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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

                AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
    NEW YORK, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed lower today in heavy trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 5.22 to 374.25. Declines led advances 485 to 133 with 229 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell 17 cents.
    Stock volume for the regular session totaled 19,630,470 shares, up from the 17,179,885 shares traded yesterday.  After-hours volume totaled 0 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 19,630,470 shares.
    There were 329 block trades, while 222 blocks were traded in the previous trading session.
    Topping the most active list was U.S. Bioscience, up 7-1/2 to 47-1/8 on 891,600 shares, followed by Metro Mobile Class B, down 1/8 to 21-1/4 on 675,100 shares.  The third most active issue, Rhone-Poulenc CVR's was up 5/16 to 2-7/16 on 614,000 shares.
    REGULAR SESSION:                  CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
    STOCKS TODAY:      19,630,470     1991 TO DATE:  2,912,841,021
    STOCKS YESTERDAY:  17,179,885     1990 TO DATE:  3,007,699,535
                                      1989 TO DATE   2,769,200,975
    AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
    STOCKS TODAY:               0
    STOCKS YESTERDAY          300
    AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB INDICES:
    HIGH TECHNOLOGY        482.37     down      8.62
    CAPITAL GOODS          393.37     down      3.64
    CONSUMER GOODS         617.78     down     12.38
    SERVICE                945.19     down     11.19
    RETAIL               1,195.66     down     51.56
    FINANCIAL              429.22     down      1.79
    NATURAL RESOURCES      208.91     down      1.99
    HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
     AND LAND DEVELOPMENT  247.37     down      3.59
    NEW ENGLAND            520.81     down      5.51
    MIDDLE ATLANTIC        586.82     down      4.83
    NORTH CENTRAL          584.19     down     12.90
    SOUTH ATLANTIC       1,040.56     down     19.99
    SOUTH CENTRAL          349.19     down      8.31
    MOUNTAIN               117.51     down      4.26
    PACIFIC                433.72     down     11.00
    FOREIGN                218.52     down      1.66
    Trading in options was moderate today with 216,650 contracts changing hands as compared with 221,846 contracts traded yesterday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
    Topping the most active list in puts was the Chemical Bank of New York Dec. 35 series, up 3/8 to 12-1/2 on 6,034 contracts, followed by the LT-20 Dec. 30 series, unchanged at 1-1/2 on 2,875 contracts.  The third most active was the Major Market Index Dec. 315 series up 1-5/8 to 5-5/8 on 1,893 contracts.
    Topping the most active list in calls was the Glaxo Dec. 30 series, down 9/16 to 1-3/8 on 4,307 contracts, followed by the Philip Morris Jan. 70 series down 3/16 to 1-13/16 on 2,419 contracts.  The third most active was the Major Market Index Dec. 330 series, down 3/8 to 1 on 2,235 contracts.
    AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
    Major Market Index: down 3.36 to 315.61.  Contracts volume 22,646, with 10,945 puts and 11,701 calls.
    Capped Major Market Index: down 3.36 to 315.61.  Contracts volume 1, with 0 puts and 1 calls.
    Lt (XLT) Index: down .34 to 31.56.  Contracts volume 6,139, with 5,064 puts and 1,075 calls.
    Institutional Index: down 5.40 to 397.02.  Contracts volume 6,161, with 3,972 puts and 2,189 calls.
    Capped Institutional Index:  down 5.40 to 397.02.  Contracts volume 91, with 40 puts and 51 calls.
    Japan Index: down .74 to 234.56.  Contracts volume 4,338, with 3,743 puts and 595 calls.
    Computer Technology Index: down .84 to 109.13.  Contracts volume 4, with 4 puts and 0 calls.
    Oil Index: down 3.42 to 238.23.  Contracts volume 205, with 193 puts and 12 calls.
    Most Active Major Market Index Option: Dec 330 calls, with a total of 2,235 contracts traded.
    Most Active Institutional Index Option: Dec 325 puts, with a total of 600 contracts traded.
    -0-             11/19/91
    CONTACT:  Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO:  American Stock Exchange ST:  New York IN:  FIN SU: KW -- NY089 -- 5152 11/19/91 17:32 EST
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