One of the first things that needs done is to require a seven to fourteen day hold on all stock purchases. In an effort to stop the high stakes gambling like a slot machine. Lets face it in you have the capitol you can buy in and drive the price up and sell out with in twenty four hours with a huge profit leaving the little guy holding the bag. Technology has out done the market laws. In the old days you had to use a broker and go through a delayed process to get or sell your stocks. Today it can be done with in seconds with the use of online trading. We have to add risk to these money bags that are playing the small guy for what they can get and selling out within a short time span after buying in. Leaving the small guy holding the bag. A seven to fourteen day hold on all puchases of stocks and comodities will not totally resove the issues but would slow down some of them. And add risk back to them. I beleive it would also help to stabilize our markets by slowing down some of the Day Trading (High Stakes Gambling Like a slot machine). It would give the average joe tme to sell out from under them. Should they sell before the holding period their could be a subtantial tax penalty to be put towrd the Dept.