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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed lower today in light trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 1.79 to 386.55. Declines led advances 282 to 218 with 218 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell five cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 9,999,100 shares, down from the 10,789,710 shares traded yesterday. There was no after hours trading activity today.
 Topping the most active list was Royal Oak Mines Inc., up 1/16 to 1-7/8 on 640,000 shares, followed by Echo Bay Mines, up 1/4 to 7 on 569,900 shares. The third most active issue, International Corona Corp. was up 1/16 to 5 on 247,800 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 9,999,100 1992 TO DATE: 2,076,819,925
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 10,789,710 1991 TO DATE: 1,745,336,226
 1990 TO DATE 1,904,806,945
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: No activity reported.
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: No activity reported.
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX--SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 516.28 Down 4.88
 CAPITAL GOODS 403.33 Down 0.24
 CONSUMER GOODS 712.24 Down 5.76
 SERVICE 987.68 Down 6.96
 RETAIL 1,165.63 Up 9.69
 FINANCIAL 471.06 Up 0.37
 NATURAL RESOURCES 188.54 Down 0.03
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 294.93 Down 4.26
 NEW ENGLAND 565.18 Down 5.49
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 588.80 Down 2.29
 NORTH CENTRAL 713.77 Down 2.63
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,097.28 Down 4.23
 SOUTH CENTRAL 358.65 Down 0.83
 MOUNTAIN 109.14 Down 0.98
 PACIFIC 461.77 Down 3.44
 FOREIGN 208.55 Down 0.59
 Today's volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 175,100 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Unique Mobility, up 1/16 to 3-5/8 on 40,600 shares.
 Trading in options was heavy today with 248,158 contracts changing hands as compared with 220,815 contracts traded yesterday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the U.S. Surgical July 100 series, up 2 to 2-5/8 on 3,994 contracts, followed by the American Express October 25 series, up 1/16 to 1-7/8 on 2,028 contracts. The third most active was the Disney July 35 series unchanged at 1/16 on 1,864 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Digital Equipment August 40 series, up 1-5/8 to 4-1/2 on 2,862 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index July 355 series down 1-7/8 to 1/16 on 2,564 contracts. The third most active was the Disney July 35 series, down 7/16 to 7/8 on 2,471 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: down 1.32 to 142.97. Contracts volume 1,562, with 642 puts and 920 calls.
 Major Market Index: down 3.58 to 352.80. Contracts volume 21,506, with 9,314 puts and 12,192 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: down .36 to 35.28. Contracts volume 491, with 421 puts and 70 calls.
 Institutional Index: down 2.53 to 430.12. Contracts volume 5,889, with 2,055 puts and 3,834 calls.
 Capped Institutional Index: down 2.53 to 430.12. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Japan Index: down 4.36 to 166.79. Contracts volume 3,165, with 2,381 puts and 784 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index: down .51 to 208.78. Contracts volume 435, with 197 puts and 238 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down 3.44 to 118.58. Contracts volume 106, with 66 puts and 40 calls.
 Oil Index: down 1.79 to 232.45. Contracts volume 183, with 122 puts and 61 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 155,137
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 93,021
 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE WEEKLY REPORT
 Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed higher this week in moderate trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 4.23 for the week to 386.55. The Market Value Index reached its intraday high of 388.60 on Friday and slipped to its intraday low of 382.13 on Monday. The average price per share rose 12 cents this week.
 Regular session stock volume for the week totaled 52,491,415 shares, up from the volume of 47,775,305 shares traded last week.
 Options trading was active this week as 997,446 contracts changed hands, compared with 607,795 contracts traded in last week's session.
 THE 10 MOST ACTIVE STOCKS THIS WEEK WERE:
 Echo Bay Mines 1,984,500 7 Up 5/8
 Energy Service Corp. 1,747,800 1 1/8 Unch
 Royal Oak Mines 1,644,900 1 7/8 Up 3/16
 Hasbro 1,377,200 28 7/8 Up 1
 Fruit of the Loom 1,135,600 34 3/4 Up 1 5/8
 Amdahl 1,132,300 17 7/8 Up 7/8
 Exploration Company of 1,119,700 1 3/16 Down 3/16
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 MedChem Products Inc. 931,200 8 3/4 Up 3/4
 American Exploration Co 902,800 2 5/8 Up 1/4
 Elan Corporation 834,100 45 Up 3 1/8
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 CONTACT: Amex Corporate Communications, 212-306-1639/ CO: American Stock Exchange ST: New York IN: FIN SU:


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