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  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose $1.16 or 1.5 percent, to $80.91. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 19 or. 2 percent, to $83.01. Discover Financial Services rose$. 47 or. 8 percent, to $59.42.

  • April 16- American Express Co, the world's largest credit card issuer, reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit, helped by higher spending by U.S. card holders and an increase in net interest income. Net income attributable to AmEx shareholders rose to $1.51 billion, or $1.48 per share, for the first quarter ended March 31, from $1.42 billion, or...

  • American Express quarterly profit rises 6.3 pct Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 4:21 PM ET

    April 16- American Express Co, the world's largest credit card issuer, reported a 6.3 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by higher spending by card holders and an increase in net interest income. Net income attributable to common shareholders rose to $1.51 billion, or $1.48 per share, for the first quarter ended March 31, from $1.42 billion, or $1.33 per share, a...

  • American Express tops 1Q profit forecasts Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 4:09 PM ET

    NEW YORK— American Express posted a 6 percent increase in profits for the first quarter, but the company's results took a hit from a stronger U.S. dollar. DOLLAR ISSUES: American Express had a decline in revenue in the quarter, and most of the decline can be attributed to a stronger dollar. Credit card billings on American Express' cards rose 3 percent from a year...

  • Midday Glance: Credit Card companies Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 1:28 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 46 or. 6 percent, to $80.21. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 12 or. 1 percent, to $82.94. Discover Financial Services rose$. 16 or. 3 percent, to $59.11.

  • April 15- Target Corp said it had agreed to reimburse about $19 million to financial institutions that had issued MasterCard- branded cards that were a part of the massive data breach at the retailer in 2013.. The amount under the settlement with MasterCard Inc covers costs that banks incurred to reissue credit cards and debit cards to customers as a result of...

  • April 15- Target Corp said it had agreed to reimburse about $19 million to financial institutions who had issued MasterCard- branded cards that were a part of the massive data breach at the retailer in 2013.. The amount under the settlement with MasterCard Inc covers costs that banks incurred to reissue credit cards and debit cards to customers as a result of the...

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 5:57 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 26 or. 3 percent, to $79.75. Capital One Financial Corp. rose $1.47 or 1.8 percent, to $82.82. Discover Financial Services rose$. 52 or. 9 percent, to $58.95.

  • April 15- Hudson City Bancorp faces a U.S. government investigation into discriminatory lending practices, Bloomberg reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. The U.S. Justice Department and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are examining whether the bank violated the Fair Housing Act, Bloomberg reported, adding that a preliminary CFPB...

  • April 15- Hudson City Bancorp faces a U.S. government investigation into discriminatory lending practices, Bloomberg reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. The U.S. Justice Department and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are examining whether the bank violated the Fair Housing Act, Bloomberg reported, adding that a preliminary CFPB...

  • A third of millennials have never had a credit card Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 2:49 PM ET
    Millennial with credit card

    A bad economy and dismal job prospects have prompted millennials to find alternatives to credit cards.

  • Midday Glance: Credit Card companies Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 2:34 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 54 or. 7 percent, to $80.03. Capital One Financial Corp. rose $1.28 or 1.6 percent, to $82.63. Discover Financial Services rose$. 65 or 1.1 percent, to $59.08.

  • April 14- Target Corp is nearing a settlement with MasterCard Inc to reimburse financial institutions about $20 million for costs incurred from the retailer's massive data breach in 2013, the Wall Street Journal reported. MasterCard will distribute the reimbursed funds to the financial institutions that issue credit cards and debit cards under its brand,...

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 5:58 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 22 or. 3 percent, to $79.49. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 26 or. 3 percent, to $81.35. Discover Financial Services rose$. 55 or 1.0 percent, to $58.43.

  • WASHINGTON, April 14- The U.S. consumer bureau and the Navajo Nation filed charges on Tuesday against companies and executives they say used H&R Block franchises to operate an illegal tax-refund scheme. The CFPB said Jeffrey Scott Thomas and his company, J. Thomas Development of NM Inc, no longer own the four H&R Block franchises and that H&R Block did not...

  • Midday Glance: Credit Card companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 1:34 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 28 or. 4 percent, to $79.55. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 22 or. 3 percent, to $81.31. Discover Financial Services rose$. 53 or. 9 percent, to $58.41.

  • Early Glance: Credit Card companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 10:42 AM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 25 or. 3 percent, to $79.52. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 03 or percent, to $81.12. Discover Financial Services rose$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $58.05.

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 6:00 PM ET

    American Express Co. fell$. 32 or. 4 percent, to $79.27. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 48 or. 6 percent, to $81.09. Mastercard fell$. 32 or. 4 percent, to $88.25.

  • The Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians contends it has been attacked by Connecticut, which has fined the tribe's chairman and its business entities a total of $1.5 million for violating the state's cap on interest rates. Rodney Butler, chairman of the Connecticut- based Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, said tribes have sovereign rights and should be allowed...

  • Midday Glance: Credit Card companies Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 39 or. 5 percent, to $79.98. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 69 or. 9 percent, to $81.30. Discover Financial Services rose$. 21 or. 4 percent, to $58.17.