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Largest NYSE Short Interest Positions as of Feb. 29

March 09, 2012

The following are the 100 largest short interest positions on the New York Stock Exchange as of the Feb. 29 settlement date.



Ticker                                                           Avg. Daily 
Symbol   Company                    Feb. 29        Feb. 15        Volume       
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SPY      SPDR S&P 500 ETF          320,414,742    313,917,094    142,133,034
NOK      NOKIA CORP-ADR            217,069,399    215,707,954     33,791,412
IWM      ISHARES-RUS 2000          208,446,628    208,862,217     47,976,606
BAC      BANK OF AMERICA           152,021,136    154,408,018    257,999,158
F        FORD MOTOR CO             135,030,064    144,928,692     40,160,033
XLF      SPDR-FINL SELECT          113,075,054    113,348,177     65,480,989
EMC      EMC CORP/MASS             100,406,089    130,895,136     21,269,699
AA       ALCOA INC                  71,471,265     76,873,395     20,904,349
SVU      SUPERVALU INC              70,089,415     66,379,873      5,419,917
CX       CEMEX SAB-SP ADR           69,299,889     72,667,673     20,571,092
GE       GENERAL ELECTRIC           64,023,158     69,517,685     40,911,549
AMD      ADV MICRO DEVICE           61,854,071     64,622,765     15,382,334
T        AT&T INC                   58,993,817     54,604,739     23,799,720
DUK      DUKE ENERGY CORP           56,221,756     55,256,411     12,278,624
S        SPRINT NEXTEL CO           56,210,124     56,948,279     48,685,770
GME      GAMESTOP CORP-A            54,847,869     50,621,305      2,382,871
GM       GENERAL MOTORS C           54,745,984     58,334,791     13,346,365
SNV      SYNOVUS FINL               54,424,970     56,552,850      6,009,005
CHK      CHESAPEAKE ENERG           51,470,132     54,764,863     19,348,321
PFE      PFIZER INC                 50,773,726     49,392,996     31,464,651
SWY      SAFEWAY INC                48,457,680     46,129,483      9,222,288
PBI      PITNEY BOWES INC           48,177,228     46,257,611      3,553,035
XRT      SPDR S&P RETAIL            46,639,662     41,821,288      7,083,267
BBY      BEST BUY CO INC            44,787,941     42,694,939      4,178,672
VZ       VERIZON COMMUNIC           44,730,316     38,852,524     12,165,534
MTG      MGIC INVT CORP             44,305,369     40,161,475      7,647,063
RAD      RITE AID CORP              43,308,127     41,060,318      5,940,155
XLE      SPDR-ENERGY SEL            43,288,258     44,897,179     14,413,773
EXC      EXELON CORP                43,230,042     43,425,075      6,137,700
HST      HOST HOTELS & RE           42,649,204     41,396,527      8,184,427
EEM      ISHARES-EMG MKT            42,255,576     44,781,368     46,671,967
NLY      ANNALY CAPITAL M           40,681,602     43,773,648      8,152,258
SD       SANDRIDGE ENERGY           38,163,558     39,223,013     15,374,441
UAL      UNITED CONTINENT           38,058,490     38,377,635      7,147,404
DIS      WALT DISNEY CO             37,676,536     38,230,098      7,821,164
C        CITIGROUP INC              37,545,949     49,726,878     38,394,369
MGM      MGM RESORTS INTE           37,261,893     35,890,827     20,496,691
JNJ      JOHNSON&JOHNSON            37,192,092     37,613,706      9,395,016
PHM      PULTEGROUP INC             35,870,695     34,713,883     12,111,805
X        US STEEL CORP              34,821,912     32,451,881      8,348,476
TWX      TIME WARNER INC            33,937,175     33,407,097      6,487,197
VALE     VALE SA-SP ADR             33,633,117     29,203,268     15,937,373
KMI      KINDER MORGAN IN           33,567,017     31,958,185      2,427,708
SCHW     SCHWAB (CHARLES)           33,521,155     25,133,949     15,878,299
BSX      BOSTON SCIENTIFC           33,472,767     31,655,969     17,923,669
KOG      KODIAK OIL & GAS           33,089,095     34,602,657     11,368,137
F/WS     FORD MOTOR -CW13           33,011,464     33,078,076        698,544
IYR      ISHARES-DJ REAL            32,348,549     33,852,456      5,955,948
KBH      KB HOME                    32,072,642     31,589,656      5,297,866
XLI      SPDR-INDU SELECT           31,839,807     33,269,411     11,471,951
JPM      JPMORGAN CHASE             31,470,171     28,034,303     28,718,515
XOM      EXXON MOBIL CORP           31,409,797     30,339,182     14,218,888
SKS      SAKS INC                   31,367,369     31,250,236      3,002,920
IVN      IVANHOE MINES              31,021,523     31,400,370      2,436,975
DDR      DDR CORP                   30,929,688     31,149,889      3,428,049
MHR      MAGNUM HUNTER RE           30,745,401     29,357,512      5,340,142
USB      US BANCORP                 30,326,608     29,688,247      9,962,368
SPF      STANDARD PACIFIC           30,235,751     28,541,649      2,435,453
HDY      HYPERDYNAMICS CP           30,201,886     29,295,984      9,052,620
HTZ      HERTZ GLOBAL HOL           30,193,528     30,663,390      7,977,020
KRE      SPDR S&P REG BAN           29,989,281     32,119,006      2,730,652
LEN      LENNAR CORP-A              29,967,579     29,750,257      5,589,507
WFC      WELLS FARGO & CO           29,209,826     34,224,845     29,577,141
JCP      J.C. PENNEY CO             28,942,871     28,601,141      5,142,704
HEK      HECKMANN CORP              28,913,094     30,239,510      2,916,491
DHI      DR HORTON INC              28,669,112     25,385,791      6,610,012
RDN      RADIAN GROUP INC           28,255,442     30,387,698      7,381,660
EWZ      ISHARES-BRAZIL             28,126,149     22,696,068     13,496,958
NYB      NY COMM BANCORP            27,953,619     21,805,225      4,700,795
RSH      RADIOSHACK CORP            27,348,178     23,383,738      5,661,437
WAG      WALGREEN CO                27,232,148     28,467,494      7,444,742
ODP      OFFICE DEPOT INC           27,172,820     25,689,777      7,117,286
VXX      IPATH-S&P S/T FU           26,865,521     23,131,763     35,412,024
XLV      SPDR-HEALTH CARE           26,832,581     23,990,856      5,786,471
PG       PROCTER & GAMBLE           26,682,343     21,738,822     13,582,529
EWJ      ISHARES-JAPAN              26,193,746     11,718,530     17,944,615
RGC      REGAL ENTERTAI-A           26,114,717     22,312,325      1,841,818
ACI      ARCH COAL INC              25,826,706     20,985,732      7,524,533
HIG      HARTFORD FINL SV           25,772,355     24,844,471     10,179,285
GCI      GANNETT CO                 25,704,067     26,256,653      4,907,067
ECA      ENCANA CORP                25,502,503     26,249,616      6,631,987
BMY      BRISTOL-MYER SQB           25,288,242     26,609,534     10,354,003
THC      TENET HEALTHCARE           25,182,963     29,817,570     11,028,251
AKS      AK STEEL HLDG              24,632,219     25,047,987      6,624,286
XOP      SPDR OIL&GAS EXP           24,567,123     23,651,123      4,912,689
CIM      CHIMERA INV CORP           24,429,748     22,916,962      6,524,345
OPK      OPKO HEALTH                24,367,303     20,776,287      2,963,788
XLB      SPDR-MATERIALS             23,868,645     24,397,914      8,434,313
KWK      QUICKSILVER RES            23,858,508     23,984,797      3,947,481
CNO      CNO FINANCIAL GR           23,855,761     23,398,857      1,595,840
USU      USEC INC                   23,781,835     22,553,607      1,682,127
GPS      GAP INC/THE                23,776,699     22,133,988      8,427,388
VALE/P   VALE SA-SP P ADR           23,755,463     21,252,643      6,012,417
CTL      CENTURYLINK INC            23,717,080     23,764,656     10,924,578
WM       WASTE MANAGEMENT           23,495,567     23,827,597      3,105,658
BPZ      BPZ RESOURCES IN           23,192,407     22,495,421      2,600,317
RF       REGIONS FINANCIA           22,768,409     21,050,744     18,448,366
MET      METLIFE INC                22,513,978     18,541,566      7,544,182
USG      USG CORP                   22,358,250     22,373,930      2,475,209
MBI      MBIA INC                   22,063,224     22,544,998      2,083,701

*-- Data includes ETF positions.

-- Bloomberg News

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