Subject: File No. S7-08-09
From: John W Ramsey
Affiliation: Retired school administer

May 30, 2009

Please reinstate the Uptick Rule to give the "little guy" investor a fair chance against the big investors who have abused the rule to their tremendous financial advantage. Please level the field...reinstate the Uptick Rule that had been in place and has been effective for seventy years. Thanks.