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From Raymond James to Fun
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One thing Huntington A. James knows for sure: Fun Holdings Inc. won't resemble his grandfather's company -- or anybody else's company for that matter.
October 4, 2000

Bank survey discounts size benefits
A new study of more than 1,200 bank accounts finds that large banks often rank near the bottom when it comes to offering the best checking deals.

The most frivolous lawsuit award goes to ...
The Olympics are over. But there's one more medal to hand out in the nation's stiffest competition of all.

PSC plan upsets Florida Power
A PSC staffer's proposal would prevent the utility from locking in higher rates to pay for a new plant.

Business digest
XEROX TUMBLES AFTER WARNING: Shares of Xerox Corp. plunged more than 25 percent following the company's warning Monday that it will post a third-quarter loss. The warning -- the fourth in the past five quarters -- has analysts speculating that the copier company may be ripe for a takeover. However, the struggles of competitors such as Ikon Office Solutions and St. Petersburg's Danka Business Systems suggest some of Xerox's problems may be industrywide. Danka has posted losses in each of the past two quarters, citing strong competition and other external factors. Its stock has fallen from $12.69 as of Dec. 31 to $1.06. Xerox shares closed at $11.38, down $3.94.

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