AmEx shares drop on mixed earnings

April 17, 2015 3:59 PM

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Shares of American Express (AXP) fell sharply Friday, weighing down financial markets following the credit card giant's mixed first-quarter earnings report and cautious financial forecast.

The sell-off came after New York-based American Express on Thursday said its operations were buffeted by the impact of a stronger U.S. dollar on international operations.

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