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American Express Co. rose$. 46 or. 5 percent, to $88.58. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 39 or. 5 percent, to $80.87. Discover Financial Services rose$. 94 or 1.5 percent, to $62.18.
American Express Co. rose$. 15 or. 2 percent, to $88.27. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 27 or. 3 percent, to $80.75. Visa Inc. rose$. 15 or. 1 percent, to $215.15.
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Stocks have hit an air pocket, floating higher as investors for now look past all the worries of the last couple of weeks.
Geopolitics are likely to dominate markets Friday, with traders sensitive to even small developments.
Russia is making it next to impossible to anticipate this market. Now what?
MOSCOW, Aug 4- An ally of Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Russia's business elite would not put pressure him to change tack on Ukraine due to Western sanctions which would only strengthen support for the president's policies.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
U.S. stock-index futures ticked lower on Thursday, as investors awaited a blast of earnings and the usual weekly jobless figures.
July 31- MasterCard Inc, the world's second-largest debit and credit card company, posted a better-than-expected 10 percent rise in quarterly profit, as more customers used its cards to make purchases. MasterCard shares were up 2.8 percent at $78 in trading before the bell on Thursday.
July 31- MasterCard Inc, the world's second-largest debit and credit card company, posted a 10 percent rise in quarterly profit, as more customers used cards to make purchases. The company's net income rose to $931 million, or 80 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $848 million, or 70 cents per share, a year earlier.
MOSCOW, July 30- Mastercard said on Wednesday a new round of sanctions imposed by the West had no impact on its business in Russia. "Today's actions are specific to certain banks' access to the U.S. capital market. They do not impact our business, "it said in a statement.
July 29- American Express Co reported a bigger-than-expected 9 percent rise in quarterly profit as more customers used its credit cards in a recovering U.S. economy.
A crush of big cap earnings and arguably the most important economic reports until September make next week the busiest of the summer for markets.
*Third-quarter profit $2.17/ Class A share vs est. July 24- Visa Inc, the world's largest credit and debit card company, cut its revenue forecast for the year, as growth in cross-border transactions slowed amid a strengthening of the U.S. dollar.
Visa Inc, the world's largest credit and debit card company, reported an 11 percent rise in quarterly profit.
Many investors, including Jim Cramer, found the relative strength in stocks somewhat curious, given the widespread geopolitical unrest.
On the four-year anniversary of Dodd-Frank, perhaps there is a lesson big banks can learn from smaller, regional banks, says Dan O'Donnell.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The U.S. government imposed sanctions on Wednesday on some major players in the Russian economy over what Washington says is Moscow's reluctance to curb violence in Ukraine. News that nearly 300 were killed when a Malaysian Airlines plane crashed in eastern Ukraine came after the market close.