First USA Inc. said Thursday that its earnings would fall short of expectations as the company aligns its accounting policies with those of its prospective parent, Banc One Corp.

The Dallas credit card specialist said earnings for its fiscal third quarter fell short of expectations by about $59 million, and it projected a $176 million shortfall from expected earnings for calendar 1997.

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