Subject: File No. S7-08-09
From: Tony Girolami, Mr
Affiliation: Investor

May 9, 2009

Please re instate the uptick rule. This will greatly help the small investor regain confidence in the market. those that say it doesnt work ignore how well it worked for many years before the Bush SEC made the mistake to remove it. Now is the time for common sense to reinstate the uptick rule.