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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. July 3, 1884 the company's shares were included in the calculation base for the newly created stock index Dow Jones Transportation Average. In 1866, Sibley ordered the engineers to develop a Western Union telegraph system of stock quotes in real time. The first offices of company were located in the Reynolds Arcade building in Rochester, New York. The sign above the main entrance to the building -


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In 1866, Sibley ordered the engineers to develop a Western Union telegraph system of stock quotes in real time. The first offices of company were located in the Reynolds Arcade building in Rochester, New York. The sign above the main entrance to the building - July 3, 1884 the company's shares were included in the calculation base for the newly created stock index Dow Jones Transportation Average.


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1980 - for the first time in the history of Western Union revenues from money transfers exceeded the income from the telegraph service. Payment systems are one of basic elements of infrastructure of e-commerce. America was on the verge of civil war and needed a reliable connection between the North and South. On the telegraph market of the USA at this time were operated with six large companies: American Telegraph Company, New York Albany and Buffalo Electro-Magnetic Telegraph Company, Atlantic and Ohio Telegraph, Illinois & Mississippi Telegraph Company, New Orleans & Ohio Telegraph Company, and the brainchild of Sibley & Co. - The Western Union Telegraph. In the early 60s Western Union has put into operation transcontinental microwave system of data transmission via radio waves, completely replacing the web of telegraph poles and wires. In 1920, Western Union has implemented the world's first transmission of images over the ocean. Sibley, the founder of Western Union, did not build a new telegraph lines, and persuaded the other players to join. American Telegraph Company, however, still had to buy it.