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Nasdaq Short Interest by Industries as of Dec. 30

The following are the short interest positions and short interest vs float ratio aggregated by sector and industry group for companies listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market as of the Dec. 30 settlement date. The total positions decreased 1.27 percent from previous period. The ratios of short interest vs. float decreased 0.05 percent from previous period.



                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     12/30   12/15 %Chg   12/30  12/15  Chg   12/30
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Total Company          2466    6,565  6,650  -1.27  4.60   4.66  -0.05   4.7
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Consumer Discretionary #cos     12/30   12/15 %Chg   12/30  12/15  Chg   12/30
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Automobiles & Componen  17      46.1     47.6  -3.3  9.02   9.38  -0.36   9.5
Consumer Durables & Ap  63     136.6    139.9  -2.3  8.38   8.60  -0.23   6.3
Consumer Services       82     196.1    200.1  -2.0  6.12   6.24  -0.12   6.7
Media                   65     511.1    529.0  -3.4  4.29   4.44  -0.15   6.0
Retailing               90     305.5    303.7   0.6  6.35   6.34   0.01   4.8
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Total                  317   1,195.4  1,220.3  -2.0  5.42   5.54  -0.12   5.8
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Consumer Staples       #cos     12/30   12/15 %Chg   12/30  12/15  Chg   12/30
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Food & Staples Retaili  22      40.4     40.5  -0.3  4.36   4.37  -0.01   2.9
Food Beverage & Tobacc  45     104.5    107.9  -3.2 10.24  10.60  -0.36   8.1
Household & Personal P  19      10.6     10.7  -1.0  3.89   3.92  -0.04   7.2
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Total                   86     155.5    159.2  -2.3  7.00   7.17  -0.17   5.5
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     12/30   12/15 %Chg   12/30  12/15  Chg   12/30
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Energy                  93     202.2    211.2  -4.2  6.32   6.57  -0.25   5.0
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Financials             #cos     12/30   12/15 %Chg   12/30  12/15  Chg   12/30
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Banks                  414     387.6    397.4  -2.5  3.59   3.68  -0.09   4.7
Diversified Financials  79     147.3    150.0  -1.9  3.39   3.46  -0.07   4.1
Insurance               41      37.7     38.7  -2.5  3.95   4.06  -0.11   8.0
Real Estate             27      19.1     17.8   6.8  2.67   2.50   0.17   2.4
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Total                  561     591.7    604.0  -2.0  3.52   3.60  -0.07   4.5
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Health Care            #cos     12/30   12/15 %Chg   12/30  12/15  Chg   12/30
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Health Care Equipment  173     406.8    407.6  -0.2  7.55   7.59  -0.04  10.2
Pharmaceuticals, Biote 248   1,051.1  1,088.5  -3.4  7.14   7.33  -0.20   6.6
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Total                  421   1,457.9  1,496.0  -2.5  7.25   7.40  -0.15   7.3
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Industrials            #cos     12/30   12/15 %Chg   12/30  12/15  Chg   12/30
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Capital Goods          149     272.3    281.3  -3.2  6.78   7.02  -0.24   8.8
Commercial & Professio  72     128.2    130.0  -1.4  6.08   6.17  -0.08   8.6
Transportation          50     133.6    138.9  -3.8  5.86   6.07  -0.21   6.7
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Total                  271     534.1    550.2  -2.9  6.36   6.55  -0.19   8.1
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Information Technology #cos     12/30   12/15 %Chg   12/30  12/15  Chg   12/30
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Semiconductors & Semic 123     694.9    718.5  -3.3  3.79   3.92  -0.13   3.4
Software & Services    252     775.6    777.2  -0.2  2.89   2.89   0.00   3.0
Technology Hardware &  230     656.4    687.3  -4.5  3.35   3.50  -0.15   3.2
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Total                  605   2,126.9  2,183.0  -2.6  3.28   3.37  -0.08   3.2
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     12/30   12/15 %Chg   12/30  12/15  Chg   12/30
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Materials               60      61.2     61.1   0.1  3.64   3.63   0.01   4.6
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     12/30   12/15 %Chg   12/30  12/15  Chg   12/30
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Telecommunication Serv  37     234.8    159.2  47.5  7.31   4.96   2.35   5.1
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     12/30   12/15 %Chg   12/30  12/15  Chg   12/30
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Utilities               15       5.8      5.8  -0.1  2.86   2.90  -0.04   8.5
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