Here’s the real reason why American Express gives out such big rewards

Armed with impressive rewards and a loyal customer base, AmEx is a giant in the credit card industry. The company’s revenue has increased by over 32% since 2017 when adjusted for inflation and the company’s shares have shown resilience and growth in a tumultuous market. “Discount revenue,” or fees charged to merchants that accept its … Read more

How to Save Money When You’re Single On a Tight Budget

No matter how you look at it, being single right now in the U.S. is expensive. From facing fewer tax advantages to not being able to split everyday costs like rent or groceries, living solo can come at a much higher price than with a partner. That said, more and more Americans are continuing to … Read more

Earnings could keep the market on edge in week ahead as investors wait for Fed

Earnings news will keep investors busy and markets volatile in the coming week, as the Federal Reserve’s next rate hike gets closer. A diverse group of more than 80 S & P 500 companies report including industrials, like Boeing and transports, like Union Pacific , CSX and Southwest Air . Big tech is also starting … Read more

Jim Cramer picks his favorite travel, restaurant, live entertainment and gym stocks

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday gave investors a list of stocks he believes fit Americans’ spending habits after navigating the Covid pandemic for the last three years. “The biggest theme is the rise of this ‘life is too short’ mentality. People don’t want to waste their time anymore,” he said. More specifically, investors should eye … Read more

Airline perks and elite status will be harder to earn this year

The new Delta SkyClub at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Terminals 2 and 3 where the reimagined state-of-the-art facilities will soon welcome millions of guests each year. Media News Group | Long Beach Press-Telegram via Getty Images When United Airlines gate agents call the first boarding group, Ted Cohen notices something he never saw in … Read more

Silvergate Capital, Walgreens, Amazon and more

People walk by a Walgreens, owned by the Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., in New York City, November 26, 2021. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines and moves in premarket trading. Walgreens Boots Alliance — The drugstore stock fell about 2% in premarket even after the company reported fiscal first quarter earnings … Read more

CarMax, Micron, Under Armour and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: CarMax (KMX) – The auto retailer’s stock slumped 12.7% in the premarket after its quarterly profit and revenue fell well short of estimates. CarMax earned 24 cents per share, compared with a consensus estimate of 70 cents, and its comparable used-vehicle sales were down 22.4% versus … Read more