Largest NYSE Short Interest Changes as of Dec. 30

The following are the 50 largest short interest changes on the New York Stock Exchange as of the Dec. 30 settlement date. The table ranks the top 50 positive changes followed by the top negative changes.

TOP 50 INCREASES


Ticker                                                                   
Symbol   Company                    Dec. 30        Dec. 15         Change    
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STD      BANCO SANTAN-ADR          33,385,179     14,967,271     18,417,908
EMC      EMC CORP/MASS            104,139,795     88,886,746     15,253,049
BAC      BANK OF AMERICA          157,043,447    146,194,541     10,848,906
AA       ALCOA INC                 64,299,994     56,859,351      7,440,643
NOK      NOKIA CORP-ADR           147,871,251    140,563,227      7,308,024
BBY      BEST BUY CO INC           37,005,469     30,137,200      6,868,269
SVU      SUPERVALU INC             56,959,714     51,443,033      5,516,681
FXI      ISHARES FTSE CHI          21,095,689     15,636,036      5,459,653
GEN      GENON ENERGY INC          31,092,142     26,113,597      4,978,545
URI      UNITED RENTALS            16,485,205     12,031,166      4,454,039
RSH      RADIOSHACK CORP           14,883,340     11,201,136      3,682,204
WAG      WALGREEN CO               24,011,650     20,368,331      3,643,319
DUK      DUKE ENERGY CORP          52,035,963     48,564,816      3,471,147
GM       GENERAL MOTORS C          54,742,366     51,528,218      3,214,148
RGC      REGAL ENTERTAI-A          18,415,403     15,219,075      3,196,328
UUP      POWERSHARES DB U           9,593,961      6,399,270      3,194,691
RENN     RENREN INC-ADR             7,963,775      4,982,267      2,981,508
SLV      ISHARES SILVER T          24,897,757     22,005,188      2,892,569
TZA      DIR SMCAP BEAR3X           7,359,826      4,499,072      2,860,754
HEK      HECKMANN CORP             23,365,849     20,561,303      2,804,546
UAL      UNITED CONTINENT          33,736,094     30,949,900      2,786,194
XLE      SPDR-ENERGY SEL           51,062,457     48,290,631      2,771,826
AMD      ADV MICRO DEVICE          89,048,103     86,285,225      2,762,878
VWO      VANGUARD MSCI EM          13,660,285     10,990,900      2,669,385
LOW      LOWE'S COS INC            23,081,711     20,495,316      2,586,395
XOM      EXXON MOBIL CORP          40,615,490     38,030,491      2,584,999
HYG      ISH-IBOXX H/Y CO           5,327,669      2,784,224      2,543,445
IVN      IVANHOE MINES             24,351,329     21,820,276      2,531,053
ECA      ENCANA CORP               22,620,476     20,121,134      2,499,342
GGP      GENERAL GROWTH P          16,819,706     14,352,840      2,466,866
XHB      SPDR S&P HOMEBUI          10,581,001      8,143,377      2,437,624
ELN      ELAN CORP-ADR              8,400,273      6,190,621      2,209,652
DJP      IPATH DJ UBS CMD           2,508,082        338,092      2,169,990
FAZ      DIR FIN BEAR 3X            7,460,250      5,400,310      2,059,940
HDY      HYPERDYNAMICS CP          32,628,987     30,577,295      2,051,692
SWK      STANLEY BLACK &            5,338,005      3,296,552      2,041,453
CCK      CROWN HOLDINGS I           4,848,813      2,865,648      1,983,165
RSX      MKT VECT-RUSSIA            7,995,750      6,049,706      1,946,044
JNPR     JUNIPER NETWORKS           8,909,382      6,998,176      1,911,206
ARR      ARMOUR RESIDENTI           9,112,254      7,243,022      1,869,232
SKS      SAKS INC                  33,337,925     31,498,308      1,839,617
VZ       VERIZON COMMUNIC          45,079,260     43,278,834      1,800,426
DOW      DOW CHEMICAL CO           21,714,981     19,923,843      1,791,138
FSL      FREESCALE SEMICO          13,426,065     11,639,398      1,786,667
DPS      DR PEPPER SNAPPL           6,418,244      4,668,954      1,749,290
DRI      DARDEN RESTAURAN          10,118,305      8,392,179      1,726,126
SPN      SUPERIOR ENERGY           23,039,666     21,341,067      1,698,599
AG       FIRST MAJESTIC S           2,180,787        484,364      1,696,423
RDS/A    ROYAL DUTCH-ADR            3,939,755      2,260,436      1,679,319
AUY      YAMANA GOLD INC            6,509,401      4,893,218      1,616,183

TOP 50 DECREASES


Ticker                                                                   
Symbol   Company                    Dec. 30        Dec. 15         Change    
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SPY      SPDR S&P 500 ETF         286,188,371    423,432,697   -137,244,326
S        SPRINT NEXTEL CO          74,139,538     93,930,259    -19,790,721
XLF      SPDR-FINL SELECT         178,189,936    197,411,642    -19,221,706
GLW      CORNING INC               18,144,584     35,585,829    -17,441,245
EFA      ISHARES-MSCI EAF          30,568,060     46,821,546    -16,253,486
BSX      BOSTON SCIENTIFC          32,644,074     44,321,253    -11,677,179
VALE     VALE SA-SP ADR            28,444,479     36,408,114     -7,963,635
XLK      SPDR-TECH SEL S           19,575,656     27,469,057     -7,893,401
MNI      MCCLATCHY CO-A            20,974,885     28,842,899     -7,868,014
IWB      ISHARES-RUS 1000           5,788,054     13,556,092     -7,768,038
UNG      US NAT GAS FD LP          17,932,092     25,692,663     -7,760,571
IWM      ISHARES-RUS 2000         199,514,377    207,022,107     -7,507,730
HPQ      HEWLETT-PACKARD           16,956,415     24,330,579     -7,374,164
PPA      POWERSH-AERO&DEF             159,420      7,377,460     -7,218,040
AUQ      AURICO GOLD INC            4,443,147     11,658,078     -7,214,931
LYB      LYONDELLBASELL-A           4,755,688     11,794,303     -7,038,615
JEF      JEFFERIES GROUP           22,490,096     28,851,288     -6,361,192
KRE      SPDR S&P REG BAN          44,116,047     50,464,798     -6,348,751
XLP      SPDR-CONS STAPLE          13,155,776     19,282,008     -6,126,232
HAL      HALLIBURTON CO            15,859,076     21,903,744     -6,044,668
IAU      ISHARES GOLD TRU           3,474,688      9,223,297     -5,748,609
TBT      PROSHARES ULTRAS          10,025,864     15,703,511     -5,677,647
CVS      CVS CAREMARK COR          16,054,925     21,607,835     -5,552,910
ALU      ALCATEL-LUCE-ADR          18,239,868     23,747,635     -5,507,767
XOP      SPDR OIL&GAS EXP          31,072,250     36,514,943     -5,442,693
KFT      KRAFT FOODS INC           12,002,003     17,215,667     -5,213,664
VXX      IPATH-S&P S/T FU          28,402,849     33,345,958     -4,943,109
ECL      ECOLAB INC                 6,295,436     10,935,744     -4,640,308
DIA      SPDR DJIA TRUST           13,678,364     18,179,565     -4,501,201
MCO      MOODY'S CORP              16,113,552     20,437,901     -4,324,349
F        FORD MOTOR CO            128,284,340    132,589,301     -4,304,961
XRX      XEROX CORP                12,106,110     16,350,271     -4,244,161
WFC      WELLS FARGO & CO          42,304,767     46,527,722     -4,222,955
XLV      SPDR-HEALTH CARE          24,829,817     29,014,431     -4,184,614
WFR      MEMC ELEC MATER           13,321,254     17,405,082     -4,083,828
TOT      TOTAL SA-SP ADR            6,524,515     10,602,930     -4,078,415
LDK      LDK SOLAR CO-ADR          26,529,790     30,563,947     -4,034,157
USO      UNITED STATES OI          26,301,988     30,319,314     -4,017,326
DIS      WALT DISNEY CO            39,628,579     43,609,875     -3,981,296
MO       ALTRIA GROUP INC          19,437,315     23,351,300     -3,913,985
XLB      SPDR-MATERIALS            28,133,282     31,876,206     -3,742,924
RAD      RITE AID CORP             50,365,501     54,092,830     -3,727,329
SVM      SILVERCORP METAL           9,128,053     12,846,190     -3,718,137
PFE      PFIZER INC                61,293,551     64,963,804     -3,670,253
PLW      POWERSH-1-30 LTP               3,622      3,653,200     -3,649,578
EWU      ISHARES-UNITED K           2,854,549      6,473,622     -3,619,073
PBR/A    PETROBRAS-SP ADR          21,283,529     24,881,779     -3,598,250
TXT      TEXTRON INC               13,805,305     17,372,293     -3,566,988
XLY      SPDR-CONS DISCRE          24,266,791     27,793,722     -3,526,931
TEX      TEREX CORP                16,983,363     20,505,207     -3,521,844

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

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