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American Express Company (AXP)

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$109.81 USD

109.81
941,357

-1.09 (-0.98%)

Updated Sep 24, 2018 02:54 PM ET

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Will American Express (AXP) Beat Estimates Again in Its Next Earnings Report?

American Express (AXP) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

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Payment Processors Hit 52-Week High, Will the Rally Last?

Strong economic growth, increase in spending and high consumer sentiment lead to gains in stocks of payment processors.

FIT  AXP  V  MA

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AmEx (AXP) Hit 52-Week High: Is Further Upside Left?

AmEx (AXP) shares hit a 52-week high on Aug 21, led by a strong second-quarter performance.

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PRA Group's (PRAA) Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates, Surge Y/Y

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Groupon (GRPN) Q2 Earnings Miss, Keeps View Despite IBM Woes

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The index endured a difficult week, marked by a decline in tech stocks and trade war fears.

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Stock Market News For Jul 31, 2018

Markets ended in the red for the third consecutive session on Monday.

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Discover Financial (DFS) Q2 Earnings Beat, Revenues Miss

Discover Financial (DFS) Q2 earnings gain from higher loans and interest income

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Mastercard (MA) Q2 Earnings, Revenues Beat on Volume Growth

Mastercard's (MA) Q2 results gain from increase in revenues.

COF  AXP  MA  ADS

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MarketAxess (MKTX) Q2 Earnings Surpass on Trading Growth

Growth in trading volumes aid MarketAxess' (MKTX) Q2 results.

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Visa (V) Q3 Earnings and Revenues Beat, Updates Guidance

Visa (V) Q3 gains on higher payments volume, cross-border volume and processed transactions.

COF  AXP  V  ADS

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Nasdaq (NDAQ) Beats on Q2 Earnings, Revises Expense Guidance

Nasdaq's (NDAQ) Q2 reflects solid performance across all its segments.

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Stock Market News For Jul 20, 2018

Markets finished sharply lower on Thursday, led by a selloff in financials.

GATX  JPM  C  BAC  MS  AXP

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The index posted impressive gains this week, boosted by a strong economy and expectations of robust earnings.

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Stock Market News For Jul 19, 2018

Markets finished mostly higher on Wednesday, as robust earnings results gave a boost to industrial and financial stocks.

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AmEx (AXP) Q2 Earnings Beat, Revenues Miss, Guidance Intact

American Express' (AXP) Q2 results gained from higher billed business partly offset by an increase in costs.

AXP  MA  V  GPN

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Q2 Earnings Start Heating Up: IBM, EBAY, AXP

While IBM outperformed expectations after the bell, eBay and AmEx put up mixed numbers.

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American Express (AXP) Stock Sinks After Q2 Revenue Miss

American Express (AXP) just released its second quarter financial results, posting earnings of $1.84 per share and revenues of $10 billion.

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Ryan McQueeney covers trending market stories related to the Dow index, Amazon (AMZN), and Funko (FNKO). Later, he previews the upcoming earnings reports of American Express and IBM (IBM).

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Earnings & Economic Data Deluge

Earnings & Economic Data Deluge

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Housing Starts/Permits Disappoint; MS, USB and ABT Beat

Morgan Stanley, U.S. Bank and Abbott all beat expectations, but new Housing Starts and Permits numbers were far below expectations.

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Growth in Billings to Aid American Express' (AXP) Q2 Earnings

American Express (AXP) to witness revenue growth from higher billed business in Q2 earnings.

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The Dow traverses a holiday-shortened week during which trading volumes remain low.

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Mastercard Up Nearly 30% Year to Date, Will the Rally Last?

Mastercard (MA) growing on increase in transactions led by investments and a strong economy.

AXP  WEX  MA  V

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Discover Financial to Return More Capital, Passes Stress Test

Discover Financial (DFS) clears stress test, hikes quarterly dividend and approves share buyback.

HBAN  DFS  COF  AXP

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AmEx to Up Dividend, Share Buyback Post Stress Test Clearance

American Express (AXP) to hike dividend and approve share buyback activity after being green lighted in Fed stress test.

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Winners & Losers From Fed's Second Round Stress Test Results

The Fed gave OK to 32 of the 35 biggest banks in the United States, which hold 80% of the total assets in the U.S. financial system, to raise their dividends and buy back shares.

JPM  WFC  C  BAC  DB  MS  GS  AXP