AmEx profit beats on strong U.S. holiday season spending

Credit card issuer American Express Co reported a fourth-quarter profit on Friday that beat analysts' estimates, as more people used its cards for shopping and paying bills while a strong U.S. retail sales environment also helped.

AmEx profit beats on strong U.S. holiday season spending
Credit card issuer American Express Co reported a fourth-quarter profit on Friday that beat analysts' estimates, as more people used its cards for shopping and paying bills while a strong U.S. retail sales environment also helped.