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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed mixed today in moderate trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 1.15 to 391.52. Declines led advances 255 to 242 with 251 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose three cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 10,050,715 shares, down from the 11,966,010 shares Friday. There was no after-hours trading activity.
 Topping the most active list was Exploration Company of Louisiana, up 1/8 to 1-1/8 on 840,800 shares, followed by Turner Broadcasting Class B, unchanged at 21 on 407,300 shares. The third most active issue, Pall Corp was down 1/8 to 23-5/8 on 293,200 shares.
 Regular Session: Cumulative Year-to-Date:
 Stocks Today: 10,050,715 1992 to Date: 1,591,741,770
 Stocks Yesterday: 11,966,010 1991 to Date: 1,297,915,401
 1990 to Date 1,384,895,935
 After-Hours Session:
 Stocks Today: No activity
 Stocks Yesterday: No activity
 AMEX Market Value Index--Sub-Indices:
 High technology 526.71 up 3.21
 Capital goods 420.89 down 0.76
 Consumer goods 725.83 up 2.76
 Service 1,017.45 down 2.49
 Retail 1,188.97 up 0.95
 Financial 479.63 down 2.58
 Natural resources 182.04 up 2.15
 Housing, construction
 and land development 320.81 up 0.80
 New England 579.83 up 4.08
 Middle Atlantic 609.03 up 2.68
 North Central 734.74 down 7.33
 South Atlantic 1,104.11 down 4.05
 South Central 373.26 up 1.99
 Mountain 111.45 up 0.13
 Pacific 464.57 up 0.56
 Foreign 203.17 up 1.75
 Today's volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 165,800 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Intertel, unchanged at 1-7/16 on 40,700 shares.
 Trading in options was light today with 153,600 contracts changing hands as compared with 236,454 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Major Market Index JUN 330 series, down 3/16 to 11/16 on 2,710 contracts, followed by the Barnett Banks JUN 45 series, up 1/4 to 9-1/4 on 2,460 contracts. The third most active was the Major Market Index JUN 310 series down 5/16 to 3/16 on 2,150 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Disney JUN 40 series, down 1-11/16 to 1-3/16 on 3,522 contracts, followed by the Disney JUN 41 1/2 series down 7/8 to 5/8 on 2,453 contracts. The third most active was the Disney JUN 37-1/2 series, down 4-5/8 to 2-5/8 on 2,395 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 S&P Midcap Index: up .41 to 142.97. Contracts volume 3,322, with 1,710 puts and 1,612 calls.
 Major Market Index: up 1.64 to 355.53. Contracts volume 14,010, with 11,088 puts and 2,922 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: up 1.64 to 355.53. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 LT (XLT) Index: up .16 to 35.55. Contracts volume 1,028 with 928 puts and 100 calls.
 Institutional Index: up 3.26 to 425.86. Contracts volume 5,623, with 3,027 puts and 2,596 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: up 3.26 to 425.86. Contracts volume 10, with 5 puts and 5 calls.
 Japan Index: up 3.44 to 185.77. Contracts volume 858, with 510 puts and 348 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down .74 to 119.65. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Oil Index: up 3.56 to 232.56. Contracts volume 161, with 65 puts and 96 calls.
 Equity Options Volume: 50,448 puts and 103,152 calls.
 -0- 5/18/92
 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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