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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed higher today in heavy trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 0.60 to 393.77. Advances led declines 308 to 264 with 207 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose two cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 17,016,365 shares, up from the 12,094,430 shares traded yesterday. There was no after-hours trading activity today.
 Topping the most active list was U.S. Bioscience, up 1 3/8 to 12 3/4 on 841,100 shares, followed by American Exploration, up 1/8 to 2 3/8 on 719,800 shares. The third most active issue, ALZA Corp. was unchanged at 44 1/2 on 668,700 shares.
 Regular session: Cumulative year-to-date:
 Stocks today: 17,016,365 1992 to date: 1,496,209,295
 Stocks yesterday: 12,094,430 1991 to date: 1,197,525,451
 1990 to date 1,245,802,475
 After-hours session:
 Stocks today: no activity
 Stocks yesterday: 200
 Amex market value index--sub-indices:
 High technology 536.61 up 2.36
 Capital goods 427.28 up 1.81
 Consumer goods 728.92 down 0.61
 Service 1,040.97 down 1.68
 Retail 1,217.47 down 3.22
 Financial 483.99 down 0.90
 Natural resources 177.61 up 0.50
 Housing, construction
 and land development 328.13 up 1.71
 New England 576.24 up 1.76
 Middle Atlantic 623.60 up 2.05
 North Central 756.37 down 5.53
 South Atlantic 1,132.88 down 5.40
 South Central 369.95 up 3.40
 Mountain 114.95 up 0.23
 Pacific 470.47 down 0.21
 Foreign 197.24 up 0.93
 Today's volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 227,400 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was AUDRE Recogniton Systems, up 3/16 to 3 13/16 on 52,600 shares.
 Trading in options was light today with 149,134 contracts changing hands as compared with 146,852 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Chemical Banking Jun. 35 series, down 5/16 to 7/16 on 1,387 contracts, followed by the Glaxo May 27 1/2 series, down 1/4 to 5/8 on 1,226 contracts. The third most active was the Chemical Banking Jun. 40 series down 1/2 to 2 5/8 on 1,219 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Chase Manhattan May 30 series, unchanged at 3/16 on 1,856 contracts, followed by the Chemical Banking Jun. 40 series up 5/16 to 1 1/4 on 1,783 contracts. The third most active was the Glaxo May 25 series, up 9/16 to 2 9/16 on 1,778 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 S&P MidCap Index (MID): up .36 to 145.29. Contracts volume 2,584 with 1,722 puts and 862 calls.
 Major Market Index: down .43 to 354.89. Contracts volume 4,759, with 2,715 puts and 2,044 calls.
 Capped Major Market Index: down .43 to 354.89. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: down .04 to 35.49. Contracts volume 334, with 315 puts and 19 calls.
 Institutional Index: down .80 to 429.17. Contracts volume 478, with 245 puts and 233 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: down .80 to 429.17. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: up 5.60 to 180.03. Contracts volume 1,753, with 669 puts and 1,084 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up .22 to 125.93. Contracts volume 41, with 0 puts and 41 calls.
 Oil Index: down 1.01 to 231.94. Contracts volume 126, with 40 puts and 86 calls.
 Equity Options volume
 Calls 101,749
 Puts 47,385
 -0- 5/6/92
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