Shares of American Express Co. surged 2.1% premarket after the credit card and travel services company reported a third-quarter profit and revenue that rose above expectations, citing higher card member spending, net interest income and card fees. Net income rose to $1.76 billion, or $2.08 a share, from $1.65 billion, or $1.88 a share, in

Coca-Cola Co. shares rose 1.6% after a small beat in third-quarter revenue. The company did not provide net income numbers in its initial release. A later version including an income statement said the company had net income of $2.593 billion, or 60 cents a share, in the quarter, up from $1.880 billion, or 44 cents

Coca-Cola Co. shares rose 1.6% after a small beat in third-quarter revenue. The company did not provide net income numbers in its release, but said per-share earnings rose 37% to 60 cents. Adjusted EPS fell 2% to 56 cents, matching the FactSet consensus. Revenue rose 8% to $9.5 billion, ahead of the $9.4 billion FactSet

Shares of Schlumberger Ltd. rallied 1.3% in premarket trading Friday, after the oil services company reported a large third-quarter net loss, but an adjusted profit and revenue that beat expectations. The net loss was $11.97 billion, or $8.22 a share, after income of $787 million, or 46 cents a share, in the year-earlier period. Excluding

IHS Markit said in a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission that it’s approved the initiation of a quarterly dividend, as well as authorized a new share repurchase program of up to $2.5 billion. IHS expects to declare the quarterly cash dividend for the first quarter of fiscal 2020 in January 2020 with payment

DTE Energy said it’s reached a deal to buy the gathering system and gathering pipeline in the Haynesville shale formation of Louisiana for $2.25 billion in cash plus a milestone payment of $400 million. DTE said the assets, being acquired from Momentum Midstream and Indigo Natural Resources, the primary gas producer supplying the system, include

Norwegian Air Shuttle said it’s going to sell 5 Boeing 737-800 aircraft to China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited . The airline will use the proceeds to repay debt and increase liquidity, which will go up by $50 million after the repayment of debt.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets

A 3.7-magnitude earthquake hit the Compton area at 12:20 a.m. local time, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Los Angeles media reported people felt shaking in Orange County and other parts of LA. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this

The British pound was lower Friday, but losses were contained after interest-rate supportive comments from Bank of England Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden. In an interview with Bloomberg that published Friday, Ramsden said if Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is approved by Parliament on Saturday, the central bank’s guidance that says a clean exit from

The U.S. trade representative’s office confirmed late Thursday that tariffs on $7.5 billion of European goods will take effect Friday. Aircraft produced in the EU will be slapped with 10% tariffs, while other products, such as cheese and whisky, will be slapped with 25% tariffs. The Trump administration announced the move earlier this month after