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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

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


Exchange closed higher today in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 0.57 to 383.26. Advances led declines 268 to 244 with 231 issues unchanged. The average price per share rose two cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 13,045,185 shares, down from the 14,443,025 shares traded yesterday. There was no after hours activity reported today.
 Topping the most active list was Hillhaven, up 1/8 to 3 on 1,004,400 shares, followed by U.S. Bioscience, up 1/4 to 8-7/8 on 421,400 shares. The third most active issue, Davstar was up 3/8 to 11-1/4 on 357,800 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 13,045,185 1992 TO DATE: 3,010,596,015
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 14,443,025 1991 TO DATE: 2,768,110,351
 1990 TO DATE 2,916,973,635
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: No Activity Reported
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 400 Shares
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX--SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 464.14 Up 6.36
 CAPITAL GOODS 399.56 Up 3.01
 CONSUMER GOODS 778.51 Up 5.12
 SERVICE 1,017.87 Up 0.75
 RETAIL 1,163.46 Up 22.04
 FINANCIAL 479.63 Down 0.51
 NATURAL RESOURCES 173.56 Down 1.37
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 291.15 Up 1.52
 NEW ENGLAND 577.97 Up 2.83
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 604.03 Up 3.16
 NORTH CENTRAL 807.59 Up 4.87
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,087.27 Up 3.76
 SOUTH CENTRAL 363.57 Down 1.26
 MOUNTAIN 115.57 Up 1.19
 PACIFIC 412.45 Up 1.08
 FOREIGN 190.26 Down 1.72
 Today's cumulative volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 375,200 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Intertel Communications, Inc., unchanged at 13/16 on 121,800 shares.
 Trading in options was light today with 146,265 contracts changing hands as compared with 170,465 contracts traded yesterday. Calls were higher as puts traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the U.S. Surgical November 60 series, up 7/16 to 2-1/8 on 2,078 contracts, followed by the Merrill Lynch April 50 series, down 9/16 to 2 on 1,780 contracts. The third most active was the U.S. Surgical November 55 series up 3/16 to 13/16 on 1,458 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Federal Home Loan Mortgage January 45 series, up 3/16 to 2-1/2 on 2,054 contracts, followed by the Phillip Morris November 80 series own 1/4 to 1/2 on 1,586 contracts. The third most active as the Louisiana Pacific December 55 series, down 1/8 to 1-7/8 on 1,575 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: up .58 to 149.60. Contracts volume 2,052, with 280 puts and 1,772 calls.
 Major Market Index: down .67 to 341.19. Contracts volume 2,425, with 1,027 puts and 1,398 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: down .07 to 34.12. Contracts volume 13, with 13 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index (XII): down 1.29 to 428.08. Contracts volume 50, with 50 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index (PXP): down 1.29 to 428.08. Contracts volume 442, with 162 puts and 280 calls.
 EuroTop 100 Indes: down .36 to 416.74. Contracts volume 99, with 23 puts and 76 calls.
 Japan Index: down 1.55 to 170.27. Contracts volume 1,944, with 747 puts and 1,200 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index: down 1.35 to 195.08. Contracts volume 298, with 181 puts and 117 calls.
 Biotechnology Index: up 8.14 to 159.35. Contracts volume 301, with 244 puts and 57 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: up .25 to 117.59. Contracts volume 32, with 0 puts and 32 calls.
 Oil Index: down 1.40 to 221.60. Contracts volume 108, with 8 puts and 100 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 99,805
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 46,460
 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE WEEKLY REPORT
 Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed higher this week in very active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed up 1.54 for the week to 383.26. The Market Value Index reached its intraday high of 383.33 on Wednesday and slipped to its intraday low of 381.08 on Monday. The average price per share rose five cents this week.
 Regular session stock volume for the week totaled 73,196,135 shares, up from the volume of 68,466,685 shares traded last week.
 Options trading was light this week as 731,058 contracts changed hands, compared with 800,721 contracts traded in last week's session.
 THE 10 MOST ACTIVE STOCKS THIS WEEK WERE:
 Exploration Company of 6,013,300 1-9/16 Down 1/16
 Louisiana
 Echo Bay Mines 2,316,300 5-1/8 Unch
 IVAX Corporation 1,715,800 31-7/8 Up 1/4
 Hillhaven Corporation 1,497,200 3 Up 1/8
 Amdahl 1,347,700 8-3/4 Up 3/4
 U.S. Bioscience 1,127,700 8-7/8 Up 1-1/2
 Jan Bell Marketing 1,081,200 19 5/8 Up 1-1/4
 Davstar Industries 1,047,000 11-1/4 Up 2-1/8
 Chambers Development, 1,023,900 5-1/4 Up 3/4
 Class A
 Hasbro 1,020,100 32 3/8 Down 1-1/4
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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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