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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed higher today in heavy trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 3.32 to 398.83, an all-time record high. The previous record of 397.03 was set on Oct. 10, 1989. Advances led declines 378 to 247 with 242 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose ten cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 19,515,580 shares, up from the 18,042,350 shares traded yesterday. After-Hours volume totaled 300 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 19,515,880 shares.
 There were 214 block trades, while 154 blocks were traded in the previous trading session.
 Topping the most active list was Amdahl, up 1/2 to 15-7/8 on 328,800 shares, followed by Instrument Systems Corp., unchanged at 6-3/8 on 312,300 shares. The third most active issue, Medchem Products was up 3/4 to 21-1/2 on 306,100 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 19,515,580 1992 TO DATE: 37,560,530
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 18,042,350 1991 TO DATE: 16,615,250
 1990 TO DATE 26,119,190
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: 300
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 2,300
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX--SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 591.43 up 13.17
 CAPITAL GOODS 413.22 up 5.77
 CONSUMER GOODS 704.72 up 5.48
 SERVICE 1,039.33 up 6.69
 RETAIL 1,281.74 up 7.55
 FINANCIAL 446.23 down 0.39
 NATURAL RESOURCES 188.69 up 0.45
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 281.33 up 1.79
 NEW ENGLAND 552.86 down 1.34
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 675.65 up 9.56
 NORTH CENTRAL 664.37 up 4.96
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,120.54 up 2.47
 SOUTH CENTRAL 343.40 up 1.49
 MOUNTAIN 118.78 up 1.32
 PACIFIC 479.40 up 5.05
 FOREIGN 204.55 up 1.57
 Trading in options was light today with 181,784 contracts changing hands as compared with 174,914 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Major Market Index Feb. 330 series, down 1-1/8 to 3 on 1,218 contracts, followed by the Intergraph Corp Jan. 45 series, down 1/16 to 3/16 on 1,070 contracts. The third most active was the Major Market Index Jan. 345 series down 3/8 to 4 on 910 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Coastal Corp Jun. 25 series, up 7/8 to 3-3/4 on 2,275 contracts, followed by the Coastal Corp Mar. 30 series up 1/8 to 3/4 on 2,270 contracts. The third most active was the Apple Computer Apr. 60 series, down 1/4 to 4-1/2 on 1,936 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Major Market Index: up 2.23 to 347.07. Contracts volume 10,910, with 6,456 puts and 4,454 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: up 2.23 to 347.07. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 LT (XLT) Index: up .23 to 34.71. Contracts volume 1,566, with 1,356 puts and 210 calls.
 Institutional Index: up 1.73 to 441.70. Contracts volume 3,143, with 1,451 puts and 1,692 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: up 1.73 to 441.70. Contracts volume 15, with 15 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: unchanged at 230.72. Contracts volume 1,823, with 657 puts and 1,166 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up .07 to 117.08. Contracts volume 7, with 0 puts and 7 calls.
 Oil Index: up .68 to 238.48. Contracts volume 11, with 7 puts and 4 calls.
 Most Active Major Market Index Option: Jan 350 calls, with a total of 1,241 contracts traded.
 Most Active Institutional Index Option: Jan 440 puts, with a total of 305 contracts traded.
 Total Equity Option Volume For The Calls: 134,702
 Total Equity Option Volume For The Puts: 47,082
 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE WEEKLY REPORT
 Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed higher this week in heavy trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 15.89 for the week to an all time record high of 398.83. The Market Value Index reached its intraday high of 398.83 on Friday and slipped to its intraday low of 382.70 on Monday. The average price per share rose 46 cents this week.
 Regular session stock volume for the week totaled 93,065,880 shares, up from the volume of 62,520,065 shares traded last week. After-hours trading for the week totaled 3,200 shares. There were 822 blocks traded during the week, compared with 748 blocks traded the previous week.
 Options trading was light this week as 822,242 contracts changed hands, compared with 587,620 contracts traded in last week's session.
 THE 10 MOST ACTIVE STOCKS THIS WEEK WERE:
 Wang Labs Class B 1,706,300 2 3/4 up 1/8
 Americus Trust for GE 1,695,000 7 7/8 up 1 1/4
 Shares, Scores
 Energy Service Co. 1,443,600 1 5/8 up 1/8
 Weatherford International 1,344,600 4 7/8 up 3/8
 Amdahl 1,315,200 15 7/8 up 1/2
 Bolar Pharmaceuticals 1,272,000 12 3/4 up 2 5/8
 Echo Bay Mines 1,265,600 7 3/8 up 1/2
 Harken Energy Corp. 1,178,600 4 3/4 down 1 3/8
 IVAX 1,094,300 38 3/8 down 1/2
 Instrument Systems 1,054,000 6 3/8 up 5/8
 -0- 1/3/92
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU: XX -- NY043 -- 6622 01/03/92 17:46 EST
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