AmEx Profit Beats Estimates on Credit-Card Spending

April 17 (Bloomberg) -- American Express, the biggest U.S. credit-card issuer by purchases, posted a first-quarter profit that exceeded analysts’ estimates as consumers stepped up spending. Julie Hyman reports on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)
U.S. Economy 'Doing Fine,' Data Improving, Harris Says
35:12 - Ethan Harris, co-head of economics research at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, talks about the performance of commodity markets, the U.S. economy and the outlook for Federal Reserve policy. Harris speaks with Alix Steel and Joseph Weisenthal on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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