In one of its first Internet-related deals, Capital One Financial Corp. has signed a marketing agreement with on-line advertising agency DoubleClick Inc.

Capital One has been slower than some other large credit card issuers- notably Bank One Corp.'s First USA division, Providian Financial Corp., and Fleet Financial Group-to make a splash on the Internet. Its top executives said the DoubleClick deal, which took effect May 15, marks the beginning of efforts to fortify Internet activities.

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