Subject: File No. SR-Amex-2005-072
From: Richard Solano, CPA
Affiliation: Founder and Chairman of the Foundation For Continuing Education

January 26, 2006

Governmental support in the formation and approval of the Silver ETF Fund is warranted to help the small investor gain access to this market. Let's help the little guy for a change.

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness should not be restricted by the illegal actions of the silver traders, associations, etc. who have sold short silver over the last several years in order to depress the price.