In the past, Donald Trump has said that the American wages are too high and repeatedly expressed the concern that raising the minimum wage would undermine American competitiveness in the global economy. But less than a day after securing the status of presumptive Republican presidential nominee, he said he'd consider making it higher. Show More Summary
About a week ago, I commented on a post on The Straits Times after spotting a (potentially) brand new Singapore Airlines and American Express co-branded credit card. Today, American Express has officially unveiled hat card (alongside three existing co-branded credit cards) with exciting new benefits. Show More Summary
by Claire Tsosie Starting April 27, American Express is giving out free tickets to Beyonce's Formation tour through a joint promotion with rideshare company Uber. The chances of winning? Unclear, but maybe a little better than Powerball. American...Show More Summary
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Industry Insider" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. American Express' divorce with Costco has been widely publicized, but now the financial services company...Show More Summary
Through June 27 American Express is offering a 25% discount on e-gift cards from certain merchants. Instead of getting 1 cent apiece for your Membership Rewards points when redeeming for gift cards you'll get 1.33 cents apiece. Continue reading American Express Discounting Many E-Gift Card Redemptions 25%...
Via Extreme Hotel Deals, American Express, MasterCard, and Diners Club credit card holders can get free Loved status with Small Luxury Hotels (SLH). SLH Loved status gets you: daily continental breakfast for two late check-out (when available) Just for signing up (Special status) you get free room upgrades when available when you book through the SLH website. Loved status […]
American Express has its biggest-ever signup bonuses for its two Hilton HHonors credit cards and is running them through May 4. The Surpass card which even comes with Hilton Gold status has a 100,000 point offer. The no annual fee card...Show More Summary
ON THE WEB American Express Spending More to Attract Cardholders, CEO Says - Bloomberg - "AmEx said last month that marketing and promotion expenses increased 19 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier." Consensus 2016 Panelists...Show More Summary
Earlier I wrote about how American Express is offering a 30% bonus on points transfers to Etihad Guest, which is their newest transfer partner. That isn't the only transfer bonus which American Express is offering at the moment. You can also receive a 30% bonus when you transfer Amex points to Virgin Atlantic through May 31, 2016. Show More Summary
Between 1997 and 2014, the number of women-owned businesses in the U.S. rose by 68%, twice the growth rate for men and nearly 1.5 times the rate for all companies, according to a report commissioned by American Express OPEN. There are 1.5 million businesses owned by Black women. Show More Summary
A couple of weeks ago, Etihad Guest was added as an American Express Membership Rewards transfer partner. Previously Citi ThankYou points could already be transferred to Etihad Guest, so that means that two of the major transferableShow More Summary
In addition to a 30% bonus on transfers to Etihad, American Express Membership Rewards is offering a 30% bonus on transfers to Virgin Atlantic through May 31. Continue reading 30% Bonus on American Express Transfers to Virgin Atlantic Through May 31...
With the two “highest ever” Hilton co-branded American Express credit card offers coming to an end soon, I wanted to compile all previous blog posts to give you an easily place to learn everything you need to know about both the Hilton Amex credit cards AND the Hilton HHonors loyalty program. Show More Summary
Berkshire Hathaway owns roughly 5 percent of American Express' stock, and a 9 percent stake in Coca-Cola
Following last month’s largest offers ever for the SPG personal and business cards, American Express has now introduced their biggest sign-up ever for the Hilton HHonors Surpass Card as well as the normal Hilton HHonors card. Offers for both cards expire on Wednesday, May 4, 2016. Show More Summary
Offered for the first time at auction, William Robinson Leigh?s iconic Indian Rider, 1918, is expected to exceed $400,000 on May 7, in Heritage Auctions? spring American Art Auction in Dallas. With its expressive force, dramatic movement,...Show More Summary
Many Americans are taking to canvas and poster board this year to express their political thoughts through depictions -- sometimes unflattering -- of presidential hopefuls like Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Trump, the controversial...Show More Summary
American Express Membership Rewards is offering a 30% bonus on transfers to Etihad Guest through June 15. American Express only added Etihad as a transfer partner two weeks ago so it's great to see them bonusing transfers. Continue reading 30% Bonus on American Express Transfers to Etihad Through June 15...
From January 1 through April 30 Hilton offered double points with no properties excluded. Hilton co-brand American Express cardholders got an additional bonus of 1000 HHonors points when paying for their first stay with the card during...Show More Summary
In a 1971 Playboy interview John Wayne expressed his views on blacks ("irresponsible") and native Americans ("selfish"). These comments came back to haunt Wayne's legacy when California lawmakers nixed Orange County Assemblyman Matthew...Show More Summary