLD NA R              63,952        189,126       -125,174
AXU      ALEXCO RESOURCE            1,937,021      2,061,690       -124,669
XRA      EXETER RESOURCE              309,996        431,754       -121,758
WAC      WALTER INVESTMEN           1,790,705      1,911,405       -120,700
BTI      BRIT AMER TO-ADR             129,817        249,333       -119,516
PIP      PHARMATHENE INC            3,705,333      3,820,591       -115,258
MVG      MAG SILVER CORP            1,000,299      1,113,887       -113,588
EMAN     EMAGIN CORP                1,225,544      1,336,004       -110,460
BTN      BALLANTYNE STRON             114,239        224,412       -110,173
SHZ      CHINA SHEN ZHOU            1,805,302      1,909,969       -104,667
UVE      UNIVERSAL INSURA             981,538      1,077,307        -95,769
BTX      BIOTIME INC                4,016,606      4,109,230        -92,624
DEJ      DEJOUR ENERGY IN             420,206        510,682        -90,476
VTG      VANTAGE DRILLING          10,088,289     10,173,166        -84,877
AIS      ANTARES PHARMA             6,823,405      6,905,270        -81,865
AEN      ADEONA PHARMACEU             286,183        366,907        -80,724
HEB      HEMISPHERX BIOPH           1,745,046      1,824,077        -79,031
LPH      LONGWEI PETROLEU             265,012        337,009        -71,997

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