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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed lower today in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down .09 to 386.26. Declines led advances 290 to 256 with 227 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell one cent.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 13,650,490 shares, up from the 12,650,345 shares traded yesterday. There was no after-hours trading today.
 Topping the most active list was Fruit of the Loom, up 7/8 to 36-7/8 on 894,900 shares, followed by IVAX Corp., down 3/8 to 25-1/2 on 586,900 shares. The third most active issue, Wang Labs Class B was down 3/8 to 4-3/4 on 530,800 shares.
 Regular Session: Cumulative Year-to-Date:
 Stocks Today: 13,650,490 1992 to Date: 1,377,139,095
 Stocks Yesterday: 12,650,345 1991 to Date: 1,093,525,001
 1990 to Date 1,136,134,250
 After-Hours Session:
 Stocks Today: no activity
 Stocks Yesterday: 5,200
 AMEX Market Value Index--Sub-Indices:
 High Technology 524.29 down 6.02
 Capital Goods 422.16 up 0.16
 Consumer Goods 711.81 up 2.23
 Service 1,020.27 up 4.81
 Retail 1,206.13 up 21.09
 Financial 484.89 down 1.13
 Natural resources 173.45 down 0.34
 Housing, construction
 and land development 326.21 down 2.42
 New England 565.15 down 0.22
 Middle Atlantic 618.90 up 1.55
 North Central 748.13 up 3.38
 South Atlantic 1,122.88 up 6.45
 South Central 358.43 up 0.18
 Mountain 177.46 up 1.61
 Pacific 454.24 down 4.10
 Foreign 191.91 down 0.60
 Today's volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 152,000 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Ion Laser Technology, down 3/16 to 2-11/16 on 23,200 shares.
 Trading in options was moderate today with 227,495 contracts changing hands as compared with 177,177 contracts traded yesterday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Major Market Index May 315 series, unchanged at 1/4 on 2,050 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index May 305 series, unchanged at 3/16 on 2,040 contracts. The third most active was the Major Market Index May 320 series up 1/16 to 7/16 on 2,016 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Glaxo May 30 series, unchanged at 1/8 on 2,393 contracts, followed by the Du Pont Jul. 55 series up 9/16 to 1-1/4 on 2,202 contracts. The third most active was the Philip Morris Jun. 75 series, up 1-1/8 to 3-3/4 on 2,027 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 S&P Midcap Index: down .26 to 140.53. Contracts volume 2,813, with 1,973 puts and 840 calls.
 Major Market Index: up .21 to 351.36. Contracts volume 43,978, with 21,323 puts and 22,655 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: up .21 to 351.36. Contracts volume 2, with 2 puts and 0 calls.
 LT (XLT) Index: up .03 to 35.14. Contracts volume 3,905, with 2,035 puts and 1870 calls.
 Institutional Index: up 1.23 to 422.19. Contracts volume 1,757, with 787 puts and 970 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: up 1.23 to 422.19. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: up 5.44 to 175.38. Contracts volume 2,982, with 1,342 puts and 1,640 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down .50 to 122.50. Contracts volume 2, with 0 puts and 2 calls.
 Oil Index: down 2.59 to 221.74. Contracts volume 228, with 132 puts and 96 calls.
 Equity Options Volume: 80,454 puts and 147,041 calls.
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