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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed lower today in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 0.35 to 386.73. Declines led advances 300 to 268 with 240 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell one cent.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 13,815,815 shares, up from the 11,177,145 shares traded yesterday. After-Hours volume totaled 400 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 13,816,215 shares.
 Topping the most active list was U.S. Bioscience, up 1/4 to 10-1/2 on 582,000 shares, followed by International Corona Corp., up 1/4 to 3- 3/4 on 497,100 shares. The third most active issue, Energy Service Co., fell 1/4 to 1-1/4 on 485,200 shares.
 Regular Session: Cumulative Year-to-Date:
 Stocks Today: 13,815,815 1992 to Date: 1,337,016,060
 Stocks Yesterday: 11,177,145 1991 to Date: 1,071,138,486
 1990 to Date 1,122,778,110
 After-Hours Session:
 Stocks Today: 400
 Stocks Yesterday: no activity
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX--SUB-INDICES:
 High technology 528.68 up 6.31
 Capital goods 421.69 up 0.58
 Consumer goods 713.60 down 8.90
 Service 1,013.28 down 6.09
 Retail 1,201.36 up 3.33
 Financial 482.43 up 0.37
 Natural resources 174.97 up 0.28
 Housing, construction
 and land development 329.11 down 1.91
 New England 565.12 down 3.72
 Middle Atlantic 617.20 down 2.10
 North Central 744.12 down 6.62
 South Atlantic 1,122.60 down 8.42
 South Central 357.48 down 0.36
 Mountain 117.03 down 0.86
 Pacific 457.11 up 5.35
 Foreign 193.68 up 0.50
 Today's volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 146,400 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Intertel Communications, down 1/16 to 1-5/16 on 38,200 shares.
 Trading in options was light today with 191,536 contracts changing hands as compared with 188,143 contracts traded yesterday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the LT-20 series, down 3/16 to 1-1/4 on 3,000 contracts, followed by the Wells Fargo May 75 series, down 7-5/8 to 2-3/8 on 1,526 contracts. The third most active was the International Game Technology May 25 series up 3/4 to 1-1/8 on 1,440 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Tele-Communications May 17-1/2 series, down 7/16 to 1/2 on 5,460 contracts, followed by the Unisys May 10 series down 1/2 to 13/16 on 3,548 contracts. The third most active was the Amgen May 60 series, up 7/8 to 2 on 3,145 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 S&P Midcap Index: down .74 to 140.43. Contracts volume 6,581, with 3,596 puts and 2,985 calls.
 Major Market Index: up 1.09 to 352.60. Contracts volume 6,031, with 2,288 puts and 3,743 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: up 1.09 to 352.60. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 LT (XLT) Index: up .11 to 35.26. Contracts volume 4,260, with 4,260 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index: up .46 to 422.57. Contracts volume 1,596, with 476 puts and 1,120 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: up .46 to 422.57. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: down 2.89 to 169.43. Contracts volume 2,360, with 1,629 puts and 731 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down 1.18 to 122.02. Contracts volume 13, with 13 puts and 0 calls.
 Oil Index: up .18 to 222.53. Contracts volume 76, with 76 puts and 0 calls.
 Equity Options Volume: 60,511 puts and 131,025 calls.
 -0- 4/21/92
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