Subject: File No. S7-08-09
From: peter a marston
Affiliation: retired investor

May 5, 2009

Please protect us from short selling abuse Give the little guy a chance to invest with more confidence. The goverment took away the safe guards that came after the great depression. Wow what a surprise, we almost had another one We need to be protected from the wolf's on wall street who only care about a fast buck Thanks Pete