WASHINGTON

Bank One's CEO declared that he will "adamantly oppose" the financial reform bill unless lawmakers remove the limits on information sharing among affiliates in the House Commerce Committee's proposal. Page 4

Federal bank regulators are preparing to wage an all-out media assault on public fears about the year-2000 problem. Page 4

NATIONAL/GLOBAL

Tellers will disappear on Saturdays from 52 Fleet branches in suburban New York and New Jersey as part of a three-month pilot program to gauge how customers use branches. Page 6

A SunTrust executive says the Atlanta banking company is outstripping its own predictions for revenue gains from the purchase of Virginia-based Crestar. Page 6

TECHNOLOGY

Checkfree unveiled a plan to reach out to the more than 100 million consumers who go to Internet portal sites. Page 8

DIGITAL FRONTIERS

Chase Manhattan said it would form Chase.com, a unit devoted to managing ventures in new technology and working with the bank's lines of businesses to tailor products and services for the Web. Joseph G. Sponholz will head the unit while continuing to manage technology initiatives across the bank. Page 9

COMMUNITY/REGIONAL

The stocks of publicly traded banks with less than $500 million of assets have yet to rebound from last summer's selloff in financial stocks amid the turmoil on Wall Street. Page 10

INVESTMENT PRODUCTS

Banks that have shaken up their approach to wealthy clients are reaping benefits. Some streamlined services into one group and others changed targets. Page 13

MORTGAGES

The war over Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's role in the mortgage industry has moved to a far more public battleground. Page 15

CARDS

The announcement of a "virtual credit card" for Internet transactions will reveal more about the payments software company Trintech than the usual run of new product details. Page 17

MARKET MONITOR

Many information systems managers are unduly complacent about other companies' preparedness for year-2000 problems, a poll suggests. text here. Page 34

Shares of Farmer Mac, the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp., gained modestly on their first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Back page

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