Subject: File No. S7-08-09
From: Michael J Carroll, Esq
Affiliation: Fireman,Ret

May 9, 2009

I think that "the Uptick Rule" is necessary for the continous operation of orderly markets. It is analogous to the "Infield Fly Rule" in baseball,as it eliminates a process which could be used for nefarious purpose. Let's get back to basics and put this good rule back into operation