Amro Extends Deadline For EAB Bidding AmeriCredit;J.P. Morgan Chase;Wells Fargo ABN Amro Holding NV has extended the bidding for its European American Bank unit through Wednesday, giving rise to speculation that the company has found a dark horse suitor to counter expected bids from North Fork Bancorp and FleetBoston Financial Corp.

The Dutch financial services company, which has substantial operations in the Midwest, is said to be seeking $2 billion in cash for EAB, its commercial banking operation in Uniondale, N.Y., but sources familiar with the bidding said that Amro would probably get closer to $1.3 billion.

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