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Largest Nasdaq Short Interest Positions as of Jan. 15

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



Ticker                                                           Avg. Daily 
Symbol   Company                    Jan. 15        Dec. 31        Volume       
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SIRI     SIRIUS XM RADIO           379,000,361    355,434,274     80,896,167
FTR      FRONTIER COMMUNI          213,627,971    212,458,894     10,383,529
INTC     INTEL CORP                205,835,193    215,503,710     39,470,361
RIMM     RESEARCH IN MOTI          135,121,295    137,065,866     50,178,584
SPLS     STAPLES INC                82,163,696     83,335,081      7,846,403
MSFT     MICROSOFT CORP             74,584,075     87,341,701     50,423,390
WIN      WINDSTREAM CORP            63,442,539     64,512,106     10,461,028
NIHD     NII HOLDING INC            58,474,332     60,694,819      3,357,766
CSCO     CISCO SYSTEMS              58,245,707     53,667,165     35,800,768
DELL     DELL INC                   57,365,649     61,350,767     44,800,215
QQQ      POWERSH-QQQ                57,355,469     56,794,292     35,910,573
MU       MICRON TECH                54,271,708     49,973,412     26,461,488
ARNA     ARENA PHARMACEUT           53,365,578     52,590,549     14,725,245
DNDN     DENDREON CORP              47,244,697     44,597,821     11,007,085
RRD      RR DONNELLEY & S           45,122,073     46,289,601      2,971,416
STX      SEAGATE TECHNOLO           41,744,432     44,884,406      8,592,391
JBLU     JETBLUE AIRWAYS            41,263,092     39,724,955      3,472,861
EXEL     EXELIXIS INC               38,221,579     39,381,231      1,793,914
GTAT     GT ADVANCED TECH           36,381,134     35,717,570      3,517,105
SQNM     SEQUENOM INC               36,291,237     34,733,716      6,775,976
CPST     CAPSTONE TURBINE           35,655,560     36,832,299      2,265,238
VMED     VIRGIN MEDIA INC           32,971,828     32,075,707      2,494,235
ORCL     ORACLE CORP                31,703,497     22,019,797     19,059,184
GMCR     GREEN MOUNTAIN             31,013,405     32,024,836      3,677,833
STSI     STAR SCIENTIFIC            29,266,755     27,703,666      2,057,391
MYL      MYLAN INC                  29,250,274     31,692,505      6,036,124
ILMN     ILLUMINA INC               28,404,230     30,908,940      2,215,932
MNKD     MANNKIND CORP              28,395,246     24,743,806      3,306,589
CMCSA    COMCAST CORP-A             27,710,020     27,237,891     11,363,498
QCOR     QUESTCOR PHARM             27,575,999     25,430,381      1,757,217
CDNS     CADENCE DESIGN             27,477,198     27,353,601      3,528,183
SPPI     SPECTRUM PHARMAC           27,011,590     27,266,754        939,155
LOGI     LOGITECH INTER-R           26,876,016     26,957,858        334,588
NWSA     NEWS CORP-A                26,604,848     24,052,037     13,728,914
GILD     GILEAD SCIENCES            26,515,655     25,617,927      4,363,226
EA       ELECTRONIC ARTS            26,367,182     23,731,682      4,314,775
COCO     CORINTHIAN COLLE           26,206,115     25,244,748      1,064,069
TSLA     TESLA MOTORS               26,130,251     26,854,593      1,002,609
FB       FACEBOOK INC-A             25,470,575     26,392,950     89,690,457
AMRN     AMARIN CORP -ADR           24,344,121     24,677,345      3,649,354
PTEN     PATTERSON-UTI              23,670,217     24,260,629      2,438,593
VVUS     VIVUS INC                  23,613,585     21,128,909      6,539,196
BRCD     BROCADE COMM SYS           22,755,960     22,699,738      5,022,065
SGEN     SEATTLE GENETICS           22,489,546     22,078,608      1,033,482
AVNR     AVANIR PHARM INC           22,140,520     22,094,167      1,187,593
NVDA     NVIDIA CORP                22,089,865     20,498,284     11,888,628
DTV      DIRECTV                    21,583,486     12,313,640      4,153,723
HAS      HASBRO INC                 20,862,562     18,890,235      2,642,118
PDLI     PDL BIOPHARMA IN           20,849,353     21,853,119      1,944,605
YHOO     YAHOO! INC                 20,711,092     20,356,225     19,600,069
ARUN     ARUBA NETWORKS I           20,634,420     21,117,641      2,065,226
TXN      TEXAS INSTRUMENT           20,168,164     21,548,258      7,525,312
SVNT     SAVIENT PHARMACE           20,095,408     19,776,439      1,409,307
DVAX     DYNAVAX TECHNOLO           19,371,845     18,642,853      2,350,346
LEAP     LEAP WIRELESS              19,317,019     20,494,858      2,279,549
SBAC     SBA COMM CORP-A            19,181,885     19,665,105      2,452,383
CTRP     CTRIP.COM-ADR              19,012,565     21,775,074      1,915,115
FSLR     FIRST SOLAR INC            18,989,650     22,253,545      4,402,312
HBAN     HUNTINGTON BANC            18,814,645     20,413,126      9,609,140
FITB     FIFTH THIRD BANC           18,799,101     12,676,019     10,868,326
INCY     INCYTE CORP                18,768,893     19,571,180      2,018,670
CIEN     CIENA CORP                 18,680,889     18,985,532      3,685,115
MCHP     MICROCHIP TECH             18,401,605     19,425,555      2,324,031
GRMN     GARMIN LTD                 18,387,688     19,331,945      1,640,901
TTWO     TAKE-TWO INTERAC           18,354,614     19,474,742      1,514,487
TQNT     TRIQUINT SEMICON           18,156,139     18,382,580      2,129,574
OCZ      OCZ TECHNOLOGY             18,154,998     19,763,382      1,877,899
CLWR     CLEARWIRE -CL A            17,801,076     15,811,107     22,467,334
VELT     VELTI PLC                  17,747,790     18,726,261      2,173,200
AAPL     APPLE INC                  17,704,192     17,863,211     20,161,862
PAYX     PAYCHEX INC                17,330,564     17,332,998      2,474,070
CLNE     CLEAN ENERGY FUE           17,288,479     17,481,710      1,323,136
SWHC     SMITH & WESSON H           17,148,471     14,701,706      4,303,118
DWA      DREAMWORKS ANI-A           17,045,695     16,694,967        853,312
APOL     APOLLO GROUP-A             16,818,520     13,449,319      4,067,405
ZION     ZIONS BANCORP              16,680,427     16,600,433      2,559,445
ATVI     ACTIVISION BLIZZ           16,559,330     17,317,570      6,719,658
AMGN     AMGEN INC                  16,526,509     18,025,537      4,590,518
FAST     FASTENAL CO                16,370,539     15,872,995      1,887,468
AMKR     AMKOR TECH INC             16,340,173     15,864,079        718,510
PRKR     PARKERVISION               16,146,528     16,200,038        350,299
CREE     CREE INC                   15,980,921     16,663,220      1,582,682
LULU     LULULEMON ATH              15,730,955     14,782,678      3,713,077
ETFC     E*TRADE FINANCIA           15,604,732     15,666,409      4,215,621
CAR      AVIS BUDGET GROU           15,540,284     10,855,226      2,231,048
ISIS     ISIS PHARM                 15,131,331     13,597,956      1,971,657
ITMN     INTERMUNE INC              14,960,061     15,046,201      1,749,256
HERO     HERCULES OFFSHOR           14,841,116     14,416,917      3,621,977
ATML     ATMEL CORP                 14,820,815     19,578,221      8,376,662
ZNGA     ZYNGA INC- CL A            14,750,848     15,746,373     21,099,810
DECK     DECKERS OUTDOOR            14,629,093     15,030,377      2,572,994
QCOM     QUALCOMM INC               14,466,075     13,535,257     12,143,223
OMEX     ODYSSEY MARINE             14,003,660     13,953,843        421,747
NUAN     NUANCE COMMUNICA           13,869,447     14,457,296      1,984,504
INFN     INFINERA CORP              13,704,089     13,978,345        973,657
PBCT     PEOPLE'S UNITED            13,691,865     12,975,096      2,030,604
VRSN     VERISIGN INC               13,562,063     13,999,223      3,969,580
ASML     ASML HOLDING-NY            13,525,716     13,993,559      1,724,069
BMC      BMC SOFTWARE INC           13,479,580     13,462,869      1,412,142
FRAN     FRANCESCAS HOLDI           13,385,914     13,098,927      1,332,976

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

-- Bloomberg News

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