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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 NEW YORK, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed higher today in heavy trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up .05 to 403.84. Advances led declines 297 to 261 with 206 issues unchanged. The average price per share was unchanged.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 17,534,160 shares, up from the 14,689,670 shares traded yesterday. After-hours volume totaled 2,300 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 17,536,460 shares.
 Topping the most active list was Amdahl, unchanged at 7-1/2 on 830,300 shares, followed by Hillhaven Corporation, up 3/16 to 4-1/16 on 823,100 shares. The third most active issue, I.C.H. Corporation, was unchanged at 5 on 639,700 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 17,534,160 1993 TO DATE: 195,573,150
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 14,689,670 1992 TO DATE: 265,683,635
 1991 TO DATE 132,323,515
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: 2,300 in After-Hours
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: No Activity Reported
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX--SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 494.78 down 2.08
 CAPITAL GOODS 419.90 down 0.37
 CONSUMER GOODS 804.91 down 2.19
 SERVICE 1,144.39 down 0.46
 RETAIL 1,311.50 up 4.84
 FINANCIAL 522.22 up 4.93
 NATURAL RESOURCES 161.72 down 0.16
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 359.51 up 0.95
 NEW ENGLAND 656.30 even
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 650.84 down 1.32
 NORTH CENTRAL 854.04 down 6.68
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,234.70 up 3.92
 SOUTH CENTRAL 396.97 up 2.66
 MOUNTAIN 126.19 down 0.32
 PACIFIC 448.22 up 4.62
 FOREIGN 175.35 down 0.13
 Today's cumulative volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 456,800 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Audre Recognition Systems, down 1/16 to 4-13/16 on 153,200 shares.
 Trading in options was moderate today with 193,293 contracts changing hands as compared with 189,165 contracts traded yesterday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the United States Surgical Feb 65 series, up 7/16 to 2 on 1,918 contracts, followed by the Philip Morris Feb 70 series, up 3/8 to 1-9/16 on 1,572 contracts. The third most active was the United States Surgical Apr 55 series up 3/8 to 1-3/8 on 1,178 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Motorola Feb 60 series, down 3 to 3-1/8 on 4,057 contracts, followed by the Westinghouse Jul 15 series unchanged at 1-1/4 on 3,345 contracts. The third most active was the Philip Morris Mar 75 series, down 1/8 to 1-1/16 on 2,506 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: up .14 to 161.66. Contracts volume 1,440, with 1,304 puts and 136 calls.
 Major Market Index: down 2.63 to 342.58. Contracts volume 6,170, with 4,201 puts and 1,969 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: down .26 to 34.26. Contracts volume 158, with 158 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index (XII): down 3.28 to 439.94. Contracts volume 809, with 422 puts and 387 calls.
 Institutional Index (PXP): down 3.28 to 439.94. Contracts volume 1,000, with 250 puts and 750 calls.
 EuroTop 100 Index: down 1.80 to 440.39. Contracts volume 10, with 10 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: up 1.80 to 169.79. Contracts volume 745, with 83 puts and 662 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index: down 4.51 to 180.73. Contracts volume 1,345, with 510 puts and 835 calls.
 Biotechnology Index: down 3.59 to 151.55. Contracts volume 466, with 293 puts and 173 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down .97 to 123.73. Contracts volume 400, with 200 puts and 200 calls.
 Oil Index: down .03 to 222.10. Contracts volume 111, with 1 puts and 110 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 137,007
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 56,286
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