Subject: File No. S7-08-09
From: Richard K Allman
Affiliation: President of Advanced Superior Technologies Inc.

May 27, 2009

To whom it may concern:

It is my firm opinion that the "uptick rule" should be reinstated in full force with the necessary adjustments to work with the current electronic trading platform. The rule should be configured so that it is unable to be bypassed by a computer based trading system.


Richard K. Allman