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AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE DAILY REPORT

 NEW YORK, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed lower today in active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 1.28 to 395.84. Declines led advances 316 to 236 with 223 issues unchanged. The average price per share fell three cents.
 Stock volume for the regular session totaled 17,133,265 shares, down from the 19,949,580 shares traded yesterday. No after-hours trading was reported.
 Topping the most active list was Exploration Company of Louisiana, unchanged at 1-3/16 on 1,119,900 shares, followed by American Exploration, down 3/16 to 1-1/4 on 805,500 shares. The third most active issue, California Energy, was down 1/8 to 19-7/8 on 746,400 shares.
 REGULAR SESSION: CUMULATIVE YEAR-TO-DATE:
 STOCKS TODAY: 17,133,265 1993 TO DATE: 83,350,655
 STOCKS YESTERDAY: 19,949,580 1992 TO DATE: 98,017,655
 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 479.87 Down 0.87
 CAPITAL GOODS 419.21 Down 2.34
 CONSUMER GOODS 783.31 Down 4.56
 SERVICE 1,113.40 Down 2.84
 RETAIL 1,302.38 Up 7.45
 FINANCIAL 502.37 Down 0.70
 NATURAL RESOURCES 163.72 Down 0.44
 HOUSING, CONSTRUCTION
 AND LAND DEVELOPMENT 348.71 Up 0.63
 NEW ENGLAND 625.01 Down 5.97
 MIDDLE ATLANTIC 641.33 up 0.74
 NORTH CENTRAL 833.90 down 5.19
 SOUTH ATLANTIC 1,190.86 up 0.79
 SOUTH CENTRAL 389.09 down 1.47
 MOUNTAIN 125.65 down 3.73
 PACIFIC 432.83 down 1.39
 FOREIGN 177.15 down 0.43
 Today's cumulative volume in the Emerging Company Marketplace (ECM) totaled 478,600 shares. The most actively traded stock on the ECM was Audre Recognition Systems, Inc., up 1/8 to 3-1/2 on 143,900 shares.
 Trading in options was moderate today with 190,029 contracts changing hands as compared with 216,384 contracts traded yesterday. Puts were higher as calls traded lower.
 Topping the most active list in puts was the Glaxo FEB 22 1/2 series, down 1/4 to 15/16 on 2,697 contracts, followed by the Major Market Index JAN 340 series, down 5/16 to 2-3/16 on 2,262 contracts. The third most active was the Proctor and Gamble JAN 50 series up 7/8 to 1-1/4 on 1,484 contracts.
 Topping the most active list in calls was the Philip Morris JAN 75 series, up 3/16 to 1/2 on 3,524 contracts, followed by the Philip Morris FEB 75 series up 5/8 to 1-7/8 on 3,146 contracts. The third most active was the Pfizer MAR 75 series, up 1/8 to 11/16 on 2,462 contracts.
 AMERICAN STOCK EXCHANGE WEEKLY REPORT
 Prices on the American Stock Exchange closed higher/lower this week in very active trading. The Amex Market Value Index closed down 3.39 for the week to 395.84. The Market Value Index reached its intraday high of 399.63 on Monday and slipped to its intraday low of 394.96 on Friday. The average price per share fell nine cents this week.
 Regular session stock volume for the week totaled 83,350,655 shares, up/down from the volume of 62,307,305 shares traded last holiday- shortened week.
 Options trading was light/moderate this week as 1,010,943 contracts changed hands, compared with 481,072 contracts traded in last week's abbreviated session.
 THE 10 MOST ACTIVE STOCKS THIS WEEK WERE:
 Exploration Co of 4,800,200 1-3/16 unch
 Louisiana
 Chambers Development A 2,950,300 5-7/8 down 1
 Amdahl 2,065,300 6-7/8 down 3/8
 California Energy 2,038,900 19-7/8 up 3-1/8
 Rhone-Poulene CVRs 2,022,100 5-1/4 up 1-7/8
 Cheyenne Software, Inc 1,810,000 32-1/8 up 1
 ELAN Corp 1,577,900 31-3/8 down 3-3/4
 Aurora Electronics 1,418,700 11 down 2-3/8
 American Exploration 1,418,700 1-1/4 down 3/8
 Echo Bay Mines 1,390,400 4-11/16 down 1/4
 AMEX Index Options closed as follows:
 Standard & Poor's MidCap Index: down .59 to 157.43. Contracts volume 2,138, with 1,789 puts and 349 calls.
 Major Market Index: down .32 to 340.67. Contracts volume 14,375, with 8,431 puts and 5,944 calls.
 XMI Leaps Index: down .03 to 34.07. Contracts volume 201, with 201 puts and 0 calls.
 Institutional Index (XII): down 1.02 to 435.80. Contracts volume 1,837, with 804 puts and 1,033 calls.
 Institutional Index (PXP): down 1.02 to 435.80. Contracts volume 1,171, with 771 puts and 400 calls.
 EuroTop 100 Index: down .37 to 437.02. Contracts volume 38, with 0 puts and 38 calls.
 Japan Index: down 1.52 to 168.28. Contracts volume 1,898, with 921 puts and 977 calls.
 Pharmaceutical Index: up 2.51 to 188.76. Contracts volume 2,112, with 841 puts and 1,271 calls.
 Biotechnology Index: up 1.77 to 169.67. Contracts volume 362, with 124 puts and 238 calls.
 Computer Technology Index: down .37 to 118.11. Contracts volume 2, with 2 puts and 0 calls.
 Oil Index: down 2.26 to 224.08. Contracts volume 190, with 115 puts and 75 calls.
 Total Equity Option Volume For Calls: 128,072
 Total Equity Option Volume For Puts: 61,957
 -0- 1/3/93
 /PRNewswire -- Jan. 3/


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