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Largest NYSE Short Interest Positions as of Feb. 15

February 28, 2012

The following are the 100 largest short interest positions on the New York Stock Exchange as of the Feb. 15 settlement date.



Ticker                                                           Avg. Daily 
Symbol   Company                    Feb. 15        Jan. 31        Volume       
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SPY      SPDR S&P 500 ETF          313,917,094    289,628,960    146,913,689
NOK      NOKIA CORP-ADR            215,707,954    195,140,945     25,880,627
IWM      ISHARES-RUS 2000          208,862,217    197,574,989     49,845,655
BAC      BANK OF AMERICA           154,408,018    148,103,043    331,204,526
F        FORD MOTOR CO             144,928,692    154,059,884     48,826,019
EMC      EMC CORP/MASS             130,895,136    127,783,139     16,836,125
XLF      SPDR-FINL SELECT          113,348,177    127,173,695     63,813,282
AA       ALCOA INC                  76,873,395     75,542,892     24,466,797
CX       CEMEX SAB-SP ADR           72,667,673     86,341,241     26,469,934
GE       GENERAL ELECTRIC           69,517,685     74,184,475     53,264,373
SVU      SUPERVALU INC              66,379,873     65,896,446      3,940,937
AMD      ADV MICRO DEVICE           64,622,765     71,190,605     16,067,720
GM       GENERAL MOTORS C           58,334,791     54,956,852     12,915,846
S        SPRINT NEXTEL CO           56,948,279     65,234,360     55,774,810
SNV      SYNOVUS FINL               56,552,850     58,936,881      6,190,528
DUK      DUKE ENERGY CORP           55,256,411     51,342,907     15,924,584
CHK      CHESAPEAKE ENERG           54,764,863     48,072,200     19,090,488
T        AT&T INC                   54,604,739     51,018,030     23,751,461
GME      GAMESTOP CORP-A            50,621,305     43,627,170      4,493,630
C        CITIGROUP INC              49,726,878     48,884,974     48,179,658
PFE      PFIZER INC                 49,392,996     55,508,565     35,215,112
PBI      PITNEY BOWES INC           46,257,611     34,608,886      4,506,714
SWY      SAFEWAY INC                46,129,483     42,260,026      6,781,873
XLE      SPDR-ENERGY SEL            44,897,179     43,722,925     13,532,585
EEM      ISHARES-EMG MKT            44,781,368     65,888,963     55,918,492
NLY      ANNALY CAPITAL M           43,773,648     42,106,536     16,401,325
EXC      EXELON CORP                43,425,075     40,446,942      8,547,827
BBY      BEST BUY CO INC            42,694,939     37,366,956      5,161,126
XRT      SPDR S&P RETAIL            41,821,288     43,329,903      5,406,797
HST      HOST HOTELS & RE           41,396,527     42,258,614      8,135,626
RAD      RITE AID CORP              41,060,318     45,919,965     10,567,486
MTG      MGIC INVT CORP             40,161,475     39,898,888      7,161,978
SD       SANDRIDGE ENERGY           39,223,013     37,510,729     18,461,283
VZ       VERIZON COMMUNIC           38,852,524     35,829,288     11,705,014
UAL      UNITED CONTINENT           38,377,635     37,809,972      5,444,852
DIS      WALT DISNEY CO             38,230,098     35,857,511     11,981,236
JNJ      JOHNSON&JOHNSON            37,613,706     39,741,756      9,802,170
MGM      MGM RESORTS INTE           35,890,827     33,420,310     15,632,134
PHM      PULTEGROUP INC             34,713,883     33,951,813     16,693,809
KOG      KODIAK OIL & GAS           34,602,657     28,058,379     11,624,181
WFC      WELLS FARGO & CO           34,224,845     33,908,908     28,046,358
IYR      ISHARES-DJ REAL            33,852,456     32,623,515      4,547,242
TWX      TIME WARNER INC            33,407,097     34,345,870      6,514,707
XLI      SPDR-INDU SELECT           33,269,411     27,299,831     12,069,595
F/WS     FORD MOTOR -CW13           33,078,076     33,063,163      1,122,821
X        US STEEL CORP              32,451,881     29,173,352     11,468,027
KRE      SPDR S&P REG BAN           32,119,006     37,080,757      2,911,066
KMI      KINDER MORGAN IN           31,958,185     30,578,835      1,853,501
UNG      US NAT GAS FD LP           31,791,590     25,917,825     26,697,391
BSX      BOSTON SCIENTIFC           31,655,969     31,548,976     15,470,233
KBH      KB HOME                    31,589,656     28,011,321      7,984,380
IVN      IVANHOE MINES              31,400,370     26,066,824      2,744,787
SKS      SAKS INC                   31,250,236     31,721,499      2,327,769
DDR      DDR CORP                   31,149,889     32,620,216      3,732,964
HTZ      HERTZ GLOBAL HOL           30,663,390     29,478,609      3,502,077
RDN      RADIAN GROUP INC           30,387,698     29,973,959      7,023,769
XOM      EXXON MOBIL CORP           30,339,182     36,824,841     15,706,679
HEK      HECKMANN CORP              30,239,510     26,682,670      3,529,345
THC      TENET HEALTHCARE           29,817,570     28,258,925     10,884,086
LEN      LENNAR CORP-A              29,750,257     29,407,968      5,993,784
USB      US BANCORP                 29,688,247     27,652,369     10,394,584
MHR      MAGNUM HUNTER RE           29,357,512     29,060,707      4,035,298
HDY      HYPERDYNAMICS CP           29,295,984     29,807,893      3,961,479
VALE     VALE SA-SP ADR             29,203,268     25,711,736     16,517,206
JCP      J.C. PENNEY CO             28,601,141     30,600,246      5,467,709
SPF      STANDARD PACIFIC           28,541,649     27,044,726      4,571,417
WAG      WALGREEN CO                28,467,494     27,597,592     12,749,991
JPM      JPMORGAN CHASE             28,034,303     34,023,037     27,902,476
COF      CAPITAL ONE FINA           27,095,825     27,421,420      5,845,023
BMY      BRISTOL-MYER SQB           26,609,534     26,945,106      8,156,833
GCI      GANNETT CO                 26,256,653     23,326,517      4,001,256
ECA      ENCANA CORP                26,249,616     26,518,974      5,921,317
ODP      OFFICE DEPOT INC           25,689,777     27,092,365      5,262,226
DHI      DR HORTON INC              25,385,791     27,546,037      7,130,818
SCHW     SCHWAB (CHARLES)           25,133,949     28,392,766     17,194,421
AKS      AK STEEL HLDG              25,047,987     20,280,083      9,667,518
HIG      HARTFORD FINL SV           24,844,471     27,346,471     10,862,573
XLB      SPDR-MATERIALS             24,397,914     21,323,007      9,419,739
XLV      SPDR-HEALTH CARE           23,990,856     29,126,641      5,894,120
KWK      QUICKSILVER RES            23,984,797     22,455,945      5,751,214
WM       WASTE MANAGEMENT           23,827,597     23,595,161      2,500,389
CTL      CENTURYLINK INC            23,764,656     18,467,073      5,260,067
XOP      SPDR OIL&GAS EXP           23,651,123     23,403,110      3,786,447
EFA      ISHARES-MSCI EAF           23,446,278     22,672,624     19,343,339
CNO      CNO FINANCIAL GR           23,398,857     23,060,550      1,365,722
RSH      RADIOSHACK CORP            23,383,738     17,812,065      5,798,494
VXX      IPATH-S&P S/T FU           23,131,763     23,649,856     28,955,766
LIZ      LIZ CLAIBORNE              23,070,567     23,923,117      2,307,665
MAR      MARRIOTT INTL-A            22,960,321     24,104,664      3,723,584
CIM      CHIMERA INV CORP           22,916,962     21,660,433     10,358,573
EWZ      ISHARES-BRAZIL             22,696,068     22,074,219     14,522,175
USU      USEC INC                   22,553,607     21,275,536      3,102,710
MBI      MBIA INC                   22,544,998     23,579,756      2,515,530
BPZ      BPZ RESOURCES IN           22,495,421     23,019,022      1,168,111
USG      USG CORP                   22,373,930     18,869,412      3,782,975
WMT      WAL-MART STORES            22,363,704     22,051,633      6,549,856
RGC      REGAL ENTERTAI-A           22,312,325     20,859,339      2,685,547
GPS      GAP INC/THE                22,133,988     20,699,401      8,224,625
TER      TERADYNE INC               22,003,258     20,833,493      3,754,601
MRK      MERCK & CO                 21,917,152     25,171,607     12,752,554

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

-- Bloomberg News

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