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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

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


Exchange closed mixed today in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 0.28 to 385.98. Advances led declines 288 to 257 with 251 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell one cent.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 14,193,300 shares, up from the 13,650,490 shares traded yesterday. After-Hours volume totaled 5,000 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 14,198,300 shares.
 Topping the most active list was Chambers Development Class A, down 1-1/2 to 7-1/8 on 1,159,900 shares, followed by Wang Labs Class B, down 7/8 to 3-7/8 on 1,055,700 shares. The third most active issue, American Healthcare Management, Inc. was unchanged at 4-5/8 on 443,500 shares.
 Regular Session: Cumulative Year-to-Date:
 Stocks Today: 14,193,300 1992 to Date: 1,391,337,395
 Stocks Yesterday: 13,650,490 1991 to Date: 1,103,877,251
 1990 to Date 1,148,590,325
 After-Hours Session:
 Stocks Today: 5,000
 Stocks Yesterday: No Activity
 AMEX Market Value Index--Sub-Indices:
 High technology 520.33 down 3.95
 Capital goods 423.55 up 1.39
 Consumer goods 715.72 up 3.91
 Service 1,015.07 down 5.20
 Retail 1,202.02 down 4.11
 Financial 485.28 up 0.39
 Natural resources 174.00 up 0.55
 Housing, construction
 and land development 329.26 up 3.05
 New England 556.88 down 8.27
 Middle Atlantic 616.97 down 1.93
 North Central 755.32 up 7.19
 South Atlantic 1,122.96 up 0.08
 South Central 361.75 up 3.32
 Mountain 116.38 down 1.08
 Pacific 453.59 down 0.65
 Foreign 192.37 up 0.46
 Today's volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 157,300 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Top Source, down 1/8 to 3 on 28,700 shares.
 Trading in options was light today with 141,334 contracts changing hands as compared with 227,495 contracts traded yesterday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Major Market May 355 series, up 1-1/2 to 8-1/4 on 2,057 contracts, followed by the LT-20 Dec. 30 series, down 1/16 to 1-5/16 on 2,000 contracts. The third most active was the Major Market Index May 305 series down 1/16 to 1/8 on 2,000 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the RJR Nabisco Jun. 10 series, up 1/16 to 7/16 on 2,854 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index May 355 series down 11/16 to 2 on 2,580 contracts. The third most active was the Major Market Index May 305 series, up 2-1/4 to 45-7/8 on 2,000 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 S&P Midcap Index: down .06 to 140.47. Contracts volume 5,830, with 2,435 puts and 3,395 calls.
 Major Market Index: down 2.36 to 349.00. Contracts volume 12,335, with 6,681 puts and 5,654 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: down 2.36 to 349.00. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 LT (XLT) Index: down .24 to 34.90. Contracts volume 3,715, with 2,215 puts and 1,500 calls.
 Institutional Index: down 2.88 to 419.31. Contracts volume 1,384, with 1,004 puts and 380 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: down 2.88 to 419.31. Contracts volume 2, with 2 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: up 1.23 to 176.61. Contracts volume 2,222, with 1,303 puts and 919 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down 1.57 to 120.93. Contracts volume 17, with 12 puts and 5 calls.
 Oil Index: up 2.16 to 223.90. Contracts volume 45, with 2 puts and 43 calls.
 Equity Options Volume: 48,432 puts and 92,902 calls.
 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE WEEKLY REPORT
 Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed lower this week in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 6.66 for the week to 385.98. The Market Value Index reached its intraday high of 392.65 on Monday and slipped to its intraday low of 384.73 on Thursday. The average price per share fell 48 cents this week.
 Regular session stock volume for the week totaled 65,487,095 shares, up from the volume of 60,227,920 shares traded last week.
 Options trading was light this week as 926,685 contracts changed hands, compared with 974,341 contracts traded in last week's session.
 THE 10 MOST ACTIVE STOCKS THIS WEEK WERE:
 Chambers Devel. Corp. 3,180,400 7 1/8 down 7/8
 Fruit of the Loom 2,864,500 37 down 7/8
 Wang Labs Class B 2,596,100 3 7/8 down 1 1/4
 IVAX Corp. 2,088,600 25 5/8 down 4 1/4
 U.S. Bioscience 1,818,100 10 1/8 down 1 3/8
 ALZA Corp. 1,474,900 41 1/4 down 3 3/4
 Energy Service Company 1,474,900 1 3/8 unch
 Amdahl Corp. 1,144,000 16 1/2 up 1 3/8
 Hillhaven Corp. 1,125,300 2 3/8 down 1/8
 Oneita Corp. 1,087,400 16 3/8 up 1/8
 -0- 4/24/92
 /CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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