Pacific Exchange to Trade Twelve New Options

  SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pacific Exchange (PCX) has 
announced that, on Friday, November 30, 2001, it will begin trading options on 
A.G. Edwards, Inc. (PCX: AGE); American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. 
(PCX: AXL); Applebee's International, Inc. (Nasdaq: APPB; PCX: AQB); Cabot 
Corporation (PCX: CBT); CACI International Inc. (Nasdaq: CACI; PCX: KFQ); 
ChoicePoint Inc. (PCX: CPS); Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. 
(Nasdaq: ESIO; PCX: EQO); ESS Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ESST; PCX: SEQ); 
Genesis Microchip Inc. (Nasdaq: GNSS; PCX: QFE); Gucci Group (PCX: GUC); 
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (PCX: KMP); and Starwood Hotels & Resorts 
(PCX: HOT).  For expiration cycles and strike prices, visit www.pacificex.com.  
A.G. Edwards, Inc. (AGE) options will trade on the February expiration 
cycle.  Position and exercise limits have been set at 31,500 contracts.  This 
issue has been allocated to lead market maker Scott Elisha of Wolverine 
Trading.  
American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AXL) options will trade on 
the January expiration cycle.  Position and exercise limits have been set at 
22,500 contracts.  This issue has been allocated to lead market maker David 
Yakaitis of Headwaters Capital.  
Applebee's International, Inc. (APPB/AQB) options will trade on the 
February expiration cycle.  Position and exercise limits have been set at 
31,500 contracts.  AQB options have been allocated to lead market maker Brian 
Geary of D.A. Davidson & Co.  
Cabot Corporation (CBT) options will trade on the January expiration 
cycle.  Position and exercise limits have been set at 31,500 contracts.  The 
underlying stock is available on the Pacific Exchange.  This issue has been 
allocated to lead market maker Don Hart of Susquehanna Investment Group.  
CACI International Inc. (CACI/KFQ) options will trade on the March 
expiration cycle.  Position and exercise limits have been set at 
22,500 contracts.  KFQ options have been allocated to lead market maker 
Julia Overs of Knight Financial Products.  
ChoicePoint Inc. (CPS) options will trade on the January expiration cycle. 
Position and exercise limits have been set at 22,500 contracts.  This issue 
has been allocated to lead market maker William Brandreth of Headwaters 
Capital.  
Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (ESIO/EQO) options will trade on the 
March expiration cycle.  Position and exercise limits have been set at 31,500 
contracts.  EQO options have been allocated to lead market maker Martin Resch 
of Group One Trading.  
ESS Technology, Inc. (ESST/SEQ) options will trade on the January 
expiration cycle.  Position and exercise limits have been set at 60,000 
contracts.  SEQ options have been allocated to lead market maker 
Guy Leung of Letco/Omega.  
Genesis Microchip Inc. (GNSS/QFE) options will trade on the March 
expiration cycle.  Position and exercise limits have been set at 60,000 
contracts.  QFE options have been allocated to lead market maker Scott Elisha 
of Wolverine Trading.  
Gucci Group (GUC) options will trade on the January expiration cycle. 
Position and exercise limits have been set at 31,500 contracts.  This issue 
has been allocated to lead market maker William Brandreth of Headwaters 
Capital.  
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners (KMP) options will trade on the March 
expiration cycle.  Position and exercise limits have been set at 
22,500 contracts.  This issue has been allocated to lead market maker 
Scott Elisha of Wolverine Trading.  
Starwood Hotels & Resorts (HOT) 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. 
This issue has been allocated to lead market maker Don Hart of Susquehanna 
Investment Group.  
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SOURCE  The Pacific Exchange  
-0-                             11/29/2001  
/CONTACT:  Betty Manning of Pacific Exchange, +1-415-393-7969, or 
emanning@pacificex.com/  
/Web site:  http://www.pacificex.com/  
(AGE AXL AQB CBT KFQ CPS EQO SEQ QFE GUC KMP HOT APPB CACI ESIO ESST GNSS)  
CO:  Pacific Exchange; A.G. Edwards, Inc.; American Axle & Manufacturing  


     Holdings, Inc.; Applebee's International, Inc.; Cabot Corporation; 
     CACI International Inc.; ChoicePoint Inc.; Electro Scientific 
     Industries, Inc.; ESS Technology, Inc.; Genesis Microchip Inc.; 


 Gucci Group; Kinder Morgan Energy Partners; Starwood Hotels & Resorts 
ST:  California 
IN:  FIN 
SU:  
-0- Nov/29/2001 19:55 GMT
 
 
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