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NYSE Alternext US Issues Short Interest Report

New York, December 24,  2008 -- NYSE Alternext US LLC today reported short interest as of the close of business on the settlement date of December 15, 2008. 

Based on information received from member and non-member organizations, short interest decreased to 568,272,793 shares from 631,636,180 (revised) shares on November 28, 2008.

This reflects short interest reported by all broker-dealers (not only NYSE Alternext US member firms) in NYSE Alternext US-listed securities. A short position of 5,000 or more shares existed in 395 issues. Some short position was shown in 723 issues.

This short interest report was compiled by NYSE Alternext US on the basis on information obtained from its member and non-member organizations covering all securities traded on the Exchange in both round and odd-lots.  

A short sale is any sale of a security that the seller does not own or any sale that is completed by the delivery of a borrowed security.

Adjusted short interest for the preceding 12 months:

 November 28, 2008

    631,636,180 

 November 14,  2008

    609,967,049  

 October 31, 2008                  

    722,568,248

 October 15, 2008           

 1,141,341,041    

  September 30, 2008

 1,182,959,576      

 September 15, 2008            

 1,375,834,183     

 August 29, 2008         

 1,431,289,667

 August 15, 2008       

 1,447,276,417     

 July 31, 2008

 1,488,607,507    

 July 15, 2008           

 1,469,681,869    

 June 30, 2008         

 1,433,859,621           

 June 13, 2008      

 1,478,469,866        

  May 30, 2008

 1,347,168,564

  May 15, 2008                

 1,308,207,732 

 April 30, 2008

 1,280,471,726       

  April 15, 2008      

 1,293,366,375

  March 31, 2008

 1,267,154,289

  March 14, 2008     

 1,318,018,828

 February 29, 2008    

 1,239,338,377

 February 15, 2008

 1,173,888,724 

 January 31, 2008    

 1,099,855,774

  J anuary 15, 2008 

 1,125,171,967

  December 31, 2007    

 1,095,365,559

  December 14, 2007        

 1,083,504,928

About NYSE Alternext US LLC

Formerly known as the American Stock Exchange, it was acquired by NYSE Euronext on  October 1, 2008, and its name was changed to NYSE Alternext US LLC. The market offers trading across a full range of equities, options, and exchange traded funds ("ETFs"), including structured products and HOLDRS.

 

 



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