FIRST UNION changes its game plan as it aims for $100 billion of assets by 2000. 2A

CITICORP shears the load from its new CitiSelect portfolios, and sales take off. 4A

U.S. BANCORP gains visibility with its funds of funds, leading the way for banks. 6A

SOVEREIGN BANCORP wants to be faster than its peers to exploit sales on the Internet. 8A

UNION BANk of CALifornia, product of a recent merger, sees an opportunity to capitalize on its size. 12A

SOCIETE GENERALE recruits wealthy clients thanks to its star fund manager, Jean-Marie Eveillard. 14A

FIRST OF AMERICA's Richard A. Wolf has one of the hottest investment secrets in the Midwest, the Parkstone funds, and is now waiving sales loads for new investment management customers. 15A

BARNETT BANKS wants to be not so much a bank as a "one-stop shopping experience" for financial services. 16A

PLACER SAVINGS BANK rides improved marketing to a turnaround of its investment

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