On November 10th, the CFTC requested comment on a proposal to exempt the trading and clearing of certain options on the CBOE Gold ETF Volatility Index. The CFTC also requested comment on whether it should provide a categorical exemption that would permit the trading and clearing of options on indexes that measure the volatility of shares of gold exchange-traded funds generally, regardless of issuer, including options on any index that measures the magnitude of changes in, and is composed of the price(s) of shares of one or more gold ETFs and the price(s) of any other instrument(s) defined as securities in the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Comments should be submitted on or before December 10, 2010. 75 FR 69058.