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)

Is AT&T Mega-Deal a Match Made in Wall Street Heaven?
59:12 - AT&T Inc., the second-largest U.S. wireless provider, has agreed to acquire Time Warner Inc., owner of HBO and CNN, for $85.4 billion. Including the New York-based media company’s debt and cash, the purchase is valued at $108.7 billion, making it the biggest takeover announced in 2016. If the deal goes through, AT&T will own a prized cache of movies and TV shows it can deliver to millions of pay-TV homes, mobile phones and internet customers. Pelham Smithers Associates Managing Director discusses with Anna Edwards and Manus Cranny on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe."
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