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Largest NYSE Short Interest Percent Increases as of Feb. 29

March 09, 2012

The following are the 200 largest short interest percent increases on the New York Stock Exchange as of the Feb. 29 settlement date. This list includes securities with a short position of at least 200,000 shares.



Ticker                                                                     
Symbol   Company                        Feb. 29       Feb. 15      % Change   
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TU       TELUS CORP-NON V            11,850,358     1,204,713       883.7
IWS      ISHARES-RUS M V              2,266,400       505,115       348.7
SCO      PRSH-U/S CRU OIL               872,478       224,852       288.0
SCZ      ISHARES MSCI SMA               763,339       247,455       208.5
UUP      POWERSHARES DB U             6,332,145     2,079,918       204.4
VIG      VANGUARD DVD A E             1,745,292       607,082       187.5
EMB      ISHARES-JPM EM B               891,646       327,982       171.9
TWM      PROSHARES ULTRAS               631,510       235,668       168.0
NVS      NOVARTIS AG-ADR             11,110,034     4,270,447       160.2
PIN      POWERSH INDIA                  626,358       277,948       125.4
EWJ      ISHARES-JAPAN               26,193,746    11,718,530       123.5
IJS      ISHARES-SP SCVAL               735,084       338,194       117.4
IYT      ISHARES-DJ US TR             5,441,367     2,508,832       116.9
TVIX     VELOCITYSH 2X VX             3,985,507     1,860,907       114.2
SR       STANDARD REGISTE               963,158       459,216       109.7
BCEI     BONANZA CREEK EN               484,539       232,956       108.0
PT       PORTUGAL TEL-ADR               680,483       339,407       100.5
RGP      REGENCY ENERGY P               715,901       357,101       100.5
BDJ      BLACKROCK EN E D               723,027       364,054        98.6
SH       PROSHARES SHORT                818,732       414,633        97.5
GAB      GABELLI EQUITY                 402,919       205,698        95.9
SDY      SPDR S&P DIV ETF             1,214,969       625,885        94.1
RSE      ROUSE PROPER                 1,459,486       771,443        89.2
CLS      CELESTICA INC                1,866,947       992,549        88.1
ABX      BARRICK GOLD CRP            10,208,499     5,436,521        87.8
TLM      TALISMAN ENERGY              6,029,231     3,237,856        86.2
XHB      SPDR S&P HOMEBUI            19,950,244    10,761,145        85.4
SPXU     PROSHARES ULTRAP             3,299,578     1,806,630        82.6
TZA      DIR SMCAP BEAR3X             5,948,105     3,260,550        82.4
QID      PROSHARES QQQ                1,044,924       588,233        77.6
STR      QUESTAR CORP                 3,700,560     2,103,254        75.9
HIO      WESTERN ASSET HI               671,226       385,510        74.1
TYH      DIR TECH BULL 3X               373,921       215,810        73.3
ITB      ISHARES-DJ HO CO             3,867,464     2,233,509        73.2
HYV      BLACKROCK-CO HY5               346,888       201,560        72.1
SHM      SPDR NUVEEN BARC               351,905       206,848        70.1
JAH      JARDEN CORP                  5,103,775     3,022,646        68.9
LQD      ISHARES-IBOXX IV             2,577,348     1,531,966        68.2
KORS     MICHAEL KORS HOL             1,422,482       860,323        65.3
LNT      ALLIANT ENERGY                 971,695       589,447        64.8
ITT      ITT CORP                     4,512,144     2,803,964        60.9
LAZ      LAZARD LTD-CL A              2,211,714     1,376,842        60.6
IGE      ISHARES S&P NRSI               332,073       209,248        58.7
TX       TERNIUM SA-ADR                 467,065       294,656        58.5
DQ       DAQO NEW ENE-ADR               758,529       482,965        57.1
KBR      KBR INC                      1,170,174       745,219        57.0
EWS      ISHARES-SINGAPOR             3,048,571     1,955,457        55.9
SU       SUNCOR ENERGY                9,134,775     5,862,281        55.8
FMC      FMC CORP                       772,995       498,932        54.9
DYN      DYNEGY INC                  12,678,106     8,216,596        54.3
TEF      TELEFONICA-ADR               6,897,698     4,473,535        54.2
ALU      ALCATEL-LUCE-ADR            19,479,266    12,707,667        53.3
ABB      ABB LTD-ADR                  4,308,616     2,824,346        52.6
FMS      FRESENIUS ME-ADR               491,996       323,057        52.3
ABV      AMBEV-PRF ADR                8,865,247     5,864,057        51.2
CSQ      CALAMOS-ST TO RT               523,593       347,173        50.8
IXG      ISHARES-GL FINL                372,338       247,517        50.4
IMPV     IMPERVA INC                    369,338       247,196        49.4
CI       CIGNA CORP                   3,451,824     2,311,321        49.3
SMFG     SUMITOMO MIT-ADR             3,138,306     2,104,305        49.1
EWX      SPDR S&P EMER SM               666,111       448,465        48.5
SPH      SUBURBAN PROPANE               410,785       278,785        47.3
HUN      HUNTSMAN CORP                9,009,375     6,157,626        46.3
HDB      HDFC BANK-ADR                2,514,031     1,727,125        45.6
ERX      DIR ENRGY BUL3X                994,033       683,353        45.5
MDU      MDU RES GROUP                2,690,099     1,855,073        45.0
GEL      GENESIS ENERGY                 496,924       342,882        44.9
AMX      AMERICA MO-ADR L             7,501,926     5,178,324        44.9
CHT      CHUNGHWA TEL-ADR             1,989,689     1,373,647        44.8
FNV      FRANCO-NEVADA CO               718,778       496,768        44.7
YPF      YPF SA-ADR                   1,312,502       909,060        44.4
HGT      HUGOTON ROYALTY                962,431       676,264        42.3
EGO      ELDORADO GOLD               11,200,001     7,872,848        42.3
STM      STMICROELECTR-NY             1,935,021     1,361,081        42.2
IJK      ISHARES-SP MC/GR               289,777       204,052        42.0
EWC      ISHARES-CANADA               3,606,252     2,539,895        42.0
VXZ      IPATH-S&P M/T FU             1,892,060     1,346,301        40.5
MAS      MASCO CORP                  19,109,683    13,620,271        40.3
MFC      MANULIFE FIN                 7,704,704     5,500,367        40.1
HUM      HUMANA INC                   2,941,590     2,106,377        39.7
TI       TELECOM ITAL-ADR               621,660       445,251        39.6
CSX      CSX CORP                    11,469,610     8,231,656        39.3
NCV      AGIC-CONVER & IN               295,988       213,407        38.7
TCB      TCF FINL CORP               10,434,840     7,532,756        38.5
APL      ATLAS PIPELINE P               918,472       663,199        38.5
AGD      ALPINE GLOBAL DY               289,419       209,311        38.3
NMR      NOMURA HLDGS-ADR             1,336,901       968,066        38.1
IYZ      ISHARES-DJ TELEC               706,162       514,993        37.1
OC       OWENS CORNING                6,011,338     4,390,062        36.9
UWM      PROSHARES ULTRA                360,404       263,492        36.8
EWT      ISHARES-TAIWAN               5,894,802     4,311,357        36.7
SKM      SK TELECOM-ADR                 959,341       703,603        36.3
SUG      SOUTHERN UNION               3,771,970     2,772,963        36.0
FGP      FERRELLGAS-LP                1,675,296     1,232,263        36.0
CGX      CONS GRAPHICS                  470,947       347,180        35.6
NLSN     NIELSEN HOLDINGS             3,232,884     2,390,623        35.2
ENI      ENERSIS SA-ADR                 650,986       482,122        35.0
TUR      ISHARES TURKEY                 478,507       354,553        35.0
NXY      NEXEN INC                    6,173,413     4,583,584        34.7
SNN      SMITH & NEPH-ADR               540,251       402,179        34.3
EPD      ENTERPRISE PRODU             3,694,832     2,753,709        34.2
AGG      ISHARES BARCLAYS             1,279,852       955,748        33.9
SCHW     SCHWAB (CHARLES)            33,521,155    25,133,949        33.4
REX      REX AMERICAN RES               331,630       248,950        33.2
MBT      MOBILE TELES-ADR             7,011,419     5,267,398        33.1
ALEX     ALEXANDER & BALD             1,710,481     1,285,740        33.0
NOR      NORANDA ALUMINUM             1,311,769       986,618        33.0
FDS      FACTSET RESEARCH             4,518,665     3,402,685        32.8
TGT      TARGET CORP                  8,285,294     6,251,284        32.5
NGLS     TARGA RESOURCES                971,371       733,297        32.5
STC      STEWART INFO SVC             1,894,740     1,430,457        32.5
GDXJ     MARKET VECTORS J             1,903,654     1,439,197        32.3
DEM      WISDOMTREE EMG M               735,560       556,937        32.1
BRE      BRE PROPERTIES               2,540,969     1,925,844        31.9
DIA      SPDR DJIA TRUST             12,517,520     9,512,226        31.6
NI       NISOURCE INC                 6,583,403     5,006,044        31.5
CHG      CH ENERGY GROUP              1,180,641       898,338        31.4
SLE      SARA LEE CORP                8,149,649     6,226,845        30.9
STP      SUNTECH POWE-ADR            18,335,376    14,021,162        30.8
NS       NUSTAR ENERGY LP               491,856       377,062        30.4
ETP      ENERGY TRANSF PA             3,610,351     2,768,568        30.4
EC       ECOPETROL-SP ADR             2,339,765     1,795,442        30.3
WSM      WILLIAMS-SONOMA              5,501,029     4,221,658        30.3
CCL      CARNIVAL CORP               16,864,099    12,950,873        30.2
BP       BP PLC-ADR                   9,857,698     7,593,720        29.8
EWH      ISHARES-HONGKONG             7,462,890     5,754,951        29.7
INVN     INVENSENSE INC               5,421,102     4,181,429        29.6
ANR      ALPHA NATURAL RE            13,278,138    10,254,348        29.5
TTC      TORO CO                        396,622       306,518        29.4
VVC      VECTREN CORP                 1,668,288     1,291,499        29.2
PBR/A    PETROBRAS-SP ADR             8,205,946     6,354,537        29.1
DIG      PROSHARES ULTRA                376,748       291,757        29.1
AUY      YAMANA GOLD INC              5,875,903     4,551,185        29.1
NRG      NRG ENERGY                   7,517,522     5,857,391        28.3
NYB      NY COMM BANCORP             27,953,619    21,805,225        28.2
DCM      NTT DOCOMO-ADR               1,898,564     1,485,140        27.8
MMP      MAGELLAN MIDSTRE               896,928       703,622        27.5
K        KELLOGG CO                   6,773,384     5,314,769        27.4
BTM      OI SA-ADR                      430,218       337,639        27.4
BRF      MKT VECT-BRA S/C               626,957       492,480        27.3
CAJ      CANON INC-ADR                  926,982       728,252        27.3
SLH      SOLERA HOLDINGS              1,496,987     1,180,647        26.8
VO       VANGUARD MID-C E               285,101       225,899        26.2
OIL      IPATH GS CRD OIL             1,325,053     1,050,018        26.2
VEU      VANGUARD FTSE AL             1,707,327     1,353,297        26.2
XBI      SPDR S&P BIOTECH             2,053,747     1,629,212        26.1
DGL      POWERSHARES DB G               292,949       232,642        25.9
FXF      CRYSHS-SWISS FRA               345,594       274,883        25.7
VUG      VANGUARD GRW ETF               268,768       214,524        25.3
EHI      WESTERN ASSET GL               249,975       200,098        24.9
GG       GOLDCORP INC                 5,348,541     4,291,832        24.6
DV       DEVRY INC                    1,472,502     1,183,033        24.5
SLW      SILVER WHEATON               8,012,010     6,453,653        24.1
NAV      NAVISTAR INTL                3,181,761     2,566,966        24.0
EWZ      ISHARES-BRAZIL              28,126,149    22,696,068        23.9
ROK      ROCKWELL AUTOMAT             2,672,703     2,165,581        23.4
DVA      DAVITA INC                   2,004,889     1,624,985        23.4
FTE      FRANCE TELEC-ADR             2,013,398     1,632,470        23.3
ACI      ARCH COAL INC               25,826,706    20,985,732        23.1
EPB      EL PASO PIPELINE               763,090       620,584        23.0
CAH      CARDINAL HEALTH              3,480,739     2,831,852        22.9
JNPR     JUNIPER NETWORKS            13,177,756    10,721,549        22.9
PG       PROCTER & GAMBLE            26,682,343    21,738,822        22.7
WR       WESTAR ENERGY IN             1,578,835     1,288,772        22.5
SAM      BOSTON BEER-A                2,393,803     1,954,781        22.5
BEAM     BEAM INC                       840,728       686,662        22.4
FDO      FAMILY DOLLAR ST             3,684,657     3,013,468        22.3
BORN     CHINA NEW BO-ADR               817,673       669,521        22.1
CHKM     CHESAPEAKE MIDST               297,923       244,239        22.0
CSE      CAPITALSOURCE IN             8,354,626     6,851,918        21.9
SEP      SPECTRA ENERGY                 339,176       278,211        21.9
VG       VONAGE HOLDINGS             13,446,978    11,031,126        21.9
FMX      FOMENTO ECON-ADR             1,462,985     1,200,476        21.9
UMC      UNITED MICRO-ADR            15,861,559    13,025,456        21.8
WES      WESTERN GAS PART             1,507,967     1,240,507        21.6
KOS      KOSMOS ENERGY LT             1,383,886     1,138,614        21.5
MET      METLIFE INC                 22,513,978    18,541,566        21.4
VAC      MARRIOTT VACATIO             2,074,053     1,709,757        21.3
TSL      TRINA SOLAR-ADR             14,710,382    12,130,719        21.3
INN      SUMMIT HOTEL PRO             1,253,196     1,033,837        21.2
RS       RELIANCE STEEL               1,552,973     1,281,449        21.2
NBR      NABORS INDS LTD              8,203,291     6,769,570        21.2
KR       KROGER CO                   13,227,978    10,932,501        21.0
PGN      PROGRESS ENERGY              2,805,285     2,328,391        20.5
EOC      ENDESA-ADR (CHL)               500,336       415,290        20.5
BG       BUNGE LTD                    5,188,661     4,309,779        20.4
HES      HESS CORP                    4,601,981     3,825,321        20.3
TBT      PROSHARES ULTRAS             9,242,542     7,684,629        20.3
OMG      OM GROUP INC                 1,470,493     1,223,452        20.2
MOS      MOSAIC CO/THE                6,592,165     5,487,695        20.1
CHS      CHICO'S FAS INC              5,933,426     4,940,902        20.1
ELP      COPEL-ADR PR B                 746,087       622,248        19.9
POT      POTASH CORP SAS              5,553,968     4,633,032        19.9
KCP      KENNETH COLE-A                 310,826       259,324        19.9
SID      SID NACIONAL-ADR            13,055,091    10,897,450        19.8
CVC      CABLEVISION SY-A            10,226,611     8,539,957        19.8
FAS      DIR FIN BULL 3X              3,150,520     2,631,836        19.7
MCD      MCDONALDS CORP               7,672,545     6,412,861        19.6
BKD      BROOKDALE SR                 6,273,254     5,245,499        19.6
ATK      ALLIANT TECHSYS                702,803       588,219        19.5

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

-- Bloomberg News

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