Subject: File No. S7-08-09
From: Stephen Schug

May 8, 2009

To Whom It May Concern:

As a citizen of the United States I must insist that the uptick rule be reinstated in its original form.

Make no mistake - the government is to blame for the situation we find ourselves in. It is now time for the government to help get us out.

Stephen Schug
Buffalo, NY