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Shares Sol Unit Chg. Pct. Chg.

Short as o from from

Institution 9/15/98 8/14/98 8/14/98

Ahmanson (H.F.) & Co. 1,409,475 -3,838,696 -73.10%

American Express Co. 3,332,170 -698,674 -17.3

AmeriCredit Corp. 1,866,961 988,830 112.6

Amsouth Bancorp. 2,032,827 597,848 41.7

Bancorpsouth Inc. 52,391 41,109 364.4

Bank of New York 8,061,467 3,556,886 79

BankAmerica Corp. 4,596,355 -561,987 -10.9

Bankers Trust New York Corp3,253,902 1,129,498 53.2

Bridge View Bancorp 16,000 -2,421 -13.1

Capital One Financial Corp.2,026,289 517,477 34.3

Capstead Mortgage Corp. 2,235,733 503,156 29

Centura Banks Inc. 259,348 144,038 124.9

Chase Manhattan Corp. 5,909,012 -185,410 -3

Citicorp 4,457,136 -223,452 -4.8

City National Corp. 379,570 -146,039 -27.8

Colonial BancGroup Inc. (S, 274,908 131,924 92.3

Comerica Inc. 1,526,019 552,066 56.7

Commerce Bancorp Inc. 413,851 149,317 56.4

Commercial Federal Corp. 1,314,634 -1,061,440 -44.7

Community Bankshares Inc. 7,385 -3,419 -31.6

Countrywide Credit Industri 627,518 64,570 11.5

Crestar Financial Corp. 218,546 -71,503 -24.7

CVB Financial Corp. 18,812 15,512 470.1

Dime Bancorp Inc. 1,363,310 295,443 27.7

Downey Financial Corp. 317,964 -67,895 -17.6

FBL Financial Group 461,300 16,791 3.8

Finova Group Inc. 365,066 -146,512 -28.6

First Alliance/Banc 501,570 201,603 67.2

First Chicago NBD Corp. 2,683,127 277,760 11.5

First Commonwealth Financia 214,956 80,289 59.6

First Federal of Alabama 30,643 4 -

First Union Corp. 16,015,390 1,471,168 10.1

First Virginia Banks Inc. 1,896,813 77,659 4.3

Firstar Corp. 2,137,718 545,572 34.3

Firstfed Financial Corp. 231,590 -13,810 -5.6

Fleet Financial Group Inc. 4,266,507 500,417 13.3

Fleet Financial Wrnts-1/01 49,950 -1,450 -2.8

Fund American Enterprise 48,041 -10,847 -18.4

Golden West Financial Corp. 588,340 202,696 52.6

Hibernia Corp. 1,164,087 33,174 2.9

Household International 8,386,957 929,024 12.5

Imperial Bancorp 536,752 -70,864 -11.7

J.P. Morgan & Co. 2,071,248 385,099 22.8

Keycorp 7,015,102 1,009,564 16.8

MBNA Corp. 10,673,700 2,934,412 37.9

Mellon Bank Corp. 3,666,839 133,198 3.8

Mercantile Bancorp 2,401,098 365,552 18

MidSouth Bancorp 13,200 -600 -4.3

National City Corp. 3,185,313 1,300,430 69

NationsBank Corp. 17,332,988 2,612,046 17.7

North Fork Bancorp 2,439,536 87,752 3.7

Norwest Corp. 21,944,465 5,287,339 31.7

PAB BancShares 22,000 -174 -

Park National Corp. 30,340 2,440 8.7

Piedmont Bancorp 20,501 - -

PNC Bank Corp. 2,666,583 125,956 5

Professional Bancorp (PA) 21,652 -11 -

Redwood Empire Bancorp 140,454 - -

Republic New York Corp. 809,580 151,167 23

Star Banc Corp. 6,602,125 -988,444 -13

Student Loan Corp. 17,244 9,165 113.4

Summit Bancorp 2,273,590 28,483 1.3

SunTrust Banks Inc. 11,575,906 3,311,207 40.1

Surety Capital Corp. 10,000 10,000 Start

Synovous Financial Corp. 7,015,908 -194,314 -2.7

TCF Financial Corp. 729,024 36,723 5.3

Union Planters Corp. 1,064,509 -116,344 -9.9

United Cos Finl Corp 7,064,073 415,871 6.3

US Bancorp 14,603,337 1,187,413 8.9

Bank-Related Totals 194.02 M 23,288,180 13.60%

NYSE Exchange Totals 4.21 B 117,940,984 2.90%

AMEX Exchange Totals 204.28 M -1,481,127 -0.70%

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Avg. Dai Days

Trading to

Institution Volume Cover*

Ahmanson (H.F.) & Co. 733,128 1.9

American Express Co. 2,669,58 1.2

AmeriCredit Corp. 333,080 5.6

Amsouth Bancorp. 263,328 7.7

Bancorpsouth Inc. 17,414 3

Bank of New York 2,118,34 3.8

BankAmerica Corp. 3,435,42 1.3

Bankers Trust New York Corp1,232,01 2.6

Bridge View Bancorp 1,100 14.5

Capital One Financial Corp.724,204 2.8

Capstead Mortgage Corp. 377,747 5.9

Centura Banks Inc. 41,976 6.2

Chase Manhattan Corp. 6,345,77 0.9

Citicorp 6,012,53 0.7

City National Corp. 113,304 3.4

Colonial BancGroup Inc. (S,113,247 2.4

Comerica Inc. 420,628 3.6

Commerce Bancorp Inc. 47,028 8.8

Commercial Federal Corp. 153,609 8.6

Community Bankshares Inc. 509 14.5

Countrywide Credit Industri461,076 1.4

Crestar Financial Corp. 440,019 0.5

CVB Financial Corp. 6,452 2.9

Dime Bancorp Inc. 534,180 2.6

Downey Financial Corp. 85,619 3.7

FBL Financial Group 17,857 25.8

Finova Group Inc. 194,495 1.9

First Alliance/Banc 52,219 9.6

First Chicago NBD Corp. 951,728 2.8

First Commonwealth Financia 16,804 12.8

First Federal of Alabama 21,700 1.4

First Union Corp. 2,922,10 5.5

First Virginia Banks Inc. 149,133 12.7

Firstar Corp. 382,752 5.6

Firstfed Financial Corp. 53,319 4.3

Fleet Financial Group Inc. 998,900 4.3

Fleet Financial Wrnts-1/01 14,200 3.5

Fund American Enterprise 6,242 7.7

Golden West Financial Corp.239,709 2.5

Hibernia Corp. 416,509 2.8

Household International 1,855,51 4.5

Imperial Bancorp 138,157 3.9

J.P. Morgan & Co. 2,075,57 1

Keycorp 1,094,47 6.4

MBNA Corp. 1,433,49 7.4

Mellon Bank Corp. 1,308,94 2.8

Mercantile Bancorp 323,733 7.4

MidSouth Bancorp 1,400 9.4

National City Corp. 593,114 5.4

NationsBank Corp. 4,292,99 4

North Fork Bancorp 453,814 5.4

Norwest Corp. 2,208,99 9.9

PAB BancShares 3,480 6.3

Park National Corp. 1,880 16.1

Piedmont Bancorp 7,461 2.7

PNC Bank Corp. 855,714 3.1

Professional Bancorp (PA) 3,271 6.6

Redwood Empire Bancorp 4,552 30.9

Republic New York Corp. 406,771 2

Star Banc Corp. 373,238 17.7

Student Loan Corp. 3,300 5.2

Summit Bancorp 667,019 3.4

SunTrust Banks Inc. 751,114 15.4

Surety Capital Corp. 35,857 0.3

Synovous Financial Corp. 191,038 36.7

TCF Financial Corp. 404,619 1.8

Union Planters Corp. 343,642 3.1

United Cos Finl Corp 207,190 34.1

US Bancorp 1,611,39 9.1

Bank-Related Totals 48.68 M 4

NYSE Exchange Totals 892.62 M 4.7

AMEX Exchange Totals 45.02 M 4.5

Table limited to issues shorted at least 10,000 shares at either current or prior settlement date. - AMEX listing. * Number of days to cover short interest, assuming average daily trading volume holds constant and that all volume is used in settlement of short positions. Start - Rise from a prior base of zero. Clear - Prior short position falls to zero. New - Listed since last settlement date. S - Figures adjusted for stock split or dividend. R - Prior figures revised. Compiled by American Banker. Source: New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange, and ILX Sytems Inc. (n) New York Stock Exchange (q) Nasdaq Stock Exchange. American Banker 1998 ===

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