Pacific Exchange to Trade Nine New Options

Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from Pacific Exchange

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- The
 Pacific Exchange (PCX) today announced they will begin trading of nine new
 options on Wednesday, April 25. For expiration cycles and strike prices, visit
 the PCX Web site at www.pacificex.com.
     Broadwing Inc. (NYSE:   BRW; PCX) options will trade on the January
 expiration cycle. Position and exercise limits have been set at 75,000
 contracts. The underlying stock is available on the Pacific Exchange. BRW
 options have been allocated to lead market maker Ali Saadat of LETCO LMM LLC.
     Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation (NYSE:   BNI; PCX) options will
 trade on the January expiration cycle. Position and exercise limits have been
 set at 75,000 contracts. The underlying stock is available on the Pacific
 Exchange. BNI options have been allocated to lead market maker Martin Resch of
 DRZ Derivatives.
     Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (Nasdaq:   CCMP; PCX: UKR) options will
 trade on the January expiration cycle. Position and exercise limits have been
 set at 22,500 contracts. UKR options have been allocated to lead market maker
 George Stone of Botta Capital Management.
     HCA-The Healthcare Company (NYSE:   HCA; PCX) options will trade on the
 February expiration cycle. Position and exercise limits have been set at
 75,000 contracts. The underlying stock is available on the Pacific Exchange.
 HCA options have been allocated to lead market makers Ross Goodheart and
 Lee Gordon of Group One Trading.
     IBP, Inc. (NYSE:   IBP; PCX) options will trade on the February expiration
 cycle. Position and exercise limits have been set at 31,500 contracts. The
 underlying stock is available on the Pacific Exchange. IBP options have been
 allocated to lead market maker Bill Ryan of D.A. Davidson & Co.
     Netiq Corporation (Nasdaq:   NTIQ; PCX: CQT) options will trade on the
 January expiration cycle. Position and exercise limits have been set at
 60,000 contracts. CQT options have been allocated to lead market maker
 Shirley Woo of Susquehanna Investment Group.
     OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:   OSIP; PCX: GHU) options will trade on
 the January expiration cycle. Position and exercise limits have been set at
 31,500 contracts. GHU options have been allocated to lead market maker
 Shirley Woo of Susquehanna Investment Group.
     Pacificare Health Systems (Nasdaq:   PHSY; PCX: HYQ) options will trade on
 the February expiration cycle. Position and exercise limits have been set at
 60,000 contracts. HYQ options have been allocated to lead market maker
 Bruce Ulriksen of Spear, Leeds & Kellogg.
     Time Warner Telecom -- Class A (Nasdaq:   TWTC; PCX: TTU) options will trade
 on the March expiration cycle. Position and exercise limits have been set at
 60,000 contracts. TTU options have been allocated to lead market maker Shirley
 Woo of Susquehanna Investment Group.
 
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SOURCE Pacific Exchange
    SAN FRANCISCO, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- The
 Pacific Exchange (PCX) today announced they will begin trading of nine new
 options on Wednesday, April 25. For expiration cycles and strike prices, visit
 the PCX Web site at www.pacificex.com.
     Broadwing Inc. (NYSE:   BRW; PCX) options will trade on the January
 expiration cycle. Position and exercise limits have been set at 75,000
 contracts. The underlying stock is available on the Pacific Exchange. BRW
 options have been allocated to lead market maker Ali Saadat of LETCO LMM LLC.
     Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation (NYSE:   BNI; PCX) options will
 trade on the January expiration cycle. Position and exercise limits have been
 set at 75,000 contracts. The underlying stock is available on the Pacific
 Exchange. BNI options have been allocated to lead market maker Martin Resch of
 DRZ Derivatives.
     Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (Nasdaq:   CCMP; PCX: UKR) options will
 trade on the January expiration cycle. Position and exercise limits have been
 set at 22,500 contracts. UKR options have been allocated to lead market maker
 George Stone of Botta Capital Management.
     HCA-The Healthcare Company (NYSE:   HCA; PCX) options will trade on the
 February expiration cycle. Position and exercise limits have been set at
 75,000 contracts. The underlying stock is available on the Pacific Exchange.
 HCA options have been allocated to lead market makers Ross Goodheart and
 Lee Gordon of Group One Trading.
     IBP, Inc. (NYSE:   IBP; PCX) options will trade on the February expiration
 cycle. Position and exercise limits have been set at 31,500 contracts. The
 underlying stock is available on the Pacific Exchange. IBP options have been
 allocated to lead market maker Bill Ryan of D.A. Davidson & Co.
     Netiq Corporation (Nasdaq:   NTIQ; PCX: CQT) options will trade on the
 January expiration cycle. Position and exercise limits have been set at
 60,000 contracts. CQT options have been allocated to lead market maker
 Shirley Woo of Susquehanna Investment Group.
     OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:   OSIP; PCX: GHU) options will trade on
 the January expiration cycle. Position and exercise limits have been set at
 31,500 contracts. GHU options have been allocated to lead market maker
 Shirley Woo of Susquehanna Investment Group.
     Pacificare Health Systems (Nasdaq:   PHSY; PCX: HYQ) options will trade on
 the February expiration cycle. Position and exercise limits have been set at
 60,000 contracts. HYQ options have been allocated to lead market maker
 Bruce Ulriksen of Spear, Leeds & Kellogg.
     Time Warner Telecom -- Class A (Nasdaq:   TWTC; PCX: TTU) options will trade
 on the March expiration cycle. Position and exercise limits have been set at
 60,000 contracts. TTU options have been allocated to lead market maker Shirley
 Woo of Susquehanna Investment Group.
 
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