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The presence of Western Union Gold Card at the client greatly simplifies the process of further processing of money transfers of and reduces the operation time for the sending of money, as the "Gold Card" is a carrier of the personal information about the client. In 1849, Selden and Sibley, the founders of the future Western Union, created the New York State Printing Telegraph Company. In 1866, Sibley ordered the engineers to develop a Western Union telegraph system of stock quotes in real time. In the early forties of the 20th century, Western Union has used the first time a commercial intercity microwave transmission system. The Western Union Company is a leader in global payment services


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In 1866, Sibley ordered the engineers to develop a Western Union telegraph system of stock quotes in real time. In the early forties of the 20th century, Western Union has used the first time a commercial intercity microwave transmission system. In 1849, Selden and Sibley, the founders of the future Western Union, created the New York State Printing Telegraph Company.


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In 1884 Western Union has become a joint-stock company and was brought to the stock exchange. The company has entered in the first American stock index Dow Jones. Western Union has taken of 451st position in the rating Fortune 500 in 2009, having moved from 473rd line in 2008. In 1849, Selden and Sibley, the founders of the future Western Union, created the New York State Printing Telegraph Company. In order to increase competitiveness and market expansion of its services, Western Union launched a program of loyalty Western Union Gold Card for customers, who has repeatedly made money transfers via Western Union. In October 1871 the company has implemented the world's first telegraph money order. After a century money transfers have become a major source of income for Western Union. Western Union provides consumers and businesses with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money around the world, to send payments and to purchase money orders. In 1864, fearing the laying of long underwater lines, Western Union offered to carry out laying of telegraph lines to Europe through the Russian Alaska under the narrow Bering Strait and then to Siberia with branching in the major cities of Europe. Founder of Western Union Hiram Sibley was born in 1807 in Massachusetts (USA). At age of 14 has mastered the profession of shoemaker, at age 16 he left his native cityand moved to New York, where he went into wool carder.