Quick Take Revenues from third party cards currently account for 15% of American Express’s revenues. Transaction fees earned through third party issuers have increased by a compound annual growth rate of 15%, higher than a CAGR of 9% for propriety cards in the U.S. Third party cards have grown at a CAGR of 13% over the last four years compared to 2% for propriety cards in...
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has gone out of her way to avoid talking about the many scandals facing the Obama administration, and her role in them. After all, the last time she talked about the Benghazi terrorist attack...
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Wendy Greuel 'has personified good, honest and effective government,' Bill Clinton says in announcing his support of the city controller, who worked in his administration.Former President Clinton endorsed Wendy Greuel to be Los Angeles' next mayor on Monday, saying that her track record, including a stint working in his administration, makes her a proven leader with the...
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Conservative columnist Michelle Malkin said on Thursday that Wednesday’s Congressional hearings into the Benghazi attack had shown how broadly the members of President Barack Obama’s administration mislead the American people in the wake of that terrorist event. Malkin called the administration “thugs” for attempting to destroy the careers and characters of the...
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is returning to the public stage with her first speaking events since leaving the Obama administration.
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The "Pacific pivot" of the United States is nothing new. At the same time, it doesn't really exist. And yet, even though it doesn't exist, this pivot is partly responsible for the escalation of tensions in and around the Korean peninsula. How can all three of these statements be simultaneously true? Such are the paradoxes of the U.S. shift in attention toward the Pacific...
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Hillary Clinton is enjoying her time as a private citizen and should get a break from presidential speculation, her husband said Tuesday. "She's taking a role in the [Clinton] foundation, she's writing books, she's having a little fun being a private citizen for the first time in 20 years," former president Bill Clinton responded when asked about his wife's plans. Read full...
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Byron York The conventional wisdom in much of the press is that Republicans are pursuing the Benghazi investigation because they want to damage Hillary Clinton’s chances of becoming president in 2016. Perhaps there are some Republicans who are motivated by that, but it appears most are simply trying, with great difficulty, to find out what happened in Libya on September 11,...
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American Greetings Corp., one of the key companies responsible for all those “Gotcha!” greeting cards you’re getting for April Fools’ Day, will be taken private by its founding family in an $878-million deal.
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CLINTON — “Stand Up and Be Counted,” a program of the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs, will be 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Clinton American Legion, 219 N. Elizabeth St.
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