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on 08/24/99
Internet service provider PSINet Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to buy Transaction Network, a provider of data communications and electronic commerce services. PSINet said it would buy the...
on 08/24/99
Intuit, Inc. has introduced its new Quicken 2000 software product line with components designed to help consumers make better investing decisions and plan for the future. Quicken Deluxe® 2000 for...
on 08/24/99
European financial institutions are turning to the low-cost alternative of Web-based accounts to gain market share.A report on deregulation and restructuring in the region revealed the number of...
on 08/24/99
Word on the street says it's a certainty. Analysts, economists and investors expect Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan to raise short-term interest rates a quarter notch to 5.25 percent. With...
on 08/24/99
It's the information age and you are being inundated by information, right? Two major sources of incoming information are email and the Web. Fortunately, there are software programs that can help...
on 08/24/99
Under an interim rule approved by the Federal Reserve, banks will be able to transmit regular deposit account statements by email or make them available on their Web sites for customers who request...
on 08/23/99
A University of Oregon student has become the first person convicted of a felony under the No Electronic Theft (NET) Act of 1997. The law punishing Internet copyright piracy states that anyone who...
on 08/23/99
The Chicago Stock Exchange has become the first exchange to approve after-hours trading for institutional and individual investors. This move comes as other exchanges across the country work to...
on 08/23/99
Share prices soared on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Friday after three Japanese banks announced an alliance that would create the world's largest banking group. The presidents of Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank,...
on 08/23/99
When the Federal Reserve meets on Tuesday, Aug. 24, financial analysts expect Chairman Alan Greenspan and his colleagues to continue a process they started at the end of June by raising short-term...
on 08/20/99
Some of the cost savings claimed by Vice President Al Gore's project to streamline government were overstated, and other cuts in expenses can't be substantiated, according to auditors who looked at...
on 08/20/99
This week, ePace! Software announced the release of its new software package called ePace! Engagement, the accounting industry's first integrated software package to combine both engagement...
on 08/20/99
Datek Online, an online brokerage pioneer, introduced "Ask Datek" - a new service that give customers instant access to answers for Datek-related questions. Datek is the first online brokerage firm...
on 08/20/99
As financial institutions strive to gain market share through mergers and acquisitions, the question remains, "Which one will emerge as the global banking leader?" According to a survey report just...
on 08/19/99
============================================================== The AccountingWEB Newswire - Issue 5 August 19, 1999 http://www.accountingweb.com...
on 08/19/99
You've heard the saying, "For every $5 dollars spent earning a new client it only takes $1 dollar to retain one." But what does that mean? It means it's smarter to keep the clients you've got happy...
on 08/19/99
Internet advertising revenue reached $693 million for the first quarter of 1999 - almost doubling the $351 million reported for the first quarter 1998, according to the Internet Advertising Bureau's...
on 08/18/99
Nineteen of the USA's top local and regional independent CPA firms have banded together to form a new accounting firm association, called The Leading Edge Alliance, representing over $225 million in...
on 08/18/99
Fewer than half - 48 percent - of the largest U.S. companies anticipate all of their critical systems to be Year 2000 compliant, according to a recent survey conducted by Cap Gemini America, a...
on 08/18/99
Surprise! Starting pay for new grads is up. But wait, there's good news. They aren't seeing the double-digit increases that 1998 brought. The highest increase in 1999 was 7.9 percent, according to...

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