Largest Nasdaq Short Interest Positions as of Dec. 15

The following are the 100 largest short interest positions on the Nasdaq Stock Market as of the Dec. 15 settlement date.



Ticker                                                           Avg. Daily 
Symbol   Company                    Dec. 15        Nov. 30        Volume       
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SIRI     SIRIUS XM RADIO           299,035,691    294,696,977     43,216,094
INTC     INTEL CORP                120,548,516    119,714,369     55,664,728
QQQ      POWERSH-QQQ               103,152,327    117,474,891     51,131,665
ESRX     EXPRESS SCRIPT             79,237,428     77,962,654      6,190,968
DELL     DELL INC                   68,378,211     67,977,411     17,124,013
CSCO     CISCO SYSTEMS              67,364,986     72,651,554     45,376,107
MU       MICRON TECH                67,127,184     64,575,139     26,473,888
MSFT     MICROSOFT CORP             55,791,002     67,124,075     51,809,813
RIMM     RESEARCH IN MOTI           42,495,693     37,875,375     24,137,982
CPST     CAPSTONE TURBINE           39,892,639     40,717,329      2,532,366
NWSA     NEWS CORP-A                39,096,345     37,821,689     15,966,658
AMGN     AMGEN INC                  38,611,875     21,852,151     13,496,828
JBLU     JETBLUE AIRWAYS            38,398,708     34,902,106      8,292,854
YHOO     YAHOO! INC                 36,963,198     38,761,493     21,063,241
CLWR     CLEARWIRE -CL A            36,123,371     53,119,127     32,716,369
MYL      MYLAN INC                  31,522,669     31,142,173      6,579,167
DNDN     DENDREON CORP              31,343,596     28,395,506      4,436,960
GMCR     GREEN MOUNTAIN             29,195,406     29,269,135      7,107,622
ORCL     ORACLE CORP                28,790,327     33,694,272     25,793,087
WIN      WINDSTREAM CORP            28,767,578     45,383,941     11,734,408
VMED     VIRGIN MEDIA INC           28,539,618     30,707,800      5,322,370
AVNR     AVANIR PHARM INC           27,708,954     29,931,324      2,666,432
MNKD     MANNKIND CORP              27,609,046     28,210,529        523,692
SVNT     SAVIENT PHARMACE           27,419,296     26,834,754      1,391,581
RFMD     RF MICRO DEVICES           26,936,828     31,106,993      8,150,949
RRD      RR DONNELLEY & S           26,700,646     24,993,566      2,304,997
SGEN     SEATTLE GENETICS           25,396,308     24,994,330      1,854,849
SPLS     STAPLES INC                25,112,728     25,603,752      8,636,582
TSLA     TESLA MOTORS               24,575,682     24,379,998      1,185,463
CMCSA    COMCAST CORP-A             24,513,793     27,834,696     18,259,430
HGSI     HUMAN GENOME SCI           24,314,807     26,637,026      4,854,076
CIEN     CIENA CORP                 23,786,228     22,919,767      5,603,102
FAST     FASTENAL CO                23,544,317     25,703,257      2,338,628
ATVI     ACTIVISION BLIZZ           23,302,533     22,396,892      9,387,438
COCO     CORINTHIAN COLLE           23,153,443     24,026,066      1,007,862
ILMN     ILLUMINA INC               22,964,792     21,424,784      3,381,208
SQNM     SEQUENOM INC               22,770,446     23,090,525      2,195,319
CDNS     CADENCE DESIGN             22,686,776     22,834,933      2,533,575
CTIC     CELL THERAPEUTIC           22,238,762     22,935,298      2,044,453
OCZ      OCZ TECHNOLOGY             21,482,558     20,609,711      1,310,336
AXAS     ABRAXAS PETRO              21,312,969     22,170,516      1,286,406
BPAX     BIOSANTE PHARMA            21,060,234     20,716,773      7,393,919
FSLR     FIRST SOLAR INC            20,877,328     20,613,756      5,225,667
NVDA     NVIDIA CORP                20,823,924     23,903,397     13,802,353
AONE     A123 SYSTEMS INC           20,693,031     20,543,108      1,733,077
FITB     FIFTH THIRD BANC           20,536,544     19,338,882     12,694,871
ARNA     ARENA PHARMACEUT           20,263,146     20,100,131      3,695,837
CIGX     STAR SCIENTIFIC            19,986,668     20,408,218        686,928
ATPG     ATP OIL & GAS              19,602,896     19,272,035      1,700,158
INCY     INCYTE CORP                19,521,657     17,865,162      2,136,647
MCHP     MICROCHIP TECH             19,283,318     20,430,745      1,800,416
NTAP     NETAPP INC                 19,261,137     16,271,257      5,662,625
DTV      DIRECTV-A                  19,025,690     17,961,191      6,940,437
SATC     SATCON TECH                18,875,192     19,828,195        743,294
CHRS     CHARMING SHOPPES           18,772,165     19,946,198      3,604,496
ARUN     ARUBA NETWORKS I           18,763,046     18,829,017      2,062,538
GRMN     GARMIN LTD                 18,209,299     18,601,037      1,425,622
BPOP     POPULAR INC                18,014,883     16,840,229      9,801,051
QCOM     QUALCOMM INC               17,892,421     19,315,111     12,871,356
GTAT     GT ADVANCED TECH           17,685,843     18,802,016      2,991,700
NKTR     NEKTAR THERAPEUT           17,580,162     16,498,760      1,265,414
EXPE     EXPEDIA INC                17,421,526     16,052,332      4,091,892
URBN     URBAN OUTFITTER            17,291,934     17,845,635      3,878,348
ZION     ZIONS BANCORP              16,679,852     17,854,626      4,208,099
DWA      DREAMWORKS ANI-A           16,373,476     16,500,959        653,188
ARIA     ARIAD PHARM                16,359,859     15,819,705      3,967,993
VVUS     VIVUS INC                  16,051,430     16,525,989      1,344,179
PDLI     PDL BIOPHARMA IN           16,022,520     16,634,451      1,937,915
HCBK     HUDSON CITY BNCP           15,990,876     14,986,692      4,993,876
CREE     CREE INC                   15,732,905     17,494,854      2,991,167
WEN      WENDY'S CO/THE             15,619,356     15,250,798      5,505,333
LULU     LULULEMON ATH              15,430,225     14,298,060      7,229,527
ENTR     ENTROPIC COMMUNI           15,193,341     15,920,337      1,194,172
ADBE     ADOBE SYS INC              14,824,049     17,818,343      5,485,465
GRPN     GROUPON INC                14,796,819      7,637,404      2,451,102
EA       ELECTRONIC ARTS            14,720,398     15,316,453      6,571,193
CMCSK    COMCAST CORP-SPL           14,591,398     14,015,202      4,342,286
XLNX     XILINX INC                 14,441,918     16,437,285      4,524,139
CA       CA INC                     14,412,475     14,714,048      3,400,184
DVAX     DYNAVAX TECHNOLO           14,326,661     14,219,106      1,679,894
EXEL     EXELIXIS INC               14,265,096     14,896,044      1,328,998
TIVO     TIVO INC                   14,200,276     15,260,935      1,994,357
SUSQ     SUSQUEHAN BNCSHS           14,143,198     15,199,731      1,921,835
KITD     KIT DIGITAL INC            13,861,648     12,782,364        708,692
TQNT     TRIQUINT SEMICON           13,605,778     13,648,565      4,346,596
AMKR     AMKOR TECH INC             13,545,376     13,986,341      1,788,743
PBCT     PEOPLE'S UNITED            13,544,884     13,641,925      4,073,981
URRE     URANIUM RES INC            13,280,729     13,475,377        672,313
ENER     ENERGY CONV DEV            13,074,756     13,392,393        763,274
DRYS     DRYSHIPS INC               12,828,061     14,375,218      4,299,146
PWER     POWER-ONE INC              12,763,737     13,991,240      1,752,435
CSTR     COINSTAR INC               12,730,423     12,829,502      1,266,308
MVIS     MICROVISION INC            12,704,030     12,915,181      1,018,990
KERX     KERYX BIOPHARM             12,676,243     12,759,333      1,022,408
LEAP     LEAP WIRELESS              12,600,834     13,731,535      1,979,173
EBAY     EBAY INC                   12,470,192     11,962,083     10,924,227
FLEX     FLEXTRONICS INTL           12,429,746     12,588,466      4,251,706
OMEX     ODYSSEY MARINE             12,345,134     12,869,987        574,620
PCAR     PACCAR INC                 12,329,017     12,177,681      2,852,793
CTRP     CTRIP.COM-ADR              12,325,250     11,505,615      3,584,851

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

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