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American Express Company

American Express Company (AXP)

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Monksdream Monksdream 4 days ago
AXP new 52 week high
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Monksdream Monksdream 5 days ago
AXP new 52+week high
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Monksdream Monksdream 7 days ago
AXP 10Q due JULY19
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Monksdream Monksdream 3 months ago
AXP new 52 week high

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Monksdream Monksdream 5 months ago
AXP new 52 week high
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Monksdream Monksdream 5 months ago
AXP new 52=week high
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Monksdream Monksdream 6 months ago
AXP new 52 week high
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J2003 J2003 6 months ago
Took a starter here
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Aceinhibitor561 Aceinhibitor561 7 months ago
Nice Chart!!
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Monksdream Monksdream 7 months ago
AXP new 52 week high
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ISARKER ISARKER 2 years ago
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 2 years ago
Wow, Board approved a 21% increase in the Dividend.

Great News Am. Express, keep the Dividends coming.
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 2 years ago
Great Job Am. Express - New 52 week high.

$200 coming on strong.

Keep the rally going...
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 2 years ago
Fabulous Revenues and Earnings Am. Exp.

Big beat on both top and bottom line way beyond expectations.

Great Job Am. Exp. Keep it going...

2022 looks very promising.
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///M3 ///M3 2 years ago
And exiting axp 171 thank you
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///M3 ///M3 2 years ago
Grabbing some axp 158
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 3 years ago
Good day Am. Ex. Heading back to $170.
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 3 years ago
Looking good Am. Ex. Heading back to $170.
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conix conix 3 years ago

Lie of credit — American Express tells its workers capitalism is racist

By Christopher F. Rufo

August 11, 2021

American Express, which made a $2.3 billion profit last quarter, invited the great-grandson of the Nation of Islam’s founder to tell its employees that capitalism is evil.

It was part of the credit-card giant’s critical-race-theory training program, which asks workers to deconstruct their racial and sexual identities, then rank themselves on a hierarchy of “privilege.”

According to a trove of documents I’ve reviewed, AmEx executives created an internal “Anti-Racism Initiative” after George Floyd’s death last year, subjecting employees to a training program based on the core CRT tenets, including intersectionality, which reduces individuals to a tangle of racial, gender and sexual identities that determine whether he is an “oppressor” or “oppressed” in a given situation.

In a foundational session, the outside consulting firm Paradigm trained AmEx employees to deconstruct their own intersectional identities, mapping their “race, sexual orientation, body type, religion, disability status, age, gender identity [and] citizenship” onto an official company worksheet.

Employees could then determine whether they have “privilege” or are members of a “marginalized group”: White males presumably end up in the oppressor position, while racial and sexual minorities are considered oppressed.

In a related session, trainers instruct employees how to change their behavior in the office based on their relative position on the hierarchy. The trainers provide a blue flowchart with specific rules for interacting with black, female and LGBT employees: If members of a subordinate group are present, workers should practice “intersectional allyship” and defer to them before speaking.

In another handout, the instructions for white employees are even more explicit: “identify the privileges or advantages you have”; “don’t speak over members of the black and African-American community”; “it’s not about your intent, it’s about the impact you have on your colleague.”
American Express employees were taught about concepts like "privilege" and "micro aggressions."

Even common phrases are subjected to race-based regulation: White employees are told not to utter phrases such as “I don’t see color,” “we are all human beings” and “everyone can succeed in this society if they work hard enough.” — all categorized as “microaggressions.”

At one high-profile “anti-racism” event, AmEx execs invited Khalil Muhammad — great-grandson of Nation of Islam founder Elijah Muhammad — to lecture on “race in corporate America.” He argued that the system of capitalism was founded on racism and that “racist logics and forms of domination” have shaped Western society from the Industrial Revolution to the present.

“American Express has to do its own digging about how it sits in relationship to this history of racial capitalism,” Muhammad said. “You are complicit in giving privileges in one community against the other, under the pretext that we live in a meritocratic system where the market judges everyone the same.”

Muhammad then encouraged executives to begin “the deep ­redistributive and reparative work” and to “lobby [the government] for the kinds of social policies that reflect your values.”

More, Muhammad argued, the company should reduce standards for black customers and sacrifice profits in the interest of race-based reparations.

“If American Express cares about racial justice in the world, it can’t simply say the market’s going to define how we price certain customers, who happen to come from low-income communities,” he said. “If you want to do good, then you’re going to have to set up products and [product] lines that don’t maximize profit.”

Finally, in the flagship Anti-Racism Initiative training module, AmEx recommends a series of resources for employees to, quoting Ibram Kendi, “learn about covert white supremacy” and dedicate themselves “to the lifelong task of overcoming our country’s racist heritage.”

Employees are encouraged to listen to the Beyond Prisons podcast, which advocates for “prison abolition,” a movement committed to “eliminating imprisonment, policing and surveillance” altogether. Workers are also ­directed toward a series of articles that promises to “force white people to see and understand how white supremacy permeates their lives,” demonstrate that white children become racist before they can speak and persuade employees that Congress should pass legislation for race-based reparations.

Last October, AmEx announced a $1 billion “action plan” to increase diversity, invest in more minority-owned businesses and donate to nonprofits that promote “social justice.”

Whether the company will forgo profits or abandon capitalism, as it encourages its employees to do, remains to be seen.

American Express tells its workers capitalism is racist (nypost.com)
www.nypost.com/2021/08/11/american-express-tells-its-workers-capitalism-is-racist/
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Glider549 Glider549 3 years ago
I'm wondering if today's Square news will drop AXP, V and MA.
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 3 years ago
Am. Ex. - great Revenues and Earnings.

Some metrics are back to pre Pandemic levels, which is a quick reversal from 2020.

On our way to $180 - $185 range soon enough.
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 3 years ago
The $170 price looks really good.

From $140 to $170 in 4 months. With the economy opening up, Am. Express is being rewarded appropriately.

On our way to $190 by September.

Keep it going Am. Express...
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 3 years ago
AmEx sure is enjoying the opening up rally.

We should get a really decent bump as more States and Businesses fully open and restrictions are lifted.

More travel and restaurant spending coming our way.

At this rate, we could see close to $190 by September 1st.

Go AXP!!!
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 3 years ago
$150 sure looks really good.

Keep the rally going Am. Ex.
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 3 years ago
Am. Ex. is holding around $140 really well, especially with the Markets in a roller coaster pattern.

Hopefully we can hold close to this range, consolidate, then push higher towards $150 by end of March.

With lockdowns being rolled back, we should start seeing more activity and card usage each month.

Let's go Am. Express!!!
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I-Man I-Man 3 years ago
Yeah TechWhiz and you wonder why so many have rioted against corporate America !

It is beyond stinks! I have been with them since 1986 and NEVER had anything and am very creditworthy and hold many private and other accounts due to my long established small business. Always been good "credit risk". but today in this socialist environment, seems a "one size fits all" approach is being used and many good people and businesses are going to be affected negatively and that is criminal in my book !

There will be no "growth & unity" at all ever again in the USA if you are targeting small businesses and others who have proven good customers for many years, and you just axe their credit limits by 75% like they did to mine out of nowhere. nd for others to know, this newer AMEX prime Business account card tied to Amazon is a con- as they state there is "no interest for 6 months on all purchases", to better help small businesses grow/ problem is, their fine print reads "You must first hit a thresshold of $200,000.00 within a calendar year to qualify for 6 months no interest program".. That in itself is worthy of a FTC investigation and is fraudulent... I don't know ANY small business or other who would run up $200K in purchases irresponsibly like that in the first place!!

Was it because I tried to purchase a Benelli 12Ga shotgun Saturday from sporting goods retailer only to have that transaction declined? Everything was fine and dandy for decades. I made my normal monthly payment on time from recent statement showing "$19,900.00 credit limit"... Saturday I went to use it on a gun purchase and wham, it's denied... Sunday am drinking my coffee I look at emails, and low and behold, I get a notice from AMEX my credit limit axed to $5,000.00 only !!! ???

Have they become "Anti American" like so many other corps out there today???
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 3 years ago
That really stinks about your Saturday afternoon purchase.

Similar thing happened with me about 15 years ago with MasterCard. I hadn't used it in about 4 months and was more concerned about paying down my $2,000 balance. Low and behold, I got a letter saying they were reducing my credit limit from $10 k down to $5 k. I never used that card again, cut it up, paid off my balance and called them up to officially close my account.

I think with the ongoing COVID, Unemployment, Increased Margin Levels, etc., they are trying to rein in spending to make their books look better.

Doesn't matter how long you are a cardholder and instead all they want is you to spend, spend, spend so they can reap the benefits of high interest rates. If you don't spend they typically will try to lower your limit and push you out the door and focus on someone else.

Don't you just love Corporate America....
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I-Man I-Man 3 years ago
Something bad going on in banking behind scenes. Banks are starting to reign in on accounts like prior housing collapse under Biden Admin and this is very upsetting again.

OR is this something else very different say regarding 2nd Amendment and guns/ammo purchases perhaps?? My current statement shows my $20,000.00 credit limit. I made my normal monthly payment as I do (have small balance on card). And Saturday afternoon I did in fact try to use this card to purchase a hunting firearm (shotgun), and quickly was stopped, saying transaction declined & cannot be processed! Didn't think anything of it till Yesterday morning and used another CC to make that purchase.

My own story this Sunday morning is when I opened my e-mail, I had letter from AMEX in their stating, a Notice of Credit Limit Reduction !! I thought it was a scam letter, called AMEX, and told by an agent, due to an internal revue of all accounts with AMEX, that my long standing $20,000.00 credit limit has now been reduced to $5,000.00 !!! They are my oldest established credit card account (tied to Amazon even), going back to 1986 (35 years !). Now not due to anything wrong in my financial practices or account abuses of any kind, they are reducing the credit limit out of nowhere by 75% on an excellent creditworthy customer as I am ??... I have NEVER had a any standing balance on that card over $4,000.00 at any one time either so far below the normal 40% threshhold you want to keep to maintain credit score on monthly basis...

I would like to hear of others out there, small businesses especially, who may be seeing this like we are here. I have the AMEX Business/Amazon type card these days FYI...

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TechWhiz TechWhiz 3 years ago
Good Earnings this AM, but having a red day.

Economy is not bouncing back as fast as expected, therefore, the first half of 2021 will continue to see Am. Ex. struggle.

Hopefully once we get the vaccines in the arms, traveling will slowing begin to ramp up again and get us turned around and heading back towards $130.

Go AXP!!!
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I-Man I-Man 4 years ago
So Federal Investigations going on now regarding their credit card operations and practices and consumer accounts linked to Amazon... I've been account holder since 1988 and HATED the Amazon relationship they forged and exuberant credit card rates today, plus not telling consumer, you MUST spend $200,000.00 per year to even get the "no interest deferment" they hype... it is not true...
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 4 years ago
Am. Ex. sure has been on fire lately.

Great run since beginning of November.

Let's keep it going and head back towards $130 by February 1st range,
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Canna_Business Canna_Business 4 years ago
$AXP $BAC $JPM $V $ALLY $HRVSF $UA $BBBY
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weedtrader420 weedtrader420 4 years ago
AXP $125 TARGET PRICE TOMORROW WOOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 4 years ago
Feels good to be over $104 once again.
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Kypee Kypee 4 years ago
On a side note; I finally manned up and got the Amex Gold Card. I go out to eat enough to justify it.

Happy with this company overall (wish the gold card had gas be if it’s tbh)
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wagner wagner 4 years ago
Calls out at 97????
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wagner wagner 4 years ago
Nice breakthrough
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wagner wagner 4 years ago
Nice test 96, still strength
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wagner wagner 4 years ago
Nice reversal after testing 94......
EOW earnings coming
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wagner wagner 4 years ago
Anyone else expecting a earning run??

High loses already booked this year, so,...

Positive surprises possible
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bschless bschless 4 years ago
“Don’t leave home without it “
Don’t worry, we won’t


https://afterfurtherreviewonline.wordpress.com/2020/04/27/115/
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bschless bschless 4 years ago
“Don’t leave home without it “
Don’t worry, we won’t


https://afterfurtherreviewonline.wordpress.com/2020/04/27/115/
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bschless bschless 4 years ago
“Don’t leave home without it “
Don’t worry, we won’t


https://afterfurtherreviewonline.wordpress.com/2020/04/27/115/
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surfgreen surfgreen 4 years ago
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 4 years ago
Great Earnings this AM.

A good pop today that should have been more than double the final number.

There is too much fear about the Coronavirus spreading that is impacting Markets worldwide which caused the Dow to turn red very fast late morning and AXP lost it's momentum.

At least we were able to stay green and be at an all time high.

Fantastic job Am. Ex.
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 5 years ago
Sure looks good to see all time highs.

Am. Express should benefit from the Phase 1 deal signed with China this week, as they open up their borders which will help Am. Express, MasterCard and Visa gain some footing in a large population that loves to spend.

Go AXP!!!
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 5 years ago
Looks like Am. Ex. is gearing up for another Earnings beat.

Climbing to a new high and soon to be over $130.

Let's keep it going...
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 5 years ago
Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Have a fun, safe, happy and enjoyable holiday with family and friends.
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Whatsup23 Whatsup23 5 years ago
Great company
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TechWhiz TechWhiz 5 years ago
Way to go Am. Express...

American Express Company (AXP) today reported third-quarter net income of $1.8 billion, up 6 percent from $1.7 billion a year ago. Diluted earnings per share was $2.08, up 11 percent from $1.88 per share a year ago.

Third-quarter consolidated total revenues net of interest expense were $11.0 billion, up 8 percent from $10.1 billion a year ago. Excluding the impact of foreign exchange rates, adjusted revenues net of interest expense grew 9 percent.
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