American Express

Amex sweetens premium card rewards, again, with new Uber perks

10/26/20

American Express Co. boosted the perks on some of its premium cards once again as the card issuer tries to keep a lid on attrition during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Card companies, surprised by low write-offs, seek new customers

10/23/20

Lenders have spent months puzzled by the persistently low delinquencies on their credit cards. Now, they’re seizing the moment.

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Amex's recipe for small-business lending: Heavy on the Kabbage

10/23/20

With the COVID-19 pandemic creating unprecedented challenges for small businesses, American Express has increasingly targeted its investments in that niche.

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How Colleen Taylor created new rungs in her long payments career

09/10/20

In her steady advance up the payments industry career ladder, Colleen Taylor has pursued a consistent theme of taking on challenging roles at pivotal moments, which has propelled her trajectory.

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Amex hires Wells Fargo's Colleen Taylor to lead U.S. merchant services

09/10/20

American Express hired Taylor to oversee its efforts to entice more U.S. merchants to accept the firm's cards.

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Wells Fargo's AI, Amex's Kabbage buy, refi fee fallout: Top stories of the week

08/21/20

When customers contact Wells Fargo, its artificial intelligence system goes to work; what American Express is getting with it purchase of Kabbage; Fannie, Freddie refi fee will wipe out millions in mortgage profits; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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Why Amex is buying Kabbage

08/18/20

American Express isn't acquiring any loans in its deal for the online small-business lender. Here's what it is getting.

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Amex, already small-business card king, wants more with Kabbage

08/17/20

American Express Co. is acquiring the teams and technology behind the online lender Kabbage Inc. as the credit-card giant seeks to provide more loans and other services to small-business owners.

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Amex in advanced talks to buy Kabbage

08/11/20

The card giant could pay $850 million in cash for the online small-business lender, according to a person familiar with the talks.

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PPP recipients seek forgiveness help; processors delay paying out funds

06/15/20

Borrowers say getting the loans forgiven is just as complicated as obtaining the money; payment companies are holding some merchant funds in reserve as chargebacks spike.

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