Subject: File Number S7-08-09

June 2, 2009

I support the reinstatement of the “uptick” rule.

This rule contributed to fair and orderly markets for many decades.

After its repeal in 2007 markets experienced much greater volatility leading to great losses of wealth and investor confidence.

Thank you.

Curtis R. Purington
Senior Vice President
The Wealth Management Group
Wells Fargo Investments, LLC