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Investment potential is debated

Q: I've owned Barnett Banks Inc. stock for a number of years. Now that Barnett has agreed to sell to NationsBank, do you have any suggestions on whether...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/14/biz_214647.shtml
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Bank to become third largest

MIAMI - NationsBank agreed to buy Florida's Barnett Banks for $14.6 billion worth of stock on Friday to create the nation's third-biggest bank in the industry's largest takeover...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/30/biz_213846.shtml
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Top executives won't be left in the cold

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Top Barnett Banks Inc. executives who engineered the sale of their bank to NationsBank won't be left out in the cold. NationsBank disclosed Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/21/biz_217812.shtml
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Business briefs

...food and energy - rose a more modest 0.2 percent. "Inflation remains moderate," said economist Lynn Reaser of Barnett Banks Inc. of Jacksonville, Fla. "We have not seen companies willing or able to pass on any wage pressures they may have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/20/biz_205565.shtml
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Banking giants forge mergers

...banking for a long time," said NationsBank Chairman Hugh McColl, whose aggressive company purchased Southern rival Barnett Banks and Boatmen's Bancshares in the Midwest in 1997. Mr. McColl, 62, will serve as chairman and chief executive of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/14/met_226050.shtml
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Swiss bank deal turns up the merger heat for U.S. banks

...four months, First Union Corp. agreed to acquire CoreStates Financial Corp., NationsBank Corp. agreed to acquire Barnett Banks Inc., and National City Corp. signed a deal with First of America Bank Corp. Banks have also flexed their muscle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/10/biz_218810.shtml
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Americans' productivity gain best in nearly five years

...their pay checks and for companies which can maintain or even improve profit margins," said economist Lynn Reaser of Barnett Banks Inc. in Jacksonville, Fla. Labor costs per unit of output -- a key ingredient in price pressures -- fell 0.2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/05/biz_218552.shtml
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Americans' income continues to grow

...many people have already bought the new appliances and vehicles they wanted, said Lynn Reaser, an economist with Barnett Banks Inc. in Jacksonville, Fla. "We may see that reflected in Christmas sales, with people spending more dollars on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/29/biz_218235.shtml
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Wachovia buys out Florida-based bank

...August it would take over Jacksonville, Fla.-based Barnett Banks in a $14.6 billion deal that will create the nation's...even larger than the pending purchase by NationsBank of Barnett Banks. Prior to its merger with NationsBank, Barnett controlled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/23/biz_217935.shtml
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Amid prosperity, a new wave of layoffs

...thousands already cut. NationsBank has yet to say how many jobs it will cut in its pending acquisition of Florida's Barnett Banks, which at $14.6 billion would be the biggest bank merger in history. Alan Johnson, director of the compensation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/20/biz_214901.shtml
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