The Barron’s 500: Apple Tops the List

Apple took the top spot in Barron's list of the 500 top-performing publicly traded companies for 2013. More 

Don’t Chase Visa or MasterCard Any Higher

The growth in credit cards is impressive and the profit margins are so high as to be absurd, but it's still not worth overpaying for V and MA given the rate of change in this space. More 

Record Highs Make AmEx Too Pricey to Buy

American Express recently posted an earnings beat, raised its dividend this morning and has been soaring. So should you buy the red-hot stock? Probably not. More 

Should You Buy Slipping eBay Stock?

E-commerce giant eBay posted eye-popping gains last year, but has been sliding more recently. Does that mean it's time to jump in? More 

The 2013 Retirement Portfolio Candidates: American Express

The most important part of examining American Express is to understand that it is not just a credit card company. More 

February Rate Roundup: CDs, Money Markets and Mortgages

Loans got more expensive this month, pushing up borrowing costs for consumers, as savings rates were unchanged. More 

Amex Launches First Pay-by-Tweet Program

Using hashtags to make purchases shows the promise of social commerce, and American Express is in the forefront. More