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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. 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 1866, Sibley ordered the engineers to develop a Western Union telegraph system of stock quotes in real time. Number of active holders of "Golden Card" of Western Union amounted to 9.5 million people worldwide. In 2000 was launched the Web site westernunion.com, with which users from certain countries can independently transfer funds online.


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In 1866, Sibley ordered the engineers to develop a Western Union telegraph system of stock quotes in real time. Number of active holders of "Golden Card" of Western Union amounted to 9.5 million people worldwide. 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.


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Leaving the idea of expansion into Europe, Western Union took up the expansion of services in the U.S. market. 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. On the market was placed about 765 million of ordinary shares of the company. On the first day trading on the exchange the company's shares rose by 3.3% and the cost was $ 19.96. Western Union has several divisions, with products such as person-to-person money transfer, money orders, business payments and commercial services. In the 80's of Nineteenth century, Western Union was repeatedly tried capture by the railroad tycoon Jay Gould. He worked with Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the first phone. In the Western Union in the 30s of the 20th century worked 14 thousand couriers delivering telegrams.