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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed higher today in heavy trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 3.25 to 392.14. Advances led declines 334 to 232 with 229 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose 9 cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 18,859,175 shares, up from the 12,998,825 shares traded yesterday. After-Hours volume totaled 7,000 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 1,297,459,780 shares.
 Topping the most active list was Chambers Development Class A, up 1 to 7-7/8 on 1,206,000 shares, followed by Fruit of the Loom, up 1/8 to 37-3/4 on 444,100 shares. The third most active issue, Plains Resources was down 1/2 to 14 on 441,100 shares.
 Regular Session: Cumulative Year-to-Date:
 Stocks Today: 18,859,175 1992 to date: 1,297,459,780
 Stocks Yesterday: 12,998,825 1991 to date: 999,439,811
 1990 to date 1,048,255,465
 After-Hours Session:
 Stocks Today: 7,000
 Stocks Yesterday: No Activity
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX--SUB-INDICES:
 High Technology 543.85 up 9.57
 Capital Goods 442.77 up 1.10
 Consumer Goods 747.46 up 7.34
 Service 1,104.98 up 11.26
 Retail 1,209.07 up 6.63
 Financial 479.71 up 2.28
 Natural Resources 175.73 down 0.25
 Housing, Construction
 and Land Development 332.88 up 1.34
 New England 578.59 up 5.58
 Middle Atlantic 622.93 up 5.82
 North Central 754.83 up 9.51
 South Atlantic 1,136.00 up 3.47
 South Central 360.00 up 3.35
 Mountain 119.29 down 2.03
 Pacific 471.69 up 7.67
 Foreign 194.54 up 0.13
 Today's volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 183,600 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Top Source, up 3/16 to 3-3/16 on 41,600 shares.
 Trading in options was active today with 251,973 contracts changing hands as compared with 162,902 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the MidCap Apr. 145 series, down 9/16 to 7/16 on 3,777 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index Apr. 350 series, down 1-5/8 to 9/16 on 3,082 contracts. The third most active was the Apple Computer May 55 series down 7/8 to 1-3/8 on 2,156 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the American Express Apr. 22-1/2 series, up 1/16 to 3/8 on 4,513 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index Apr. 350 series up 3-5/16 to 5-1/4 on 4,044 contracts. The third most active was the Major Market Index Apr. 355 series, up 15 /16 to 1-3/8 on 3,341 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 S&P Midcap Index: up 1.10 to 145.56. Contracts volume 14,626, with 7,499 puts and 7,127 calls.
 Major Market Index: up 5.26 to 354.29. Contracts volume 29,862, with 14,796 puts and 15,066 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: up 5.26 to 354.29. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 LT (XLT) Index: up .53 to 35.43. Contracts volume 321, with 299 puts and 22 calls.
 Institutional Index: up 6.23 to 428.34. Contracts volume 3,991, with 1,776 puts and 2,215 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: up 6.23 to 428.34. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: up 1.88 to 175.62. Contracts volume 3,925, with 1,607 puts and 2,318 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up 2.52 to 122.67. Contracts volume 6, with 5 puts and 1 calls.
 Oil Index: up 2.58 to 222.06. Contracts volume 338, with 213 puts and 125 calls.
 Equity Options Volume: 82,864 puts and 169,109 calls.
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