Subject: File No. S7-26-08
From: Peter B. Eckle
Affiliation: CEO, Associate Arrangements

October 11, 2008

When are you going to realize what a mistake it was to eliminate the uptick rule. All this has done is increase market volatility unnecessarily and make it easier for these idiots on wall street to wreck havoc on the American people.

Get Smart,

Peter B. Eckle
CEO, Associate Arrangements