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NYSE Amex Issues Short Interest Report

New York, June 24, 2011 -- NYSE Amex (formerly known as NYSE Alternext US) today reported short interest as of the close of business on the settlement date of June 15, 2011.

Based on information received from member and non-member organizations, short interest increased  to 458,140,658 shares from 444,033,498 (revised) on May 31, 2011. 

This reflects short interest reported by all broker-dealers (not only NYSE Amex member firms) in NYSE Amex-listed securities. A short position of 5,000 or more shares existed in 342 issues. Some short position was shown in 525 issues.

This short interest report was compiled by NYSE Amex 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:

 June 15, 2011    458,140,658
 May 31, 2011    449,325,229

 May 13, 2011

   437,118,474

 April 29, 2011    423,424,841
 April 15, 2011    404,812,799

 March 31, 2011

   378,205,788

 March 15, 2011    360,423,508 

 February 28, 2011

   335,008,071

 February 15, 2011    329,409,207
 January 31, 2011    313,199,198
 January 14, 2011    302,000,741
 December 31, 2010    296,116,665
 December 15, 2010    308,645,508
 November 30, 2010    304,512,253
 November 15, 2010    310,712,406
 October 29, 2010    307,493,480
 October 11, 2010    321,009,419
 September 30, 2010    310,278,777
 September 15, 2010    306,922,056

 August 31, 2010

   308,818,525
 August 10, 2010    291,326,674
 July 30, 2010    299,861,795
 July 15, 2010    301,286,674
 June 30, 2010    315,527,649
 June 10, 2010    290,684,823

About NYSE Amex
Once known as the American Stock Exchange, it was acquired by NYSE Euronext on  October 1, 2008.  The market offers trading across a full range of equities, options, and exchange traded funds ("ETFs"), including structured products and HOLDRS.




Contact: Katrina Clay
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Email:  kclay@nyx.com