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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

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


Exchange closed lower today in moderately active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 0.27 to 374.24. Advances led declines 277 to 255 with 210 issues unchanged. The average price per share was unchanged.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 12,668,330 shares, down from the 14,058,820 shares traded yesterday. There was no after hours activity today.
 Topping the most active list was Chambers Development, Class A, up 9/16 to 4-9/16 on 753,400 shares, followed by Bergen Brunswig, down 1/8 to 17-1/4 on 484,500 shares. The third most active issue, Sulcus Computers was up 1/2 to 7-3/4 on 395,400 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 12,668,330 1992 TO DATE: 2,868,917,195
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 14,058,820 1991 TO DATE: 2,618,536,621
 1990 TO DATE 2,823,153,280
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: No Activity Reported
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: No Activity Reported
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX--SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 437.68 Up 1.35
 CAPITAL GOODS 391.16 Up 1.68
 CONSUMER GOODS 769.16 Down 2.20
 SERVICE 947.74 Down 6.05
 RETAIL 1,098.79 Down 3.37
 FINANCIAL 472.02 Up 1.09
 NATURAL RESOURCES 179.21 Up 0.16
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 269.82 Up 1.42
 NEW ENGLAND 557.32 Down 3.49
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 582.91 Down 1.05
 NORTH CENTRAL 761.22 Up 3.54
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,015.97 Down 3.70
 SOUTH CENTRAL 366.10 Up 2.30
 MOUNTAIN 115.12 Up 1.09
 PACIFIC 399.45 Down 1.24
 FOREIGN 195.58 Down 0.19
 Today's cumulative volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 448,900 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Intertel Communications, Inc., unchanged at 5/8 on 211,200 shares.
 Trading in options was light today with 150,391 contracts changing hands as compared with 135,452 contracts traded yesterday. Puts and call both traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Phillip Morris November 75 series, up 1-1/4 to 2-1/8 on 4,172 contracts, followed by the Phillip Morris December 75 series, up 1-1/4 to 3-1/8 on 2,298 contracts. The third most active was the Phillip Morris November 70 series up 1/4 to 1/2 on 1,917 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Phillip Morris November 75 series, down 1-3/4 to 1-5/8 on 6,054 contracts, followed by the Phillip Morris December 75 series down 1-5/8 to 2-1/2 on 3,390 contracts. The third most active was the Phillip Morris November 80 series, down 1/2 to 5/16 on 2,763 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: up .33 to 145.83. Contracts volume 450, with 45 puts and 405 calls.
 Major Market Index: up .24 to 339.52. Contracts volume 4,983, with 1,430 puts and 3,553 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: up .02 to 33.95. Contracts volume 100, with 100 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index (XII): down 1.85 to 427.09. Contracts volume 200, with 50 puts and 150 calls.
 Institutional Index (PXP): down 1.85 to 427.09. Contracts volume 1,123, with 529 puts and 594 calls.
 Japan Index: up 1.10 to 172.73. Contracts volume 3,479, with 2,490 puts and 989 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index: down 2.55 to 193.79. Contracts volume 358, with 75 puts and 283 calls.
 Biotechnology Index: up .44 to 146.32. Contracts volume 28, with 18 puts and 10 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up .07 to 114.57. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Oil Index: up .15 to 234.39. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 102,291
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 48,100
 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE WEEKLY REPORT
 Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed higher this week in moderately active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 6.91 for the week to 374.24. The Market Value Index reached its intraday high of 374.55 on Friday and slipped to its intraday low of 366.77 on Monday. The average price per share rose twenty cents this week.
 Regular session stock volume for the week totaled 65,526,905 shares, up from the volume of 51,031,090 shares traded last week.
 Options trading was moderate this week as 852,137 contracts changed hands, compared with 1,087,720 contracts traded in last week's session.
 The 10 Most Active Stocks This Week Were:
 ALC Communications 3,864,800 7-3/8 Up 1-1/4
 Hillhaven Corp. 3,153,000 2-7/8 Up 1/4
 Chambers Development, 2,146,840 4-9/16 Down 2-7/16
 Class A
 Hasbro 1,833,800 32-3/4 Unch
 IVAX Corp. 1,774,500 29-5/8 Up 2-5/8
 Elan 1,346,200 29-3/4 Up 3-1/8
 Energy Service Corp. 1,299,400 1-11/16 Unch
 Amdahl 1,282,200 8 Up 1/8
 Echo Bay Mines 1,248,000 5-1/2 Down 1/8
 Bergen Brunswig 1,151,800 17-1/4 Down 2-1/2
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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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