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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 NEW YORK, Nov. 20 ~PRNewswire~ -- Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed higher today in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 2.85 to 392.19. Advances led declines 340 to 213 with 199 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose eight cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 15,438,625 shares, down from the 16,358,125 shares traded yesterday. There was no after hours activity reported
 Topping the most active list was Hillhaven, up 1~16 to 3-3~16 on 535,400 shares, followed by Amdahl, down 1~4 to 7-7~8 on 389,400 shares. The third most active issue, I.C.H. Corporation was down 1~16 to 4 on 329,800 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 Stocks Today: 15,438,625 1992 To Date: 3,162,108,345
 Stocks Yesterday: 16,358,125 1991 To Date: 2,925,469,701
 1990 To Date: 3,018,350,570
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 Stocks Today: No Activity Reported
 Stocks Yesterday: 200 Shares
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX--SUB-INDICES:
 High Technology 481.05 Up 1.48
 Capital Goods 400.66 Up 2.40
 Consumer Goods 816.12 Up 4.36
 Service 1,067.98 Up 11.67
 Retail 1,251.95 Up 15.94
 Financial 484.39 Up 0.66
 Natural Resources 169.14 Up 1.16
 Housing, Construction
 and Land Development 299.58 Up 4.69
 New England 616.09 Up 8.15
 Middle Atlantic 633.75 Up 6.41
 North Central 817.76 Up 0.71
 South Atlantic 1,132.55 Up 7.30
 South Central 383.65 Up 4.84
 Mountain 126.38 Up 0.59
 Pacific 418.73 Up 1.22
 Foreign 182.99 Up 0.89
 Today's cumulative volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 228,900 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was AUDRE Recognition Systems, Inc., up 1~8 to 3-3~8 on 54,200 shares.
 Trading in options was very active today with 279,389 contracts changing hands as compared with 190,172 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Philip Morris November 80 series, up 3~16 to 5~16 on 7,222 contracts, followed by the Institutional December 325 series, down 1~16 to 1~16 on 2,405 contracts. The third most active was the Institutional December 450 series unchanged at 12-1~8 on 2,405 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Philip Morris November 80 series, down 11~16 to 1~16 on 11,610 contracts, followed by the Philip Morris December 80 series down 9~16 to 1-3~8 on 6,123 contracts. The third most active was the Major Market Index November 345 series, down 3~16 to 1~16 on 3,729 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: up .76 to 153.27. Contracts volume 2,167, with 1,774 puts and 393 calls.
 Major Market Index: up 1.03 to 343.37. Contracts volume 12,426, with 3,398 puts and 9,028 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: up .11 to 34.34. Contracts volume 65, with 40 puts and 25 calls.
 Institutional Index (XII): up 2.95 to 439.83. Contracts volume 800, with 50 puts and 750 calls.
 Institutional Index (PXP): up 2.95 to 439.83. Contracts volume 12, 12,658 with 5,718 puts and 6,940 calls.
 EuroTop 100 Index: up 4.67 to 424.86. Contracts volume 29, with 21 puts and 8 calls.
 Japan Index: up 1.62 to 171.82. Contracts volume 7,961, with 2,317 puts and 5,644 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index: up .28 to 206.02 Contracts volume 342, with 231 puts and 111 calls.
 Biotechnology Index: down 1.57 to 172.45. Contracts volume 59, with 18 puts and 41 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up 1.51 to 117.01. Contracts volume 31, with 1 puts and 30 calls.
 Oil Index: up 2.23 to 227.49. Contracts volume 185, with 85 puts and 100 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 204,779
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 74,610
 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE WEEKLY REPORT
 Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed higher this week in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 2.50 for the week to 392.19. The Market Value Index reached its intraday high of 392.21 on Friday and slipped to its intraday low of 383.62 on Wednesday. The average price per share rose seven cents this week.
 Regular session stock volume for the week totaled 75,023,120 shares, down from the volume of 76,458,410 shares traded last week.
 Options trading was moderate this week as 966,378 contracts changed hands, compared with 806,126 contracts traded in last week's session.
 THE 10 MOST ACTIVE STOCKS THIS WEEK WERE:
 P.H. Glatfelter Co. 2,015,700 18-1~4 Up 1~4
 Hillhaven 1,967,900 3-3~16 Up 3~16
 Amdahl 1,967,900 7-7~8 Unch
 I.C.H. Corporation 1,809,100 4 Down 3~16
 Davstar 1,489,270 6 Down 4-1~4
 U.S. Bioscience 1,423,800 10-1~8 Up 3~4
 Echo Bay Mines 1,364,200 4-11~16 Down 3~16
 Fruit of the Loom 1,293,600 48-1~8 Up 1~8
 Chiles Offshore Corp. 1,158,300 1-3~8 Unch
 IVAX Corporation 1,111,500 34-1~8 Up 1~4
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 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639~


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