Company:  AMERICAN EXPRESS CO (AXP)
Form Type:  8-K
Filing Date:  5/17/2013 
CIK:  0000004962 
Address:  200 VESEY STREET
50TH FLOOR
 
City, State, Zip:  NEW YORK, New York 10285 
Telephone:  (212) 640-2000 
Fiscal Year:  12/31 
Last Trade
Last Trade: 
$87.41  
Change: 
0.28 (0.32%)  
Trade Time: 
04:01 PM EST  
Market Cap: 
$92.62B
Description of Business
American Express Company, together with its consolidated subsidiaries (�American Express,� the �Company,� �we,� �us� or �our�), is a global services company that provides customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Our principal products and services are charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services offered to consumers and businesses around the world. We were founded in 1850 as a joint stock association. We were incorporated in 1965 as a New York corporation. American Express Company and its principal operating subsidiary, American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. (�TRS�), are bank holding companies under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended (the �BHC Act�), subject to the supervision and examination by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (the �Federal Reserve�). Our headquarters are located in New York, New York in lower Manhattan.
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  FORM 8-K
    SECTION 8 OTHER EVENTS
      Item 8.01 Other Events
    SECTION 9 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
      Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
    SIGNATURE
    EXHIBIT INDEX
  EXHIBIT 1
  EXHIBIT 4.1
  EXHIBIT 4.2
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