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  • *First quarter earnings $1.31/ shr vs est $1.25. April 22- Credit card issuer Discover Financial Services reported a first-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates as its high-spending customers more than made up for the slower growth in overall U.S. consumer spending.

  • Discover Financial's profit declines 6 pct. in 1Q Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Discover Financial Services' net income fell 6 percent in the first three months of the year as the company set aside more money to cover potential loan losses, offsetting loan growth.

  • Discover Financial profit falls 6 percent Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    April 22- Credit card issuer Discover Financial Services reported a 6 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by higher provision for loan losses. Net income allocated to common stockholders fell to $618 million, or $1.31 per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $659 million, or $1.33 per share, a year earlier.

  • Grieving borrowers told to repay student loan Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 12:02 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Some student loan borrowers who had a parent or grandparent co-sign the note are finding that they must immediately pay the loan in full if the relative dies. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says lenders have clauses in their contract that explain this could happen, but many borrowers are not aware of them.

  • WASHINGTON, April 22- The U.S. consumer financial watchdog warned on Tuesday that some student loan borrowers could be thrown into default if relatives who co-signed their loans die or declare bankruptcy.

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 45 or. 5 percent, to $86.67. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $75.05. Discover Financial Services fell$. 09 or. 2 percent, to $56.77.

  • Midday Glance: Credit Card companies Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 43 or. 5 percent, to $86.65. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 40 or. 5 percent, to $75.29. Discover Financial Services rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $56.91.

  • Early Glance: Credit Card companies Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 43 or. 5 percent, to $86.65. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 65 or. 9 percent, to $75.54. Discover Financial Services rose$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $57.03.

  • Michaels confirms breach of as many as 2.6M cards Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 5:29 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach. The nation's largest arts and crafts chain said its subsidiary Aaron Brothers was also attacked, with about 400,000 cards potentially affected.

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose $1.36 or 1.6 percent, to $87.40. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 64 or. 9 percent, to $75.16. Discover Financial Services rose $1.02 or 1.8 percent, to $56.52.

  • *First-quarter net profit $1.96/ share vs est $1.69. April 16- Capital One Financial Corp's quarterly profit rose about 10 percent, beating estimates, as the credit card issuer set aside less money to cover soured loans.

  • AmEx posts higher 1Q profit as spending picks up Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    NEW YORK— American Express said Wednesday its net income climbed in the first quarter, helped by higher spending by its cardholders even as cold winter weather gripped much of the country. After the stock market closed Wednesday, AmEx said its net income rose 12 percent to $1.43 billion, or $1.33 per share, in the three months ending March 31.

  • Capital One profit rises 10 pct due to lower provision Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:25 PM ET

    April 16- Capital One Financial Corp's quarterly profit rose about 10 percent as the credit card issuer set aside less money to cover soured loans. The company's net income available to common stockholders rose to $1.14 billion, or $1.96 per share, for the first-quarter ended March 31, from $1.04 billion, or $1.77 per share, a year earlier.

  • Midday Glance: Credit Card companies Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 96 or 1.1 percent, to $87.00. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 72 or 1.0 percent, to $75.24. Discover Financial Services rose$. 60 or 1.1 percent, to $56.10.

  • Early Glance: Credit Card companies Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 64 or. 7 percent, to $86.68. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 54 or. 7 percent, to $75.06. Discover Financial Services rose$. 50 or. 9 percent, to $56.00.

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose$. 96 or 1.1 percent, to $85.50. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 02 or percent, to $74.06. Discover Financial Services rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $55.28.

  • Midday Glance: Credit Card companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 2:08 PM ET

    American Express Co. rose $1.54 or 1.8 percent, to $86.08. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 26 or. 4 percent, to $74.30. Discover Financial Services rose$. 37 or. 7 percent, to $55.52.

  • Early Glance: Credit Card companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    American Express Co. fell$. 46 or. 5 percent, to $84.08. Capital One Financial Corp. fell$. 03 or percent, to $74.01. Discover Financial Services rose$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $55.18.

  • Final Glance: Credit Card companies Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    American Express Co. fell$. 82 or 1.0 percent, to $84.54. Capital One Financial Corp. fell$. 03 or percent, to $74.04. Discover Financial Services fell$. 56 or 1.0 percent, to $55.15.

  • Midday Glance: Credit Card companies Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    American Express Co. fell$. 53 or. 6 percent, to $84.83. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 03 or percent, to $74.10. Discover Financial Services fell$. 29 or. 5 percent, to $55.42.

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