GE Capital Corp., a unit of General Electric Co., is said to be looking at Advanta Corp. even though the Spring House, Pa., credit card issuer is in talks to be acquired by Fleet Financial Corp.

GE Capital's interest, according to several sources, could delay the announcement of a deal between Fleet and Advanta, which had been expected this week.

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