Largest NYSE Short Interest Changes as of April 15

The following are the 50 largest short interest changes on the New York Stock Exchange as of the April 15 settlement date. The table ranks the top 50 positive changes followed by the top negative changes.

TOP 50 INCREASES


Ticker                                                                   
Symbol   Company                    April 15       March 28        Change    
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HD       HOME DEPOT INC            32,918,857     12,320,414     20,598,443
AA       ALCOA INC                 88,677,189     72,707,412     15,969,777
BAC      BANK OF AMERICA          167,802,833    156,727,798     11,075,035
AMD      ADV MICRO DEVICE         102,225,047     92,440,909      9,784,138
SAI      SAIC INC                  22,708,917     13,604,231      9,104,686
PFE      PFIZER INC                63,424,230     54,593,448      8,830,782
SAN      BANCO SANTAN-ADR          26,264,103     17,941,248      8,322,855
VALE/P   VALE SA-SP P ADR          13,839,562      5,746,141      8,093,421
IWM      ISHARES-RUS 2000         141,587,041    133,972,564      7,614,477
GLD      SPDR GOLD TRUST           22,862,621     15,398,481      7,464,140
MRK      MERCK & CO                28,504,016     21,333,248      7,170,768
VALE     VALE SA-SP ADR            78,204,469     71,410,855      6,793,614
VXX      IPATH-S&P S/T FU          41,487,898     35,100,447      6,387,451
BSX      BOSTON SCIENTIFC          34,405,548     28,161,886      6,243,662
XLU      SPDR-UTIL SELECT          32,466,938     26,389,273      6,077,665
F        FORD MOTOR CO             66,206,097     60,462,093      5,744,004
X        US STEEL CORP             42,317,004     36,829,602      5,487,402
GLW      CORNING INC               32,534,829     27,053,561      5,481,268
UNG      US NAT GAS FD LP          20,576,309     15,924,812      4,651,497
BBD      BRADESCO-ADR              35,672,316     31,100,955      4,571,361
UNH      UNITEDHEALTH GRP          21,907,997     17,376,705      4,531,292
TLT      ISHARES BARCLAYS          21,462,495     17,041,537      4,420,958
ACI      ARCH COAL INC             34,316,384     29,930,429      4,385,955
S        SPRINT NEXTEL CO          69,331,739     64,953,515      4,378,224
AMTD     TD AMERITRADE HO          15,769,176     11,539,039      4,230,137
EWG      ISHARES-GERMANY           21,413,652     17,410,299      4,003,353
XLI      SPDR-INDU SELECT          39,164,010     35,198,745      3,965,265
GE       GENERAL ELECTRIC          82,694,188     78,923,239      3,770,949
AIG      AMERICAN INTERNA          25,200,474     21,489,155      3,711,319
EWJ      ISHARES-JAPAN             31,281,255     27,599,734      3,681,521
CX       CEMEX SAB-SP ADR          96,230,476     92,552,238      3,678,238
AMX      AMERICA MO-ADR L          16,388,523     12,710,914      3,677,609
XLP      SPDR-CONS STAPLE          27,076,091     23,674,207      3,401,884
ADT      ADT CORP/THE               8,223,977      4,945,272      3,278,705
CTL      CENTURYLINK INC           39,350,674     36,383,518      2,967,156
HOV      HOVNANIAN ENT-A           36,329,716     33,438,764      2,890,952
AKS      AK STEEL HLDG             41,431,725     38,547,613      2,884,112
ABX      BARRICK GOLD CRP           9,300,939      6,440,719      2,860,220
HK       HALCON RESOURCES          28,706,101     25,904,211      2,801,890
VWO      VANGUARD FTSE EM          10,118,116      7,338,495      2,779,621
PM       PHILIP MORRIS IN          12,435,686      9,677,043      2,758,643
FE       FIRSTENERGY CORP          10,604,878      7,920,955      2,683,923
SCHW     SCHWAB (CHARLES)          44,233,798     41,574,036      2,659,762
PDS      PRECISION DRILL            3,842,825      1,215,123      2,627,702
RDN      RADIAN GROUP INC          45,955,177     43,330,876      2,624,301
PBI      PITNEY BOWES INC          58,812,999     56,235,714      2,577,285
PHM      PULTEGROUP INC            23,232,122     20,659,648      2,572,474
MT       ARCELORMITTAL-NY          34,765,051     32,198,571      2,566,480
YGE      YINGLI GREEN-ADR           7,530,185      4,990,361      2,539,824
XOM      EXXON MOBIL CORP          40,701,145     38,186,261      2,514,884

TOP 50 DECREASES


Ticker                                                                   
Symbol   Company                    April 15       March 28        Change    
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NOK      NOKIA CORP-ADR           260,549,003    298,693,341    -38,144,338
ENI      ENERSIS SA-ADR             1,949,448     12,068,087    -10,118,639
CHK      CHESAPEAKE ENERG          63,228,229     71,494,238     -8,266,009
EEM      ISHARES-EMG MKT          101,120,990    109,174,892     -8,053,902
PPL      PPL CORPORATION           13,999,628     21,834,337     -7,834,709
SPY      SPDR S&P 500 ETF         241,458,307    248,708,903     -7,250,596
XLF      SPDR-FINL SELECT         108,079,448    115,276,467     -7,197,019
HIG      HARTFORD FINL SV          32,195,969     39,140,436     -6,944,467
KIM      KIMCO REALTY              17,518,588     23,980,261     -6,461,673
JNJ      JOHNSON&JOHNSON           89,452,709     95,704,139     -6,251,430
VZ       VERIZON COMMUNIC          51,423,346     57,637,352     -6,214,006
AM       AMER GREETINGS-A           4,760,786     10,484,557     -5,723,771
OIBR     OI SA-ADR                 33,471,618     39,020,557     -5,548,939
IAU      ISHARES GOLD TRU           1,204,712      6,573,945     -5,369,233
TWX      TIME WARNER INC           15,186,936     20,444,600     -5,257,664
MTG      MGIC INVT CORP            32,911,018     38,135,941     -5,224,923
CIM      CHIMERA INV CORP          11,695,204     16,325,174     -4,629,970
PGR      PROGRESSIVE CORP           9,072,181     13,635,843     -4,563,662
DG       DOLLAR GENERAL C           6,308,565     10,798,873     -4,490,308
JNK      SPDR BARCLAYS HI          19,804,462     24,154,473     -4,350,011
IPG      INTERPUBLIC GRP           14,389,488     18,599,167     -4,209,679
FCX      FREEPORT-MCMORAN          32,511,928     36,608,712     -4,096,784
NLY      ANNALY CAPITAL M          26,046,903     29,856,316     -3,809,413
HST      HOST HOTELS & RE          32,946,965     36,603,515     -3,656,550
STI      SUNTRUST BANKS            15,236,593     18,843,497     -3,606,904
SYY      SYSCO CORP                32,487,800     36,029,500     -3,541,700
EWT      ISHARES-TAIWAN             4,818,330      8,287,563     -3,469,233
DCT      DCT INDUSTRIAL T          15,040,787     18,445,780     -3,404,993
T        AT&T INC                  78,290,079     81,689,643     -3,399,564
VSH      VISHAY INTERTECH          15,086,672     18,259,035     -3,172,363
LCC      US AIRWAYS GROUP          46,453,429     49,569,522     -3,116,093
BMY      BRISTOL-MYER SQB          32,056,980     35,151,528     -3,094,548
TJX      TJX COS INC                7,232,390     10,326,474     -3,094,084
MAS      MASCO CORP                 9,693,216     12,759,195     -3,065,979
BSAC     BANCO SANTAN-ADR           3,727,311      6,723,342     -2,996,031
TSL      TRINA SOLAR-ADR           16,153,790     19,144,609     -2,990,819
HON      HONEYWELL INTL             6,995,694      9,883,624     -2,887,930
RIO      RIO TINTO-ADR             11,180,864     13,954,128     -2,773,264
CNQ      CAN NATURAL RES           12,282,546     15,034,302     -2,751,756
BCS      BARCLAYS PLC-ADR           5,543,921      8,215,318     -2,671,397
NAT      NORDIC AMERICAN            4,336,074      6,937,042     -2,600,968
TSM      TAIWAN SEMIC-ADR          27,129,298     29,609,728     -2,480,430
GGB      GERDAU SA-ADR             10,334,135     12,811,734     -2,477,599
PCS      METROPCS COMMUNI          29,816,713     32,282,751     -2,466,038
RAD      RITE AID CORP             33,839,817     36,243,708     -2,403,891
CAT      CATERPILLAR INC           16,558,498     18,832,033     -2,273,535
PBR      PETROBRAS SA-ADR          17,645,615     19,787,498     -2,141,883
GOL      GOL-ADR                    6,376,446      8,438,060     -2,061,614
HEDJ     WISDOMTREE EUROP              94,910      2,154,071     -2,059,161
CMS      CMS ENERGY CORP            9,770,396     11,753,063     -1,982,667

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

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