Largest NYSE Short Interest Changes as of Feb. 29

The following are the 50 largest short interest changes on the New York Stock Exchange as of the Feb. 29 settlement date. The table ranks the top 50 positive changes followed by the top negative changes.

TOP 50 INCREASES


Ticker                                                                   
Symbol   Company                    Feb. 29        Feb. 15         Change    
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EWJ      ISHARES-JAPAN             26,193,746     11,718,530     14,475,216
TU       TELUS CORP-NON V          11,850,358      1,204,713     10,645,645
XHB      SPDR S&P HOMEBUI          19,950,244     10,761,145      9,189,099
SCHW     SCHWAB (CHARLES)          33,521,155     25,133,949      8,387,206
NVS      NOVARTIS AG-ADR           11,110,034      4,270,447      6,839,587
ALU      ALCATEL-LUCE-ADR          19,479,266     12,707,667      6,771,599
SPY      SPDR S&P 500 ETF         320,414,742    313,917,094      6,497,648
NYB      NY COMM BANCORP           27,953,619     21,805,225      6,148,394
VZ       VERIZON COMMUNIC          44,730,316     38,852,524      5,877,792
MAS      MASCO CORP                19,109,683     13,620,271      5,489,412
EWZ      ISHARES-BRAZIL            28,126,149     22,696,068      5,430,081
PG       PROCTER & GAMBLE          26,682,343     21,738,822      4,943,521
ACI      ARCH COAL INC             25,826,706     20,985,732      4,840,974
XRT      SPDR S&P RETAIL           46,639,662     41,821,288      4,818,374
ABX      BARRICK GOLD CRP          10,208,499      5,436,521      4,771,978
DYN      DYNEGY INC                12,678,106      8,216,596      4,461,510
VALE     VALE SA-SP ADR            33,633,117     29,203,268      4,429,849
T        AT&T INC                  58,993,817     54,604,739      4,389,078
STP      SUNTECH POWE-ADR          18,335,376     14,021,162      4,314,214
UUP      POWERSHARES DB U           6,332,145      2,079,918      4,252,227
GME      GAMESTOP CORP-A           54,847,869     50,621,305      4,226,564
MTG      MGIC INVT CORP            44,305,369     40,161,475      4,143,894
MET      METLIFE INC               22,513,978     18,541,566      3,972,412
RSH      RADIOSHACK CORP           27,348,178     23,383,738      3,964,440
CCL      CARNIVAL CORP             16,864,099     12,950,873      3,913,226
RGC      REGAL ENTERTAI-A          26,114,717     22,312,325      3,802,392
VXX      IPATH-S&P S/T FU          26,865,521     23,131,763      3,733,758
SVU      SUPERVALU INC             70,089,415     66,379,873      3,709,542
OPK      OPKO HEALTH               24,367,303     20,776,287      3,591,016
JPM      JPMORGAN CHASE            31,470,171     28,034,303      3,435,868
EGO      ELDORADO GOLD             11,200,001      7,872,848      3,327,153
DHI      DR HORTON INC             28,669,112     25,385,791      3,283,321
SU       SUNCOR ENERGY              9,134,775      5,862,281      3,272,494
CSX      CSX CORP                  11,469,610      8,231,656      3,237,954
ANR      ALPHA NATURAL RE          13,278,138     10,254,348      3,023,790
DIA      SPDR DJIA TRUST           12,517,520      9,512,226      3,005,294
ABV      AMBEV-PRF ADR              8,865,247      5,864,057      3,001,190
IYT      ISHARES-DJ US TR           5,441,367      2,508,832      2,932,535
TCB      TCF FINL CORP             10,434,840      7,532,756      2,902,084
HUN      HUNTSMAN CORP              9,009,375      6,157,626      2,851,749
XLV      SPDR-HEALTH CARE          26,832,581     23,990,856      2,841,725
UMC      UNITED MICRO-ADR          15,861,559     13,025,456      2,836,103
TLM      TALISMAN ENERGY            6,029,231      3,237,856      2,791,375
TZA      DIR SMCAP BEAR3X           5,948,105      3,260,550      2,687,555
KBWB     POWERSHARES KBW            2,640,241         44,635      2,595,606
TSL      TRINA SOLAR-ADR           14,710,382     12,130,719      2,579,663
VALE/P   VALE SA-SP P ADR          23,755,463     21,252,643      2,502,820
JNPR     JUNIPER NETWORKS          13,177,756     10,721,549      2,456,207
HD       HOME DEPOT INC            21,503,714     19,070,935      2,432,779
TEF      TELEFONICA-ADR             6,897,698      4,473,535      2,424,163

TOP 50 DECREASES


Ticker                                                                   
Symbol   Company                    Feb. 29        Feb. 15         Change    
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EMC      EMC CORP/MASS            100,406,089    130,895,136    -30,489,047
UNG      US NAT GAS FD LP          10,091,250     31,791,590    -21,700,340
COF      CAPITAL ONE FINA           7,617,515     27,095,825    -19,478,310
C        CITIGROUP INC             37,545,949     49,726,878    -12,180,929
F        FORD MOTOR CO            135,030,064    144,928,692     -9,898,628
GE       GENERAL ELECTRIC          64,023,158     69,517,685     -5,494,527
AA       ALCOA INC                 71,471,265     76,873,395     -5,402,130
WFC      WELLS FARGO & CO          29,209,826     34,224,845     -5,015,019
SPN      SUPERIOR ENERGY            3,778,506      8,533,944     -4,755,438
THC      TENET HEALTHCARE          25,182,963     29,817,570     -4,634,607
AGQ      PRSH-ULT SILVER            1,584,346      6,190,767     -4,606,421
DF       DEAN FOODS CO              2,861,762      6,983,484     -4,121,722
MDT      MEDTRONIC INC             13,957,456     17,918,622     -3,961,166
MPC      MARATHON PETROLE           4,896,077      8,789,637     -3,893,560
GM       GENERAL MOTORS C          54,745,984     58,334,791     -3,588,807
MAR      MARRIOTT INTL-A           19,398,084     22,960,321     -3,562,237
AEA      ADVANCE AMERICA            2,594,260      6,125,386     -3,531,126
CCI      CROWN CASTLE INT           3,630,059      7,157,211     -3,527,152
RDS/A    ROYAL DUTCH-ADR            4,064,812      7,507,691     -3,442,879
AMJ      JPM-ALERIAN MLP            4,261,572      7,637,457     -3,375,885
CX       CEMEX SAB-SP ADR          69,299,889     72,667,673     -3,367,784
FCX      FREEPORT-MCMORAN          18,261,789     21,575,596     -3,313,807
DLPH     DELPHI AUTOMOTIV           1,610,058      4,918,760     -3,308,702
CHK      CHESAPEAKE ENERG          51,470,132     54,764,863     -3,294,731
NLY      ANNALY CAPITAL M          40,681,602     43,773,648     -3,092,046
MS       MORGAN STANLEY            16,125,481     19,067,222     -2,941,741
YOKU     YOUKU INC-ADR              8,410,450     11,201,593     -2,791,143
SWI      SOLARWINDS INC             2,735,791      5,508,112     -2,772,321
AMD      ADV MICRO DEVICE          61,854,071     64,622,765     -2,768,694
LDK      LDK SOLAR CO-ADR          18,136,912     20,900,037     -2,763,125
VMC      VULCAN MATERIALS           7,939,683     10,641,566     -2,701,883
ABC      AMERISOURCEBERGE           3,348,325      5,971,172     -2,622,847
EEM      ISHARES-EMG MKT           42,255,576     44,781,368     -2,525,792
ENB      ENBRIDGE INC               2,792,207      5,248,838     -2,456,631
BAC      BANK OF AMERICA          152,021,136    154,408,018     -2,386,882
MTW      MANITOWOC CO               8,876,156     11,161,867     -2,285,711
MFA      MFA FINANCIAL             13,278,212     15,551,291     -2,273,079
LSI      LSI CORP                   8,217,537     10,443,763     -2,226,226
TV       GRUPO TELEV-ADR            3,522,623      5,705,817     -2,183,194
RDN      RADIAN GROUP INC          28,255,442     30,387,698     -2,132,256
KRE      SPDR S&P REG BAN          29,989,281     32,119,006     -2,129,725
SNV      SYNOVUS FINL              54,424,970     56,552,850     -2,127,880
NYX      NYSE EURONEXT              5,431,981      7,541,282     -2,109,301
AVP      AVON PRODUCTS              8,252,468     10,352,366     -2,099,898
CIE      COBALT INTERNATI           5,565,812      7,653,432     -2,087,620
PXP      PLAINS EXPLORATI           4,664,597      6,736,622     -2,072,025
PEP      PEPSICO INC                6,728,934      8,784,724     -2,055,790
SLV      ISHARES SILVER T          10,533,658     12,546,982     -2,013,324
DRI      DARDEN RESTAURAN           8,507,977     10,496,366     -1,988,389
CBS      CBS CORP-B                 7,307,753      9,292,825     -1,985,072

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

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