Subject: File No. S7-08-09
From: Thomas Lupinacci
Affiliation: Private Investor

May 5, 2009

In my opinion the former "uptick" rule served the markets well for over 70 years. I urge re-instating the very same rule. Why tinker with what has proven successful? From what I have been reading and studying the SEC already has a plateful of major projects to undertake.
Thank you