Subject: uptick rule<

February 1, 2009

HonorableChairman, Please reinstate the uptick rule before it is too late. The American public has or soon will lose all trust in our financial system.Greed has become rampant while those at the helm............... ? ? ? ? Respectfully, john Henson

PS to what extent you have any influence at the CFTC, it appears the average investor is also being had by 2 large banks by concentrated shorting of the precious metals markets.