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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

                AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
    NEW YORK, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed lower today in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 2.75 to 384.10. Declines led advances 351 to 231 with 234 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell nine cents.
    Stock volume for the regular session totaled 12,262,635 shares, down from the 13,565,950 shares traded Friday.  After-hours volume totaled 1,200 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 12,263,835 shares.
    There were 176 block trades, while 212 blocks were traded in the previous trading session.
    Topping the most active list was Tubos de Acero de Mexico, down 1/8 to 10-1/4 on 723,200 shares, followed by Fruit of the Loom, unchanged at 23-1/4 on 406,200 shares.  The third most active issue, Echo Bay Mines, was down 1/4 to 7-5/8 on 270,100 shares.
    Garan jumped 6 to 38-1/4 on news of a special quarterly dividend of $1.20 in addition to a regular quarterly dividend of 25 cents, as well as a jump in 4th quarter net income of $2.06 vs. $1.27 in the 4th quarter 1990.
    REGULAR SESSION:                  CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
    STOCKS TODAY:      12,262,635     1991 TO DATE:  2,738,737,051
    STOCKS FRIDAY:     13,565,950     1990 TO DATE:  2,899,004,015
                                      1989 TO DATE   2,649,238,770
    AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
    STOCKS TODAY:           1,200
    STOCKS FRIDAY:    No Activity
    AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB INDICES:
    HIGH TECHNOLOGY        501.58     down      3.23
    CAPITAL GOODS          406.59     down      4.33
    CONSUMER GOODS         627.30     up        0.36
    SERVICE                948.81     down      8.23
    RETAIL               1,343.77     down     11.59
    FINANCIAL              434.28     down      2.54
    NATURAL RESOURCES      215.31     down      2.33
    HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
     AND LAND DEVELOPMENT  257.91     down      1.53
    NEW ENGLAND            529.60     down      3.23
    MIDDLE ATLANTIC        593.37     down      1.70
    NORTH CENTRAL          609.30     down      6.22
    SOUTH ATLANTIC       1,047.45     down     10.78
    SOUTH CENTRAL          376.68     down      0.98
    MOUNTAIN               121.12     down      0.91
    PACIFIC                454.00     down      5.04
    FOREIGN                222.81     sown      2.00
    Trading in options was light today with 117,161 contracts changing hands as compared with 138,104 contracts traded Friday.  Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
    Topping the most active list in puts was the Major Market Index Nov 320 series, down 3/8 to 2-1/16 on 1,293 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index Nov 315 series, down 3/16 to 1-1/16 on 1,135 contracts. The third most active was the Wells Fargo Nov 65 series up 3/4 to 1-3/4 on 1,055 contracts.
    Topping the most active list in calls was the American Cyanamid Nov 65 series, down 3/4 to 3/8 on 1,605 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index Nov 325 series down 1/16 to 2-1/4 on 1,485 contracts.  The third most active was the Philip Morris Nov 70 series, down 5/16 to 7/16 on 1,314 contracts.
    AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
    Major Market Index: down .38 to 322.64.  Contracts volume 9,271, with 5,305 puts and 3,966 calls.
    Lt (XLT) Index: down .04 to 32.26.  Contracts volume 335, with 335 puts and 0 calls.
    Institutional Index: down .61 to 406.97.  Contracts volume 4,882, with 1,840 puts and 3,042 calls.
    Japan Index: unchanged to 251.74.  Contracts volume 521, with 332 puts and 189 calls.
    Computer Technology Index: down 1.53 to 109.50.  Contracts volume 8, with 8 puts and 0 calls.
    Oil Index: up 1.69 to 252.86.  Contracts volume 81, with 55 puts and 26 calls.
    Most Active Major Market Index Option: Nov 325 calls, with a total of 1,485 contracts traded.
    Most Active Institutional Index Option: Dec 420 calls, with a total of 900 contracts traded.
    -0-             11/4/91
    CONTACT:  Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO:  American Stock Exchange ST:  New York IN:  FIN SU: KW -- NY086 -- 0944 11/04/91 17:25 EST
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