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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT
 NEW YORK, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock


Exchange closed higher today in moderate trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 0.75 to 382.69. Advances led declines 260 to 257 with 199 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose two cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 14,443,025 shares, down from the 17,726,350 shares traded yesterday. After-hours volume totaled 400 shares, bringing the cumulative volume for today to 14,443,425 shares.
 Topping the most active list was Echo Bay Mines, down 1/8 to 5-1/4 on 1,106,700 shares, followed by Exploration Company of Louisiana, unchanged at 1-1/2 on 419,400 shares. The third most active issue, U.S. BioScience was up 1-3/8 to 8-5/8 on 406,700 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 14,443,025 1992 TO DATE: 2,997,550,830
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 17,726,350 1991 TO DATE: 2,753,007,941
 1990 TO DATE 2,907,829,665
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: 400
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: No After-Hours Activity
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX--SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 457.78 Up 4.68
 CAPITAL GOODS 396.55 Down 0.78
 CONSUMER GOODS 773.39 Up 0.06
 SERVICE 1,017.12 Up 4.51
 RETAIL 1,141.42 Down 4.18
 FINANCIAL 480.14 Up 2.36
 NATURAL RESOURCES 174.93 Down 0.29
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 289.63 Up 3.72
 NEW ENGLAND 575.14 Down 2.56
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 600.87 Up 3.66
 NORTH CENTRAL 802.72 Up 6.22
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,083.51 Up 5.47
 SOUTH CENTRAL 364.83 Up 1.24
 MOUNTAIN 114.38 Down 0.75
 PACIFIC 411.37 Up 1.06
 FOREIGN 191.98 Down 0.78
 Today's cumulative volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 491,300 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was AUDRE Recognition Systems, Inc., up 7/16 to 3-1/2 on 228 700 shares.
 Trading in options was moderate today with 170,465 contracts changing hands as compared with 134,952 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the McCaw Cellular December 30 series, down 5-15/16 to 13/16 on 2,813 contracts, followed by the Phillip Morris December 80 series, down 2-1/8 to 3-3/8 on 1,784 contracts. The third most active was the Phillip Morris November 80 series down 2-1/2 to 2-1/8 on 1,585 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Phillip Morris November 80 series, up 9/16 to 3/4 on 6,388 contracts, followed by the Phillip Morris December 80 series up 15/16 to 1-11/16 on 4,795 contracts. The third most active was the Phillip Morris December 75 series, up 2-3/16 to 4-5/8 on 2,970 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: up 1.20 to 149.02. Contracts volume 1,953, with 871 puts and 1,082 calls.
 Major Market Index: up 1.35 to 341.86. Contracts volume 4,718, with 1,967 puts and 2,751 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: up .14 to 34.19. Contracts volume 10, with 10 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index (XII): up 1.55 to 429.37. Contracts volume 100, with 50 puts and 5 calls.
 Institutional Index (PXP): up 1.55 to 429.37. Contracts volume 1,423, with 561 puts and 862 calls.
 EuroTop 100 Indes: up 1.01 to 417.10. Contracts volume 6, with 4 puts and 2 calls.
 Japan Index: down .27 to 171.82. Contracts volume 797, with 566 puts and 231 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index: down .62 to 196.43. Contracts volume 187, with 38 puts and 149 calls.
 Biotechnology Index: up 4.52 to 151.21. Contracts volume 50, with 28 puts and 22 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up 1.03 to 117.34. Contracts volume 0, with 0 puts and 0 calls.
 Oil Index: up .83 to 223.00. Contracts volume 533, with 228 puts and 305 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 118,682
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 51,783
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