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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed lower today in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 1.05 to 411.80. Declines led advances 333 to 251 with 248 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell three cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 15,947,350 shares, down from the 19,629,730 shares traded Friday. There was no after-hours trading activity today.
 There were 199 block trades, while 247 blocks were traded in the previous trading session.
 Topping the most active list was SPI Holdings, Inc., up 1/8 to 4-1/2 on 1,668,000 shares, followed by DWG Corporation, down 1/4 to 8 on 859,700 shares. The third most active issue, Wang Labs Class B, was down 1/8 to 6-1/4 on 659,900 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 15,947,350 1992 TO DATE: 737,311,980
 STOCKS FRIDAY: 19,629,730 1991 TO DATE: 491,458,145
 1990 TO DATE 535,322,180
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: No activity
 STOCKS FRIDAY: 400
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 588.08 down 3.50
 CAPITAL GOODS 452.03 up 0.61
 CONSUMER GOODS 746.19 down 8.60
 SERVICE 1,096.03 up 2.01
 RETAIL 1,379.00 up 3.14
 FINANCIAL 484.11 up 0.26
 NATURAL RESOURCES 182.36 down 0.14
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 358.91 down 2.22
 NEW ENGLAND 586.01 down 5.20
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 685.02 down 0.20
 NORTH CENTRAL 764.07 down 3.30
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,226.28 up 1.75
 SOUTH CENTRAL 372.44 down 0.77
 MOUNTAIN 132.57 down 0.75
 PACIFIC 490.60 down 1.81
 FOREIGN 199.41 down 0.22
 Trading in options was light today with 183,827 contracts changing hands as compared with 316,737 contracts traded Friday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Pfizer Mar. 70 series, down 7/16 to 7/8 on 1,510 contracts, followed by the Wells Fargo Mar. 65 series, unchanged at 1/2 on 1,280 contracts. The third most active was the Chemical Waste Management Jun. 20 series unchanged at 1-1/4 on 860 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Telefonos De Mexico Mar. 35 series, up 3/16 to 3/8 on 3,030 contracts, followed by the Digital Equipment Mar. 65 series up 1-5/8 to 3-3/8 on 2,026 contracts. The third most active was the Unisys Apr. 10 series, down 1/4 to 7/8 on 2,021 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: down 1.63 to 149.88. Contracts volume 6,470, with 2,696 puts and 3,774 calls.
 Major Market Index: up .15 to 350.85. Contracts volume 8,084, with 3,655 puts and 4,429 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: up .15 to 350.85. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: up .01 to 35.08. Contracts volume 782, with 212 puts and 570 calls.
 Institutional Index: up 1.21 to 423.33. Contracts volume 2,648, with 1,887 puts and 761 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: up 1.21 to 423.33. Contracts volume 1, with 1 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: down 3.10 to 210.65. Contracts volume 967, with 676 puts and 291 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down .88 to 128.99. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Oil Index: up .97 to 217.79. Contracts volume 138, with 135 puts and 3 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 129,747
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 54,080
 -0- 2/24/92
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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