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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 NEW YORK, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed mixed today in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 0.48 to 397.12. Advances led declines 291 to 289 with 196 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell two cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 19,949,580 shares, up from the 16,574,360 shares traded yesterday. No after-hours trading activity today.
 Topping the most active list was Jones Plumbing System, up 1/2 to 2-1/2 on 1,211,900 shares, followed by Spartech Corp., unchanged at 3-1/4 on 885,700 shares. The third most active issue, California Energy Company was up 1-1/4 to 20 on 808,000 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 19,949,580 1993 TO DATE: 66,217,390
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 16,574,360 1992 TO DATE: 21,537,900
 1991 TO DATE 45,256,240
 AFTER-HOURS SESSION:
 STOCKS TODAY: No Activity Reported
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: No Activity Reported
 AMEX MARKET VALUE INDEX--SUB-INDICES:
 HIGH TECHNOLOGY 480.74 Down 2.37
 CAPITAL GOODS 421.55 Up 3.68
 CONSUMER GOODS 787.87 Down 5.54
 SERVICE 1,116.24 Up 4.61
 RETAIL 1,294.93 Down 20.01
 FINANCIAL 503.07 Up 0.59
 NATURAL RESOURCES 164.16 Down 0.64
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 348.08 Up 3.77
 NEW ENGLAND 630.98 Down 2.49
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 640.59 Up 0.90
 NORTH CENTRAL 839.09 Down 5.46
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,190.07 Up 7.21
 SOUTH CENTRAL 390.56 Up 1.17
 MOUNTAIN 129.38 Down 1.29
 PACIFIC 434.22 Down 0.07
 FOREIGN 177.58 Down 0.62
 Today's cumulative volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 707,100 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Intertel Communications, Inc., up 1/16 to 1 on 174,100 shares.
 Trading in options was active today with 216,384 contracts changing hands as compared with 246,406 contracts traded yesterday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Philip Morris January 75 series, down 1/4 to 2-3/4 on 3,051 contracts, followed by the U.S. Surgical January 65 series, up 1/2 to 2 on 1,428 contracts. The third most active was the Intel Corp. January 95 series down 5/16 to 11/16 on 1,120 contracts
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Intel Corp. February 105 series, up 1/2 to 2-7/8 on 4,078 contracts, followed by the Philip Morris February 75 series unchanged at 1-1/4 on 3,457 contracts. The third most active was the Unisys January 10 series, down 1/16 to 3/4 on 2,628 contracts.
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: down 1.14 to 158.02. Contracts volume 3,151, with 1,591 puts and 1,560 calls.
 Major Market Index: down 3.46 to 340.99. Contracts volume 8,746, with 4,039 puts and 4,707 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: down .34 to 34.10. Contracts volume 935, with 935 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index (XII): down 3.80 to 436.82. Contracts volume 352, with 119 puts and 233 calls.
 Institutional Index (PXP): down 3.80 to 436.82. Contracts volume 240, with 157 puts and 83 calls.
 EuroTop 100 Index: down 4.17 to 437.39. Contracts volume 4, with 3 puts and 1 calls.
 Japan Index: up .06 to 169.80. Contracts volume 2,289, with 1,251 puts and 1,038 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index: down 2.68 to 186.25. Contracts volume 1,157, with 352 puts and 805 calls.
 Biotechnology Index: down 3.27 to 167.90. Contracts volume 444, with 120 puts and 324 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down 1.25 to 118.48. Contracts volume 7, with 2 puts and 5 calls.
 Oil Index: down 3.34 to 226.34. Contracts volume 77, with 12 puts and 65 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 154,930
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 61,454
 -0- 1/7/93
 /PRNewswire -- Jan. 7/


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