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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed lower today in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 4.50 to 394.36. Declines led advances 370 to 187 with 212 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell 14 cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 14,104,400 shares, up from the 14,978,520 shares traded yesterday. There was no after-hours trading volume today.
 Topping the most active list was Chambers Development Cl. A, down 1/4 to 9 1/8 on 1,055,100 shares, followed by Telephone & Data Systems, down 1/2 to 35 on 793,700 shares. The third most active issue, Wang Labs Cl. B was down 3/8 to 5 1/8 on 590,300 shares.
 Regular session: Cumulative year-to-date:
 Stocks today: 14,104,400 1992 to date: 1,119,229,665
 Stocks yesterday: 14,978,520 1991 to date: 848,331,645
 1990 to date 874,621,285
 After-hours session:
 Stocks today: no activity
 Stocks yesterday: 15,000
 Amex market value index--sub-indices:
 High technology 554.64 down 11.51
 Capital goods 438.39 down 4.83
 Consumer goods 744.49 down 7.84
 Service 1,025.45 down 13.43
 Retail 1,298.64 down 14.01
 Financial 483.71 down 1.40
 Natural resources 171.77 down 0.09
 Housing, construction
 and land development 339.86 down 7.65
 New England 574.83 down 8.04
 Middle Atlantic 639.43 down 7.37
 North Central 760.17 down 8.54
 South Atlantic 1,187.67 down 8.72
 South Central 355.02 down 7.51
 Mountain 123.07 down 1.32
 Pacific 473.26 down 4.51
 Foreign 189.51 down 1.81
 Today's volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 255,100 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Medphone, Inc. unchanged at 1 9/16 on 49,200 shares.
 Trading in options was moderate today with 209,460 contracts changing hands as compared with 133,250 contracts traded yesterday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower. Topping the most active list in puts was the MidCap Apr. 150 series, up 1 7/8 to 5 5/8 on 4,076 contracts, followed by the MidCap Apr. 147 1/2 series, up 1 5/8 to 3 5/8 on 3,413 contracts. The third most active was the Apple Computer Apr. 60 series up 13/16 to 1 9/16 on 2,704 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Intel Corp. Apr. 55 series, down 2 3/8 to 2 5/8 on 3,289 contracts, followed by the Intel Corp. Apr. 60 series down 1 1/8 to 7/8 on 2,881 contracts. The third most active was the Apple Computer Apr. 60 series, down 2 to 3 on 2,036 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: down 1.70 to 145.58. Contracts volume 12,064, with 11,095 puts and 969 calls.
 Major Market Index: down 3.39 to 344.38. Contracts volume 25,206 with 15,146 puts and 10,060 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: down 3.39 to 344.38. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: down .34 to 34.44. Contracts volume 421, with 371 puts and 50 calls.
 Institutional Index: down 3.88 to 415.44. Contracts volume 4,269, with 2,982 puts and 1,287 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: down 3.88 to 415.44. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: down 2.50 to 197.28. Contracts volume 2,339, with 1,443 puts and 896 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down 3.08 to 122.76. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Oil Index: down .86 to 213.26. Contracts volume 31, with 29 puts and 2 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 125,244
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 84,216
 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE WEEKLY REPORT
 Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed lower this week in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 7.67 for the week to 394.36. The Market Value Index reached its intraday high of 402.06 on Monday and slipped to its intraday low of 398.20 on Tuesday. The average price per share fell 23 cents this week.
 Regular session stock volume for the week totaled 70,785,175 shares, down from the volume of 98,695,715 shares traded last week.
 Options trading was light this week as 776,278 contracts changed hands, compared with 825,219 contracts traded in last week's session.
 THE 10 MOST ACTIVE STOCKS THIS WEEK WERE:
 Chambers Development 6,642,300 9 1/8 down 1 1/8
 Int'l. Corona Corp. 2,640,100 4 1/16 down 1/16
 Wang Labs Cl. B 2,171,800 5 1/8 down 1
 Preferred Health Care 1,777,000 12 1/8 down 1 1/4
 Fruit of the Loom 1,599,100 35 5/8 up 1/8
 Amdahl Corp. 1,464,500 16 3/4 down 7/8
 Medco Research 1,390,000 20 down 3 5/8
 US Alcohol Testing 1,280,300 4 down 1/2
 US Bioscience 1,255,400 15 down 1/4
 New York Times Cl. A 1,173,100 30 down 2 1/8
 -0- 3/27/92
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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