Looks like there was a 15% drop in short positions during the latest reporting period ending January 15th, 2013:
Shares Short (as of Jan 15, 2013): 18.99M
Short Ratio (as of Jan 15, 2013): 5.10
Short % of Float (as of Jan 15, 2013): 37.80%
Shares Short (prior month): 22.25M
P.S. I had posted this info a few hours ago and even received a response. Now, for some inexplicable reason, I am unable to see my original post, hence this repost.
I saw it--and I like it!