Exchange Rule 958-ANTE(c) requires Registered Options Traders, Supplemental Registered Options Traders and Remote Registered Options traders to maintain maximum quote width parameters as narrow as 25 cents during the opening rotation, and further, for Registered options Traders when quoting through open outcry. Due to the high price and/or volatility of the underlying equities listed below, the Exchange has received approval to double the required width at the open only in all option classes of the following securities:
|Underlying Security||Underlying Symbol|
|CME Group Inc.||CME|
|Intuitive Surgical Inc.||ISRG|
|Ishares S&P Latin America 40||ILF|
|First Solar Inc.||FSLR|
|Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.||GS|
|Petrochina Co. Ltd.||PTR|
|Ishares FTSE/Xinhua China 25||FXI|
This relief is granted for the period beginning on January 2, 2008 through March 21, 2008.
Please direct any questions about this Notice to Ellen O'Rourke at 212-306-1865.