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FACTBOX-Biggest changes in Nasdaq short interest

 NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) - Short interest on the Nasdaq rose 0.7 percent
in mid-June, Nasdaq said on Wednesday, suggesting a slight increase in bearish
sentiment in the stock market. For story please see [ID:nN24222733].
 Below are the five Nasdaq stocks that experienced the largest increases and
decreases in their short positions from late May to mid-June, according to
information released by the exchange.
 The five companies with the largest overall short positions are also
listed.
COMPANY              CURRENT PERIOD   EARLIER PERIOD    NET CHANGE  PCT CHANGE
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FIVE BIGGEST NET INCREASES:
Microsoft Corp MSFT.O      70,653,406    57,128,508    13,524,898   23.67
Dell Inc DELL.O            52,545,129    40,126,065    12,419,064   30.95
JetBlue Airways JBLU.O     31,112,395    19,504,453    11,607,942   59.51
Cisco Systems Inc CSCO.O   51,816,216    43,894,353     7,921,863   18.05
Marvell Tech Group MRVL.O  23,900,011    17,030,259     6,869,752   40.34
FIVE BIGGEST NET DECREASES:
Fifth Third Bancorp FITB.O 51,318,221    62,891,722   -11,573,501  -18.4
Sirius XM Radio SIRI.O    164,973,349   175,742,764   -10,769,415   -6.13
Yahoo! Inc YHOO.O          50,894,385    56,973,918    -6,079,533  -10.67
KLA-Tencor Corp KLAC.O     11,810,700    16,877,489    -5,066,789  -30.02
Huntington Bncshrs HBAN.O  34,067,233    38,984,428    -4,917,195  -12.61
FIVE BIGGEST POSITIONS:
Sirius XM Radio SIRI.O    164,973,349   175,742,764   -10,769,415   -6.13
Level 3 Comms Inc LVLT.O  115,070,735   110,642,307     4,428,428    4.00
Intel Corporation INTC.O   89,400,978    88,179,348     1,221,630    1.39
E*TRADE Financial ETFC.O   86,644,307    90,703,730    -4,059,423   -4.48
Mylan Inc MYL.O            73,103,014    67,961,315     5,141,699    7.57
Source: Nasdaq data as of June 15, Reuters Estimates


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