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Largest Nasdaq Short Interest Positions as of Feb. 15

February 28, 2012

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



Ticker                                                           Avg. Daily 
Symbol   Company                    Feb. 15        Jan. 31        Volume       
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SIRI     SIRIUS XM RADIO           273,099,537    304,862,970     57,381,551
FTR      FRONTIER COMMUNI          165,731,165    119,579,601     26,006,171
INTC     INTEL CORP                103,422,076    110,348,353     35,163,295
ESRX     EXPRESS SCRIPT             92,667,424     90,581,051      9,968,559
QQQ      POWERSH-QQQ                73,497,691     66,401,791     48,840,922
DELL     DELL INC                   69,517,855     69,663,886     18,889,857
RIMM     RESEARCH IN MOTI           55,904,812     47,942,118     17,123,294
MSFT     MICROSOFT CORP             55,428,243     66,843,628     46,470,680
RRD      RR DONNELLEY & S           54,615,131     46,165,615      4,392,809
CSCO     CISCO SYSTEMS              52,620,626     57,664,095     60,020,196
MU       MICRON TECH                50,921,383     54,175,032     28,310,874
CPST     CAPSTONE TURBINE           40,259,476     39,255,066      5,612,471
JBLU     JETBLUE AIRWAYS            37,706,207     39,648,437      3,686,699
HGSI     HUMAN GENOME SCI           36,223,385     36,511,281      8,141,408
CLWR     CLEARWIRE -CL A            32,834,437     31,641,073     12,316,629
DNDN     DENDREON CORP              32,230,466     32,321,823     12,947,438
WIN      WINDSTREAM CORP            31,388,574     29,507,840      4,689,377
CMCSA    COMCAST CORP-A             31,232,905     24,823,884     15,507,724
VMED     VIRGIN MEDIA INC           31,179,259     32,553,708      4,952,287
MYL      MYLAN INC                  30,630,467     31,186,247      5,762,882
SGEN     SEATTLE GENETICS           29,670,966     29,262,562      1,540,388
SVNT     SAVIENT PHARMACE           29,309,785     28,187,671      1,706,840
SPLS     STAPLES INC                28,338,592     26,877,031      8,725,506
ZNGA     ZYNGA INC- CL A            27,607,369     21,099,618     26,669,595
YHOO     YAHOO! INC                 26,366,458     31,840,444     22,728,324
CDNS     CADENCE DESIGN             25,964,868     23,943,604      4,329,560
AVNR     AVANIR PHARM INC           25,928,909     26,325,472      2,117,340
ILMN     ILLUMINA INC               25,363,154     26,247,576      1,875,287
ORCL     ORACLE CORP                24,977,978     32,410,014     27,910,913
RFMD     RF MICRO DEVICES           24,857,770     24,818,697      5,421,496
TSLA     TESLA MOTORS               24,628,815     25,167,825      1,231,965
CTIC     CELL THERAPEUTIC           24,272,916     25,065,781      2,037,697
NWSA     NEWS CORP-A                23,184,282     25,680,255     18,885,006
ARNA     ARENA PHARMACEUT           23,163,201     22,766,054      3,562,939
GMCR     GREEN MOUNTAIN             22,495,957     23,004,335      8,067,865
CIEN     CIENA CORP                 22,452,698     21,863,326      4,072,085
AONE     A123 SYSTEMS INC           21,653,575     20,004,015      4,512,826
ATVI     ACTIVISION BLIZZ           21,390,623     20,904,484     11,332,062
SQNM     SEQUENOM INC               21,235,547     21,613,862      2,894,920
OCZ      OCZ TECHNOLOGY             20,633,017     20,996,436      4,240,115
NKTR     NEKTAR THERAPEUT           20,393,196     19,977,694      1,264,244
LRCX     LAM RESEARCH               20,077,597     16,248,713      3,160,801
KITD     KIT DIGITAL INC            20,060,726     18,636,396        952,759
CIGX     STAR SCIENTIFIC            20,010,955     19,950,108      3,097,460
MCHP     MICROCHIP TECH             19,963,304     19,896,801      2,467,899
AMAT     APPLIED MATERIAL           19,751,895     18,004,836     12,406,519
DWA      DREAMWORKS ANI-A           19,211,880     18,510,999        782,781
ARUN     ARUBA NETWORKS I           19,125,134     20,882,793      1,999,802
ATPG     ATP OIL & GAS              18,534,936     18,259,042      2,235,352
DTV      DIRECTV-A                  18,417,283     17,745,063      4,657,380
GRPN     GROUPON INC                18,396,790     16,920,424      4,287,521
FAST     FASTENAL CO                18,324,388     18,976,682      2,411,714
ZION     ZIONS BANCORP              18,043,991     17,101,173      3,571,729
NVDA     NVIDIA CORP                17,843,944     17,570,596     14,492,323
TXN      TEXAS INSTRUMENT           17,455,272     14,340,161      9,022,157
INCY     INCYTE CORP                17,451,476     19,350,867      1,854,042
EA       ELECTRONIC ARTS            17,401,393     15,343,182     11,778,553
EXPE     EXPEDIA INC                17,323,027     14,455,388      4,418,914
COCO     CORINTHIAN COLLE           17,244,981     22,945,584      4,982,359
NTAP     NETAPP INC                 17,175,639     17,358,875      9,033,457
BPAX     BIOSANTE PHARMA            16,666,456     20,208,832     17,139,139
AMLN     AMYLIN PHARM INC           16,462,437     11,861,474      7,260,954
GTAT     GT ADVANCED TECH           16,357,913     15,457,382      2,778,773
DVAX     DYNAVAX TECHNOLO           16,340,117     15,300,782      2,881,582
AXAS     ABRAXAS PETRO              16,018,504     16,687,926        943,976
EXEL     EXELIXIS INC               15,996,442     15,377,794      3,073,737
TTWO     TAKE-TWO INTERAC           15,858,006     14,223,767      2,320,102
SPPI     SPECTRUM PHARMAC           15,787,776     13,641,637      1,395,507
HCBK     HUDSON CITY BNCP           15,389,352     17,710,803      5,011,880
VVUS     VIVUS INC                  15,333,464     15,601,808      2,125,491
SATC     SATCON TECH                15,241,534     15,746,522      2,817,912
CREE     CREE INC                   15,240,541     14,755,822      3,231,020
PDLI     PDL BIOPHARMA IN           15,230,745     15,552,112      2,310,815
NUAN     NUANCE COMMUNICA           14,944,909     13,355,963      9,164,400
ARIA     ARIAD PHARM                14,690,048     14,667,827      2,983,146
MNKD     MANNKIND CORP              14,606,250     29,956,707      4,899,717
SYMC     SYMANTEC CORP              14,466,053     12,938,661      5,675,734
ATML     ATMEL CORP                 14,412,276     14,650,473      9,399,465
ONNN     ON SEMICONDUCTOR           14,370,871     13,946,422      8,715,099
AMRN     AMARIN CORP -ADR           14,281,900     13,809,029      2,437,378
AMKR     AMKOR TECH INC             14,273,084     14,664,555      2,080,568
PBCT     PEOPLE'S UNITED            14,078,947     13,693,429      4,187,260
AMGN     AMGEN INC                  14,052,642     15,482,916      7,159,178
TQNT     TRIQUINT SEMICON           14,028,372     12,528,933      8,271,543
JRCC     JAMES RIVER COAL           14,020,634     10,404,223      3,067,572
QCOM     QUALCOMM INC               14,017,464      9,952,636     15,643,259
ADBE     ADOBE SYS INC              13,931,769     15,038,824      4,072,657
THQI     THQ INC                    13,802,744     14,434,436      4,368,078
WEN      WENDY'S CO/THE             13,725,351     13,569,014      6,234,564
BPOP     POPULAR INC                13,721,890     15,042,301      8,994,552
FSLR     FIRST SOLAR INC            13,685,921     16,502,244      4,782,992
GRMN     GARMIN LTD                 13,654,946     13,682,789        765,012
GILD     GILEAD SCIENCES            13,470,113     14,445,771     12,631,607
ONTY     ONCOTHYREON INC            13,407,580     12,677,415      1,255,724
URBN     URBAN OUTFITTER            13,352,469     15,014,552      3,092,795
TIVO     TIVO INC                   13,255,752     13,636,137      3,186,223
SHLD     SEARS HOLDINGS             13,174,074     14,218,933      1,336,075
URRE     URANIUM RES INC            13,102,759     12,968,255      1,575,058
INFY     INFOSYS LTD-ADR            13,062,214     11,430,547      1,866,496
FNSR     FINISAR CORP               13,022,505     12,510,028      2,387,491

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

-- Bloomberg News

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