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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

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


Exchange closed lower today in very active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 1.96 to 391.79. Declines led advances 316 to 182 with 244 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell six cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 16,347,445 shares, up from the 12,452,805 shares traded yesterday. There was no after-hours trading activity today.
 Topping the most active list was International Corona Corp., up 3/16 to 4-1/8 on 940,800 shares, followed by Echo Bay Mines, up 3/8 to 6-1/4 on 608,100 shares. The third most active issue, Plains Resources was down 3/4 to 18-5/8 on 327,000 shares.
 Regular Session: Cumulative Year-to-Date:
 Stocks Today: 16,347,445 1992 to Date: 1,579,775,760
 Stocks Yesterday: 12,452,805 1991 to Date: 1,253,648,081
 1990 to Date 1,331,395,130
 After-Hours Session:
 Stocks Today: No Activity
 Stocks Yesterday: 2,000
 AMEX Market Value Index--Sub-Indices:
 High technology 526.45 down 9.85
 Capital goods 421.10 down 2.49
 Consumer goods 721.21 down 5.28
 Service 1,027.05 down 2.88
 Retail 1,191.42 down 8.28
 Financial 485.41 down 0.13
 Natural resources 180.78 up 0.57
 Housing, construction
 and land development 320.88 down 2.90
 New England 577.75 up 0.44
 Middle Atlantic 608.89 down 7.59
 North Central 740.54 down 2.80
 South Atlantic 1,116.16 up 0.49
 South Central 373.65 down 1.61
 Mountain 113.83 down 0.04
 Pacific 466.18 down 6.24
 Foreign 202.08 up 0.71
 Today's volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 234,000 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Intertel Communications, unchanged at 1-3/8 on 122,200 shares.
 Trading in options was light today with 196,061 contracts changing hands as compared with 136,346 contracts traded yesterday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the MidCap May 142 1/2 series, down 1/16 to 1/8 on 4,617 contracts, followed by the MidCap Jun. 142-1/2 series, up 5/8 to 3-1/8 on 3,106 contracts. The third most active was the Westinghouse May 17 1/2 series unchanged at 1/8 on 2,335 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Telefonos de Mexico Aug. 55 series, down 1/8 to 4-3/4 on 2,010 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index May 355 series down 1-3/4 to 1-3/8 on 1,775 contracts. The third most active was the MidCap May 142-1/2 series, down 1-13/16 to 7/16 on 1,630 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 S&P Midcap Index: down 1.22 to 142.73. Contracts volume 16,858, with 13,612 puts and 3,246 calls.
 Major Market Index: down 2.39 to 354.80. Contracts volume 14,462, with 7,084 puts and 7,378 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: down 2.39 to 354.80. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 LT (XLT) Index: down .24 to 35.48. Contracts volume 1,390 with 375 puts and 1,015 calls.
 Institutional Index: down 3.02 to 425.47. Contracts volume 9,476, with 4,248 puts and 5,228 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: down 3.02 to 425.47. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: up .48 to 189.53. Contracts volume 2,509, with 1,275 puts and 1,234 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down 2.22 to 121.11. Contracts volume 27, with 12 puts and 15 calls.
 Oil Index: up 1.08 to 231.41. Contracts volume 150, with 105 puts and 45 calls.
 Equity Options Volume: 85,623 puts and 110,438 calls.
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