Short Interest: NYSE Actively Traded Stocks (NOK, BAC, AMD, AIG, S, CHK, C, JPM, GE, F)

We tracked the short interest in the following NYSE most actively traded stocks: Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK), Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC), Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD), American International Group (NYSE: AIG), Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S), Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK), Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) and Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F).

Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) saw short interest rise 13% to 246 million shares, 6.6% of the company's total float.

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) short interest fell nearly 2% to 216 million shares, which represents a 2% of the company's float.

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NYSE: AMD) showed a rise of 11.7% in short interest, to 110 million shares, about 18.4% of AMD's float.

American International Group (NYSE: AIG) showed a rise of 5.1% in short interest, to 21.6 million shares, about 2.5% of AIG's float.

Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S) saw short interest fall more than 24% to 98 million shares, 3.3% of the company's total float.

Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) showed a drop of 3.3% in short interest, to 88.7 million shares, or 13.5% of Chesapeake's float.

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C) saw short interest rise more than 10% to 64.5 million shares, or 2.2% of the bank's float.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) showed a drop of 6.3% in short interest, to 39.5 million shares, or 1% of the company's float.

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) showed a drop of 6.3% in short interest, to 39.5 million shares, or 0.7% of the company's float.

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) showed a rise of 11.4% in short interest, to 109 million shares, or 2.9% of the carmaker's float.

Paul Ausick

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