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Dow Spotlight Stock of the Week: American Express

Matt Thalman
March 31, 2013

In October 2012, the Dow Jones Industrial Average's (INDEX: ^DJI) only credit card company, American Express (NYSE: AXP), and the index's largest retailer, Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) teamed up to release a prepaid debit card, called Bluebird. It was marketed to those who wanted an alternative to a traditional checking account but the convenience of a debit card.