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American Express

 

American Express Company (NYSE: AXP), sometimes known as "AmEx" or "Amex", is a diversified global financial services company headquartered in New York City. Founded in 1850, it is one of the 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. The company is best known for its credit card, charge card, and traveler's cheque businesses. 

 

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Twitter Tunes Into eCommerce with CardSpring Deal

By IBTimes AU

Twitter's acquisition of CardSpring has taken it very close to its goal of launching its own e-commerce platform, reports The Wall street Journal. Though the cost of acquisition is not available the deal is all set to bring real-time shopping... (Jul 21)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, ADVERTISING

Apple iPhone 6 iWallet is an Ally to Credit Card Companies

By IBTimes AU

Contrary to predictions of analysts for years, Apple has not added a near-field communications technology to its iPhone series. Industry experts have long waited for Apple to concentrate on the development of touch-less mobile payments for years. (May 23)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, MORGAN STANLEY, RETAIL, ITUNES

Salman Khan appears for the hearing of his 2002 hit and run case in Mumbai
Salman Khan 2002 Hit and Run Case: 3 Eyewitnesses Identify Him [PHOTOS]

By IBTimes IN

Bollywood actor Salman Khan was present for the hearing in the retrial of his 2002 hit and run case in Mumbai court on 6 May. (May 07)

MORE TOPICS: TOYOTA, COURT, INDIA, BOLLYWOOD

Australia's ASX outperforms Asian indices
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 3/19/14

By Comsec

The Australian share market has closed slightly firmer today, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) adding 12.8 points or 0.2 per cent by close to 5373 points. The market had a volatile session, with the All Ords being down to 5351 points at one time, despite positive offshore gains. (Mar 19)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, MANAGEMENT, QANTAS, INVESTMENT

Apple Inc. Opens Melbourne Store Amidst $8.9 Billion Tax Controversy

By IBTimes AU

Apple Inc. will reportedly open its first store in the Melbourne Central Business District (Mar 06)

MORE TOPICS: APPLE INC., RETAIL, G20

New Report Cites Risks of Popular PINs for ATM, Credit Cards
Credit Card Holders in Australia Won’t Need to Sign for Purchases by Aug 1

By IBTimes AU

Credit card skimming would soon become a thing of the past since beginning Aug 1, credit and debit card holders in Australia would no longer need to sign for the purchases of over $100. Instead, they would key in PIN codes in an attempt to significantly cut payment fraud. (Jan 23)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RETAIL

European Islamic Investment Bank Removes Abed Al Zeera from Board

By IBTimes UK

EIIB says Al Zeera has been removed with immediate effect (Nov 28)

MORE TOPICS: STANDARD CHARTERED BANK, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, MANAGEMENT, INVESTMENT, LONDON

Simon Cowell Junior to be Called Simon?

By IBTimes UK

Cowell has confessed that he might end up naming his son, Simon. (Nov 06)

MORE TOPICS: BRAD PITT, LOS ANGELES, LONDON

Japan's Mizuho Sanctions Executives Over Yakuza Loan Scandal

By IBTimes UK

CEO Yasuhiro Sato will have his salary cut for six months, but is likely to survive scandal, according to media reports. (Oct 25)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, MANAGEMENT

Officials Apply Al Capone Model to Crack Down on Yakuza Mobsters

By IBTimes UK

US Treasury Department so far has frozen about $55,000 of yakuza holdings including two Japan-issued American Express cards, according to Bloomberg. (Oct 23)

MORE TOPICS: JAPAN, MANAGEMENT