Amex to Trade Options on Breakaway Solutions, Inc., Commtouch,

 Quest Software, Inc., Silicon Image, Inc., Superconductor Technologies Inc.  
                        and Turnstone Systems  
  NEW YORK, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Stock Exchange will launch 
trading in options on the Nasdaq National Market-listed stocks Breakaway 
Solutions, Inc. (Option Symbol: BUA / Stock Symbol: BWAY), Commtouch  (Option 
Symbol: CUY / Stock Symbol: CTCH), Quest Software, Inc. (Option Symbol: QUD / 
Stock Symbol: QSFT), Silicon Image, Inc. (Option Symbol: GUD / Stock Symbol: 
SIMG), Superconductor Technologies Inc. (Options Symbol: OUP / Stock Symbol: 
SCON) and Turnstone Systems (Option Symbol: TUA / Stock Symbol: TSTN) on 
Thursday, July 6, 2000.  
Breakaway Solutions, Inc. options will open with strike prices of 22-1/2 
- 25 - 30 and position limits of 31,500 contracts. The options will trade on 
the January expiration cycle with initial expirations in July, August, October 
and January.  The specialist will be Group One Trading L.P. Breakaway 
Solutions, Inc. is a Full Service Provider (FSP) of e-business solutions that 
allow growing enterprises to capitalize on the power of the Internet.  
Commtouch options will open with strike prices of 30 - 35 - 40 and 
position limits of 31,500 contracts. The options will trade on the February 
expiration cycle with initial expirations in July, August, November and 
February.  The specialist will be Knight Financial Products, LLC. Commtouch is 
the leading global provider of outsourced integrated email and messaging 
solutions, currently serving 16 million email boxes worldwide.  
Quest Software, Inc. options will open with strike prices of 45 - 50 - 55 
and position limits of 31,500 contracts. The options will trade on the January 
expiration cycle with initial expirations in July, August, October and 
January.  The specialist will be Cranmer & Cranmer, Inc. Quest Software, Inc. 
delivers solutions that enhance the performance and reliability of e-business, 
packaged and custom computing applications.  
Silicon Image, Inc. options will open with strike prices of 45 - 50 - 55 
and position limits of 22,500 contracts. The options will trade on the January 
expiration cycle with initial expirations in July, August, October and 
January.  The specialist will be Susquehanna Investment Group. Silicon Image, 
Inc. designs, develops and markets semiconductor solutions for applications 
that require cost-effective, high-bandwidth, integrated solutions for high- 
speed data communications.  
Superconductor Technologies Inc. options will open with strike prices of 
30 - 35 - 40 and position limits of 75,000 contracts. The options will trade 
on the February expiration cycle with initial expirations in July, August, 
November and February.  The specialist will be Charlton, SLK. Superconductor 
Technologies Inc. develops and manufactures superconducting products for 
wireless communications and wireless Internet access.  
Turnstone Systems options will open with strike prices of 160 - 165 - 170 
and position limits of 22,500 contracts. The options will trade on the January 
expiration cycle with initial expirations in July, August, October and 
January.  The specialist will be TFM Investment Group. Turnstone Systems, Inc. 
is a leading provider of products that enable local exchange carriers to 
rapidly deploy and efficiently maintain DSL services.  
  The American Stock Exchange(R), a subsidiary of the National Association 
of Securities Dealers, Inc. (NASD(R)), is the only primary exchange that 
offers trading across a full range of equities, Index Shares(SM), including 
structured products, and options.  In addition to its role as a national 
equities market, the Amex is the leader in Index Share listings (DIAMONDS(R), 
iShares(SM), MidCap SPDRs(TM), Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock(SM), Select 
Sector SPDRs(R), and SPDRs(R)) and is the second-largest options exchange in 
the U.S., trading options on broad-based and sector indexes as well as 
domestic and foreign stocks.  For more information, visit http://www.amex.com. 
  

SOURCE  American Stock Exchange  
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/CONTACT:  Laura J. Orgon, 212-681-1700, ext. 200, of The American Stock 
Exchange/  
/Web site:  http://www.amex.com/  
CO:  American Stock Exchange; Breakaway Solutions, Inc.; Commtouch;  
 Quest Software, Inc.; Silicon Image, Inc.; Superconductor Technologies  
 Inc.; Turnstone Systems 
ST:  New York 
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