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part 1 of 2

Shares Sold Unit Chg. Pct. Chg.

Short as of from from

Institution 12/15/98 11/13/98 11/13/98

American Express Co. 3,692,524 -860,502 -23.30%

AmeriCredit Corp. 3,225,745 -263,908 -8.20%

AmSouth Bancorp. 2,205,845 96,334 4.40%

BancorpSouth Inc. 10,655 -5,516 -51.80%

BancWest Corp. 113,122 -37,020 -32.70%

The Bank of New York Co. 6,489,827 -369,710 -5.70%

Bank One Corp. 12,446,672 -401,483 -3.20%

BankAmerica Corp. 15,488,415-3,259,67 -21.00%

BankBoston Corp. 2,709,225 -647,210 -23.90%

Bankers Trust Corp. 2,735,872-1,279,18 -46.80%

BB&T Corp. 4,842,244 102,935 2.10%

Bridge View Bancorp 16,000 -340 -2.10%

Capital One Financial Corp. 1,428,212 -337,168 -23.60%

Capstead Mortgage Corp. 920,641 -258,443 -28.10%

Centura Banks Inc. 366,381 -48 0.00%

Chase Manhattan Corp. 7,378,209 -826,129 -11.20%

Citigroup Inc. 21,065,724-1,027,30 -4.90%

City National Corp. 507,578 113,571 22.40%

CNB Bancshares, Inc. 136,921 -1,426 -1.00%

Colonial BancGroup, Inc. 359,542 41,731 11.60%

Comerica Inc. 1,089,676 -29,261 -2.70%

Commerce Bancorp Inc. 608,498 189,828 31.20%

Commercial Federal Corp. 1,013,655 40,950 4.00%

Countrywide Credit Industri 933,105 -45,286 -4.90%

Crestar Financial Corp. 468,930 200,412 42.70%

Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc. 123,806 -43,515 -35.10%

Dime Bancorp Inc. 1,265,935 11,346 0.90%

Downey Financial Corp. 122,824 1,505 1.20%

Finova Group Inc. 516,932 -34,363 -6.60%

First Bancorp 26,500 3,800 14.30%

FirstFed American Bancorp I 29,951 -749 -2.50%

First Union Corp. 17,686,270-1,762,29 -10.00%

First Virginia Banks Inc. 1,578,874 -39,404 -2.50%

First West Virginia Bancorp 62,875 -1,744 -2.80%

Firstar Corp. 2,763,307-8,168,48-295.60%

FirstFed Financial Corp. 44,027 19,676 44.70%

Fleet Financial Group Inc. 6,819,823 -462,106 -6.80%

Golden State Bancorp, Inc. 5,780,574 18,570 0.30%

Golden West Financial Corp. 779,409 35,125 4.50%

Greenpoint Financial Corp. 3,695,1481,103,819 29.90%

Hibernia Corp. 726,247 23,085 3.20%

Household International Inc 5,885,883 -765,835 -13.00%

Imperial Bancorp 235,600 127,960 54.30%

J.P. Morgan & Co., Inc. 2,327,811 -587,221 -25.20%

KeyCorp 6,195,363 -158,544 -2.60%

MBNA Corp. 14,165,935 -118,278 -0.80%

Mellon Bank Corp. 3,671,531 197,913 5.40%

Mercantile Bancorp 1,366,359 -253,408 -18.50%

MidSouth Bancorp Inc. 13,999 599 4.30%

National City Corp. 1,522,695 57,369 3.80%

North Fork Bancorp 2,239,102 -132,639 -5.90%

Ocwen Financial Corp. 956,433 -175,550 -18.40%

Old Kent Financial Corp. ( 1,300,134 236,537 18.20%

PAB BancShares Inc. 22,003 -15 -0.10%

Park National Corp. 25,300 -2,156 -8.50%

Piedmont Bancorp Inc. 13,903 -6,781 -48.80%

PNC Bank Corp. 2,199,718 117,464 5.30%

Premier Bancshares Inc. 597,936 145,735 24.40%

Professional Bancorp Inc. 22,339 1,029 4.60%

Republic New York Corp. 1,619,095 503,280 31.10%

The Student Loan Corp. 3,194 -7,350-230.10%

Summit Bancorp 2,658,993 111,939 4.20%

SunTrust Banks, Inc. 16,082,7881,687,343 10.50%

Surety Capital Corp. 10,200 200 2.00%

Synovus Financial Corp. 5,282,259 -310,246 -5.90%

TCF Financial Corp. 1,086,161 286,416 26.40%

Union Planters Corp. 1,461,182 95,451 6.50%

United Companies Financial 5,963,657 -237,541 -4.00%

US Bancorp 9,157,806-1,335,88 -14.60%

Washington Mutual Inc. (N) 8,063,749-2,235,37 -27.70%

Wells Fargo & Co. 22,190,482-3,304,00 -14.90%

Bank-Related Totals 248,617,33-3,304,00 -1.30%

NYSE Exchange Totals 3.95 B 24,778,41 0.60%

AMEX Exchange Totals 175.55 M -4,106,93 -2.30%

part 2 of 2

Bank Equities Short Interest Highlights: New York & American Stock Exchanges

Avg. Daily Days

Trading to

Institution Volume Cover*

American Express Co. 1,445,913 2.6

AmeriCredit Corp. 369,568 8.7

AmSouth Bancorp. 156,286 14.1

BancorpSouth Inc. 17,840 0.6

BancWest Corp. 24,431 4.6

The Bank of New York Co. 1,305,745 5

Bank One Corp. 2,003,686 6.2

BankAmerica Corp. 4,669,431 3.3

BankBoston Corp. 1,478,772 1.8

Bankers Trust Corp. 1,894,445 1.4

BB&T Corp. 346,909 14

Bridge View Bancorp 590 27.1

Capital One Financial Corp. 478,450 3

Capstead Mortgage Corp. 290,222 3.2

Centura Banks Inc. 33,086 11.1

Chase Manhattan Corp. 3,432,413 2.1

Citigroup Inc. 11,493,86 1.8

City National Corp. 66,622 7.6

CNB Bancshares, Inc. 29,163 4.7

Colonial BancGroup, Inc. 139,659 2.6

Comerica Inc. 330,313 3.3

Commerce Bancorp Inc. 31,872 19.1

Commercial Federal Corp. 159,154 6.4

Countrywide Credit Industri 337,381 2.8

Crestar Financial Corp. 287,681 1.6

Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc. 47,445 2.6

Dime Bancorp Inc. 402,172 3.1

Downey Financial Corp. 42,350 2.9

Finova Group Inc. 163,377 3.2

First Bancorp 16,159 1.6

FirstFed American Bancorp I 10,500 2.9

First Union Corp. 1,919,181 9.2

First Virginia Banks Inc. 51,250 30.8

First West Virginia Bancorp 768 81.9

Firstar Corp. 499,950 5.5

FirstFed Financial Corp. 34,886 1.3

Fleet Financial Group Inc. 1,135,204 6

Golden State Bancorp, Inc. 336,877 17.2

Golden West Financial Corp. 133,254 5.8

Greenpoint Financial Corp. 195,309 18.9

Hibernia Corp. 293,490 2.5

Household International Inc1,664,031 3.5

Imperial Bancorp 130,963 1.8

J.P. Morgan & Co., Inc. 1,073,336 2.2

KeyCorp 798,150 7.8

MBNA Corp. 1,729,195 8.2

Mellon Bank Corp. 1,073,336 3.4

Mercantile Bancorp 651,586 2.1

MidSouth Bancorp Inc. 1,240 11.3

National City Corp. 491,227 3.1

North Fork Bancorp 307,650 7.3

Ocwen Financial Corp. 147,404 6.5

Old Kent Financial Corp. ( 101,528 12.8

PAB BancShares Inc. 931 23.6

Park National Corp. 1,790 14.1

Piedmont Bancorp Inc. 3,445 4

PNC Bank Corp. 703,790 3.1

Premier Bancshares Inc. 44,959 13.3

Professional Bancorp Inc. 3,800 5.9

Republic New York Corp. 325,645 5

The Student Loan Corp. 2,927 1.1

Summit Bancorp 554,413 4.8

SunTrust Banks, Inc. 572,313 28.1

Surety Capital Corp. 8,131 1.3

Synovus Financial Corp. 139,286 37.9

TCF Financial Corp. 228,140 4.8

Union Planters Corp. 225,790 6.5

United Companies Financial 157,277 37.9

US Bancorp 1,046,400 8.8

Washington Mutual Inc. (N) 3,036,950 2.7

Wells Fargo & Co. 3,549,331 6.3

Bank-Related Totals 54,880,63 4.5

NYSE Exchange Totals 658.60 M 6

AMEX Exchange Totals na na

Bank Equities Short Interest Highlights: New York & American Stock Exchanges

Shares SolUnit Chg.Pct. Chg.

Short as ofrom from

Institution 12/15/98 11/13/9811/13/98

American Express Co. 3,692,524 -860,502 -23.30%

AmeriCredit Corp. 3,225,745 -263,908 -8.20%

AmSouth Bancorp. 2,205,845 96,334 4.40%

BancorpSouth Inc. 10,655 -5,516 -51.80%

BancWest Corp. 113,122 -37,020 -32.70%

The Bank of New York Co. 6,489,827 -369,710 -5.70%

Bank One Corp. 12,446,672 -401,483 -3.20%

BankAmerica Corp. 15,488,415-3,259,67 -21.00%

BankBoston Corp. 2,709,225 -647,210 -23.90%

Bankers Trust Corp. 2,735,872-1,279,18 -46.80%

BB&T Corp. 4,842,244 102,935 2.10%

Bridge View Bancorp 16,000 -340 -2.10%

Capital One Financial Corp. 1,428,212 -337,168 -23.60%

Capstead Mortgage Corp. 920,641 -258,443 -28.10%

Centura Banks Inc. 366,381 -48 0.00%

Chase Manhattan Corp. 7,378,209 -826,129 -11.20%

Citigroup Inc. 21,065,724-1,027,30 -4.90%

City National Corp. 507,578 113,571 22.40%

CNB Bancshares, Inc. 136,921 -1,426 -1.00%

Colonial BancGroup, Inc. 359,542 41,731 11.60%

Comerica Inc. 1,089,676 -29,261 -2.70%

Commerce Bancorp Inc. 608,498 189,828 31.20%

Commercial Federal Corp. 1,013,655 40,950 4.00%

Countrywide Credit Industri 933,105 -45,286 -4.90%

Crestar Financial Corp. 468,930 200,412 42.70%

Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc. 123,806 -43,515 -35.10%

Dime Bancorp Inc. 1,265,935 11,346 0.90%

Downey Financial Corp. 122,824 1,505 1.20%

Finova Group Inc. 516,932 -34,363 -6.60%

First Bancorp 26,500 3,800 14.30%

FirstFed American Bancorp I 29,951 -749 -2.50%

First Union Corp. 17,686,270-1,762,29 -10.00%

First Virginia Banks Inc. 1,578,874 -39,404 -2.50%

First West Virginia Bancorp 62,875 -1,744 -2.80%

Firstar Corp. 2,763,307-8,168,48-295.60%

FirstFed Financial Corp. 44,027 19,676 44.70%

Fleet Financial Group Inc. 6,819,823 -462,106 -6.80%

Golden State Bancorp, Inc. 5,780,574 18,570 0.30%

Golden West Financial Corp. 779,409 35,125 4.50%

Greenpoint Financial Corp. 3,695,1481,103,819 29.90%

Hibernia Corp. 726,247 23,085 3.20%

Household International Inc 5,885,883 -765,835 -13.00%

Imperial Bancorp 235,600 127,960 54.30%

J.P. Morgan & Co., Inc. 2,327,811 -587,221 -25.20%

KeyCorp 6,195,363 -158,544 -2.60%

MBNA Corp. 14,165,935 -118,278 -0.80%

Mellon Bank Corp. 3,671,531 197,913 5.40%

Mercantile Bancorp 1,366,359 -253,408 -18.50%

MidSouth Bancorp Inc. 13,999 599 4.30%

National City Corp. 1,522,695 57,369 3.80%

North Fork Bancorp 2,239,102 -132,639 -5.90%

Ocwen Financial Corp. 956,433 -175,550 -18.40%

Old Kent Financial Corp. ( 1,300,134 236,537 18.20%

PAB BancShares Inc. 22,003 -15 -0.10%

Park National Corp. 25,300 -2,156 -8.50%

Piedmont Bancorp Inc. 13,903 -6,781 -48.80%

PNC Bank Corp. 2,199,718 117,464 5.30%

Premier Bancshares Inc. 597,936 145,735 24.40%

Professional Bancorp Inc. 22,339 1,029 4.60%

Republic New York Corp. 1,619,095 503,280 31.10%

The Student Loan Corp. 3,194 -7,350-230.10%

Summit Bancorp 2,658,993 111,939 4.20%

SunTrust Banks, Inc. 16,082,7881,687,343 10.50%

Surety Capital Corp. 10,200 200 2.00%

Synovus Financial Corp. 5,282,259 -310,246 -5.90%

TCF Financial Corp. 1,086,161 286,416 26.40%

Union Planters Corp. 1,461,182 95,451 6.50%

United Companies Financial 5,963,657 -237,541 -4.00%

US Bancorp 9,157,806-1,335,88 -14.60%

Washington Mutual Inc. (N) 8,063,749-2,235,37 -27.70%

Wells Fargo & Co. 22,190,482-3,304,00 -14.90%

Bank-Related Totals 248,617,33-3,304,00 -1.30%

NYSE Exchange Totals 3.95 B 24,778,41 0.60%

AMEX Exchange Totals 175.55 M -4,106,93 -2.30% 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. (s) Stock split or dividend in current month only. (r) previous month revised. (n) New York Stock Exchange. (q) Nasdaq Stock Exchange. Compiled by American Banker. Sources: New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq Stock Exchange and ILX Sytems Inc. American Banker 1999 ===

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