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Largest NYSE Short Interest Percent Decreases as of Feb. 15

February 28, 2012

The following are the 200 largest short interest percent decreases on the New York Stock Exchange as of the Feb. 15 settlement date. This list includes securities with a short position of at least 200,000 shares.



Ticker                                                                     
Symbol   Company                        Feb. 15       Jan. 31      % Change   
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BND      VANGUARD TOTAL B               338,772     1,350,789       -74.9
PMR      POWERSH-DYN RETA               227,022       894,580       -74.6
PBR/A    PETROBRAS-SP ADR             6,354,537    18,600,018       -65.8
CIB      BANCOLOMBIA-ADR                720,511     2,074,675       -65.3
SOA      SOLUTIA INC                  1,153,707     3,164,725       -63.5
EGO      ELDORADO GOLD                7,872,848    21,519,299       -63.4
UUP      POWERSHARES DB U             2,079,918     5,672,851       -63.3
SPN      SUPERIOR ENERGY              8,533,944    23,154,821       -63.1
SI       SIEMENS AG-ADR                 863,937     2,104,178       -58.9
TWM      PROSHARES ULTRAS               235,668       567,189       -58.4
GDXJ     MARKET VECTORS J             1,439,197     3,254,032       -55.8
ILF      ISHARES LATIN 40             1,316,290     2,928,381       -55.1
IYF      ISHARES-DJ FN SC               205,144       450,595       -54.5
IEV      ISHARES-S&P EURO               606,518     1,294,694       -53.2
SNN      SMITH & NEPH-ADR               402,179       850,348       -52.7
TBF      PROSHARES SHORT                268,275       563,697       -52.4
SCZ      ISHARES MSCI SMA               247,455       516,452       -52.1
EPD      ENTERPRISE PRODU             2,753,709     5,654,024       -51.3
BIN      PROGRESSIVE WAST               255,182       519,885       -50.9
MFG      MIZUHO FINAN-ADR               527,636     1,067,034       -50.6
PJP      POWERSH-PHARMA                 245,037       493,287       -50.3
VTI      VANGUARD TL SK E             1,463,832     2,932,472       -50.1
TZA      DIR SMCAP BEAR3X             3,260,550     6,510,851       -49.9
EWH      ISHARES-HONGKONG             5,754,951    11,306,999       -49.1
CWB      SPDR-BAR CA CO S               251,295       493,104       -49.0
DBB      POWERSHARES DB B               212,493       416,786       -49.0
EWQ      ISHARES-FRANCE                 456,802       890,053       -48.7
STD      BANCO SANTAN-ADR            15,374,180    29,750,287       -48.3
IAU      ISHARES GOLD TRU             1,627,385     3,029,538       -46.3
HYG      ISH-IBOXX H/Y CO             2,126,765     3,920,875       -45.8
ROC      ROCKWOOD HOLDING             1,169,354     2,109,495       -44.6
BBL      BHP BILLITON-ADR               437,361       783,380       -44.2
APO      APOLLO GLOBAL                1,441,919     2,504,301       -42.4
RYH      RYDEX-S&P EW HEA               389,380       666,744       -41.6
STAG     STAG INDUSTRIAL                386,201       658,505       -41.4
TFI      SPDR NUVEEN BARC               304,289       516,592       -41.1
DJP      IPATH DJ UBS CMD               236,181       400,330       -41.0
RSX      MKT VECT-RUSSIA              5,741,986     9,663,788       -40.6
VYM      VANGUARD HI DV Y               305,369       498,695       -38.8
ARX      AEROFLEX HOLDING             1,368,957     2,219,367       -38.3
BLK      BLACKROCK INC                1,077,928     1,746,086       -38.3
IHG      INTERCONTIN-ADR                694,040     1,121,092       -38.1
AAP      ADVANCE AUTO PAR             3,170,719     5,121,640       -38.1
PID      POWERSH-INT DVD                239,369       386,528       -38.1
IWB      ISHARES-RUS 1000             6,024,771     9,710,686       -38.0
GGG      GRACO INC                    1,049,316     1,678,600       -37.5
VE       VEOLIA ENVI-ADR              1,296,813     2,069,624       -37.3
VR       VALIDUS HOLDINGS               720,161     1,142,791       -37.0
BEN      FRANKLIN RES INC             2,739,626     4,339,795       -36.9
FIS      FIDELITY NATIONA             1,646,041     2,601,869       -36.7
CFX      COLFAX CORP                  3,472,314     5,484,665       -36.7
CLS      CELESTICA INC                  992,549     1,561,772       -36.4
CIG      CEMIG SA-ADR                 6,839,790    10,729,892       -36.3
VGK      VANGUARD MSCI EU             2,338,520     3,648,543       -35.9
EWD      ISHARES-SWEDEN                 363,882       567,551       -35.9
GLD      SPDR GOLD TRUST             11,090,796    17,275,195       -35.8
QID      PROSHARES QQQ                  588,233       914,777       -35.7
GRA      WR GRACE & CO                1,111,827     1,716,643       -35.2
DEM      WISDOMTREE EMG M               556,937       840,915       -33.8
PII      POLARIS INDS                 3,188,970     4,813,090       -33.7
RL       RALPH LAUREN COR             1,967,414     2,949,580       -33.3
BAS      BASIC ENERYG SVS             2,524,468     3,762,337       -32.9
MOO      MKT VECT-AGRIBUS               630,298       937,197       -32.7
ITB      ISHARES-DJ HO CO             2,233,509     3,320,322       -32.7
EEM      ISHARES-EMG MKT             44,781,368    65,888,963       -32.0
SPXU     PROSHARES ULTRAP             1,806,630     2,652,254       -31.9
AUY      YAMANA GOLD INC              4,551,185     6,664,717       -31.7
PIN      POWERSH INDIA                  277,948       401,682       -30.8
WAB      WABTEC CORP                    238,824       341,745       -30.1
ERX      DIR ENRGY BUL3X                683,353       976,939       -30.1
OKE      ONEOK INC                    1,040,489     1,476,539       -29.5
PHO      POWERSH-WATER RE               210,904       298,987       -29.5
ARW      ARROW ELECTRONIC             1,092,197     1,545,625       -29.3
CMC      COMMERCIAL METAL             1,808,111     2,556,972       -29.3
LEE      LEE ENTERPRISES              2,657,994     3,755,495       -29.2
GNW      GENWORTH FINANCI             8,431,241    11,898,981       -29.1
FE       FIRSTENERGY CORP             5,260,582     7,375,057       -28.7
PRU      PRUDENTL FINL                5,141,154     7,203,517       -28.6
BKI      BUCKEYE TECH INC               999,953     1,400,189       -28.6
TSS      TOTAL SYS SERVS              1,254,068     1,754,759       -28.5
BZ       BOISE INC                    2,539,048     3,549,040       -28.5
FF       FUTUREFUEL CORP                449,592       625,589       -28.1
MPW      MEDICAL PROPERTI             3,517,000     4,891,147       -28.1
NCR      NCR CORP                     1,340,679     1,850,520       -27.6
MUB      ISHARES NAT AMT                475,999       656,350       -27.5
EWT      ISHARES-TAIWAN               4,311,357     5,939,680       -27.4
IWD      ISHARES-RS 1K VL             1,771,967     2,437,670       -27.3
SRI      STONERIDGE INC                 771,854     1,061,193       -27.3
UAN      CVR PARTNERS LP                890,500     1,223,405       -27.2
MAN      MANPOWER INC                 1,633,841     2,242,642       -27.1
CRL      CHARLES RIVER LA               784,666     1,076,370       -27.1
SLV      ISHARES SILVER T            12,546,982    17,163,510       -26.9
PM       PHILIP MORRIS IN            10,534,088    14,402,490       -26.9
AG       FIRST MAJESTIC S               717,735       977,217       -26.6
CUK      CARNIVAL PLC-ADR               356,641       485,227       -26.5
P        PANDORA MEDIA IN             6,403,202     8,635,441       -25.8
TI       TELECOM ITAL-ADR               445,251       599,935       -25.8
BA       BOEING CO/THE                9,653,895    13,001,773       -25.7
SHAW     SHAW GROUP INC               1,619,504     2,180,000       -25.7
RCS      PIMCO ST GLB GOV               209,932       282,458       -25.7
BRF      MKT VECT-BRA S/C               492,480       661,278       -25.5
DX       DYNEX CAPITAL                1,267,167     1,700,834       -25.5
KEY      KEYCORP                      7,380,146     9,892,347       -25.4
EDZ      DIR EMR MKT BR3X             1,187,245     1,586,451       -25.2
WSH      WILLIS GRP HLDGS               796,945     1,064,128       -25.1
IBN      ICICI BANK-ADR               8,043,291    10,704,665       -24.9
ABM      ABM INDUSTRIES               1,954,781     2,600,089       -24.8
TNK      TEEKAY TANK-CL A             2,594,911     3,450,267       -24.8
G        GENPACT LTD                    350,649       465,911       -24.7
ASX      ADV SEMI ENG-ADR             4,219,623     5,590,349       -24.5
PBR      PETROBRAS SA-ADR            12,414,467    16,429,764       -24.4
NYB      NY COMM BANCORP             21,805,225    28,794,253       -24.3
CSA      COGDELL SPENCER              1,247,301     1,643,340       -24.1
RHT      RED HAT INC                  3,930,653     5,172,448       -24.0
TW       TOWERS WATSON-A                350,548       461,210       -24.0
SUN      SUNOCO INC                   5,125,401     6,742,956       -24.0
PMC      PHARMERICA CORP              2,110,797     2,767,181       -23.7
AES      AES CORP                     5,903,391     7,737,045       -23.7
EWI      ISHARES-ITALY                2,272,537     2,973,135       -23.6
STM      STMICROELECTR-NY             1,361,081     1,778,925       -23.5
GR       GOODRICH CORP                1,008,690     1,314,419       -23.3
GAS      AGL RESOURCES                1,642,872     2,135,010       -23.1
SPH      SUBURBAN PROPANE               278,785       362,004       -23.0
EMB      ISHARES-JPM EM B               327,982       425,386       -22.9
DB       DEUTSCHE BANK-RG             9,056,787    11,737,343       -22.8
FMC      FMC CORP                       498,932       645,862       -22.7
AEP      AMERICAN ELECTRI             3,816,441     4,930,722       -22.6
YGE      YINGLI GREEN-ADR            11,611,539    14,956,690       -22.4
THG      HANOVER INSURANC               507,228       651,369       -22.1
SXC      SUNCOKE ENERGY I             4,582,759     5,883,707       -22.1
ERY      DIR ENERGY BR 3X             2,847,443     3,651,619       -22.0
MET      METLIFE INC                 18,541,566    23,740,671       -21.9
SLF      SUN LIFE FINANCI             1,894,616     2,419,294       -21.7
MSI      MOTOROLA SOLUTIO             2,658,861     3,392,738       -21.6
RGP      REGENCY ENERGY P               357,101       455,502       -21.6
AAN      AARON'S INC                  3,399,637     4,335,521       -21.6
MLPN     CREDIT SUISSE CU             1,415,359     1,804,645       -21.6
TCB      TCF FINL CORP                7,532,756     9,604,201       -21.6
APH      AMPHENOL CORP-A              2,614,004     3,323,958       -21.4
PLL      PALL CORP                    2,333,216     2,963,114       -21.3
CSX      CSX CORP                     8,231,656    10,450,006       -21.2
SMFG     SUMITOMO MIT-ADR             2,104,305     2,664,609       -21.0
ANF      ABERCROMBIE & FI             5,637,901     7,138,551       -21.0
PGX      POWERSH PREFERRD               388,678       492,022       -21.0
ALR      ALERE INC                    2,920,658     3,690,050       -20.9
EXK      ENDEAVOUR SILVER               751,360       948,873       -20.8
BEAM     BEAM INC                       686,662       866,751       -20.8
VUG      VANGUARD GRW ETF               214,524       270,290       -20.6
BGZ      DIR LG CAP BR 3X               589,479       742,340       -20.6
MHP      MCGRAW-HILL COS              5,924,332     7,458,589       -20.6
DOW      DOW CHEMICAL CO             17,445,372    21,955,122       -20.5
CRS      CARPENTER TECH                 971,532     1,221,610       -20.5
SMG      SCOTTS MIRACLE-A             4,795,074     6,027,265       -20.4
BHE      BENCHMARK ELECTR             2,282,405     2,867,673       -20.4
LCC      US AIRWAYS GROUP            17,103,840    21,432,765       -20.2
TSM      TAIWAN SEMIC-ADR            16,437,166    20,582,182       -20.1
WWW      WOLVERINE WORLD              1,770,093     2,215,951       -20.1
HII      HUNTINGTON INGAL             3,002,343     3,756,624       -20.1
FDP      FRESH DEL MONTE              1,251,807     1,566,078       -20.1
VMC      VULCAN MATERIALS            10,641,566    13,298,139       -20.0
SON      SONOCO PRODUCTS              2,674,078     3,337,665       -19.9
VOO      VANGUARD S&P 500               607,261       757,343       -19.8
PML      PIMCO MUNICIP II               251,790       313,754       -19.7
SFUN     SOUFUN HOLDI-ADR             1,131,963     1,409,901       -19.7
CEG      CONSTELLAT ENER              1,315,787     1,635,162       -19.5
BMO      BANK OF MONTREAL             2,854,486     3,542,588       -19.4
HPY      HEARTLAND PAYMEN             1,217,858     1,511,068       -19.4
LYG      LLOYDS BANKING G             3,406,803     4,226,393       -19.4
PWE      PENN WEST PETROL             4,219,866     5,230,874       -19.3
PLT      PLANTRONICS INC              1,982,708     2,457,362       -19.3
SAP      SAP AG-SPONS ADR             2,582,997     3,201,057       -19.3
HAR      HARMAN INTL                  2,160,364     2,675,884       -19.3
FN       FABRINET                       721,939       892,519       -19.1
UNM      UNUM GROUP                   4,142,428     5,117,508       -19.1
EDR      EDUCATION REALTY             3,343,851     4,129,525       -19.0
HMN      HORACE MANN EDUC               833,634     1,028,962       -19.0
SKY      SKYLINE CORP                   382,184       471,703       -19.0
FAF      FIRST AMERICAN F             3,277,376     4,038,823       -18.9
DGI      DIGITALGLOBE INC             1,245,564     1,534,144       -18.8
WX       WUXI PHARMAT-ADR               344,643       424,301       -18.8
WR       WESTAR ENERGY IN             1,288,772     1,586,259       -18.8
ITUB     ITAU UNIBANC-ADR            13,041,874    16,034,430       -18.7
NGG      NATIONAL GRI-ADR               851,224     1,045,782       -18.6
SMA      SYMMETRY MEDICAL             1,274,406     1,563,857       -18.5
AHC      AH BELO CORP-A                 499,107       611,589       -18.4
SE       SPECTRA ENERG                9,775,124    11,972,822       -18.4
KGC      KINROSS GOLD                 5,182,943     6,344,338       -18.3
AME      AMETEK INC                     779,096       952,743       -18.2
PBT      PERMIAN BASIN                  507,061       619,805       -18.2
OGE      OGE ENERGY CORP                710,111       867,704       -18.2
ADI      ANALOG DEVICES               5,010,195     6,119,982       -18.1
CYS      CYS INVESTMENTS             10,751,379    13,125,235       -18.1
BDX      BECTON DICKINSON             6,367,469     7,767,609       -18.0
DRN      DIR RE BULL 3X                 425,124       518,305       -18.0
PHG      PHILIPS ELEC-NY              2,867,655     3,494,941       -17.9
FBHS     FORTUNE BRANDS H             5,344,446     6,504,137       -17.8
AVX      AVX CORP                       549,911       668,890       -17.8
AFL      AFLAC INC                    7,429,544     9,025,787       -17.7
XLV      SPDR-HEALTH CARE            23,990,856    29,126,641       -17.6
XOM      EXXON MOBIL CORP            30,339,182    36,824,841       -17.6

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

-- Bloomberg News

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