Subject: File No. SR-Amex-2005-072
From: Eric H Eck, MBA
Affiliation: Long time investor in mining shares.

January 27, 2006

Please end the deliberate suppression of silver prices on the Comex. Preventing s silver ETF will only prolong the massive silver price manipulation by the bullion banks on behalf of the Silver Users Association and others with vested interest in maintaining artificially low silver prices. If obtaining 130 million ounces from current depleted silver inventories creates shortages, finally forcing the price of silver up to its true value, so be it