Largest Nasdaq Short Interest Percent Decreases as of Oct. 31

The following are the 200 largest short interest percent decreases on the Nasdaq Stock Market as of the Oct. 31 settlement date. This list includes securities with a short position of at least 200,000 shares.



Ticker                                                                     
Symbol   Company                        Oct. 31       Oct. 14      % Change   
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SQQQ     PROSHARES UL SHO               310,106       751,840       -58.8
BRCD     BROCADE COMM SYS            10,993,026    19,756,722       -44.4
DGIT     DIGITAL GENERATI             1,993,552     3,551,897       -43.9
SMT      SMART TECHNOL-A                325,755       568,107       -42.7
CYOU     CHANGYOU.COM-ADR               739,814     1,288,187       -42.6
GAME     SHANDA GAMES-ADR               349,914       603,148       -42.0
DISCK    DISCOVERY COMM-C               296,768       505,560       -41.3
ACAS     AMERICAN CAPITAL             5,481,758     9,043,056       -39.4
PMCS     PMC-SIERRA INC               4,372,995     7,199,499       -39.3
FLML     FLAMEL TECH-ADR                295,371       471,309       -37.3
WOLF     GREAT WOLF RESOR               280,658       443,481       -36.7
MDTH     MEDCATH CORP                   254,947       398,535       -36.0
RNOW     RIGHTNOW TECH                2,393,315     3,740,524       -36.0
MRVL     MARVELL TECH GRP             7,543,153    11,115,213       -32.1
CMCSK    COMCAST CORP-SPL            16,247,984    23,441,446       -30.7
YRCW     YRC WORLDWIDE IN            43,768,788    62,329,850       -29.8
BSFT     BROADSOFT INC                5,412,363     7,704,357       -29.7
GILD     GILEAD SCIENCES             11,490,406    16,286,625       -29.4
MEDH     MEDQUIST HOLDING             1,502,020     2,089,832       -28.1
USMO     USA MOBILITY INC             1,355,713     1,880,016       -27.9
LKQX     LKQ CORP                     1,547,833     2,143,714       -27.8
VOLC     VOLCANO CORP                 3,991,442     5,480,359       -27.2
BPFH     BOSTON PRIV FINL             7,234,403     9,909,046       -27.0
BEXP     BRIGHAM EXPLOR               3,959,716     5,420,511       -26.9
AVII     AVI BIOPHARMA                7,618,031    10,411,830       -26.8
MEOH     METHANEX CORP                  236,682       323,390       -26.8
WYNN     WYNN RESORTS LTD             5,051,515     6,838,304       -26.1
JASO     JA SOLAR HOL-ADR             9,274,264    12,431,668       -25.4
NTCT     NETSCOUT SYSTEMS             1,642,916     2,196,025       -25.2
GRFS     GRIFOLS SA-ADR                 389,801       520,852       -25.2
NEPT     NEPTUNE TECH&BIO               469,437       626,186       -25.0
SNPS     SYNOPSYS INC                 2,093,746     2,778,559       -24.6
SBUX     STARBUCKS CORP              11,540,730    15,287,879       -24.5
LSTR     LANDSTAR SYSTEM                878,870     1,162,718       -24.4
BOKF     BOK FINL CORP                  580,246       765,389       -24.2
TFSL     TFS FINANCIAL CO             1,975,864     2,604,734       -24.1
HSOL     HANWHA SOLAR-ADR             1,995,917     2,628,580       -24.1
REDF     REDIFF.COM I-ADR               953,697     1,252,675       -23.9
CHNG     CHINA NATURAL GA               640,715       840,150       -23.7
BRCM     BROADCOM CORP-A              6,011,394     7,879,843       -23.7
HOGS     ZHONGPIN INC                 5,583,514     7,314,055       -23.7
PLCM     POLYCOM INC                  2,804,273     3,669,742       -23.6
GNOM     COMPLETE GENOMIC             1,532,480     1,991,176       -23.0
NUVA     NUVASIVE INC                 3,537,176     4,587,152       -22.9
MBTF     MBT FIN CORP                   306,664       396,898       -22.7
STBA     S & T BANCORP                2,215,939     2,865,880       -22.7
SCMP     SUCAMPO PHA-CL A               519,216       668,568       -22.3
CTXS     CITRIX SYSTEMS               4,411,138     5,664,988       -22.1
VISN     VISIONCHINA -ADR               374,270       480,205       -22.1
MERC     MERCER INTERNATI               458,469       587,621       -22.0
FFBC     FIRST FIN BANCRP             3,609,954     4,626,764       -22.0
MSFT     MICROSOFT CORP              60,634,137    77,420,416       -21.7
ZIXI     ZIX CORP                     5,459,095     6,968,917       -21.7
AMCN     AIRMEDIA-ADR                   218,895       279,337       -21.6
DEST     DESTINATION MATE               563,968       718,945       -21.6
CLMT     CALUMET SPECIALT               226,353       288,227       -21.5
COLB     COLUMBIA BANKING             2,939,886     3,732,022       -21.2
BAGL     EINSTEIN NOAH RE               244,492       309,698       -21.1
MPWR     MONOLITHIC POWER             1,155,935     1,461,486       -20.9
MMYT     MAKEMYTRIP LTD               1,828,589     2,306,321       -20.7
UTIW     UTI WORLDWIDE                  811,081     1,021,036       -20.6
RLOC     REACHLOCAL INC               1,783,436     2,239,715       -20.4
KAMN     KAMAN CORP                   1,275,731     1,596,233       -20.1
MIPS     MIPS TECH INC                3,555,585     4,435,153       -19.8
BRKL     BROOKLINE BANCRP             5,756,365     7,155,846       -19.6
SSNC     SS&C TECHNOLOGIE               924,875     1,149,583       -19.5
BSTC     BIOSPECIFICS TEC               203,279       252,426       -19.5
EPIQ     EPIQ SYSTEMS INC             1,365,695     1,689,129       -19.1
NTRS     NORTHERN TRUST               5,166,098     6,385,351       -19.1
CTFO     CHINA TRANSINFO                302,832       374,136       -19.1
DLTR     DOLLAR TREE INC              4,885,346     6,026,417       -18.9
BMRN     BIOMARIN PHARMAC             7,805,140     9,623,126       -18.9
SHPGY    SHIRE PLC-ADR                  901,652     1,111,377       -18.9
VRSK     VERISK ANALYTI-A               836,062     1,029,407       -18.8
LINC     LINCOLN EDUCATIO               846,038     1,040,531       -18.7
YHOO     YAHOO! INC                  32,153,365    39,527,540       -18.7
LINTA    LIBERTY INTERA-A             3,579,423     4,398,626       -18.6
AUXL     AUXILIUM PHARMAC             4,835,838     5,931,554       -18.5
WIRE     ENCORE WIRE                  1,648,698     2,021,483       -18.4
ASML     ASML HOLDING-NY              4,740,862     5,810,347       -18.4
CELL     BRIGHTPOINT INC              2,330,530     2,851,964       -18.3
IPHS     INNOPHOS HOLDING               702,294       859,114       -18.3
TLAB     TELLABS INC                 10,814,553    13,227,952       -18.2
MBFI     MB FINANCIAL                 3,259,967     3,987,263       -18.2
PNFP     PINNACLE FINL                3,616,840     4,420,635       -18.2
CYNO     CYNOSURE INC-A                 331,341       404,940       -18.2
PACW     PACWEST BANCORP              2,326,678     2,842,125       -18.1
BNVI     BIONOVO INC                    384,746       469,978       -18.1
CELG     CELGENE CORP                 8,013,351     9,784,252       -18.1
XRTX     XYRATEX LTD                  2,047,013     2,496,327       -18.0
VDSI     VASCO DATA INTL                838,412     1,022,048       -18.0
FMBI     FIRST MIDWEST/IL             4,776,214     5,814,682       -17.9
WFSL     WASH FED                     1,131,183     1,376,540       -17.8
AFAM     ALMOST FAMILY IN               591,178       718,919       -17.8
ELGX     ENDOLOGIX INC                3,628,460     4,411,661       -17.8
RGLD     ROYAL GOLD INC               2,406,549     2,925,919       -17.8
QCOR     QUESTCOR PHARM               4,929,722     5,990,126       -17.7
BMC      BMC SOFTWARE INC             2,535,833     3,080,816       -17.7
ZBRA     ZEBRA TECH CORP                264,781       321,472       -17.6
NDAQ     NASDAQ OMX GROUP             4,152,384     5,032,887       -17.5
MOLXA    MOLEX INC -A                   282,410       341,900       -17.4
LTXC     LTX-CREDENCE COR             1,886,888     2,284,011       -17.4
FMCN     FOCUS MEDIA-ADR              4,276,588     5,175,438       -17.4
NWSA     NEWS CORP-A                 42,804,342    51,785,855       -17.3
QGEN     QIAGEN NV                    6,102,219     7,378,543       -17.3
MXIM     MAXIM INTEGRATED             6,113,927     7,383,589       -17.2
DISH     DISH NETWORK-A               2,358,365     2,845,079       -17.1
BCSI     BLUE COAT SYSTEM             3,029,854     3,653,480       -17.1
GTIV     GENTIVA HEALTH               1,528,480     1,841,882       -17.0
QSFT     QUEST SOFTWARE               2,218,422     2,672,856       -17.0
DSCO     DISCOVERY LABS                 454,229       546,265       -16.8
HURN     HURON CONSULTING               736,221       884,926       -16.8
NTWK     NETSOL TECH INC                362,953       435,593       -16.7
TSRA     TESSERA TECHNOL              1,581,721     1,897,618       -16.6
SHLM     SCHULMAN (A)                   916,963     1,099,301       -16.6
STMP     STAMPS.COM INC               1,546,714     1,854,277       -16.6
MDRX     ALLSCRIPTS HEALT             5,687,974     6,813,167       -16.5
AINV     APOLLO INV CORP              9,301,423    11,127,713       -16.4
SYKE     SYKES ENTERPRISE             1,529,668     1,829,932       -16.4
HSII     HEIDRICK & STRUG               793,625       949,266       -16.4
ABAX     ABAXIS INC                   2,025,284     2,420,637       -16.3
MANH     MANHATTAN ASSOC                703,349       840,399       -16.3
MOBI     SKY-MOBI LTD-ADR               835,184       997,773       -16.3
DENN     DENNY'S CORP                 3,796,876     4,532,223       -16.2
CRME     CARDIOME PHARMA              1,124,238     1,338,664       -16.0
CHDX     CHINDEX INTL INC               556,762       662,684       -16.0
NGSX     NEUROGESX INC                  356,233       423,958       -16.0
CBEY     CBEYOND INC                  1,351,017     1,606,941       -15.9
LAYN     LAYNE CHRISTENSN               764,089       906,249       -15.7
CETV     CENTRAL EURO M-A             3,932,038     4,660,472       -15.6
NPBC     NATL PENN BCSHS              8,505,456    10,078,637       -15.6
CNIT     CHINA INFORMATIO             1,464,815     1,735,650       -15.6
MOVE     MOVE INC                     5,566,711     6,590,292       -15.5
PFCB     PF CHANG'S CHINA             3,893,267     4,606,696       -15.5
IILG     INTERVAL LEISURE             1,507,869     1,784,125       -15.5
ADAT     AUTHENTIDATE HLD             1,208,421     1,429,799       -15.5
CTSH     COGNIZANT TECH-A             4,452,957     5,266,945       -15.5
FORM     FORMFACTOR INC               2,407,582     2,844,634       -15.4
VRML     VERMILLION INC                 600,073       708,524       -15.3
SYNA     SYNAPTICS INC                5,015,421     5,921,231       -15.3
BELFB    BEL FUSE INC-B                 306,057       361,196       -15.3
CHCO     CITY HOLDING CO              1,958,784     2,310,198       -15.2
BBND     BIGBAND NETWORKS             1,532,337     1,807,103       -15.2
NAFC     NASH FINCH CO                  506,797       597,594       -15.2
TISI     TEAM INC                       642,346       757,250       -15.2
SWIR     SIERRA WIRELESS                348,101       409,851       -15.1
AVGO     AVAGO TECHNOLOGI             1,630,407     1,918,930       -15.0
EFII     ELEC FOR IMAGING             1,314,120     1,546,161       -15.0
PAET     PAETEC HOLDING               4,550,542     5,353,628       -15.0
SINA     SINA CORP                    5,527,116     6,498,864       -15.0
PAAS     PAN AMER SILVER              1,361,264     1,600,145       -14.9
SBGI     SINCLAIR BROAD-A             3,096,470     3,637,771       -14.9
TCBI     TEXAS CAPITAL BA             4,547,351     5,341,395       -14.9
BANR     BANNER CORPORATI               673,236       790,755       -14.9
ENSG     ENSIGN GROUP INC               914,184     1,073,484       -14.8
ORCL     ORACLE CORP                 42,882,719    50,342,232       -14.8
FLEX     FLEXTRONICS INTL            11,864,844    13,922,603       -14.8
SIGM     SIGMA DESIGNS                2,208,473     2,591,383       -14.8
MXWL     MAXWELL TECH INC             2,674,549     3,137,678       -14.8
PSMT     PRICESMART INC               1,261,402     1,479,407       -14.7
ACXM     ACXIOM CORP                  2,757,301     3,231,522       -14.7
MKTG     RESPONSYS INC                  511,361       599,056       -14.6
SMSC     STANDARD MICROSY               889,550     1,041,604       -14.6
LBTYK    LIBERTY GLOBAL-C               337,017       394,460       -14.6
CACC     CREDIT ACCEPTANC               255,070       298,420       -14.5
MDCO     MEDICINES COMP               2,548,180     2,981,241       -14.5
NXPI     NXP SEMICONDUCTO             4,077,106     4,769,283       -14.5
ANDS     ANADYS PHARMACEU               450,468       526,672       -14.5
MHLD     MAIDEN HOLDINGS              1,733,926     2,027,247       -14.5
KLAC     KLA-TENCOR CORP              8,257,772     9,648,641       -14.4
AEIS     ADV ENERGY INDS              2,552,082     2,980,051       -14.4
ANAD     ANADIGICS INC                3,201,345     3,734,741       -14.3
ANEN     ANAREN INC                     553,432       645,474       -14.3
AMCX     AMC NETWORKS-A               1,324,012     1,544,187       -14.3
NCMI     NATIONAL CINEMED             2,289,770     2,669,684       -14.2
MAT      MATTEL INC                  10,546,033    12,292,608       -14.2
SUSS     SUSSER HOLDINGS                307,914       358,893       -14.2
UFCS     UNITED FIRE & CA               735,367       856,231       -14.1
UHAL     AMERCO                         270,872       315,251       -14.1
WFD      WESTFIELD FIN                  764,110       889,157       -14.1
IPCC     INFINITY PROPERT               400,308       465,783       -14.1
ASGN     ON ASSIGNMENT                1,452,325     1,688,905       -14.0
STNR     STEINER LEISURE                453,599       527,431       -14.0
QLTY     QUALITY DISTRIBU               571,715       664,626       -14.0
HANS     HANSEN NATURAL               1,219,438     1,417,323       -14.0
XNPT     XENOPORT INC                 2,894,473     3,361,123       -13.9
CMCO     COLUMBUS MCKI/NY               657,143       762,439       -13.8
ZSTN     ZST DIGITAL NETW               578,757       671,315       -13.8
LGND     LIGAND PHARM-B                 891,316     1,033,844       -13.8
ASIA     ASIAINFO-LINKAGE             9,488,720    11,004,795       -13.8
SONC     SONIC CORP                   2,875,034     3,334,052       -13.8
COST     COSTCO WHOLESALE             6,734,791     7,806,970       -13.7
OFIX     ORTHOFIX INTL                  805,678       933,304       -13.7
CMLS     CUMULUS MEDIA-A              7,898,743     9,149,491       -13.7
WASH     WASH TRUST BANC                587,302       680,131       -13.6
CSTR     COINSTAR INC                 9,875,817    11,429,970       -13.6
SAFT     SAFETY INSURANCE               407,553       471,354       -13.5
ISSI     INTEGRAT SIL SOL             1,195,890     1,381,080       -13.4
XTXI     CROSSTEX ENERGY              2,394,427     2,764,862       -13.4
ISIL     INTERSIL CORP-A              4,825,840     5,572,202       -13.4

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

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