Subject: File No. S7-08-09
From: donald e richter
Affiliation: private investor in stocks

May 10, 2009

I just want to say I believe that the uptick seemed to work as it was for decades. Seems to me your trying to fix something that was working before it was suspended. So I'm asking for reinstatement of the up tick rule back to it's orignal form. Thank you for your time sincerely Donald E. Richter