Subject: File No. S7-08-09
From: Hal Sears
Affiliation: Private investor

February 21, 2010

My opinions are fairly expressed by the "Type C Letter" signed by Mssrs. Cramer, Furber, Oberg, et al in which re-instatement of the former Uptick Rule is supported. Thank you all, and I am sure the average investor thanks you also. Hal Sears