No. 82-8247.

709 F.2d 1413 (1983)

John E. THOMPSON, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. SMITH BARNEY, HARRIS UPHAM & CO., INCORPORATED, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

July 18, 1983.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Carolyn T. Thurston, J.D. Humphries, III, Atlanta, Ga., for plaintiff-appellant.

Paul W. Stivers, Atlanta, Ga., for defendant-appellee.

Before FAY, HENDERSON and HATCHETT, Circuit Judges.

FAY, Circuit Judge:

The appellant filed suit against Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co., Inc. alleging that the brokerage firm and its employee, Bruce Brookshire, failed to disclose to him risks inherent in options trading. He further alleged that Smith Barney churned his account in violation of sec. 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, 15 U.S.C. sec. 78j(b), Rule 10b-5, 17 C.F.R. sec. 240.10b-5, and state common...

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