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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 NEW YORK, Nov. 27 ~PRNewswire~ -- Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed higher today in moderate trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 0.51 to 393.39. Advances led declines 254 to 209 with 201 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose two cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session, abbreviated by two hours due to the holiday, totaled 8,180,590 shares, down from the 16,438,650 shares traded yesterday. There was no after-hours trading activity.
 Topping the most active list was Biopharmaceutics, up 9~16 to 2-11~16 on 809,700 shares, followed by Hillhaven, down 1~16 to 3-1~8 on 462,500 shares. The third most active issue, Echo Bay Mines, was down 1~8 to 4-3~8 on 156,200 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 8,180,590 1992 TO DATE: 3,219,162,030
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 16,438,650 1991 TO DATE: 2,993,231,856
 1990 TO DATE 3,058,598,000
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: No Activity Reported
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: No Activity Reported
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX--SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 485.14 Up 1.15
 CAPITAL GOODS 398.97 Down 2.69
 CONSUMER GOODS 831.17 Up 0.33
 SERVICE 1,063.87 Up 2.05
 RETAIL 1,284.93 Down 2.23
 FINANCIAL 490.29 Up 2.10
 NATURAL RESOURCES 166.69 Down 0.21
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 302.16 Up 1.05
 NEW ENGLAND 622.77 Up 1.96
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 640.68 Up 3.40
 NORTH CENTRAL 821.07 Down 4.66
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,130.30 Down 3.30
 SOUTH CENTRAL 385.75 Up 2.27
 MOUNTAIN 129.18 Up 0.66
 PACIFIC 421.78 Up 2.08
 FOREIGN 180.72 Down 0.60
 Today's cumulative volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 214,700 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Intertel Communications, Inc., unchanged at 3~4 on 119,700 shares.
 Trading in options was light today with 71,313 contracts changing hands as compared with 133,721 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the S&P Midcap 400 December 157-1~2 series, up 11~16 to 3-1~2 on 2,130 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index December 360 series, down 1-1~2 to 11-1~2 on 2,000 contracts. The third most active was the Major Market Index December 365 series down 1-1~2 to 16-1~4 on 2,000 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Major Market Index December 350 series, up 3~16 to 2-5~8 on 1,630 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index December 345 series up 1~2 to 5-3~4 on 1,112 contracts. Thethird most active was the Major Market Index December 340 series, up 7~8 to 9-3~8 on 1,016 contracts.
 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE WEEKLY REPORT
 Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed higher this week in moderate trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 1.20 for the week to 393.39. The Market Value Index reached its intraday high of 393.93 on Friday after slipping to its intraday low of 389.74 on Tuesday. The average price per share rose four cents this week.
 Regular session stock volume for the week totaled 57,053,685 shares in four sessions, down from the volume of 76,457,410 shares traded in last week's five sessions.
 Options trading was light this week as 560,555 contracts changed hands in four sessions, compared with 806,126 contracts traded in last week's five sessions.
 THE 10 MOST ACTIVE STOCKS THIS WEEK WERE:
 American Medical Holding 1,940,200 10-5~8 Up 3~4
 Amdahl 1,857,300 7-7~8 Unchanged
 Hillhaven 1,734,600 3-1~8 Down 1~16
 Biopharmaceuticals 1,699,800 2-11~16 Up 1-5~8
 Gaylord Container Warr. 1,689,100 2 Down 1~8
 Citizens First Bancorp 1,232,700 3-15~16 Up 1~2
 NTN Communications 946,000 5-1~2 Up 3~4
 IVAX 849,800 34-3~4 Up 5~8
 Fruit of the Loom 818,700 47-5~8 Down 1~2
 I.C.H. Corporation 811,900 4-1~8 Up 1~8
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: Up .33 to 154.81. Contracts volume 4,860, with 4,528 puts and 332 calls.
 Major Market Index: up 1.20 to 348.27. Contracts volume 11,739, with 6,729 puts and 5,010 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: Up .12 to 34.83. Contracts volume 206, with 206 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index (XII): Up .39 to 441.91. Contracts volume 125, with 50 puts and 75 calls.
 Institutional Index (PXP): Up. 39 to 441.91. Contracts volume 980, with 655 puts and 325 calls.
 EuroTop 100 Indes: Up 3.20 to 426.33. Contracts volume 12, with 10 puts and 2 calls.
 Japan Index: Up 1.76 to 176.29. Contracts volume 1,787, with 418 puts and 1,369 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index: Up .25 to 204.49. Contracts volume 98, with 88 puts and 10 calls.
 Biotechnology Index: Up .81 to 175.23. Contracts volume 43, with 0 puts and 43 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: Up .88 to 118.65. Contracts volume 5, with 0 puts and 5 calls.
 Oil Index: Down .07 to 224.72. Contracts volume 20, with 0 puts and 20 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 44,150
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 27,163
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