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S&P 500 Short Interest Changes by Industry Group as of Dec. 14

The following are the short interest positions and short interest vs float ratio aggregated by sector and industry group for companies listed in the S&P 500 Index as of the Dec. 14 settlement date. The total positions decreased 1.35 percent from previous period. The ratios of short interest vs. float decreased 0.04 percent from previous period.



                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     12/14   11/30 %Chg   12/14  11/30  Chg   12/14
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Total Company           500    7,140  7,238  -1.35  2.47   2.51  -0.04   2.9
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Consumer Discretionary #cos     12/14   11/30 %Chg   12/14  11/30  Chg   12/14
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Automobiles & Componen   6     230.3    220.0   4.7  4.35   4.16   0.19   4.7
Consumer Durables & Ap  15     186.6    183.5   1.7  5.97   5.87   0.10   4.6
Consumer Services       13     111.1    118.1  -6.0  2.81   2.98  -0.17   2.6
Media                   16     235.0    245.7  -4.3  2.40   2.51  -0.11   3.1
Retailing               33     459.9    462.3  -0.5  4.95   4.99  -0.04   3.2
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Total                   83   1,222.9  1,229.6  -0.5  3.89   3.91  -0.02   3.5
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Consumer Staples       #cos     12/14   11/30 %Chg   12/14  11/30  Chg   12/14
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Food & Staples Retaili   8     200.7    189.7   5.8  3.50   3.29   0.21   4.3
Food Beverage & Tobacc  28     267.7    278.8  -4.0  1.54   1.61  -0.06   3.1
Household & Personal P   6      58.7     61.1  -3.8  1.34   1.39  -0.05   3.1
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Total                   42     527.1    529.5  -0.5  1.92   1.93  -0.01   3.5
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     12/14   11/30 %Chg   12/14  11/30  Chg   12/14
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Energy                  43     546.8    537.1   1.8  2.42   2.38   0.04   3.1
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Financials             #cos     12/14   11/30 %Chg   12/14  11/30  Chg   12/14
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Banks                   15     211.8    225.9  -6.2  1.46   1.56  -0.10   1.9
Diversified Financials  27     551.9    523.5   5.4  1.97   1.87   0.10   1.7
Insurance               22     236.1    247.1  -4.4  2.40   2.57  -0.17   2.0
Real Estate             17     166.7    171.0  -2.5  3.15   3.23  -0.08   4.6
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Total                   81   1,166.5  1,167.4  -0.1  2.02   2.03  -0.01   2.0
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Health Care            #cos     12/14   11/30 %Chg   12/14  11/30  Chg   12/14
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Health Care Equipment   30     194.6    193.8   0.4  2.03   2.02   0.01   2.9
Pharmaceuticals, Biote  22     418.2    410.4   1.9  1.89   1.85   0.03   3.9
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Total                   52     612.7    604.2   1.4  1.93   1.90   0.03   3.5
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Industrials            #cos     12/14   11/30 %Chg   12/14  11/30  Chg   12/14
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Capital Goods           39     328.8    371.3 -11.4  1.48   1.68  -0.20   2.9
Commercial & Professio  12     131.8    133.5  -1.2  5.59   5.70  -0.11   5.9
Transportation           9      72.5     69.9   3.7  1.82   1.76   0.07   2.5
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Total                   60     533.1    574.6  -7.2  1.87   2.02  -0.16   3.2
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
Information Technology #cos     12/14   11/30 %Chg   12/14  11/30  Chg   12/14
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Semiconductors & Semic  17     572.5    615.3  -6.9  4.68   5.02  -0.33   3.4
Software & Services     31     388.8    416.4  -6.6  1.73   1.86  -0.12   2.1
Technology Hardware &   22     504.5    532.5  -5.3  2.60   2.75  -0.15   2.2
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Total                   70   1,465.8  1,564.2  -6.3  2.71   2.89  -0.18   2.5
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     12/14   11/30 %Chg   12/14  11/30  Chg   12/14
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Materials               30     331.4    322.5   2.8  3.49   3.41   0.09   2.5
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     12/14   11/30 %Chg   12/14  11/30  Chg   12/14
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Telecommunication Serv   8     507.4    488.2   3.9  3.54   3.41   0.13   4.9
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                               Short Interest       S.I./Float         Days to
                                 Total(mln)           Ratio(%)     Ratio Cover 
                       #cos     12/14   11/30 %Chg   12/14  11/30  Chg   12/14
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Utilities               31     225.9    220.2   2.6  2.02   1.97   0.05   3.2
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