Subject: File No. S7-08-09
From: Robert I. Schwartz, Dr.
Affiliation: Financial Historian, Scripophilist,

May 26, 2009

To whom it may concern. Please help bring sanity back to the markets by reinstating the "Uptick" rule. As a long term investor, I feel that the ability of short sellers to naked short has hurt our dynamic financial system immensely and has helped erode confidence in our markets.