Subject: File No. S7-08-09
From: Timothy Goad

May 5, 2009

Bring the uptick rule back. Short selling is hugely abused whether you all want to admit it or not. Why did Paulson suspend short sales in financials for a limited time when he did? Because the system was being abused nefariously. The system has not changed, so why do you think that people would not still be abusing it?