Company:  AMERICAN EXPRESS CO (AXP)
Form Type:  10-Q
Filing Date:  4/29/2013 
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: 
Apr 24  
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 10-Q
    PART I. FINANCIAL INFORMATION
      ITEM 1. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
        INCOME STATEMENT
        BALANCE SHEET
        CASH FLOW
        NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
          INCOME STATEMENT
          INCOME STATEMENT
          INCOME STATEMENT
          INCOME STATEMENT
      ITEM 2. MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL ...
      ITEM 3. QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE DISCLOSURES ABOUT ...
      ITEM 4. CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES
    PART II. OTHER INFORMATION
      ITEM 1. LEGAL PROCEEDINGS
      ITEM 1A. RISK FACTORS
      ITEM 2. UNREGISTERED SALES OF EQUITY SECURITIES AND USE OF ...
      ITEM 6. EXHIBITS
    SIGNATURES
    EXHIBIT INDEX
  EXHIBIT 12
    RATIO COMPUTATION
  EXHIBIT 31.1
    CERTIFICATION
  EXHIBIT 31.2
    CERTIFICATION
  EXHIBIT 32.1
    CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO
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    CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO
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