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NYSE Group Inc. Issues Short Interest Report
New York, December 24, 2008 --The NYSE Group, Inc. today reported short interest as of the close of business on the settlement date of December 15, 2008.

Based on information received from members and member organizations, short interest decreased to 13,710,404,966 shares from 14,142,088,046 (revised) shares on November 28, 2008. This was an decrease of 431,683,080 shares.

The short interest on December 15 was equal to 3.59 percent of the total shares outstanding.

The short interest in warrants as of December 15 amounted to 98,271 warrants, compared to 95,753 warrants the previous period.

As of the settlement date, there were 4,142 stocks and 11 warrants available for trading. Of these, 3,363 issues had either a short position of at least 5,000 shares or a change of 2,000 shares since the last monthly report.

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 preceeding 12 months: 

  December 15, 2007 

  13,710,404,966 

  November 28, 2008 

  14,142,088,046 

  November 14, 2008 

  13,574,527,599

  October 15, 2008 

  13,584,588,896 

  September 30, 2008 

  14,840,183,359 

  September 15, 2008 

  17,137,639,017  

  August 29, 2008 

  17,688,931,645

  August 15, 2008 

  17,776,957,423 

  July 31, 2008 

  18,324,822,275

  July 15, 2008 

  18,608,172,560 

  June 30, 2008 

  17,921,513,271  

  June 10, 2008 

  17,656,689,208

  May 27, 2008 

  16,381,113,274 

  May 12, 2008 

  15,992,866,161 

  April 25, 2008 

  15,617,079,741 

  April 10, 2008 

  15,581,441,080 

  March 26, 2008 

  15,573,907,206 

  March 12, 2008 

  15,994,499,533 

  February 26, 2008 

  14,951,879,300 

  February 12, 2008 

  14,364,716,294 

  January 28, 2008 

  13,704,229,414 

  January 10, 2008 

  13,829,565,599 

  December 26, 2007 

  12,740,517,396 



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