Subject: File No. S7-08-09
From: Brent Kimbel
Affiliation: Certfified Financial Planner

May 12, 2009

From a conceptual standpoint, I think having the uptick rule in place is better than not having it. I truly don't know the numbers of how big of an impact it would have, but if it provides a little bit of a sense of security to the individual investor, I think that's a good thing.

Thanks for listening