July 1, 2005

Request for rulemaking regarding member records of "short" positions and reporting and public dissemination of aggregate positions by security. I am a small investor in pinksheets and this short selling is really hurting investors as well as the companies chances for the stocks to increase could you please help us out and I demand you change NASD Rule 3360 Thank you for your time to listen.

Best Regards
Steven Franco
Franco Art Bronze, Inc.