William H. Gates 3d says he has turned over a new leaf in his dealings with banks-though he is puzzled about what the old leaf was.

The chairman of Microsoft Corp., fresh from his grilling in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee and preparing for a speaking appearance today at the National Automated Clearing House Association's Payments '98 conference in Seattle, said last week that "our relationships with banks have never been stronger."

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