Largest Nasdaq Short Interest Percent Decreases as of Dec. 15

The following are the 200 largest short interest percent decreases on the Nasdaq Stock Market as of the Dec. 15 settlement date. This list includes securities with a short position of at least 200,000 shares.



Ticker                                                                     
Symbol   Company                        Dec. 15       Nov. 30      % Change   
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CCIH     CHINACACHE-ADR                 203,546       652,149       -68.8
ALXA     ALEXZA PHARMACEU             1,001,772     3,106,913       -67.8
LMCA     LIBERTY MEDIA -A             1,089,578     3,154,107       -65.5
NYNYD    EMPIRE RESORTS I               512,198     1,444,041       -64.5
FWLT     FOSTER WHEELER               2,098,310     4,367,220       -52.0
MCRS     MICROS SYSTEMS                 860,359     1,776,563       -51.6
MSG      MADISON SQUARE-A               487,198       967,692       -49.7
EBSB     MERIDIAN INTERST               257,464       500,268       -48.5
CRBC     CITIZENS REPUBLI               365,641       690,167       -47.0
AACC     ASSET ACCEPTANCE               296,093       528,018       -43.9
UTSI     UTSTARCOM HOLDIN               675,778     1,179,760       -42.7
LKQX     LKQ CORP                       979,786     1,671,871       -41.4
WFSL     WASH FED                       606,053     1,031,906       -41.3
SEIC     SEI INVESTMENTS                806,242     1,362,084       -40.8
SLGN     SILGAN HOLDINGS                506,666       834,646       -39.3
SHPGY    SHIRE PLC-ADR                  928,016     1,479,850       -37.3
LECO     LINCOLN ELECTRIC               462,080       733,277       -37.0
WIN      WINDSTREAM CORP             28,767,578    45,383,941       -36.6
ACAS     AMERICAN CAPITAL             3,113,159     4,752,243       -34.5
BFIN     BANKFINANCIAL                  592,830       901,990       -34.3
FTEK     FUEL TECH INC                  749,097     1,117,674       -33.0
SCHS     SCHOOL SPECIALTY             1,381,452     2,055,085       -32.8
EXLS     EXLSERVICE HOLDI               488,020       723,261       -32.5
THER     THERATECHNOLOGIE             1,930,010     2,847,010       -32.2
TIBX     TIBCO SOFTWARE               1,866,835     2,753,733       -32.2
CLWR     CLEARWIRE -CL A             36,123,371    53,119,127       -32.0
GILD     GILEAD SCIENCES             10,121,687    14,476,254       -30.1
DMAN     DEMANDTEC INC                1,706,567     2,427,246       -29.7
EPAX     AMBASSADORS GRP                636,961       903,415       -29.5
ATLO     AMES NATL CORP                 255,522       359,738       -29.0
OPXT     OPNEXT INC                   1,671,471     2,345,184       -28.7
AMAT     APPLIED MATERIAL            12,237,643    17,121,615       -28.5
CYTR     CYTRX CORP                     871,348     1,210,159       -28.0
SCMP     SUCAMPO PHA-CL A               434,157       602,474       -27.9
HOGS     ZHONGPIN INC                 3,796,038     5,242,089       -27.6
COLM     COLUMBIA SPORTSW             1,407,961     1,930,902       -27.1
ETFC     E*TRADE FINANCIA             5,787,957     7,934,129       -27.0
MOLXA    MOLEX INC -A                   225,068       306,717       -26.6
TFSL     TFS FINANCIAL CO             1,224,802     1,667,729       -26.6
THFF     FIRST FIN COR/IN               297,952       405,596       -26.5
RYAAY    RYANAIR HLDG-ADR               579,592       783,773       -26.1
LPHI     LIFE PARTNERS HO             1,201,745     1,620,118       -25.8
JAZZ     JAZZ PHARMACEUTI             1,135,876     1,530,457       -25.8
SMT      SMART TECHNOL-A                303,109       407,167       -25.6
ROSE     ROSETTA RESOURCE             4,187,622     5,613,360       -25.4
EVEP     EV ENERGY PARTNE               427,649       573,236       -25.4
SCHN     SCHNITZER STEEL              1,082,119     1,446,495       -25.2
BRKR     BRUKER CORP                  1,844,736     2,461,845       -25.1
LQDT     LIQUIDITY SERVIC               908,054     1,208,964       -24.9
FFCH     FIRST FIN HLDGS                533,747       707,667       -24.6
CSIQ     CANADIAN SOLAR I             4,352,569     5,767,832       -24.5
LRCX     LAM RESEARCH                 4,303,536     5,685,340       -24.3
PRFT     PERFICIENT INC                 729,195       962,521       -24.2
GNTX     GENTEX CORP                  4,952,055     6,492,842       -23.7
EXPD     EXPEDITORS INTL              3,075,353     4,011,935       -23.3
SXCI     SXC HEALTH SOLUT               584,058       758,875       -23.0
STLD     STEEL DYNAMICS               4,277,338     5,547,794       -22.9
KLIC     KULICKE & SOFFA              2,986,447     3,869,758       -22.8
FNFG     FIRST NIAGARA FI             8,053,521    10,431,595       -22.8
VRUS     PHARMASSET INC               2,546,129     3,287,489       -22.6
ASYS     AMTECH SYS INC                 554,588       715,969       -22.5
PEBO     PEOPLES BANC INC               271,166       349,998       -22.5
IBB      ISHARES-NDQ BIOT             4,524,231     5,837,346       -22.5
CYNO     CYNOSURE INC-A                 246,392       317,206       -22.3
FTNT     FORTINET INC                 3,162,594     4,066,626       -22.2
BNVI     BIONOVO INC                    232,083       298,085       -22.1
MSW      MISSION WEST PRO               614,168       788,757       -22.1
PMCS     PMC-SIERRA INC               3,350,418     4,301,905       -22.1
CFNL     CARDINAL FINL CP               806,411     1,033,621       -22.0
SLM      SLM CORP                     7,390,423     9,441,729       -21.7
ECPG     ENCORE CAPITAL G               701,121       895,715       -21.7
USPH     US PHYSICAL THER               365,976       466,908       -21.6
CPRT     COPART INC                     873,025     1,113,036       -21.6
SEAC     SEACHANGE INTL                 987,824     1,259,059       -21.5
AMRI     ALBANY MOLECULAR               592,216       752,338       -21.3
BIIB     BIOGEN IDEC INC              2,806,621     3,562,705       -21.2
SPWR     SUNPOWER CORP                7,371,626     9,338,406       -21.1
CMED     CHINA MEDIC-ADR              4,402,243     5,575,468       -21.0
PTEN     PATTERSON-UTI                5,765,552     7,293,928       -21.0
KELYA    KELLY SERVICES-A             1,407,880     1,778,055       -20.8
VPFG     VIEWPOINT FINANC             1,061,304     1,339,363       -20.8
AGII     ARGO GROUP INTER               757,308       953,472       -20.6
LBTYK    LIBERTY GLOBAL-C               314,425       395,504       -20.5
TYPE     MONOTYPE IMAGING             1,471,483     1,850,604       -20.5
ELOS     SYNERON MEDICAL                240,871       302,541       -20.4
ATEC     ALPHATEC HOLDING             2,631,178     3,301,512       -20.3
CBKN     CAPITAL BANK                   462,608       579,754       -20.2
JDAS     JDA SOFTWARE GRP             1,715,022     2,143,290       -20.0
LMOS     LUMOS NETWORKS C               397,688       496,877       -20.0
CRME     CARDIOME PHARMA                728,587       909,385       -19.9
FRP      FAIRPOINT COMMUN             3,285,505     4,100,533       -19.9
PTRY     PANTRY INC                   1,256,642     1,568,002       -19.9
SOHU     SOHU.COM INC                 3,060,746     3,818,884       -19.9
IBKR     INTERACTIVE BROK             1,041,040     1,298,118       -19.8
CXDC     CHINA XD PLASTIC               236,506       294,458       -19.7
PSEM     PERICOM SEMICOND               660,235       821,804       -19.7
FORM     FORMFACTOR INC               2,206,168     2,744,795       -19.6
ANSS     ANSYS INC                    1,298,070     1,614,187       -19.6
POWL     POWELL INDS INC                264,277       328,272       -19.5
CFFN     CAPITOL FEDERAL              2,434,871     3,016,209       -19.3
SSRI     SILVER STANDARD              1,108,245     1,372,150       -19.2
SAFM     SANDERSON FARMS              3,459,498     4,282,148       -19.2
RLOC     REACHLOCAL INC               1,325,082     1,639,048       -19.2
LYTS     LSI INDUSTRIES                 583,235       720,379       -19.0
TXRH     TEXAS ROADHOUS               6,146,372     7,590,463       -19.0
UBNK     UNITED FINANCIAL               376,567       464,835       -19.0
IMKTA    INGLES MARKETS-A               324,612       400,588       -19.0
TRS      TRIMAS CORP                    971,705     1,196,940       -18.8
BIRT     ACTUATE CORP                 1,040,071     1,280,723       -18.8
PNNT     PENNANTPARK INVE             1,848,611     2,276,340       -18.8
EPAY     BOTTOMLINE TECH              1,137,708     1,400,658       -18.8
ROCK     GIBRALTAR INDUST             1,028,124     1,265,227       -18.7
NPSP     NPS PHARM INC                6,335,510     7,795,348       -18.7
AGEN     AGENUS INC                     239,490       294,662       -18.7
WYNN     WYNN RESORTS LTD             4,879,492     6,003,189       -18.7
ADP      AUTOMATIC DATA               5,074,300     6,241,780       -18.7
PKOH     PARK OHIO HLDGS                293,951       361,468       -18.7
CY       CYPRESS SEMICON              6,473,517     7,958,495       -18.7
CBSH     COMMERCE BCSHS               2,242,406     2,756,611       -18.7
ICFI     ICF INTERNATIONA               652,443       802,022       -18.7
CAST     CHINACAST EDUCAT             2,644,482     3,245,323       -18.5
ABIO     ARCA BIOPHARMA                 453,498       556,264       -18.5
UTHR     UNITED THERAPEUT             7,944,110     9,743,752       -18.5
LBTYA    LIBERTY GLOBAL-A             3,200,121     3,921,880       -18.4
DSCO     DISCOVERY LABS                 366,576       448,958       -18.3
PLXS     PLEXUS CORP                  1,870,898     2,289,868       -18.3
MTRX     MATRIX SERVICE                 797,423       973,838       -18.1
VRSK     VERISK ANALYTI-A               962,200     1,174,544       -18.1
CPSI     COMPUTER PROGRAM               486,803       593,310       -18.0
BNCL     BENEFICIAL MUTUA             1,087,018     1,324,574       -17.9
PZZA     PAPA JOHN'S INTL               653,948       796,326       -17.9
PMTI     PALOMAR MED TECH               774,016       941,835       -17.8
JJSF     J & J SNACK FOOD               400,196       486,725       -17.8
SRCE     1ST SOURCE CORP                414,440       504,019       -17.8
ALTE     ALTERRA CAPITAL              2,755,731     3,350,174       -17.7
KBALB    KIMBALL INTL -B                788,574       958,534       -17.7
BBRG     BRAVO BRIO RESTA               846,181     1,028,410       -17.7
CORE     CORE-MARK HOLDIN               390,043       474,009       -17.7
GLDD     GREAT LAKES DRED             2,195,694     2,664,848       -17.6
ADSK     AUTODESK INC                 3,987,019     4,837,078       -17.6
CRAY     CRAY INC                     1,054,157     1,276,598       -17.4
SUPX     SUPERTEX INC                   352,996       426,794       -17.3
MKTX     MARKETAXESS                    775,533       937,315       -17.3
SNPS     SYNOPSYS INC                 1,405,890     1,694,938       -17.1
KIRK     KIRKLAND'S INC                 793,974       955,872       -16.9
NATI     NATL INSTRUMENTS             1,533,298     1,845,783       -16.9
MSFT     MICROSOFT CORP              55,791,002    67,124,075       -16.9
SIGM     SIGMA DESIGNS                1,808,732     2,174,909       -16.8
FISV     FISERV INC                   1,904,844     2,290,081       -16.8
AAWW     ATLAS AIR WORLDW             1,063,119     1,278,062       -16.8
ADBE     ADOBE SYS INC               14,824,049    17,818,343       -16.8
ESIO     ELECTRO SCI INDS               635,083       762,617       -16.7
CTRN     CITI TRENDS INC                813,007       976,221       -16.7
TCRD     THL CREDIT INC                 263,053       315,830       -16.7
GLCH     GLEACHER & CO IN             2,557,228     3,069,644       -16.7
OCFC     OCEANFIRST FINL                420,963       504,882       -16.6
HTLD     HEARTLAND EXPRES             3,760,670     4,509,626       -16.6
HAIN     HAIN CELESTIAL               2,063,061     2,472,781       -16.6
SYMC     SYMANTEC CORP               11,875,447    14,229,895       -16.5
OPTR     OPTIMER PHARMACE             8,735,936    10,465,981       -16.5
STRL     STERLING CONSTRU               498,287       596,483       -16.5
EWBC     EAST WEST BNCRP              4,231,114     5,064,816       -16.5
BGFV     BIG 5 SPORTING                 635,664       760,654       -16.4
CMCO     COLUMBUS MCKI/NY               525,389       628,654       -16.4
TRAK     DEALERTRACK HOLD             1,475,138     1,762,229       -16.3
GSM      GLOBE SPECIALTY              3,100,967     3,704,228       -16.3
RTIX     RTI BIOLOGICS                2,222,448     2,654,481       -16.3
EXLP     EXTERRAN PARTNER               307,104       366,785       -16.3
PBNY     PROVIDENT NEW YO             1,008,310     1,203,878       -16.2
MSTR     MICROSTRATEGY                  607,716       725,241       -16.2
SAFT     SAFETY INSURANCE               338,431       403,599       -16.1
MHLD     MAIDEN HOLDINGS              1,435,136     1,709,952       -16.1
LINTA    LIBERTY INTERA-A             4,078,550     4,854,489       -16.0
CRRC     COURIER CORP                   272,621       324,384       -16.0
TAXI     MEDALLION FINL                 428,828       509,988       -15.9
ALSK     ALASKA COMM SYS              8,691,959    10,325,145       -15.8
TRLG     TRUE RELIGION AP             1,520,097     1,805,401       -15.8
CLMT     CALUMET SPECIALT               282,045       334,869       -15.8
SAIA     SAIA INC                       552,717       656,125       -15.8
SLRC     SOLAR CAPITAL LT             1,328,999     1,577,417       -15.7
AINV     APOLLO INV CORP              6,196,645     7,353,606       -15.7
NDAQ     NASDAQ OMX GROUP             4,092,787     4,855,910       -15.7
LHCG     LHC GROUP INC                1,405,909     1,667,108       -15.7
OKSB     SOUTHWEST BAN/OK               790,699       937,328       -15.6
HEES     H&E EQUIPMENT SE               914,930     1,083,510       -15.6
COST     COSTCO WHOLESALE             5,493,726     6,505,525       -15.6
EPIQ     EPIQ SYSTEMS INC             1,137,283     1,345,974       -15.5
FCBC     FIRST COMMUNI BC               482,763       571,019       -15.5
EZPW     EZCORP INC-A                 1,712,266     2,025,015       -15.4
CISG     CNINSURE INC-ADR             3,869,669     4,575,333       -15.4
GKSR     G & K SERVICES-A               540,867       639,253       -15.4
ROVI     ROVI CORP                    2,831,849     3,345,943       -15.4
AMAG     AMAG PHARMACEUTI             1,380,730     1,631,009       -15.3
CHTR     CHARTER COM-A                  996,831     1,177,074       -15.3
FDML     FEDERAL MOGUL                  338,678       399,669       -15.3
PLXT     PLX TECHNOLOGY               1,928,931     2,275,056       -15.2
EFSC     ENTERPRISE FINAN               542,248       639,357       -15.2
AMED     AMEDISYS INC                 3,731,528     4,396,545       -15.1
IVAC     INTEVAC INC                    708,351       834,562       -15.1
FBRC     FBR & CO                     1,597,899     1,881,120       -15.1

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

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