May 19, 2009
I find it sad that you invite comments from the general public but have repeatedly chosen to ignore them over the past several years. The uptick rule served a good purpose for over 60 years and never should have been eliminated.
Naked shorting is tantamount to counterfeiting and this too has been known for years. In this century there should be a zero tolerance policy on FTD's and that too is known by all. Will this group of Commissioners have the courage to do what should have been done years ago or will it be same old, same old? I pray that this group has the courage to do the right thing as it is a last change from my perspective to regain the trust of investors.
On a separate matter it is interesting that my emails to the Chairwoman would be blocked since they only contained questions and constructive criticism.
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Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 08:08:31 EDT