AXP


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us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:PreferredStockParOrStatedValuePerShare

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued

us-gaap:PreferredStockSharesAuthorized

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic
us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareByAntidilutiveSecurities
us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:TierOneRiskBasedCapitalToRiskWeightedAssets
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:CapitalToRiskWeightedAssets

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesMinorityInterestAndIncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit
us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption, us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements

us-gaap:InterestAndFeeIncomeLoansAndLeases

us-gaap:InterestExpense
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:InterestExpenseLongTermDebt

us-gaap:InterestIncomeExpenseNet

us-gaap:MarketingAndAdvertisingExpense

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersDiluted

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:Revenues

us-gaap:RevenuesNetOfInterestExpense
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:Assets
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:Liabilities
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:TierOneRiskBasedCapital

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:ShortTermInvestments

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet

us-gaap:Goodwill
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNi
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:OtherAssets
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:AccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent

us-gaap:TimeDepositMaturitiesYearOne
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

us-gaap:LongTermDebt
axp:TypeOfDebt
axp:TypeOfDebt, dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument
axp:TypeOfDebt, dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:SaleLeasebackTransactionDescription
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiability

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityUndiscountedExcessAmount

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireInvestments

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividends
axp:TypeOfDebt
us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage
axp:TypeOfDebt, dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument
axp:TypeOfDebt, dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:SaleLeasebackTransactionDescription
axp:TypeOfDebt, us-gaap:ShortTermDebtType

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingNumber

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilities

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsNet

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefits

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfShortTermDebt
us-gaap:AccountsNotesLoansAndFinancingReceivableByReceivableType
axp:Allowancefordoubtfulaccountsreceivableadjustments
us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
axp:AverageInterestRateReductionByClassOfFinancialInstrument

axp:CardMemberRewards

axp:Cardmemberservices

axp:DataProcessingAndEquipmentExpenses

axp:DebtandEquitySecuritiesUnrealizedGain

axp:DebtandEquitySecuritiesUnrealizedLoss

axp:DelinquencyFees
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
axp:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossWriteOffRecoveryOfBadDebtsTDR
axp:Creditqualityindicatorforloansandreceivablesaxis, us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
axp:FinancingReceivableCreditQualityAdditionalInformation1
axp:Creditqualityindicatorforloansandreceivablesaxis, us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments, us-gaap:Subsegments

axp:ForeignExchangeConversionFees
us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
axp:GainLossInChangesOfFairValueOfDerivativesNotDesignatedAsHedges

axp:Loyaltypartner

axp:NetIncreaseDecreaseToInterestExpenseLongTermDebtAndOtherRelatedToNetSettlementsOnFairValueHedges

axp:OtherNetExpenses
us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
axp:OtherNoninterestExpenseGainLossOnChangesInFairValueOfDerivativesNetOfForeignCurrencyExposures

axp:Paymentsforrepurchasesofcommonsharesandother
us-gaap:ProductOrService
axp:RevenuesAndFees

axp:ServiceFeesAndOther

axp:TotalRevenuesNetOfInterestExpenseAfterProvisionsForLosses

axp:TravelCommissionsAndFees

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableRecoveries
us-gaap:AccountsNotesLoansAndFinancingReceivableByReceivableType
us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableWriteOffs
us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption

us-gaap:AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossRecoveryOfBadDebts
us-gaap:AccountsNotesLoansAndFinancingReceivableByReceivableType
us-gaap:AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossesAdjustmentsNet
us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
axp:Netwriteoffsaxis, us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption
us-gaap:AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossesWriteoffsNet
us-gaap:AccountsNotesLoansAndFinancingReceivableByReceivableType

us-gaap:AmountOfDilutiveSecuritiesStockOptionsAndRestrictiveStockUnits
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesGrossUnrealizedGain
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesGrossUnrealizedLoss
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:ChangeInUnrealizedGainLossOnFairValueHedgingInstruments1
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:ChangeInUnrealizedGainLossOnHedgedItemInFairValueHedge1

us-gaap:CommonStockDividendsPerShareDeclared

us-gaap:DepreciationAmortizationAndAccretionNet

us-gaap:DerivativesUsedInNetInvestmentHedgeGainLossReclassifiedToEarningsNetOfTax

us-gaap:DividendsCommonStock
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:DividendsPreferredStock
us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock
us-gaap:DividendsPreferredStockCash
us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNiUnrealizedGain

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNiUnrealizedLoss

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesWithoutReadilyDeterminableFairValueUpwardPriceAdjustmentAnnualAmount
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossForeignCurrencyTranslation
axp:NetWriteOffs, us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossesRecovery
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
axp:NetWriteOffs, us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossesWriteOffs
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsNumberOfContracts2
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsPostModificationRecordedInvestment2
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsPreModificationRecordedInvestment2
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsSubsequentDefaultNumberOfContracts1
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsSubsequentDefaultRecordedInvestment1
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation
us-gaap:GainLossOnFairValueHedgesRecognizedInEarnings

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayableAndOtherOperatingLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInDeposits

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingAssets

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToCallOptionsAndWarrants

us-gaap:InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:InterestAndDividendIncomeSecurities

us-gaap:InterestExpenseDeposits

us-gaap:InterestIncomeDepositsWithFinancialInstitutions

us-gaap:LaborAndRelatedExpense

us-gaap:NoninterestExpense

us-gaap:NoninterestIncome
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems
us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:ProductOrService
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OccupancyNet

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeAvailableforsaleSecuritiesAdjustmentNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustmentNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustmentTaxPortionAttributableToParent

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossAvailableForSaleSecuritiesAdjustmentNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossAvailableForSaleSecuritiesTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationReclassificationAdjustmentFromAOCIRealizedUponSaleOrLiquidationNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:OtherNoncashIncomeExpense

us-gaap:OtherNoninterestExpense

us-gaap:PaymentsForProceedsFromLoansAndLeases

us-gaap:PaymentsForProceedsFromOtherInvestingActivities

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfCommonStock

us-gaap:ProceedsFromMaturitiesPrepaymentsAndCallsOfAvailableForSaleSecurities

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleOfAvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebt

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleOfPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:ProfessionalFees

us-gaap:ProvisionForDoubtfulAccounts
us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption

us-gaap:ProvisionForLoanAndLeaseLosses
axp:Netwriteoffsaxis, us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption

us-gaap:ProvisionForLoanLeaseAndOtherLosses

us-gaap:ProvisionForLoanLossesExpensed
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

us-gaap:ProvisionForOtherLosses

us-gaap:ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodNetOfTax
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityOther
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod
us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

axp:Accumulatedothercomprehensiveincomelossavailableforsalesecuritiestax

axp:Accumulatedothercomprehensiveincomelossdefinedbenefitplanstax

axp:Accumulatedothercomprehensiveincomelossforeigncurrencytranslationadjustmenttax

axp:Averagecommercialpaperoutstanding
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
axp:BaselIIIStandards

axp:CardMemberCreditBalances

axp:CmmulativeFairValueHedgingAdjustmentOfHedgedItemInFairValueHedge
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
axp:CommonEquityTier1Capital
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
axp:CommonEquityTier1CapitalRatio

axp:CommonEquityTier1MinimumCapitalRequired
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
axp:CommonEquityTier1RequiredBaselIIIStandards
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
axp:CommonEquityTier1RequiredWellCapitalizedRatio

axp:ContingentObligationsCoBrandPartners

axp:CummulativeFairValueHedgingAdjustmentOfHedgedItemInFairValueHedge

axp:DebtAndEquitySecuritiesAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedGain

axp:DebtAndEquitySecuritiesAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedLoss

axp:DebtandEquitySecuritiesAvailableforsale

axp:DebtandEquitySecuritiesAvailableforsaleAmortizedCost

axp:DeferredCardAndOtherFees

axp:DeferredCardAndOtherFeesNet

axp:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossAndTaxCreditCarryforwards
dei:LegalEntity
axp:DirectAndIndirectOwnershipOfVariableInterests

axp:EquitySecuritiesFVNIAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedGain

axp:EquitySecuritiesFVNIAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedLosses
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
axp:FaceAmountofEligibleNotesChargeTrust
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
axp:FinancialInstrumentsLiabilitiesWhichCarryingValuesEqualOrApproximateFairValue
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
axp:FinancingReceivableInputType, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriod
axp:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput
axp:FinancingReceivableInputType, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriod, us-gaap:Range
axp:CreditQualityIndicatorForLoansAndReceivables, us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
axp:FinancingReceivableCreditQualityIndicatorPercent

axp:FinancingReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountInCompliance

axp:FinancingReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountNonAccrualStatus

axp:FinancingReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountNotInCompliance

axp:FinancingReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountOverNinetyDaysAccrualOfInterest

axp:FinancingReceivablesModifiedAsTroubledDebtRestructuringOutOfProgram
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
axp:LeverageCapitalRequiredBaselIIIStandards

axp:LoansAndReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountNonAccrualStatus

axp:LoansAndReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountOverNinetyDaysAccrualOfInterest

axp:Loansandreceivablesimpairedtroubleddebtrestructuringamountincompliance

axp:Loansandreceivablesimpairedtroubleddebtrestructuringamountnotincompliance

axp:Loansandreceivablesmodifiedastroubleddebtrestructuringoutofprogram
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

axp:LongTermImpactDebtDueToFairValueHedgeAccounting

axp:MarginOnInterestRateSwapNotNetted

axp:MembershipRewardsLiabilities

axp:OtherAssetsAllowanceForCreditLosses

axp:OtherLoansAllowance

axp:OtherLoansReceivableNetAmount

axp:RebateAndRewardAccruals

axp:RemainingOtherAssets

axp:ReservesForMembershipCancellations

axp:SignificantChangeInUnrecognizedTaxBenefitsPossibleImpact

axp:Significantchangeinunrecognizedtaxbenefitspossibleimpact

axp:ThirdPartyCertificatesOfDeposit

axp:ThirdPartySweepAccounts
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
axp:Tier1RiskBasedCapitalRequiredBaselIIIStandards

axp:TimeDepositMaturitiesAfterYearFour
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

axp:USTaxActDeemedRepatriationTaxEstimate
axp:TypeOfDebt, dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument
axp:YearEndEffectiveInterestRateWithSwaps

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrentAndNoncurrent

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNet

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossAvailableForSaleSecuritiesAdjustmentNetOfTax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDefinedBenefitPensionAndOtherPostretirementPlansNetOfTax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:AffordableHousingProgramObligation

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsPremiumsAndOtherReceivables

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivable
us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption

us-gaap:AmortizationMethodQualifiedAffordableHousingProjectInvestments
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:AmountAvailableForDividendDistributionWithoutAffectingCapitalAdequacyRequirements

us-gaap:AmountOfRestrictedNetAssetsForConsolidatedAndUnconsolidatedSubsidiaries

us-gaap:AssetsFairValueDisclosure
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
us-gaap:AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedGainBeforeTax

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesAmortizedCostBasis
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtMaturitiesAfterFiveThroughTenYearsAmortizedCost

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtMaturitiesAfterFiveThroughTenYearsFairValue
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtMaturitiesAfterOneThroughFiveYearsAmortizedCost

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtMaturitiesAfterOneThroughFiveYearsFairValue
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtMaturitiesAfterTenYearsAmortizedCost

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtMaturitiesAfterTenYearsFairValue
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtMaturitiesWithinOneYearAmortizedCost

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtMaturitiesWithinOneYearFairValue
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtSecurities
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:Capital

us-gaap:CapitalRequiredForCapitalAdequacyToRiskWeightedAssets
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:CapitalRequiredToBeWellCapitalizedToRiskWeightedAssets
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:CashAndCashEquivalentsFairValueDisclosure
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

us-gaap:CashAndDueFromBanks

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsAndFederalFundsSold
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:CashEquivalentsAtCarryingValue

us-gaap:CommonStockCapitalSharesReservedForFutureIssuance

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentCarryingAmount
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentUnamortizedDiscountPremiumNet

us-gaap:DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleAccruedInterestAfterAllowanceForCreditLoss

us-gaap:DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPositionLessThan12Months
axp:RatioOfFairValueToAmortizedCost
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleContinuousUnrealizedLossPositionLessThan12MonthsAccumulatedLoss
axp:RatioOfFairValueToAmortizedCost
us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleUnrealizedLossPosition
axp:RatioOfFairValueToAmortizedCost

us-gaap:DebtSecuritiesAvailableForSaleUnrealizedLossPositionAccumulatedLoss
axp:RatioOfFairValueToAmortizedCost

us-gaap:DeferredCostsCreditCardOriginationCostsAmount

us-gaap:DeferredCreditsAndOtherLiabilities

us-gaap:DeferredIncomeTaxesAndOtherTaxLiabilitiesNoncurrent

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsGross

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsOther

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseCompensationAndBenefits

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsTaxDeferredExpenseReservesAndAccruals

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesDeferredExpenseCapitalizedInterest

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesInvestmentInNoncontrolledAffiliates

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesOther

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilitiesTaxDeferredIncome

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilityNotRecognizedAmountOfUnrecognizedDeferredTaxLiabilityUndistributedEarningsOfForeignSubsidiaries
us-gaap:RetirementPlanName
us-gaap:DefinedBenefitPlanFundedStatusOfPlan

us-gaap:Deposits
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:DepositsFairValueDisclosure
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

us-gaap:DepositsForeign
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk
us-gaap:DerivativeAmountOfHedgedItem
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:LongtermDebtType

us-gaap:DerivativeAssetCollateralObligationToReturnCashOffset
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

us-gaap:DerivativeAssetFairValueGrossAssetIncludingNotSubjectToMasterNettingArrangement
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:DerivativeAssetFairValueGrossLiability

us-gaap:DerivativeAssets
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeAsset
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:DerivativeFairValueOfDerivativeLiability
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:DerivativeLiabilities
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:HedgingDesignation

us-gaap:DerivativeLiabilityCollateralRightToReclaimCashOffset
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation

us-gaap:DerivativeLiabilityFairValueGrossAsset

us-gaap:DerivativeLiabilityFairValueGrossLiabilityIncludingNotSubjectToMasterNettingArrangement
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:BalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:HedgingDesignation
us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk
us-gaap:DerivativeLiabilityNotionalAmount
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:DueFromAffiliates
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:DueToAffiliateCurrentAndNoncurrent
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:DueToRelatedPartiesCurrentAndNoncurrent

us-gaap:EmployeeRelatedLiabilitiesCurrent
us-gaap:PlanName
us-gaap:EmployeeServiceShareBasedCompensationNonvestedAwardsTotalCompensationCostNotYetRecognized
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:EquityMethodInvestmentUnderlyingEquityInNetAssets

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNiCost
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesWithoutReadilyDeterminableFairValueAmount
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesWithoutReadilyDeterminableFairValueUpwardPriceAdjustmentCumulativeAmount
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLosses

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsRecordedInvestment
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestment90DaysPastDueAndStillAccruing
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentCurrent
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments, us-gaap:Subsegments

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentNonaccrualStatus
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:FinancingReceivablesPeriodPastDue, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentPastDue
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:FinancingReceivablesPeriodPastDue, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments, us-gaap:Subsegments

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsAccumulatedAmortization

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsGross

us-gaap:GoodwillImpairedAccumulatedImpairmentLoss

us-gaap:GuaranteeObligationsCurrentCarryingValue

us-gaap:GuaranteeObligationsMaximumExposure

us-gaap:HedgedLiabilityFairValueHedge

us-gaap:ImpairedFinancingReceivableRecordedInvestment
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:ImpairedFinancingReceivableRelatedAllowance
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:InterestBearingDepositLiabilitiesDomestic

us-gaap:InterestBearingDepositLiabilitiesForeign

us-gaap:InterestBearingDepositsInBanks

us-gaap:InterestBearingDomesticDepositCertificatesOfDeposits

us-gaap:InterestBearingDomesticDepositSavings

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueNextTwelveMonths

us-gaap:LiabilitiesFairValueDisclosure
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:LineOfCreditFacilityMaximumBorrowingCapacity
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:LoansAndLeasesReceivableAllowance
us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:LoansAndLeasesReceivableGrossCarryingAmount

us-gaap:LoansAndLeasesReceivableImpairedNonperformingNonaccrualOfInterest
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:LoansAndLeasesReceivableNetOfDeferredIncome
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments, us-gaap:Subsegments
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:LoansAndLeasesReceivableNetReportedAmount
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:LoansAndLeasesReceivableRelatedParties
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis, us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
us-gaap:LoansReceivableFairValueDisclosure
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:LongTermDebtFairValue
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

us-gaap:LongTermDebtMaturitiesRepaymentsOfPrincipalAfterYearFive
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:LongTermDebtMaturitiesRepaymentsOfPrincipalInNextTwelveMonths
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:LongTermDebtMaturitiesRepaymentsOfPrincipalInYearFive
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:LongTermDebtMaturitiesRepaymentsOfPrincipalInYearFour
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:LongTermDebtMaturitiesRepaymentsOfPrincipalInYearThree
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:LongTermDebtMaturitiesRepaymentsOfPrincipalInYearTwo
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:LossContingenciesByNatureOfContingency
us-gaap:LossContingencyAccrualAtCarryingValue
us-gaap:Range
us-gaap:LossContingencyEstimateOfPossibleLoss
axp:CreditBalances
us-gaap:NoninterestBearingDepositLiabilities

us-gaap:NoninterestBearingDepositLiabilitiesDomestic
axp:CreditBalances

us-gaap:NoninterestBearingDepositLiabilitiesForeign
axp:CreditBalances

us-gaap:NoninterestbearingDomesticDepositOther

us-gaap:NotesReceivableGross
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis, us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:FinancingReceivablesPeriodPastDue, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:FinancingReceivablesPeriodPastDue, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments, us-gaap:Subsegments
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:LoansInsuredOrGuaranteedByGovernmentAuthorities
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments, us-gaap:Subsegments
us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments
us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable
us-gaap:NotesReceivableNet

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseWeightedAverageDiscountRatePercent
us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority
us-gaap:OperatingLossCarryforwards
us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis
us-gaap:OtherAssetsFairValueDisclosure
us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

us-gaap:OtherLiabilities
axp:AffordableHousingTaxCreditCommitmentBalanceSheetLocation
us-gaap:QualifiedAffordableHousingProjectInvestmentsCommitment
axp:AffordableHousingTaxCreditCommitmentBalanceSheetLocation, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:RestrictedCash

us-gaap:RestrictedCashAndCashEquivalents
dei:LegalEntity
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:RestructuringAndRelatedCostCostIncurredToDate1

us-gaap:RestructuringReserve

us-gaap:SecuritiesPurchasedUnderAgreementsToResell
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedNumber
us-gaap:AwardType
us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardEquityInstrumentsOtherThanOptionsNonvestedWeightedAverageGrantDateFairValue

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardNumberOfSharesAvailableForGrant

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingIntrinsicValue

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsVestedAndExpectedToVestExercisableNumber

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsVestedAndExpectedToVestExercisableWeightedAverageExercisePrice

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsVestedAndExpectedToVestOutstandingAggregateIntrinsicValue

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsVestedAndExpectedToVestOutstandingNumber

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsVestedAndExpectedToVestOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice

us-gaap:SharebasedCompensationArrangementBySharebasedPaymentAwardOptionsExercisableIntrinsicValue1

us-gaap:ShortTermBorrowings
us-gaap:ShortTermDebtType

us-gaap:SignificantChangeInUnrecognizedTaxBenefitsIsReasonablyPossibleAmountOfUnrecordedBenefit

us-gaap:StockRepurchaseProgramRemainingNumberOfSharesAuthorizedToBeRepurchased
us-gaap:IncomeTaxAuthority
us-gaap:TaxCreditCarryforwardAmount

us-gaap:TierOneLeverageCapitalRequiredForCapitalAdequacyToAverageAssets
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:TierOneLeverageCapitalRequiredToBeWellCapitalizedToAverageAssets
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:TierOneLeverageCapitalToAverageAssets

us-gaap:TierOneRiskBasedCapitalRequiredForCapitalAdequacyToRiskWeightedAssets
dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities
us-gaap:TierOneRiskBasedCapitalRequiredToBeWellCapitalizedToRiskWeightedAssets

us-gaap:TimeDepositMaturitiesAfterYearFive
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

us-gaap:TimeDepositMaturitiesRemainderOfFiscalYear
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

us-gaap:TimeDepositMaturitiesYearFive
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

us-gaap:TimeDepositMaturitiesYearFour
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

us-gaap:TimeDepositMaturitiesYearThree
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

us-gaap:TimeDepositMaturitiesYearTwo
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

us-gaap:TimeDeposits
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

us-gaap:TimeDepositsAtOrAboveFDICInsuranceLimit
us-gaap:StatementGeographical

us-gaap:TreasuryStockCarryingBasis

us-gaap:TreasuryStockShares

us-gaap:UnamortizedDebtIssuanceExpense
axp:TypeOfDebt

us-gaap:UndistributedEarningsOfForeignSubsidiaries

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsIncomeTaxPenaltiesAndInterestAccrued

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefitsThatWouldImpactEffectiveTaxRate
us-gaap:ConcentrationRiskByType
us-gaap:UnusedCommitmentsToExtendCredit
us-gaap:StatementGeographical, us-gaap:ConcentrationRiskByType

Plots across concepts


IncomeStatement
Other Comprehensive Income Loss Net Of Tax
Expenses
Interest Expense
Balance Sheet
Finite Lived Intangible Assets Net
Assets
Derivative Assets
Current Assets
Cash Cash Equivalents Restricted Cash And Restricted Cash Equivalents
NonCurrent Assets
Finite Lived Intangible Assets Net
PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet
Property Plant And Equipment Net
Liabilities
Derivative Liabilities
Noncurrent Liabilities
Long Term Debt
Stockholders Equity
Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income Loss Net Of Tax
Per Share
Common Stock Dividends Per Share Declared
CashFlow
Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities
NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities
Share Based Compensation
NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities
Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities
NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities
Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities
Shares
Treasury Stock Shares
LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue
Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due Year Four
FiniteLivedIntangibleAssets
Finite Lived Intangible Assets Net
BanksAndOrInsurance
Derivative Asset Collateral Obligation To Return Cash Offset
AssetsBanks
Cash And Due From Banks
LiabilitiesBanks
Short Term Borrowings

Tables

  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
us-gaap:CommonStockValue ▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▃▃▃▃▄▄▄▅▅▅▅▅▆▆▆▆▆▆▇▇▇▇▇███160.0161.0161.0161.0161.0161.0163.0165.0167.0168.0170.0171.0173.0172.0172.0175.0177.0179.0181.0184.0185.0191.0194.0197.0201.0204.0205.0207.0210.0212.0213.0215.0217.0220.0221.0224.0228.0233.0232.0233.0238.0240.0238.0NANANA
us-gaap:PreferredStockParOrStatedValuePerShare ▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆█▆▆▆█▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▁▁1.667e-061.667e-061.667e-061.667e-061.667e-061.667e-061.667e-061.667e-061.667e-061.667e-061.6699999999999999e-061.667e-061.667e-061.667e-061.6699999999999999e-061.667e-061.667e-061.667e-061.667e-061.667e-061.667e-061.667e-061.667e-061.667e-061.667e-061.66e-061.66e-06NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued ▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▃▃▃▃▃▄▄▄▅▅▅▅▅▆▆▆▆▆▆▇▇▇▇▇███798.0803.0805.0805.0805.0805.0810.0821.0832.0837.0847.0854.0861.0860.0859.0871.0885.0895.0904.0917.0925.0951.0969.0985.01002.01016.01023.01035.01046.01059.01064.01071.01084.01098.01105.01122.01139.01166.01164.01169.01193.01202.01197.0NANANA
us-gaap:PreferredStockSharesAuthorized ▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄20.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.020.0NANANA0.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding ▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▃▃▃▃▃▄▄▄▅▅▅▅▅▆▆▆▆▆▆▇▇▇▇▇███798.0803.0805.0805.0805.0805.0810.0821.0832.0837.0847.0854.0861.0860.0859.0871.0885.0895.0904.0917.0925.0951.0969.0985.01002.01016.01023.01035.01046.01059.01064.01071.01084.01098.01105.01122.01139.01166.01164.01169.01193.01202.01197.0NANANA
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding ▁█802.0805.0NA805.0805.0808.0NA827.0836.00.000843NA860.0862.0861.0NA881.0893.0903.0NA923.0941.0963.0NA997.01013.01023.0NA1047.01058.01067.0NA1081.01097.01106.0NA1132.01152.01166.0NA1181.01197.01198.0NA1199.01197.01191.0
us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic ▁█801.0804.0NA804.0804.0807.0NA825.0834.00.000841NA858.0860.0859.0NA878.0890.0899.0NA920.0938.0961.0NA994.01009.01019.0NA1041.01052.01060.0NA1074.01090.01099.0NA1126.01145.01160.0NA1175.01190.01192.0NA1193.01190.01185.0
 us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareByAntidilutiveSecurities us-gaap:StockOption▁█0.010.3NA0.91.50.3NA0.00.40.9NA0.70.70.6NA0.51.21.2NA3.22.51.5NA0.60.60.5NA0.20.20.2NA0.10.20.9NA8.0NANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic ██▆▆▄▄▇▇▇▆▇▆▆▆▁▆▆▆▅▅▇▆▅▅▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▅▅▅▄▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅2.812.741.761.310.290.412.042.092.071.812.331.891.851.86-1.411.511.471.340.881.212.111.450.891.241.431.491.41.411.441.341.221.261.281.150.571.11.161.071.021.041.110.980.880.910.840.74
us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted ██▆▆▄▄▇▇▇▆▇▆▆▆▁▆▆▆▅▅▇▆▅▅▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▅▅▅▄▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅▅2.82.741.761.30.290.412.032.082.071.82.321.881.841.86-1.411.51.471.340.881.22.11.450.891.241.421.481.391.41.431.331.211.251.271.150.561.091.151.071.011.031.10.970.880.90.840.73
 us-gaap:TierOneRiskBasedCapitalToRiskWeightedAssets dei:LegalEntity,us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities axp:AmericanExpressCompany,srt:ParentCompanyNANA1.47e-05NANANA1.16e-07NANANA1.2e-07NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:TierOneRiskBasedCapitalToRiskWeightedAssets dei:LegalEntity,us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities axp:AmericanExpressNationalBank,srt:SubsidiariesNANA1.62e-05NANANA1.34e-07NANANA1.2099999999999998e-07NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:CapitalToRiskWeightedAssets dei:LegalEntity,us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities axp:AmericanExpressCompany,srt:ParentCompanyNANA1.62e-05NANANA1.3200000000000002e-07NANANA1.36e-07NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:CapitalToRiskWeightedAssets dei:LegalEntity,us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities axp:AmericanExpressNationalBank,srt:SubsidiariesNANA1.83e-05NANANA1.54e-07NANANA1.4199999999999997e-07NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
 EBT Margin us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,axp:GlobalCommercialServices█▁3049.02652.0NANA2262.03087.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 EBT Margin us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup█▁6039.05310.0NANA4723.05977.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 EBT Margin us-gaap:ConsolidationItems,us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments us-gaap:OperatingSegments,axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices█▁1228.01211.0NANA837.01388.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax ██▆▆▄▄▇▇▇▇▇▇▆▇▁▆▆▇▅▆▇▆▅▆▆▆▆▆▇▆▆▆▆▆▅▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▆▆▅2297.02232.01415.01112.0342.0108.01617.01700.01754.01548.01917.01633.01521.01681.0-1309.01468.01382.01551.0659.01145.01896.01458.0739.01046.01470.01293.01070.01306.01552.01464.01221.01335.01077.01227.0545.01366.01165.01355.01119.01183.01429.01245.0762.01512.01021.0872.0
us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesMinorityInterestAndIncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments ██▅▃▁▁▅▆▆▅▅▆▅▅▅▅▅▅▃▅█▆▄▅▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▅▅▅▂▅▅▅▅▄▅▄▄▄▄▃2940.02993.01858.01364.0622.0452.01986.02266.02219.01958.01831.02118.02091.02082.01821.01827.01949.01817.01161.01735.03016.02184.01454.01938.02230.02316.02225.02246.02312.02208.01980.02004.01995.01909.0929.01870.01879.01773.01748.01711.01765.01732.01477.01640.01595.01252.0
us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit ▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▃▂▂▁▂▂▂█▂▃▃▂▃▄▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▂▃▃▃▃▂▂▃▂▃▃▂660.0758.0420.0291.0365.085.0293.0511.0458.0408.0-179.0464.0468.0448.03018.0471.0609.0580.0336.0593.01001.0758.0555.0672.0757.0791.0778.0769.0783.0776.0672.0638.0590.0629.0292.0620.0540.0517.0556.0476.0470.0555.0415.0547.0578.0367.0
us-gaap:InterestAndFeeIncomeLoansAndLeases ▄▄▄▅▅███▇▇▇▆▅▅▄▄▃▂▂▂▂▃▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▂2094.02144.02236.02266.02368.02909.02934.02885.02764.02725.02674.02554.02387.02326.02202.02129.01947.01860.01759.01690.01818.01938.01891.01847.01776.01795.01769.01753.01696.01711.01715.01698.01622.01683.01660.01658.01582.01611.01654.01653.01611.01619.01676.01675.01657.01775.0
us-gaap:InterestExpense ▁▁▂▃▄▆▇███▇▇▆▅▄▄▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▃▃▃▃▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▅▅▄322.0362.0390.0450.0542.0716.0801.0877.0891.0895.0834.0777.0711.0621.0580.0567.0522.0443.0413.0430.0436.0425.0400.0399.0414.0410.0405.0420.0443.0439.0463.0484.0492.0519.0544.0558.0550.0574.0575.0575.0577.0593.0605.0610.0610.0598.0
us-gaap:InterestExpenseLongTermDebt ▁▁▂▂▃▅▇███▇▇▆▄▄▅▄▃▂▃▃▃▂▃▃▃▃▄▄▄▅▅▅▆▆▇▆▇▇▇▇▇209.0228.0235.0248.0282.0390.0448.0476.0485.0496.0457.0437.0411.0351.0339.0354.0346.0294.0265.0280.0286.0275.0262.0274.0305.0307.0308.0329.0352.0345.0353.0373.0385.0405.0426.0440.0429.0440.0442.0448.0445.0456.0NANANANA
us-gaap:InterestIncomeExpenseNet ▅▅▅▅▅██▇▇▆▆▆▅▅▅▄▃▃▃▂▃▄▃▃▃▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▁▂▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▁▂1818.01830.01897.01874.01884.02330.02284.02203.02074.02059.02032.01961.01829.01841.01736.01675.01530.01500.01408.01334.01449.01580.01547.01505.01423.01447.01424.01395.01316.01337.01319.01283.01202.01243.01193.01181.01121.01133.01177.01179.01151.01134.01190.01184.01188.01307.0
us-gaap:MarketingAndAdvertisingExpense █▇▇▇▆▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▆▁▆▆▆2219.01766.01858.01822.01362.01705.01950.01818.01773.01573.01820.01642.01663.01345.0-970.01446.01456.01285.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss ██▆▆▄▄▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▁▆▆▆▅▆▇▆▅▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▅2280.02235.01438.01073.0257.0367.01693.01755.01761.01550.02010.01654.01623.01634.0-1197.01356.01340.01237.0825.01142.02015.01426.0899.01266.01473.01525.01447.01477.01529.01432.01308.01366.01405.01280.0637.01250.01339.01256.01192.01235.01331.01177.01062.01093.01017.0885.0
us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic ██▆▆▄▄▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▁▆▆▆▅▆▇▆2265.02221.01424.01057.0240.0335.01673.01734.01742.01529.01991.01634.01603.01613.0-1205.01335.01321.01216.0773.01121.01996.01405.0NA1244.01453.01525.0NA1477.01529.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersDiluted ██▆▆▄▄▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▇▁▆▆▆▅▆▇▆2249.02206.01414.01050.0238.0333.01661.01723.01729.01518.01975.01621.01603.01613.0-1226.01335.01321.01216.0730.01121.01996.01405.0NA1244.01453.01525.0NA1477.01529.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax NANA-475.0-170.0-339.0NA-203.0138.087.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeNANANA-170.0-339.0732.0NA138.087.0-162.0NA-22.0320.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustmentNANA-475.0-170.0-339.0732.0-203.0138.087.0-162.0NA-22.0320.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax NANA594.0210.0465.0NA234.0-197.0-123.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustmentNANA594.0210.0465.0-1054.0234.0-197.0-123.0170.0-279.03.0-416.0192.0-294.0292.0135.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax ▅▅▅▅▆▂▄▄▅▅▄▅▄▅▄▆▅█▃▅▄▅▃▃▅▂▁▃▅▅▄▅▁▄▄▆▃▆▄▄17.0-3.0-23.039.085.0-259.0-76.0-55.0-7.0-2.0-93.0-21.0-102.047.0-112.0112.042.0314.0-166.03.0-119.032.0-160.0-220.0-3.0-232.0-377.0-171.023.032.0-87.0-31.0-328.0-53.0-92.0116.0-174.099.0-73.0-52.0NANANANANANA
us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax ▇▄▅▃▁▆█▇▇▇▇▆▆▆▆▅▅▅6762.05654.05941.05380.04357.06296.07332.07051.07080.06697.06891.06654.06674.06581.06536.06172.06224.06047.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:Revenues ▇▄▅▃▁▆█▇▇▇▇▆▆▆▆▅▅▅6762.05654.05941.05380.04357.06296.07332.07051.07080.06697.06891.06654.06674.06581.06536.06172.06224.06047.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:RevenuesNetOfInterestExpense ▆▄▄▃▁▆█▇▇▆▆▆▅▅▃▂▂▁▂▁▂▂10243.09064.09351.08751.07675.010310.011365.010989.010838.010364.010474.010144.010002.09718.08839.08436.08307.07889.08022.07774.08235.08088.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
us-gaap:Assets ▇▇▇▇▇▆█▇██▇▇▆▆▆▄▄▃▃▂▃▃▃▂▃▂▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁186973.0193067.0191367.0187259.0188608.0186060.0198321.0194184.0197603.0197193.0188602.0189092.0184861.0179956.0181159.0168577.0166997.0161385.0158893.0153377.0159642.0158816.0161184.0154216.0157152.0154684.0159103.0153862.0152384.0151497.0153375.0150103.0151933.0156855.0153140.0152873.0148128.0151784.0153337.0148693.0147796.0143979.0147042.0NANANA
us-gaap:Liabilities ▆▇▇▇▇▇█▇██▇▇▆▆▆▄▄▃▃▂▃▃▃▂▂▂▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▃▂▂▁▂▂▂▁▁▂161434.0168618.0168383.0165390.0167546.0165054.0175250.0171159.0174511.0174975.0166312.0167632.0163969.0160343.0162932.0147492.0145822.0140450.0138392.0132360.0138930.0138089.0140511.0132881.0135267.0132854.0138430.0133646.0132171.0131520.0133879.0130887.0132899.0137565.0134254.0133395.0128861.0131877.0134543.0130593.0129591.0126497.0130812.0NANANA
us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity ▇▇▇▇▇▆█▇██▇▇▆▆▆▄▄▃▃▂▃▃▃▂▃▂▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▃▂▂▂▂▂▂▁▁▁186973.0193067.0191367.0187259.0188608.0186060.0198321.0194184.0197603.0197193.0188602.0189092.0184861.0179956.0181159.0168577.0166997.0161385.0158893.0153377.0159642.0158816.0161184.0154216.0157152.0154684.0159103.0153862.0152384.0151497.0153375.0150103.0151933.0156855.0153140.0152873.0148128.0151784.0153337.0148693.0147796.0143979.0147042.0NANANA
us-gaap:StockholdersEquity █▇▆▅▅▅▆▆▆▆▆▅▅▄▃▅▅▅▄▅▄▄▄▅▅▅▄▄▄▄▃▃▃▃▃▃▃▄▃▂▂▂▁25539.024449.022984.021869.021062.021006.023071.023025.023092.022218.022290.021460.020892.019613.018227.021085.021175.020935.020501.021000.020712.020727.020673.021335.021885.021830.020673.020216.020213.019977.019496.019216.019034.019290.018886.019478.019267.019907.018794.018100.018205.017482.016230.0NANANA
 us-gaap:TierOneRiskBasedCapital dei:LegalEntity,us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities axp:AmericanExpressCompany,srt:ParentCompanyNANA20277.0NANANA19628.0NANANA19070.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:TierOneRiskBasedCapital dei:LegalEntity,us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities axp:AmericanExpressNationalBank,srt:SubsidiariesNANA14617.0NANANA13600.0NANANA11564.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents ▄▇▄▅█▇▁▁▂▅▂▄▄▄▄▃▄▃▁30796.040280.032965.035627.042103.038608.024446.025354.027332.033631.027808.031263.031263.031507.033264.028255.030762.029677.025494.0NANANA23239.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:ShortTermInvestments █▁▁1423.0213.0157.0NANANA138.0NANANA166.0NANANA70.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
  2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment █▇▇▇▆▆▅▅▅▅▄▄▄▃▃▄▃▃▂▂▂▆▆▅▅▅▄▅▄▄▄▄▃▃▃▃▂▂▂▂▁▁▁8084.07800.07540.07470.07131.06799.06562.06681.06581.06315.06015.06116.05917.05732.05455.05797.05596.05405.05145.04995.04855.06972.06801.06733.06560.06369.06270.06327.06162.06090.05978.05868.05711.05649.05429.05307.05105.04956.04747.04747.04680.04682.04483.0NANANA
us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet ███▇▇▇▇▇▇▆▆▆▅▆▆▆▆▆▆▆▅▅▅▅▅▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▄▃▃▃▃▃▂▂▁▁4891.04943.05015.04835.04829.04798.04834.04715.04658.04479.04416.04295.04251.04271.04329.04367.04445.04433.04433.04301.04210.04137.04108.04032.04016.03940.03938.03921.03870.03893.03875.03746.03716.03713.03635.03553.03442.03451.03367.03187.03062.02987.02905.0NANANA
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us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet NANA265.0NANANA267.0NANANA275.0NANANA899.0NANANA868.0NANANA796.0NANANA854.0NANANA817.0NANANA993.0NANANA1149.0NANANA972.0NANANA
us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet NANA2700.0NANANA1461.0NANANA1306.0NANANA1548.0NANANA2255.0NANANA2151.0NANANA2014.0NANANA2443.0NANANA2458.0NANANA2875.0NANANA3397.0NANANA
us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent NANA1147.0NANANA1154.0NANANA1043.0NANANA1023.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNi ▁▁▅█▄▅▅▅▆51.050.081.099.073.075.078.075.085.0NA48.0NANANA48.0NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
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 us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage axp:TypeOfDebt,dei:LegalEntity,us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities,us-gaap:DebtInstrument us-gaap:LongTermDebt,axp:OtherSubsidiaries,srt:Subsidiaries,axp:FloatingRateBorrowingsNANA4.2e-07NANANA4e-09NANANA4.1999999999999996e-09NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage axp:TypeOfDebt,dei:LegalEntity,us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities,us-gaap:DebtInstrument,us-gaap:SaleLeasebackTransactionDescription us-gaap:LongTermDebt,axp:OtherSubsidiaries,srt:Subsidiaries,axp:FixedRateInstruments,axp:SaleLeaseBackTransactionNameNANA5.54e-06NANANA5.65e-08NANANA5.54e-08NANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANANA
 us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage axp:TypeOfDebt,us-gaap:ShortTermDebtType us-gaap:ShortTermDebt,axp:OtherShortTermBorrowingsNANA6.1e-07NANANA1.28e-08NANANA1.9400000000000002e-08NANANA2.34e-08NANANA1.28e-08NANANA1.11e-08NANANA8.1e-09NANANA1.08e-08NANANA1.46e-08NANANA1.73e-08NANANA1.2300000000000001e-08NANANA

Common Stock Value

us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:CommonStockValue


Common
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value160161161161161161163165167168170171173172172175177179181184185191194197201204205207210212213215217220221224228233232233238240238237
Percentage of CommonStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.2

Preferred Stock Par Or Stated Value Per Share

us-gaap:PreferredStockParOrStatedValuePerShare

us-gaap:PreferredStockParOrStatedValuePerShare


Preferred
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-31
Value1.6671.6671.6671.6671.6671.6671.6671.6671.6671.6671.671.6671.6671.6671.671.6671.6671.6671.6671.6671.6671.6671.6671.6671.6671.661.66
Percentage of PreferredStockParOrStatedValuePerShare100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Common Stock Shares Issued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesIssued


Common
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value79880380580580580581082183283784785486186085987188589590491792595196998510021016102310351046105910641071108410981105112211391166116411691193120211971192
Percentage of CommonStockSharesIssued100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Preferred Stock Shares Authorized

us-gaap:PreferredStockSharesAuthorized

us-gaap:PreferredStockSharesAuthorized


Preferred
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312013-12-31
Value2020202020202020202020202020202020202020202020202020200.0
Percentage of PreferredStockSharesAuthorized100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

Common Stock Shares Outstanding

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:CommonStockSharesOutstanding


Common
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value79880380580580580581082183283784785486186085987188589590491792595196998510021016102310351046105910641071108410981105112211391166116411691193120211971192
Percentage of CommonStockSharesOutstanding100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Weighted Average Number Of Diluted Shares Outstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding


Weighted
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value8028058058058088278360.00084386086286188189390392394196399710131023104710581067108110971106113211521166118111971198119911971191
Percentage of WeightedAverageNumberOfDilutedSharesOutstanding100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Weighted Average Number Of Shares Outstanding Basic

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic

us-gaap:WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic


Weighted
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value8018048048048078258340.00084185886085987889089992093896199410091019104110521060107410901099112611451160117511901192119311901185
Percentage of WeightedAverageNumberOfSharesOutstandingBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Antidilutive Securities Excluded From Computation Of Earnings Per Share Amount

us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareByAntidilutiveSecurities

us-gaap:AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount

us-gaap:StockOption


Antidilutive
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-30
Value0.010.30.91.50.30.00.40.90.70.70.60.51.21.23.22.51.50.60.60.50.20.20.20.10.20.98.0
Percentage of AntidilutiveSecuritiesExcludedFromComputationOfEarningsPerShareAmount100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Earnings Per Share Basic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareBasic


Earnings
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value2.812.741.761.310.290.412.042.092.071.812.331.891.851.86-1.411.511.471.340.881.212.111.450.891.241.431.491.41.411.441.341.221.261.281.150.571.11.161.071.021.041.110.980.880.910.840.740.60.540.090.31
Percentage of EarningsPerShareBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Earnings Per Share Diluted

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted

us-gaap:EarningsPerShareDiluted


Earnings
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value2.82.741.761.30.290.412.032.082.071.82.321.881.841.86-1.411.51.471.340.881.22.11.450.891.241.421.481.391.41.431.331.211.251.271.150.561.091.151.071.011.031.10.970.880.90.840.730.60.530.090.31
Percentage of EarningsPerShareDiluted100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Tier One Risk Based Capital To Risk Weighted Assets

us-gaap:TierOneRiskBasedCapitalToRiskWeightedAssets dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:TierOneRiskBasedCapitalToRiskWeightedAssets

axp:AmericanExpressCompany, srt:ParentCompany


Tier
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value14.70.1160.12
Percentage of TierOneRiskBasedCapitalToRiskWeightedAssets100.0100.0100.0

axp:AmericanExpressNationalBank, srt:Subsidiaries


Tier
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value16.20.1340.121
Percentage of TierOneRiskBasedCapitalToRiskWeightedAssets110.2115.5100.8

Capital To Risk Weighted Assets

us-gaap:CapitalToRiskWeightedAssets dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:CapitalToRiskWeightedAssets

axp:AmericanExpressCompany, srt:ParentCompany


Capital
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value16.20.1320.136
Percentage of CapitalToRiskWeightedAssets100.0100.0100.0

axp:AmericanExpressNationalBank, srt:Subsidiaries


Capital
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value18.30.1540.142
Percentage of CapitalToRiskWeightedAssets113.0116.7104.4

Comprehensive Income Net Of Tax

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax

us-gaap:ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax


Comprehensive
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value229722321415111234210816171700175415481917163315211681-1309.014681382155165911451896145873910461470129310701306155214641221133510771227545136611651355111911831429124576215121021872
Percentage of ComprehensiveIncomeNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating107.3101.861.947.814.13.552.455.259.252.466.959.659.968.3-56.565.567.379.836.264.9100.672.738.054.980.069.658.572.088.282.468.575.663.669.631.478.669.779.463.967.482.772.142.584.356.845.8

Income Loss From Continuing Operations Before Income Taxes Minority Interest And Income Loss From Equity Method Investments

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesMinorityInterestAndIncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesMinorityInterestAndIncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value2940299318581364622452198622662219195818312118209120821821182719491817116117353016218414541938223023162225224623122208198020041995190992918701879177317481711176517321477164015951252961918418544
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesMinorityInterestAndIncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating137.4136.581.258.725.614.864.473.674.866.363.977.482.384.678.681.595.093.563.898.4160.0108.974.7101.8121.4124.7121.7123.7131.4124.3111.1113.4117.8108.353.5107.5112.4103.999.897.5102.1100.382.391.488.765.70.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesMinorityInterestAndIncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments us-gaap:ConsolidationItems

axp:CorporateAndEliminations


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-308.0-210.0-387.0-349.0
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesMinorityInterestAndIncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments-10.5-7.0-62.2-77.2
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-14.4-9.6-16.0-11.5
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:CorporateAndEliminations-733.3-466.7-789.8-268.5

us-gaap:IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesMinorityInterestAndIncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value839665-22.019
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesMinorityInterestAndIncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments28.522.2-3.54.2
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating39.230.3-0.90.6
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:OperatingSegments axp:GlobalCommercialServices243.2197.9-5.53.8

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value18822124843231
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesMinorityInterestAndIncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments64.071.0135.551.1
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating87.996.934.77.6
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:OperatingSegments axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup107.6117.542.89.6

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value527414188551
Percentage of IncomeLossFromContinuingOperationsBeforeIncomeTaxesMinorityInterestAndIncomeLossFromEquityMethodInvestments17.913.830.2121.9
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating24.618.97.718.1
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:OperatingSegments axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices13175.010350.04700.09183.3

Income Tax Expense Benefit

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit


Income
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value66075842029136585293511458408-179.046446844830184716095803365931001758555672757791778769783776672638590629292620540517556476470555415547578367
Percentage of IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating30.834.618.412.515.02.89.516.615.413.8-6.216.918.418.2130.321.029.729.918.533.653.137.828.535.341.242.642.542.444.543.737.736.134.835.716.835.732.330.331.727.127.232.123.130.532.119.3

us-gaap:IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption, us-gaap:AdjustmentsForNewAccountingPronouncements

srt:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoptionAdjustment, axp:AccountingStandardsUpdateNumber201401


Income
Period End2021-01-01
Value55
Percentage of IncomeTaxExpenseBenefit0.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating0.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating srt:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoptionAdjustment axp:AccountingStandardsUpdateNumber2014010.0

Interest And Fee Income Loans And Leases

us-gaap:InterestAndFeeIncomeLoansAndLeases

us-gaap:InterestAndFeeIncomeLoansAndLeases


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value2094214422362266236829092934288527642725267425542387232622022129194718601759169018181938189118471776179517691753169617111715169816221683166016581582161116541653161116191676167516571775
Percentage of InterestAndFeeIncomeLoansAndLeases100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating97.997.897.897.597.695.595.193.793.292.293.393.394.094.595.195.094.995.796.695.896.496.797.197.096.796.796.796.696.496.396.296.195.795.595.695.394.794.494.494.293.293.793.493.492.293.2

Interest Expense

us-gaap:InterestExpense

us-gaap:InterestExpense


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value322362390450542716801877891895834777711621580567522443413430436425400399414410405420443439463484492519544558550574575575577593605610610598
Percentage of InterestExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating15.016.517.119.422.323.526.028.530.130.329.128.428.025.225.025.325.422.822.724.423.121.220.521.022.522.122.123.125.224.726.027.429.029.531.332.132.933.632.832.833.434.333.734.033.931.4

us-gaap:InterestExpense us-gaap:ConsolidationItems

axp:CorporateAndEliminations


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value5776122224
Percentage of InterestExpense17.721.022.531.3
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating2.73.55.07.4
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:CorporateAndEliminations135.7168.9249.0172.3

us-gaap:InterestExpense us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value111116154200
Percentage of InterestExpense34.532.028.427.9
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating5.25.36.36.6
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:OperatingSegments axp:GlobalCommercialServices32.234.538.340.1

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value174187272328
Percentage of InterestExpense54.051.750.245.8
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating8.18.511.210.8
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:OperatingSegments axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup9.910.313.813.6

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-20.0-17.0-6.0-36.0
Percentage of InterestExpense-6.2-4.7-1.1-5.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-0.9-0.8-0.2-1.2
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:OperatingSegments axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices-500.0-425.0-150.0-600.0

us-gaap:InterestExpense us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

axp:CorporateAndEliminations


Interest
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value87122224259263284233
Percentage of InterestExpense19.322.531.329.529.531.730.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating3.75.07.48.48.99.68.5
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:CorporateAndEliminations164.2249.0172.3138.5136.3129.7132.4

axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Interest
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value139154200255257241234218204171158144129109104981049547444648546166596459626065656562686870586558
Percentage of InterestExpense30.928.427.929.128.826.928.128.128.727.527.225.424.724.625.222.823.922.411.811.011.111.713.314.514.913.413.812.212.611.611.911.611.810.811.811.812.19.810.79.5
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating6.06.36.68.38.78.28.28.08.06.96.86.46.35.65.75.65.54.72.42.32.52.63.03.43.83.33.63.33.73.43.73.73.93.63.93.94.13.43.63.2
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:GlobalCommercialServices39.638.340.152.654.953.10.052.451.945.40.041.038.634.20.034.833.529.60.01466.71533.31200.00.01525.02200.01475.00.01966.72066.72000.00.02166.73250.02066.70.02266.73500.02900.00.02900.0

axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Interest
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value242272328457464459441404370327306281247
Percentage of InterestExpense53.850.245.852.152.151.352.952.052.052.752.849.647.3
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating10.411.210.814.815.615.515.414.814.613.313.212.512.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup12.613.813.619.020.220.20.018.918.616.80.015.815.3

axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices


Interest
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value-18.0-6.0-36.0-94.0-101.0-93.0-89.0-78.0-68.0-59.0-55.0-48.0-47.0
Percentage of InterestExpense-4.0-1.1-5.0-10.7-11.3-10.4-10.7-10.0-9.6-9.5-9.5-8.5-9.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-0.8-0.2-1.2-3.1-3.4-3.1-3.1-2.8-2.7-2.4-2.4-2.1-2.3
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices-450.0-150.0-600.0-1566.7-1442.9-1033.30.0-1300.0-971.4-655.60.0-600.0-522.2

Interest Expense Long Term Debt

us-gaap:InterestExpenseLongTermDebt

us-gaap:InterestExpenseLongTermDebt


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-31
Value209228235248282390448476485496457437411351339354346294265280286275262274305307308329352345353373385405426440429440442448445456
Percentage of InterestExpenseLongTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating9.810.410.310.711.612.814.515.516.416.815.916.016.214.314.615.816.915.114.615.915.213.713.514.416.616.516.818.120.019.419.821.122.723.024.525.325.725.825.225.525.826.4

Interest Income Expense Net

us-gaap:InterestIncomeExpenseNet

us-gaap:InterestIncomeExpenseNet


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value1818183018971874188423302284220320742059203219611829184117361675153015001408133414491580154715051423144714241395131613371319128312021243119311811121113311771179115111341190118411881307
Percentage of InterestIncomeExpenseNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating85.083.582.980.677.776.574.071.569.969.770.971.672.074.875.074.774.677.277.375.676.978.879.579.077.577.977.976.974.875.374.072.671.070.568.767.967.166.467.267.266.665.766.366.066.168.6

Marketing And Advertising Expense

us-gaap:MarketingAndAdvertisingExpense

us-gaap:MarketingAndAdvertisingExpense


Marketing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value22191766185818221362170519501818177315731820164216631345-970.0144614561285
Percentage of MarketingAndAdvertisingExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating103.780.681.278.456.156.063.259.059.853.263.560.065.554.6-41.964.571.066.1

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value228022351438107325736716931755176115502010165416231634-1197.0135613401237825114220151426899126614731525144714771529143213081366140512806371250133912561192123513311177106210931017885716640337437
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating106.5102.062.946.210.612.054.957.059.452.570.160.463.966.4-51.760.565.363.745.364.7106.971.146.266.580.282.179.181.486.980.673.477.382.972.636.771.980.173.668.070.477.068.259.260.956.646.50.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

axp:CorporateAndEliminations


Net
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value-265.0-276.0-289.0-331.0-245.0-487.0-311.0
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss-24.7-107.4-78.7-18.9-13.9-31.4-18.8
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-11.4-11.4-9.5-10.7-8.3-16.5-11.4
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:CorporateAndEliminations-500.0-563.3-222.3-177.0-126.9-222.4-176.7

axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Net
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-03-31
Value220-60.038629644586624606564552482529500418374466576485151203180204561184261226191183219177184
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss20.5-23.310.435.836.637.831.036.634.833.8-40.339.037.333.845.340.828.634.011.913.811.813.836.712.819.116.114.914.616.414.115.6
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating9.5-2.51.220.421.719.821.822.122.222.420.823.624.421.520.526.430.624.27.911.19.711.231.910.414.813.310.810.513.110.410.7
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:GlobalCommercialServices62.7-14.97.6129.7137.6129.10.0145.7143.5146.40.0150.7149.7131.00.0165.2185.8151.15033.36766.74500.05100.018700.04600.08700.07533.36366.76100.010950.05900.09200.0

axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Net
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value855527201857738821702779770826624680615
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss79.7205.154.848.841.953.034.947.147.450.6-52.150.145.9
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating36.821.76.627.824.927.824.528.530.333.526.930.330.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup44.626.78.335.732.136.10.036.438.642.40.038.238.1

axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices


Net
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value26366417600632631501580543516459420476
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss24.525.7113.634.235.940.724.935.133.531.6-38.331.035.5
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating11.32.713.719.521.321.417.521.221.421.019.818.723.2
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices6575.01650.06950.010000.09028.67011.10.09666.77757.15733.30.05250.05288.9

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value228022351438107325736716931755176115502010165416231634
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating106.5102.062.946.210.612.054.957.059.452.570.160.463.966.4
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Net Income Loss Available To Common Stockholders Basic

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-302014-06-30
Value226522211424105724033516731734174215291991163416031613-1205.013351321121677311211996140512441453152514771529
Percentage of NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersBasic100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating105.8101.362.345.59.911.054.256.358.851.869.559.763.165.5-52.059.564.462.642.463.5105.970.165.379.182.181.486.9

Net Income Loss Available To Common Stockholders Diluted

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersDiluted

us-gaap:NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersDiluted


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-302014-06-30
Value224922061414105023833316611723172915181975162116031613-1226.013351321121673011211996140512441453152514771529
Percentage of NetIncomeLossAvailableToCommonStockholdersDiluted100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating105.1100.661.845.29.810.953.855.958.351.468.959.263.165.5-52.959.564.462.640.163.5105.970.165.379.182.181.486.9

Other Comprehensive Income Loss Cash Flow Hedge Gain Loss After Reclassification And Tax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax


Other
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value-475.0-170.0-339.0-203.013887
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-20.8-7.3-14.0-6.64.52.9

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk

us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-108.06.0-339.0732
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax0.00.0100.00.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-5.00.3-14.024.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:NetInvestmentHedging0.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome


Other
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value-170.0-339.073213887-162.0-22.0320
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.00.00.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-7.3-14.024.04.52.9-5.5-0.812.6
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment


Other
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value-475.0-170.0-339.0732-203.013887-162.0-22.0320
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationAndTax100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-20.8-7.3-14.024.0-6.64.52.9-5.5-0.812.6
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Other Comprehensive Income Loss Foreign Currency Transaction And Translation Adjustment Net Of Tax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax


Other
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value594210465234-197.0-123.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating26.09.019.27.6-6.4-4.1

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment


Other
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value594210465-1054.0234-197.0-123.0170-279.03.0-416.0192-294.0292135
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating26.09.019.2-34.67.6-6.4-4.15.8-9.70.1-16.47.8-12.713.06.6
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Other Comprehensive Income Loss Net Of Tax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-30
Value17-3.0-23.03985-259.0-76.0-55.0-7.0-2.0-93.0-21.0-102.047-112.011242314-166.03.0-119.032-160.0-220.0-3.0-232.0-377.0-171.02332-87.0-31.0-328.0-53.0-92.0116-174.099-73.0-52.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating0.8-0.1-1.01.73.5-8.5-2.5-1.8-0.2-0.1-3.2-0.8-4.01.9-4.85.02.016.2-9.10.2-6.31.6-8.2-11.6-0.2-12.5-20.6-9.41.31.8-4.9-1.8-19.4-3.0-5.36.7-10.45.8-4.2-3.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value17-3.0-23.03985-259.0-76.0-55.0-7.0-2.0-93.0-21.0-102.047
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating0.8-0.1-1.01.73.5-8.5-2.5-1.8-0.2-0.1-3.2-0.8-4.01.9
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Revenue From Contract With Customer Excluding Assessed Tax

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value676256545941538043576296733270517080669768916654667465816536617262246047
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating316.0257.9259.8231.5179.6206.7237.7228.9238.8226.7240.4243.0262.8267.3282.2275.3303.3311.2

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ConsolidationItems

axp:CorporateAndEliminations


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-7.0-7.0-6.0-14.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.1-0.1-0.1-0.2
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-0.3-0.3-0.2-0.5
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:CorporateAndEliminations-16.7-15.6-12.2-10.8

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value2411205316522372
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax35.736.337.937.7
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating112.793.768.177.9
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:OperatingSegments axp:GlobalCommercialServices698.8611.0410.9475.4

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value3223249019272693
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax47.744.044.242.8
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating150.6113.679.488.4
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:OperatingSegments axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup184.3137.897.8111.7

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices


Revenue
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value113511187841245
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax16.819.818.019.8
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating53.051.032.340.9
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:OperatingSegments axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices28375.027950.019600.020750.0

us-gaap:RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

axp:CorporateAndEliminations


Revenue
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value-6.0-6.0-14.01.00.02.05.0
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax-0.1-0.1-0.20.00.00.00.1
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-0.3-0.2-0.50.00.00.10.2
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:CorporateAndEliminations-11.3-12.2-10.80.50.00.92.8

axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Revenue
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value196916522372272227412607259325812495236523722297
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax36.637.937.738.638.738.939.038.737.938.338.138.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating84.768.177.988.492.488.394.7101.6101.3105.5115.6118.2
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:GlobalCommercialServices561.0410.9475.4561.2585.7574.2623.3656.7661.8673.8710.2720.1

axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Revenue
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value23641836269327882787257825772596243823592368
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax43.942.142.839.539.438.538.738.937.038.238.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating101.775.788.490.594.087.394.1102.299.0105.2115.4
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup123.493.2111.7116.1121.3113.5120.4130.2125.1132.5146.5

axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices


Revenue
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value1053875124515401551150314791495149114461481
Percentage of RevenueFromContractWithCustomerExcludingAssessedTax19.620.119.821.821.922.422.222.422.723.423.8
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating45.336.140.950.052.350.954.058.960.664.572.2
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices26325.021875.020750.025666.722157.116700.024650.021357.116566.718075.016455.6

Revenues

us-gaap:Revenues

us-gaap:Revenues


Revenues
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-31
Value676256545941538043576296733270517080669768916654667465816536617262246047
Percentage of Revenues100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating316.0257.9259.8231.5179.6206.7237.7228.9238.8226.7240.4243.0262.8267.3282.2275.3303.3311.2

Revenues Net Of Interest Expense

us-gaap:RevenuesNetOfInterestExpense

us-gaap:RevenuesNetOfInterestExpense


Revenues
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-31
Value1024390649351875176751031011365109891083810364104741014410002971888398436830778898022777482358088
Percentage of RevenuesNetOfInterestExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating478.6413.5408.9376.5316.4338.5368.4356.8365.5350.8365.5370.5393.8394.7381.6376.3404.8406.0440.5440.7436.9403.4

us-gaap:RevenuesNetOfInterestExpense us-gaap:ConsolidationItems

axp:CorporateAndEliminations


Revenues
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-73.0-109.0-147.0-142.0
Percentage of RevenuesNetOfInterestExpense-0.7-1.2-1.9-1.4
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-3.4-5.0-6.1-4.7
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:CorporateAndEliminations-173.8-242.2-300.0-109.2

us-gaap:RevenuesNetOfInterestExpense us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Revenues
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value3049265222623087
Percentage of RevenuesNetOfInterestExpense29.829.329.529.9
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating142.5121.093.2101.3
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:OperatingSegments axp:GlobalCommercialServices883.8789.3562.7618.6

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Revenues
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value6039531047235977
Percentage of RevenuesNetOfInterestExpense59.058.661.558.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating282.2242.2194.7196.2
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:OperatingSegments axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup345.3293.9239.6247.9

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices


Revenues
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value122812118371388
Percentage of RevenuesNetOfInterestExpense12.013.410.913.5
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating57.455.234.545.6
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:OperatingSegments axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices30700.030275.020925.023133.3

us-gaap:RevenuesNetOfInterestExpense us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

axp:CorporateAndEliminations


Revenues
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value-112.0-147.0-142.0-52.0-36.0-47.0-28.0
Percentage of RevenuesNetOfInterestExpense-1.3-1.9-1.4-0.5-0.3-0.5-0.3
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-4.8-6.1-4.7-1.7-1.2-1.6-1.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:CorporateAndEliminations-211.3-300.0-109.2-27.8-18.7-21.5-15.9

axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Revenues
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value2539226230873385337832333288317831663044163129262927
Percentage of RevenuesNetOfInterestExpense29.029.529.930.831.231.231.431.331.731.318.534.735.2
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating109.393.2101.3109.9113.9109.4114.7116.1124.6123.670.4130.5142.6
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:GlobalCommercialServices723.4562.7618.6697.9721.8712.10.0763.9805.6807.40.0833.6876.3

axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Revenues
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value5191463159775993583455545625541653025113507748614714
Percentage of RevenuesNetOfInterestExpense59.360.358.054.553.853.653.753.453.052.657.457.656.7
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating223.4190.9196.2194.6196.8188.0196.3197.8208.7207.7219.2216.8229.7
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup270.9235.0247.9249.5254.0244.50.0253.1265.9262.30.0272.9291.7

axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices


Revenues
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value113392913881663167316271627157815881600161915471574
Percentage of RevenuesNetOfInterestExpense12.912.113.515.115.415.715.515.615.916.518.318.318.9
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating48.838.345.654.056.455.156.857.662.565.069.969.076.7
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices28325.023225.023133.327716.723900.018077.80.026300.022685.717777.80.019337.517488.9

Assets

us-gaap:Assets

us-gaap:Assets


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value186973193067191367187259188608186060198321194184197603197193188602189092184861179956181159168577166997161385158893153377159642158816161184154216157152154684159103153862152384151497153375150103151933156855153140152873148128151784153337148693147796143979147042125145
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:Assets us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

srt:ParentCompany


Assetsus-gaap:
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value514095133645610
Percentage of Assets26.925.924.2
Percentage of Assets26.925.924.2
Percentage of Assets srt:ParentCompany100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:Assets us-gaap:ConsolidationItems

axp:CorporateAndEliminations


Assetsus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value3700056000480005900042000210002000017000
Percentage of Assets19.829.025.131.322.610.610.69.4
Percentage of Assets19.829.025.131.322.610.610.69.4
Percentage of Assets axp:CorporateAndEliminations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:Assets us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Assetsus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value4600042000420003800047000530005100049000
Percentage of Assets24.621.821.920.125.326.727.027.0
Percentage of Assets24.621.821.920.125.326.727.027.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OperatingSegments axp:GlobalCommercialServices100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Assetsus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value900008100087000810008700010600010200095000
Percentage of Assets48.142.045.542.946.853.454.152.4
Percentage of Assets48.142.045.542.946.853.454.152.4
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OperatingSegments axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices


Assetsus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value1400014000140001100010000180001600020000
Percentage of Assets7.57.37.35.85.49.18.511.0
Percentage of Assets7.57.37.35.85.49.18.511.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:OperatingSegments axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:Assets us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

axp:CorporateAndEliminations


Assetsus-gaap:
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value54000590004200024000190002200015000
Percentage of Assets28.831.322.612.49.611.27.9
Percentage of Assets28.831.322.612.49.611.27.9
Percentage of Assets axp:CorporateAndEliminations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Assetsus-gaap:
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312013-12-31
Value400003800047000540005500054000518005400052900580005260052700510004800046500468004600047000177004590046000460001850019000
Percentage of Assets21.420.125.327.827.827.427.528.628.632.229.031.330.529.729.330.528.829.611.029.829.329.711.612.4
Percentage of Assets21.420.125.327.827.827.427.528.628.632.229.031.330.529.729.330.528.829.611.029.829.329.711.612.4
Percentage of Assets axp:GlobalCommercialServices100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Assetsus-gaap:
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302016-12-31
Value810008000087000990001020009850015070013090012680091000123500117800112700114100
Percentage of Assets43.342.446.851.051.650.079.969.268.650.668.269.967.571.8
Percentage of Assets43.342.446.851.051.650.079.969.268.650.668.269.967.571.8
Percentage of Assets axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices


Assetsus-gaap:
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302016-12-31
Value1200012000100001700022000221004450031900313002000030600279002680025800
Percentage of Assets6.46.45.48.811.111.223.616.916.911.116.916.616.016.2
Percentage of Assets6.46.45.48.811.111.223.616.916.911.116.916.616.016.2
Percentage of Assets axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Liabilities

us-gaap:Liabilities

us-gaap:Liabilities


Liabilities
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value161434168618168383165390167546165054175250171159174511174975166312167632163969160343162932147492145822140450138392132360138930138089140511132881135267132854138430133646132171131520133879130887132899137565134254133395128861131877134543130593129591126497130812110739
Percentage of Liabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets86.387.388.088.388.888.788.488.188.388.788.288.788.789.189.987.587.387.087.186.387.086.987.286.286.185.987.086.986.786.887.387.287.587.787.787.387.086.987.787.887.787.989.088.5

us-gaap:Liabilities us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

srt:ParentCompany


Liabilitiesus-gaap:
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value284252826523320
Percentage of Liabilities16.916.114.0
Percentage of Assets14.914.312.4
Percentage of Assets srt:ParentCompany55.355.151.1

Liabilities And Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity


Liabilities
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value186973193067191367187259188608186060198321194184197603197193188602189092184861179956181159168577166997161385158893153377159642158816161184154216157152154684159103153862152384151497153375150103151933156855153140152873148128151784153337148693147796143979147042125145
Percentage of LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

srt:ParentCompany


Liabilities
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value514095133645610
Percentage of LiabilitiesAndStockholdersEquity26.925.924.2
Percentage of Assets26.925.924.2
Percentage of Assets srt:ParentCompany100.0100.0100.0

Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value25539244492298421869210622100623071230252309222218222902146020892196131822721085211752093520501210002071220727206732133521885218302067320216202131997719496192161903419290188861947819267199071879418100182051748216230126371184111029
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets13.712.712.011.711.211.311.611.911.711.311.811.311.310.910.112.512.713.012.913.713.013.112.813.813.914.113.013.113.313.212.712.812.512.312.312.713.013.112.312.212.312.111.010.10.00.0

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

srt:ParentCompany


Stockholders
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value229842307122290
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets12.011.611.8
Percentage of Assets srt:ParentCompany44.744.948.9

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value-696.0-705.0-731.0-600.0-608.0-575.0-581.0-479.0-480.0-483.0-456.0-467.0-529.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquity-2.7-2.9-3.2-2.7-2.9-2.7-2.5-2.1-2.1-2.2-2.0-2.6-2.6
Percentage of Assets-0.4-0.4-0.4-0.3-0.3-0.3-0.3-0.2-0.2-0.2-0.2-0.3-0.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value4253657685903338359.0-8.00.07.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquity0.20.20.30.30.40.40.10.20.20.0-0.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0-0.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value-2881.0-2898.0-2895.0-2872.0-2911.0-2996.0-2737.0-2661.0-2606.0-2599.0-2597.0-2504.0-2483.0-2381.0-2428.0-2784.0-2534.0-1919.0-1426.0-927.0-876.0-917.0-1027.0-1606.0-442.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquity-11.3-11.9-12.6-13.1-13.8-14.3-11.9-11.6-11.3-11.7-11.7-11.7-11.9-12.1-13.3-13.6-12.3-9.3-7.3-4.9-4.7-5.7-8.1-13.6-4.0
Percentage of Assets-1.5-1.5-1.5-1.5-1.5-1.6-1.4-1.4-1.3-1.3-1.4-1.3-1.3-1.3-1.3-1.8-1.6-1.2-0.9-0.6-0.6-0.6-0.80.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value-2227.0-2246.0-2229.0-2348.0-2388.0-2511.0-2189.0-2220.0-2161.0-2125.0-2133.0-1961.0-2262.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquity-8.7-9.2-9.7-10.7-11.3-12.0-9.5-9.6-9.4-9.6-9.6-10.8-11.0
Percentage of Assets-1.2-1.2-1.2-1.3-1.3-1.3-1.1-1.1-1.1-1.1-1.1-1.1-1.4
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value11858118781188111818117601168011774118691198011963122181227212306122251221012733133481287412202120671221711937111441049610164
Percentage of StockholdersEquity46.448.651.754.055.855.651.051.551.953.854.857.258.962.367.062.164.662.362.663.965.073.588.288.692.2
Percentage of Assets6.36.26.26.36.26.35.96.16.16.16.56.56.76.86.78.08.38.18.07.98.08.18.90.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:CommonStock


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value160161161161161161163165167168170171173172172181194205213221232238237232232
Percentage of StockholdersEquity0.60.70.70.70.80.80.70.70.70.80.80.80.80.90.90.90.91.01.11.21.21.51.92.02.1
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.20.20.20.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CommonStock0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value164021530813837127621205212161138711365213551126861249911521108969597827310371966595138507752572214972228327191075
Percentage of StockholdersEquity64.262.660.258.457.257.960.159.358.757.156.153.752.248.945.450.646.846.043.639.838.430.618.123.09.7
Percentage of Assets8.87.97.26.86.46.57.07.06.96.46.66.15.95.34.66.56.06.05.54.94.73.41.80.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Tier One Risk Based Capital

us-gaap:TierOneRiskBasedCapital dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:TierOneRiskBasedCapital

axp:AmericanExpressCompany, srt:ParentCompany


Tier
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value202771962819070
Percentage of TierOneRiskBasedCapital100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets10.69.910.1
Percentage of Assets axp:AmericanExpressCompany srt:ParentCompany0.00.00.0

axp:AmericanExpressNationalBank, srt:Subsidiaries


Tier
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value146171360011564
Percentage of TierOneRiskBasedCapital72.169.360.6
Percentage of Assets7.66.96.1
Percentage of Assets axp:AmericanExpressNationalBank srt:Subsidiaries0.00.00.0

Cash Cash Equivalents Restricted Cash And Restricted Cash Equivalents

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents


Cash
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value3079640280329653562742103386082444625354273323363127808312633126331507332642825530762296772549423239
Percentage of CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets16.520.917.219.022.320.812.313.113.817.114.716.516.917.518.416.818.418.416.014.4

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

srt:ParentCompany


Cash
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value109684430328747265229
Percentage of CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents33.318.111.814.220.5
Percentage of Assets5.72.21.72.63.3
Percentage of Assets srt:ParentCompany21.38.67.20.00.0

Short Term Investments

us-gaap:ShortTermInvestments

us-gaap:ShortTermInvestments


Short
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value142321315713816670
Percentage of ShortTermInvestments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.80.10.10.10.10.0

Accumulated Depreciation Depletion And Amortization Property Plant And Equipment

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment


Accumulated
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value80847800754074707131679965626681658163156015611659175732545557975596540551454995485569726801673365606369627063276162609059785868571156495429530751054956474747474680468244834130
Percentage of AccumulatedDepreciationDepletionAndAmortizationPropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets4.34.03.94.03.83.73.33.43.33.23.23.23.23.23.03.43.43.33.23.33.04.44.24.44.24.13.94.14.04.03.93.93.83.63.53.53.43.33.13.23.23.33.03.3

Property Plant And Equipment Net

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet

us-gaap:PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet


Property
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value48914943501548354829479848344715465844794416429542514271432943674445443344334301421041374108403240163940393839213870389338753746371637133635355334423451336731873062298729052782
Percentage of PropertyPlantAndEquipmentNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.62.62.62.62.62.62.42.42.42.32.32.32.32.42.42.62.72.72.82.82.62.62.52.62.62.52.52.52.52.62.52.52.42.42.42.32.32.32.22.12.12.12.02.2

Goodwill

us-gaap:Goodwill

us-gaap:Goodwill


Goodwill
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value3852331530723009292727493024319831813172263923282301
Percentage of Goodwill100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets2.01.71.61.71.81.71.92.12.12.11.81.90.0

us-gaap:Goodwill us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value223417811718172417121441144115431544154315441547
Percentage of Goodwill58.053.755.957.358.552.447.748.248.548.658.566.5
Percentage of Assets1.20.90.91.01.10.90.91.01.01.01.11.2
Percentage of Assets axp:GlobalCommercialServices0.00.03.33.33.78.17.88.10.00.00.00.0

axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value914889707637590
Percentage of Goodwill23.726.823.021.220.2
Percentage of Assets0.50.40.40.40.4
Percentage of Assets axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup0.00.00.50.50.5

axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices


Goodwillus-gaap:
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value704645647648626
Percentage of Goodwill18.319.521.121.521.4
Percentage of Assets0.40.30.30.40.4
Percentage of Assets axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices0.00.01.52.12.4

Finite Lived Intangible Assets Net

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet

us-gaap:FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet


Finite
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value2652672758998687968548179931149972717
Percentage of FiniteLivedIntangibleAssetsNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.50.50.50.50.50.60.70.70.6

Deferred Tax Assets Liabilities Net

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value270014611306154822552151201424432458287533972979
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsLiabilitiesNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets1.40.70.70.91.41.31.31.61.61.92.32.4

Other Assets Noncurrent

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent

us-gaap:OtherAssetsNoncurrent


Other
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value1147115410431023
Percentage of OtherAssetsNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.60.60.60.6

Equity Securities Fv Ni

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNi

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNi


Equity
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-312017-12-31
Value5150819973757875854848
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNi us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1


Equity
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-31
Value809872747773381.0
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi98.899.098.698.798.797.344.72.1
Percentage of Assets0.00.10.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2


Equity
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-31
Value1.01.01.01.01.02.04747
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi1.21.01.41.31.32.755.397.9
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNi us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Equity
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value504980
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi98.098.098.8
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1 us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring0.00.00.0

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNi us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Equity
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value515081
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNi100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring0.00.00.0

Other Assets

us-gaap:OtherAssets

us-gaap:OtherAssets


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value17402170081767919500167461844814731121391114810886104711126611762104299755124451048210104105611083610348986610069111071138210471113421084510712112531122810222106471182111418121441245911780126551197712274124451536815400
Percentage of OtherAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets9.38.89.210.48.99.97.46.35.65.55.66.06.45.85.47.46.36.36.67.16.56.26.27.27.26.87.17.07.07.47.36.87.07.57.57.98.47.88.38.18.38.610.512.3

us-gaap:OtherAssets us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

srt:ParentCompany


Other
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value164223297
Percentage of OtherAssets0.91.52.8
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.2
Percentage of Assets srt:ParentCompany0.30.40.7

Accounts Payable And Accrued Liabilities Current

us-gaap:AccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:AccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent

srt:ParentCompany


Accounts
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value174321971961
Percentage of AccountsPayableAndAccruedLiabilitiesCurrent100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.91.11.0
Percentage of Assets srt:ParentCompany3.44.34.3

Time Deposit Maturities Year One

us-gaap:TimeDepositMaturitiesYearOne

us-gaap:TimeDepositMaturitiesYearOne


Time
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-31
Value31083103382837494632162529794262474828634294500052561453240734093750141820352270249341694011361765107615422003273826763265412949599611381256737031685249441386067
Percentage of TimeDepositMaturitiesYearOne100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets1.71.62.02.02.30.81.52.22.51.52.32.82.90.91.42.12.40.91.31.41.50.30.60.71.10.71.01.31.81.82.12.63.20.60.91.72.41.11.72.94.1

us-gaap:TimeDepositMaturitiesYearOne us-gaap:StatementGeographical

country:US


Time
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value3104310138203744461816222971
Percentage of TimeDepositMaturitiesYearOne99.999.999.899.999.799.899.7
Percentage of Assets1.71.62.02.02.30.81.5
Percentage of Assets country:US0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:NonUs


Time
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value4.02.08.05.0143.08.0
Percentage of TimeDepositMaturitiesYearOne0.10.10.20.10.30.20.3
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:NonUs0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Long Term Debt

us-gaap:LongTermDebt

us-gaap:LongTermDebt


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value3736342019429524477748797525885783558474577365841858423553005588352461558044876251945516474699044894506494731148061486535274054712579555571254836540955533052529526755636658973562715595356844595706176761395607306641677300
Percentage of LongTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets20.021.822.423.925.928.329.230.129.229.631.029.230.229.230.828.931.132.029.629.331.729.829.831.533.635.436.436.236.035.736.135.034.735.938.536.837.837.538.841.541.542.245.261.8

us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:TypeOfDebt

us-gaap:LongTermDebt


Long
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value4295257835
Percentage of LongTermDebt100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets22.429.2
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:LongTermDebt0.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:TypeOfDebt, dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:AmericanExpressCompany, srt:ParentCompany, axp:FixedRateSeniorNotesAmount


Long
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value1825119326
Percentage of LongTermDebt42.533.4
Percentage of Assets9.59.7
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:AmericanExpressCompany srt:ParentCompany axp:FixedRateSeniorNotesAmount0.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:AmericanExpressCompany, srt:ParentCompany, axp:FixedRateSubordinatedNotesAmount


Long
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value599598
Percentage of LongTermDebt1.41.0
Percentage of Assets0.30.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:AmericanExpressCompany srt:ParentCompany axp:FixedRateSubordinatedNotesAmount0.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:AmericanExpressCompany, srt:ParentCompany, axp:FloatingRateSeniorNotesAmount


Long
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value40004500
Percentage of LongTermDebt9.37.8
Percentage of Assets2.12.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:AmericanExpressCompany srt:ParentCompany axp:FloatingRateSeniorNotesAmount0.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:AmericanExpressCreditCorporation, srt:Subsidiaries, axp:FixedRateSeniorNotesAmount


Long
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value674611839
Percentage of LongTermDebt15.720.5
Percentage of Assets3.56.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:AmericanExpressCreditCorporation srt:Subsidiaries axp:FixedRateSeniorNotesAmount0.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:AmericanExpressCreditCorporation, srt:Subsidiaries, axp:FloatingRateSeniorNotesAmount


Long
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value3001650
Percentage of LongTermDebt0.72.9
Percentage of Assets0.20.8
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:AmericanExpressCreditCorporation srt:Subsidiaries axp:FloatingRateSeniorNotesAmount0.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:LendingTrust, srt:Subsidiaries, axp:FixedRateSeniorNotesAmount


Long
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value832515074
Percentage of LongTermDebt19.426.1
Percentage of Assets4.47.6
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:LendingTrust srt:Subsidiaries axp:FixedRateSeniorNotesAmount0.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:LendingTrust, srt:Subsidiaries, axp:FixedRateSubordinatedNotesAmount


Long
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value246420
Percentage of LongTermDebt0.60.7
Percentage of Assets0.10.2
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:LendingTrust srt:Subsidiaries axp:FixedRateSubordinatedNotesAmount0.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:OtherSubsidiaries, srt:Subsidiaries, axp:FloatingRateBorrowings


Long
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value328311
Percentage of LongTermDebt0.80.5
Percentage of Assets0.20.2
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:OtherSubsidiaries srt:Subsidiaries axp:FloatingRateBorrowings0.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:TypeOfDebt, dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:SaleLeasebackTransactionDescription

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:OtherSubsidiaries, srt:Subsidiaries, axp:FixedRateInstruments, axp:SaleLeaseBackTransactionName


Long
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value1725
Percentage of LongTermDebt0.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:OtherSubsidiaries srt:Subsidiaries axp:FixedRateInstruments axp:SaleLeaseBackTransactionName0.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

srt:ParentCompany


Long
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value228102436818191
Percentage of LongTermDebt53.142.131.1
Percentage of Assets11.912.39.6
Percentage of Assets srt:ParentCompany44.447.539.9

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Long
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value1186612763127601458214578162751966819509
Percentage of LongTermDebt31.830.429.732.629.930.934.033.4
Percentage of Assets6.36.66.77.87.78.79.910.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due Year Two

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value140
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearTwo100.0
Percentage of Assets0.1

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due Year Three

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value133
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearThree100.0
Percentage of Assets0.1

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due Year Four

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value125
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFour100.0
Percentage of Assets0.1

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due Year Five

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value107
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueYearFive100.0
Percentage of Assets0.1

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due After Year Five

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value1024
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDueAfterYearFive100.0
Percentage of Assets0.5

Operating Lease Liability

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiability

us-gaap:OperatingLeaseLiability


Operating
Period End2020-12-31
Value1104
Percentage of OperatingLeaseLiability100.0
Percentage of Assets0.6

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Payments Due

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value1670
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityPaymentsDue100.0
Percentage of Assets0.9

Lessee Operating Lease Liability Undiscounted Excess Amount

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityUndiscountedExcessAmount

us-gaap:LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityUndiscountedExcessAmount


Lessee
Period End2020-12-31
Value566
Percentage of LesseeOperatingLeaseLiabilityUndiscountedExcessAmount100.0
Percentage of Assets0.3

Stockholders Equity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value25539244492298421869210622100623071230252309222218222902146020892196131822721085211752093520501210002071220727206732133521885218302067320216202131997719496192161903419290188861947819267199071879418100182051748216230126371184111029
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets13.712.712.011.711.211.311.611.911.711.311.811.311.310.910.112.512.713.012.913.713.013.112.813.813.914.113.013.113.313.212.712.812.512.312.312.713.013.112.312.212.312.111.010.10.00.0

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

srt:ParentCompany


Stockholders
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value229842307122290
Percentage of StockholdersEquity100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets12.011.611.8
Percentage of Assets srt:ParentCompany44.744.948.9

us-gaap:StockholdersEquity us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value-696.0-705.0-731.0-600.0-608.0-575.0-581.0-479.0-480.0-483.0-456.0-467.0-529.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquity-2.7-2.9-3.2-2.7-2.9-2.7-2.5-2.1-2.1-2.2-2.0-2.6-2.6
Percentage of Assets-0.4-0.4-0.4-0.3-0.3-0.3-0.3-0.2-0.2-0.2-0.2-0.3-0.3
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value4253657685903338359.0-8.00.07.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquity0.20.20.30.30.40.40.10.20.20.0-0.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0-0.00.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value-2881.0-2898.0-2895.0-2872.0-2911.0-2996.0-2737.0-2661.0-2606.0-2599.0-2597.0-2504.0-2483.0-2381.0-2428.0-2784.0-2534.0-1919.0-1426.0-927.0-876.0-917.0-1027.0-1606.0-442.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquity-11.3-11.9-12.6-13.1-13.8-14.3-11.9-11.6-11.3-11.7-11.7-11.7-11.9-12.1-13.3-13.6-12.3-9.3-7.3-4.9-4.7-5.7-8.1-13.6-4.0
Percentage of Assets-1.5-1.5-1.5-1.5-1.5-1.6-1.4-1.4-1.3-1.3-1.4-1.3-1.3-1.3-1.3-1.8-1.6-1.2-0.9-0.6-0.6-0.6-0.80.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncome0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value-2227.0-2246.0-2229.0-2348.0-2388.0-2511.0-2189.0-2220.0-2161.0-2125.0-2133.0-1961.0-2262.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquity-8.7-9.2-9.7-10.7-11.3-12.0-9.5-9.6-9.4-9.6-9.6-10.8-11.0
Percentage of Assets-1.2-1.2-1.2-1.3-1.3-1.3-1.1-1.1-1.1-1.1-1.1-1.1-1.4
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value11858118781188111818117601168011774118691198011963122181227212306122251221012733133481287412202120671221711937111441049610164
Percentage of StockholdersEquity46.448.651.754.055.855.651.051.551.953.854.857.258.962.367.062.164.662.362.663.965.073.588.288.692.2
Percentage of Assets6.36.26.26.36.26.35.96.16.16.16.56.56.76.86.78.08.38.18.07.98.08.18.90.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:CommonStock


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value160161161161161161163165167168170171173172172181194205213221232238237232232
Percentage of StockholdersEquity0.60.70.70.70.80.80.70.70.70.80.80.80.80.90.90.90.91.01.11.21.21.51.92.02.1
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.20.20.20.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:CommonStock0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value164021530813837127621205212161138711365213551126861249911521108969597827310371966595138507752572214972228327191075
Percentage of StockholdersEquity64.262.660.258.457.257.960.159.358.757.156.153.752.248.945.450.646.846.043.639.838.430.618.123.09.7
Percentage of Assets8.87.97.26.86.46.57.07.06.96.46.66.15.95.34.66.56.06.05.54.94.73.41.80.00.0
Percentage of Assets us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Common Stock Value

us-gaap:CommonStockValue

us-gaap:CommonStockValue


Common
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value160161161161161161163165167168170171173172172175177179181184185191194197201204205207210212213215217220221224228233232233238240238237
Percentage of CommonStockValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets0.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.10.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.2

Additional Paid In Capital

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Additional
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value1185811878118811181811760116801177411869119801196312218122721230612225122101231812456125931273312790128681308913348134871363913670128741221612247123371220212193122421222012067121661227312436122171215012281121891193711144
Percentage of AdditionalPaidInCapital100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets6.36.26.26.36.26.35.96.16.16.16.56.56.76.86.77.37.57.88.08.38.18.28.38.78.78.88.17.98.08.18.08.18.17.87.98.08.38.28.08.28.38.58.18.9

Retained Earnings Accumulated Deficit

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit

us-gaap:RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit


Retained
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value164021530813837127621205212161138711365213551126861249911521108969597827310908109701063310371106611028099499665100251019910107951393359127882285078147788378307525792377178015722165206437590249723737
Percentage of RetainedEarningsAccumulatedDeficit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets8.87.97.26.86.46.57.07.06.96.46.66.15.95.34.66.56.66.66.57.06.46.36.06.56.56.56.06.16.05.85.55.45.25.04.95.25.25.34.74.44.44.13.43.0

Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income Loss Net Of Tax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax


Accumulated
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value-2881.0-2898.0-2895.0-2872.0-2911.0-2996.0-2737.0-2661.0-2606.0-2599.0-2597.0-2504.0-2483.0-2381.0-2428.0-2316.0-2428.0-2470.0-2784.0-2618.0-2621.0-2502.0-2534.0-2374.0-2154.0-2151.0-1919.0-1542.0-1371.0-1394.0-1426.0-1339.0-1308.0-980.0-927.0-835.0-951.0-777.0-876.0-803.0-751.0-849.0-917.0-712.0
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of Assets-1.5-1.5-1.5-1.5-1.5-1.6-1.4-1.4-1.3-1.3-1.4-1.3-1.3-1.3-1.3-1.4-1.5-1.5-1.8-1.7-1.6-1.6-1.6-1.5-1.4-1.4-1.2-1.0-0.9-0.9-0.9-0.9-0.9-0.6-0.6-0.5-0.6-0.5-0.6-0.5-0.5-0.6-0.6-0.6

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value31852280350021802130-2219.03196-1041.029308547-1252.050863872331034323487259936387512061277721882262
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating148.8104.0153.093.887.8-72.8103.6-33.898.8289.3-43.7185.8222.7198.1201.1199.0148.2210.543.5114.8154.8121.7118.7

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value-2765.04774-5557.0-4957.021921927-5455.0-753.0-7790.0-2709.0-5444.0-5790.0-1215.0-3719.01948-5437.0-561.0-3156.08663-6527.0-187.0-2195.07680
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-129.2217.8-243.0-213.39.0719.9-176.8-24.4-262.7-91.7-190.0-211.5-69.9-222.6114.1-310.3-32.0-182.6501.6-363.6-10.4-122.1403.1

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value-9877.0461-686.0-3602.0638-5418.01423-398.0-1461.0-83.03240626303-4470.0-3316.01928-39.0557-3830.0-199.0-2048.0-2176.0-3661.0
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-461.521.0-30.0-155.026.3-177.946.1-12.9-49.3-2.8113.022.917.4-267.5-194.3110.0-2.232.2-221.8-11.1-114.2-121.0-192.2

Cash Cash Equivalents Restricted Cash And Restricted Cash Equivalents Period Increase Decrease Including Exchange Rate Effect

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect

us-gaap:CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect


Cash
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value-9484.07315-2662.0-6476.0349514162-908.0-1978.0-6299.05823-3454.00.0-244.0-1757.05008-2507.0
Percentage of CashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalentsPeriodIncreaseDecreaseIncludingExchangeRateEffect100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-443.2333.7-116.4-278.7144.1464.9-29.4-64.2-212.4197.1-120.50.0-9.6-71.4216.2-111.8

Net Cash Provided By Used In Operating Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value31852280350021802130-2219.03196-1041.029308547-1252.050863872331034323487259936387512061277721882262
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInOperatingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating148.8104.0153.093.887.8-72.8103.6-33.898.8289.3-43.7185.8222.7198.1201.1199.0148.2210.543.5114.8154.8121.7118.7

Net Income Loss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value228022351438107325736716931755176115502010165416231634-1197.0135613401237825114220151426899126614731525144714771529143213081366140512806371250133912561192123513311177106210931017885716640337437
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating106.5102.062.946.210.612.054.957.059.452.570.160.463.966.4-51.760.565.363.745.364.7106.971.146.266.580.282.179.181.486.980.673.477.382.972.636.771.980.173.668.070.477.068.259.260.956.646.50.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

axp:CorporateAndEliminations


Net
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value-265.0-276.0-289.0-331.0-245.0-487.0-311.0
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss-24.7-107.4-78.7-18.9-13.9-31.4-18.8
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-11.4-11.4-9.5-10.7-8.3-16.5-11.4
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:CorporateAndEliminations-500.0-563.3-222.3-177.0-126.9-222.4-176.7

axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Net
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-03-31
Value220-60.038629644586624606564552482529500418374466576485151203180204561184261226191183219177184
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss20.5-23.310.435.836.637.831.036.634.833.8-40.339.037.333.845.340.828.634.011.913.811.813.836.712.819.116.114.914.616.414.115.6
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating9.5-2.51.220.421.719.821.822.122.222.420.823.624.421.520.526.430.624.27.911.19.711.231.910.414.813.310.810.513.110.410.7
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:GlobalCommercialServices62.7-14.97.6129.7137.6129.10.0145.7143.5146.40.0150.7149.7131.00.0165.2185.8151.15033.36766.74500.05100.018700.04600.08700.07533.36366.76100.010950.05900.09200.0

axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Net
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value855527201857738821702779770826624680615
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss79.7205.154.848.841.953.034.947.147.450.6-52.150.145.9
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating36.821.76.627.824.927.824.528.530.333.526.930.330.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup44.626.78.335.732.136.10.036.438.642.40.038.238.1

axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices


Net
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value26366417600632631501580543516459420476
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss24.525.7113.634.235.940.724.935.133.531.6-38.331.035.5
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating11.32.713.719.521.321.417.521.221.421.019.818.723.2
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices6575.01650.06950.010000.09028.67011.10.09666.77757.15733.30.05250.05288.9

us-gaap:NetIncomeLoss us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value228022351438107325736716931755176115502010165416231634
Percentage of NetIncomeLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating106.5102.062.946.210.612.054.957.059.452.570.160.463.966.4
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:RetainedEarnings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Share Based Compensation

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensation


Share
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value8598746666436661718553767084706063896457637034606971804676887578101966568729274718076102546764
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensation100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Investing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value-2765.04774-5557.0-4957.021921927-5455.0-753.0-7790.0-2709.0-5444.0-5790.0-1215.0-3719.01948-5437.0-561.0-3156.08663-6527.0-187.0-2195.07680
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInInvestingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-129.2217.8-243.0-213.39.0719.9-176.8-24.4-262.7-91.7-190.0-211.5-69.9-222.6114.1-310.3-32.0-182.6501.6-363.6-10.4-122.1403.1

Payments To Acquire Property Plant And Equipment

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value290319436353354335431374492348439335299237250274261277400326347302462342281256341308320226371160271204288269230266304327303255301264175147
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquirePropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Payments To Acquire Investments

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireInvestments

us-gaap:PaymentsToAcquireInvestments


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value458366158528451513599722492607225040602362169181412152735714741294807564446345149352765447613823727147526713447216214710658254254378272750214326182293
Percentage of PaymentsToAcquireInvestments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Net Cash Provided By Used In Financing Activities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities

us-gaap:NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value-9877.0461-686.0-3602.0638-5418.01423-398.0-1461.0-83.03240626303-4470.0-3316.01928-39.0557-3830.0-199.0-2048.0-2176.0-3661.0
Percentage of NetCashProvidedByUsedInFinancingActivities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating-461.521.0-30.0-155.026.3-177.946.1-12.9-49.3-2.8113.022.917.4-267.5-194.3110.0-2.232.2-221.8-11.1-114.2-121.0-192.2

Repayments Of Long Term Debt

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt

us-gaap:RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt


Repayments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value465975018944000385058495712900655838211633702030397203573360008548380149977915221036250086345376310021093998316135001271506554263001265937143202450169165516286657314856330543825127
Percentage of RepaymentsOfLongTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Payments Of Dividends

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividends

us-gaap:PaymentsOfDividends


Payments
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value361363362363366383374346347355354325321324326305307313315291299302304335265268271281243246246250221222227229235211215213216217217217217216
Percentage of PaymentsOfDividends100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Debt Instrument Interest Rate Stated Percentage

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage axp:TypeOfDebt

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage

us-gaap:LongTermDebt


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value2.490.02780.02770.02440.02390.02440.02340.02560.03040.03690.0348
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations us-gaap:LongTermDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:ShortTermDebt


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value0.610.01590.02130.02050.0120.00790.00690.01030.01460.01430.0103
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage24.557.276.984.050.232.429.540.248.038.829.6
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations us-gaap:ShortTermDebt0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage axp:TypeOfDebt, dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:AmericanExpressCompany, srt:ParentCompany, axp:FixedRateSeniorNotesAmount


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value3.250.03170.0348
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage130.5114.0125.6
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:AmericanExpressCompany srt:ParentCompany axp:FixedRateSeniorNotesAmount0.00.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:AmericanExpressCompany, srt:ParentCompany, axp:FixedRateSubordinatedNotesAmount


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value3.630.03630.0363
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage145.8130.6131.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:AmericanExpressCompany srt:ParentCompany axp:FixedRateSubordinatedNotesAmount0.00.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:AmericanExpressCompany, srt:ParentCompany, axp:FloatingRateSeniorNotesAmount


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value0.840.03160.0317
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage33.7113.7114.4
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:AmericanExpressCompany srt:ParentCompany axp:FloatingRateSeniorNotesAmount0.00.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:AmericanExpressCreditCorporation, srt:Subsidiaries, axp:FixedRateSeniorNotesAmount


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value2.380.0240.0228
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage95.686.382.3
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:AmericanExpressCreditCorporation srt:Subsidiaries axp:FixedRateSeniorNotesAmount0.00.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:AmericanExpressCreditCorporation, srt:Subsidiaries, axp:FloatingRateSeniorNotesAmount


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value0.930.03360.0331
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage37.3120.9119.5
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:AmericanExpressCreditCorporation srt:Subsidiaries axp:FloatingRateSeniorNotesAmount0.00.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:LendingTrust, srt:Subsidiaries, axp:FixedRateSeniorNotesAmount


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value2.742.42
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage110.08705.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:LendingTrust srt:Subsidiaries axp:FixedRateSeniorNotesAmount0.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:LendingTrust, srt:Subsidiaries, axp:FixedRateSubordinatedNotesAmount


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value2.82.53
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage112.49100.7
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:LendingTrust srt:Subsidiaries axp:FixedRateSubordinatedNotesAmount0.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:LendingTrust, srt:Subsidiaries, axp:FloatingRateSeniorNotesAmount


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value0.512.09
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage20.57518.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:LendingTrust srt:Subsidiaries axp:FloatingRateSeniorNotesAmount0.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:LendingTrust, srt:Subsidiaries, axp:FloatingRateSubordinatedNotesAmount


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value0.732.31
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage29.38309.4
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:LendingTrust srt:Subsidiaries axp:FloatingRateSubordinatedNotesAmount0.00.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:OtherSubsidiaries, srt:Subsidiaries, axp:FloatingRateBorrowings


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value0.420.0040.0042
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage16.914.415.2
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:OtherSubsidiaries srt:Subsidiaries axp:FloatingRateBorrowings0.00.00.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage axp:TypeOfDebt, dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument, us-gaap:SaleLeasebackTransactionDescription

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:OtherSubsidiaries, srt:Subsidiaries, axp:FixedRateInstruments, axp:SaleLeaseBackTransactionName


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value5.540.05650.0554
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage222.5203.2200.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations us-gaap:LongTermDebt axp:OtherSubsidiaries srt:Subsidiaries axp:FixedRateInstruments axp:SaleLeaseBackTransactionName0.00.00.0

us-gaap:DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage axp:TypeOfDebt, us-gaap:ShortTermDebtType

us-gaap:ShortTermDebt, axp:OtherShortTermBorrowings


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-31
Value0.610.01280.01940.02340.01280.01110.00810.01080.01460.01730.0123
Percentage of DebtInstrumentInterestRateStatedPercentage24.546.070.095.953.645.534.642.248.046.935.3
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Percentage of LongTermDebtAndCapitalLeaseObligations us-gaap:ShortTermDebt axp:OtherShortTermBorrowings0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

Effective Income Tax Rate Continuing Operations

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations

us-gaap:EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations


Effective
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-31
Value22.425.3-3.421.30.5870.188-0.0160.2260.2060.208-0.0710.2190.2240.2150.3340.2580.3120.319-0.0070.3420.3320.3470.0080.3470.3390.3420.0010.3420.3390.3510.0070.3180.2960.3290.0010.3320.2870.2920.0060.280.270.32
Percentage of EffectiveIncomeTaxRateContinuingOperations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Number

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingNumber

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingNumber


Share
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value3.7514.1725.4847.2621010121831425679
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingNumber100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Share Based Compensation Arrangement By Share Based Payment Award Options Outstanding Weighted Average Exercise Price

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice

us-gaap:ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice


Share
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value83.5972.764.7358.9247.6844.644.3944.9843.6241.6339.5439.18
Percentage of ShareBasedCompensationArrangementByShareBasedPaymentAwardOptionsOutstandingWeightedAverageExercisePrice100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Deferred Tax Liabilities

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilities

us-gaap:DeferredTaxLiabilities


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value233420072036194227672730289225162525183413191287
Percentage of DeferredTaxLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Deferred Tax Assets Net

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsNet

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsNet


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value503434683342349050224881490649594983470947164266
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Unrecognized Tax Benefits

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefits

us-gaap:UnrecognizedTaxBenefits


Unrecognized
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-312008-12-312007-12-31
Value7907267018219748709091044123012231377108111761112
Percentage of UnrecognizedTaxBenefits100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Deferred Tax Assets Valuation Allowance

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance

us-gaap:DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value41866614654587512116211210460
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsValuationAllowance100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Proceeds From Repayments Of Short Term Debt

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfShortTermDebt

us-gaap:ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfShortTermDebt


Proceeds
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value288-271.0110122-1979.0-2880.0360137777-1099.0821338182-1489.0932-1108.0-183.0-1941.02928480-303.0-2217.01668-1306.02095-1062.022159591-2245.01792270-385.0166-669.0402-208.0-540.0-126.0-80.0326-122.01330-572.0677-379.0
Percentage of ProceedsFromRepaymentsOfShortTermDebt100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:Allowancefordoubtfulaccountsreceivableadjustments us-gaap:AccountsNotesLoansAndFinancingReceivableByReceivableType

axp:Allowancefordoubtfulaccountsreceivableadjustments

axp:ForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustments


Allowancefordoubtfulaccountsreceivableadjustmentsus-gaap:
Period End2020-09-302019-09-30
Value-3.06.0
Percentage of Allowancefordoubtfulaccountsreceivableadjustments100.0100.0

axp:Allowancefordoubtfulaccountsreceivableadjustments us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption

srt:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoptionAdjustedBalance


Allowancefordoubtfulaccountsreceivableadjustmentsus-gaap:
Period End2020-09-302019-09-30
Value-5.08.0
Percentage of Allowancefordoubtfulaccountsreceivableadjustments166.7133.3

axp:AverageInterestRateReductionByClassOfFinancialInstrument us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

axp:AverageInterestRateReductionByClassOfFinancialInstrument

axp:CardmemberLoans


Average
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value13.013.014.00.140.140.130.130.130.120.12
Percentage of AverageInterestRateReductionByClassOfFinancialInstrument100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:OtherLoans


Average
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-30
Value3.03.003.00.04
Percentage of AverageInterestRateReductionByClassOfFinancialInstrument23.123.10.021.428.6

axp:CardMemberRewards

axp:CardMemberRewards


Card
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-03-31
Value271222432296200413492392272226142652245125162400243323471975190019261807175815661766170317941763179916401582
Percentage of CardMemberRewards100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:Cardmemberservices

axp:Cardmemberservices


Cardmemberservices
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value432317259208456558563550457416409351341
Percentage of Cardmemberservices100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:DataProcessingAndEquipmentExpenses

axp:DataProcessingAndEquipmentExpenses


Data
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value577582564549
Percentage of DataProcessingAndEquipmentExpenses100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:DebtandEquitySecuritiesUnrealizedGain

axp:DebtandEquitySecuritiesUnrealizedGain


Debtand
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value-14.072-32.010.0-7.01413.0-9.0
Percentage of DebtandEquitySecuritiesUnrealizedGain100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:DebtandEquitySecuritiesUnrealizedLoss

axp:DebtandEquitySecuritiesUnrealizedLoss


Debtand
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value-1.04.00.00.00.02.00.0-2.0
Percentage of DebtandEquitySecuritiesUnrealizedLoss100.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.0100.0

axp:DelinquencyFees

axp:DelinquencyFees


Delinquency
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-30
Value146148157159196260265257255251247238232242198221212214187183192200202197194195183184174181164172167164128156
Percentage of DelinquencyFees100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossWriteOffRecoveryOfBadDebtsTDR us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

axp:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossWriteOffRecoveryOfBadDebtsTDR

axp:CardmemberLoans


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-43000000.0-45000000.0-32000000.0-31000000.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossWriteOffRecoveryOfBadDebtsTDR100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:CardmemberReceivables


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-16000000.0-20000000.0-9000000.0-7000000.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossWriteOffRecoveryOfBadDebtsTDR37.244.428.122.6

axp:FinancingReceivableCreditQualityAdditionalInformation1 axp:Creditqualityindicatorforloansandreceivablesaxis, us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

axp:FinancingReceivableCreditQualityAdditionalInformation1

axp:Netwriteoffrateprincipal, axp:CardmemberLoans, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Financing
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value2.6730.0010.026-0.0010.0010.0230
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityAdditionalInformation1100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

axp:Netwriteoffrateprincipal, axp:CardmemberReceivables, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Financing
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value1.9780.0020.02000.0170.001
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityAdditionalInformation174.0200.076.9-0.00.073.90.0

axp:Netwriteoffrateprincipalinterestfees, axp:CardmemberLoans, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Financing
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value3.1670.0010.032000.0280
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityAdditionalInformation1118.5100.0123.1-0.00.0121.70.0

axp:Netwriteoffrateprincipalinterestfees, axp:CardmemberReceivables, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Financing
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value2.1760.0020.0220-0.0010.0190
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityAdditionalInformation181.4200.084.6-0.0-100.082.60.0

axp:Netwriteoffrateprincipalinterestfees, axp:CardmemberReceivables, axp:GlobalCorporatePayments


Financing
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value2.1780.0120.01
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityAdditionalInformation181.51200.038.5

axp:Thirtydayspastdueaspercentageoftotal, axp:CardmemberLoans, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Financing
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value1.184-0.0010.0170.002-0.0010.0150.001
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityAdditionalInformation144.3-100.065.4-200.0-100.065.20.0

axp:Thirtydayspastdueaspercentageoftotal, axp:CardmemberReceivables, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Financing
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value0.787-0.0040.0170.00100.0130
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityAdditionalInformation129.4-400.065.4-100.00.056.50.0

axp:FinancingReceivableCreditQualityAdditionalInformation1 axp:Creditqualityindicatorforloansandreceivablesaxis, us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments, us-gaap:Subsegments

axp:Netwriteoffrateprincipal, axp:CardmemberLoans, axp:GlobalCommercialServices, axp:GlobalSmallBusinessServices


Financing
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value2.0790.0020.019000.018
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityAdditionalInformation177.8200.073.1-0.00.078.3

axp:Netwriteoffrateprincipal, axp:CardmemberReceivables, axp:GlobalCommercialServices, axp:GlobalSmallBusinessServices


Financing
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value2.2760.0020.0220.001-0.0010.019
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityAdditionalInformation185.1200.084.6-100.0-100.082.6

axp:Netwriteoffrateprincipalinterestfees, axp:CardmemberLoans, axp:GlobalCommercialServices, axp:GlobalSmallBusinessServices


Financing
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value2.3760.0020.022000.021
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityAdditionalInformation188.9200.084.6-0.00.091.3

axp:Netwriteoffrateprincipalinterestfees, axp:CardmemberReceivables, axp:GlobalCommercialServices, axp:GlobalSmallBusinessServices


Financing
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value2.5740.0010.025000.021
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityAdditionalInformation196.3100.096.2-0.00.091.3

axp:Thirtydayspastdueaspercentageoftotal, axp:CardmemberLoans, axp:GlobalCommercialServices, axp:GlobalSmallBusinessServices


Financing
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value1.0840.0020.014000.013
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityAdditionalInformation140.6200.053.8-0.00.056.5

axp:Thirtydayspastdueaspercentageoftotal, axp:CardmemberReceivables, axp:GlobalCommercialServices, axp:GlobalSmallBusinessServices


Financing
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value0.9790.0010.020.00100.016
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityAdditionalInformation136.6100.076.9-100.00.069.6

axp:ForeignExchangeConversionFees

axp:ForeignExchangeConversionFees


Foreign
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value10996978657193250252250
Percentage of ForeignExchangeConversionFees100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:GainLossInChangesOfFairValueOfDerivativesNotDesignatedAsHedges us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

axp:GainLossInChangesOfFairValueOfDerivativesNotDesignatedAsHedges

us-gaap:OtherExpense


Gain
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302019-09-302019-06-30
Value4.0-2.02523
Percentage of GainLossInChangesOfFairValueOfDerivativesNotDesignatedAsHedges100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:Loyaltypartner

axp:Loyaltypartner


Loyaltypartner
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value12112411290108106109114120107111116114
Percentage of Loyaltypartner100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:NetIncreaseDecreaseToInterestExpenseLongTermDebtAndOtherRelatedToNetSettlementsOnFairValueHedges

axp:NetIncreaseDecreaseToInterestExpenseLongTermDebtAndOtherRelatedToNetSettlementsOnFairValueHedges


Net
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value-63.0-73.0-81.0-81.0-21.0283638
Percentage of NetIncreaseDecreaseToInterestExpenseLongTermDebtAndOtherRelatedToNetSettlementsOnFairValueHedges100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:OtherNetExpenses

axp:OtherNetExpenses


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-30
Value220262410231260301316320374599353382321457191429371357435304358337425277297153286261387302399269219327432300
Percentage of OtherNetExpenses100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:OtherNoninterestExpenseGainLossOnChangesInFairValueOfDerivativesNetOfForeignCurrencyExposures us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

axp:OtherNoninterestExpenseGainLossOnChangesInFairValueOfDerivativesNetOfForeignCurrencyExposures

us-gaap:OtherExpense


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value9.05.02.0-20.0
Percentage of OtherNoninterestExpenseGainLossOnChangesInFairValueOfDerivativesNetOfForeignCurrencyExposures100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:Paymentsforrepurchasesofcommonsharesandother

axp:Paymentsforrepurchasesofcommonsharesandother


Paymentsforrepurchasesofcommonsharesandother
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value8845131.02.01023145166013527794.0134
Percentage of Paymentsforrepurchasesofcommonsharesandother100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:RevenuesAndFees us-gaap:ProductOrService

axp:RevenuesAndFees

us-gaap:FinancialServiceOther


Revenues
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-30
Value560520478449720825
Percentage of RevenuesAndFees100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:ServiceFeesAndOther

axp:ServiceFeesAndOther


Service
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value12711910210199102102100
Percentage of ServiceFeesAndOther100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:TotalRevenuesNetOfInterestExpenseAfterProvisionsForLosses

axp:TotalRevenuesNetOfInterestExpenseAfterProvisionsForLosses


Total
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value1084997399462808661207689103411011099779555952093279196894380067667772373167397727077727654781976647817753085257841816877148019780976527384750373837504720273337322726169347242660061535617
Percentage of TotalRevenuesNetOfInterestExpenseAfterProvisionsForLosses100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:TravelCommissionsAndFees

axp:TravelCommissionsAndFees


Travel
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value5733195.060108121108104112999390848987807887958991104500423491490495437503465521451514480523454477483434385
Percentage of TravelCommissionsAndFees100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableRecoveries

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableRecoveries


Allowance
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value10388929694275-91.010192264-90.08890
Percentage of AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableRecoveries100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableWriteOffs us-gaap:AccountsNotesLoansAndFinancingReceivableByReceivableType

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableWriteOffs

axp:Troubleddebtrestructuring


Allowance
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value159.07.05.02.04.0
Percentage of AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableWriteOffs100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableWriteOffs us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption

srt:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoptionAdjustedBalance


Allowance
Period End2020-09-302019-09-30
Value219231
Percentage of AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivableWriteOffs1460.04620.0

us-gaap:AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossRecoveryOfBadDebts

us-gaap:AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossRecoveryOfBadDebts


Allowance
Period End2020-09-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-31
Value142136135378-124.011411311110610210210510099101918898108109103104108109107109113116114111
Percentage of AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossRecoveryOfBadDebts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossesAdjustmentsNet us-gaap:AccountsNotesLoansAndFinancingReceivableByReceivableType

us-gaap:AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossesAdjustmentsNet

axp:ForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustments


Allowance
Period End2020-09-302019-09-30
Value13-6.0
Percentage of AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossesAdjustmentsNet100.0100.0

us-gaap:AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossesAdjustmentsNet us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption

srt:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoptionAdjustedBalance


Allowance
Period End2020-09-302019-09-30
Value12-2.0
Percentage of AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossesAdjustmentsNet92.333.3

us-gaap:AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossesAdjustmentsNet us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

axp:CardmemberLoans


Allowance
Period End2021-06-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value7.025-42.0
Percentage of AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossesAdjustmentsNet0.00.00.0

axp:CardmemberReceivables


Allowance
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value0.0-2.04.0-6.0
Percentage of AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossesAdjustmentsNet0.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossesWriteoffsNet axp:Netwriteoffsaxis, us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption

us-gaap:AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossesWriteoffsNet

axp:Provisionsforloansandleaselossesdeductionsnetwriteoffsprincipalmember, srt:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoptionAdjustedBalance


Allowance
Period End2020-09-302019-09-30
Value432447
Percentage of AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossesWriteoffsNet100.0100.0

us-gaap:AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossesWriteoffsNet us-gaap:AccountsNotesLoansAndFinancingReceivableByReceivableType

axp:Troubleddebtrestructuring


Allowance
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value3532312018157.0
Percentage of AllowanceForLoanAndLeaseLossesWriteoffsNet8.10.00.04.50.00.00.0

us-gaap:AmountOfDilutiveSecuritiesStockOptionsAndRestrictiveStockUnits

us-gaap:AmountOfDilutiveSecuritiesStockOptionsAndRestrictiveStockUnits


Amount
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-31
Value-16.0-15.0-9.0-7.0-2.0-2.0-12.0-11.0-13.011161312132.0111110.06.09.017116.010.0111111111212111213117.014141414151514
Percentage of AmountOfDilutiveSecuritiesStockOptionsAndRestrictiveStockUnits100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesGrossUnrealizedGain us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesGrossUnrealizedGain

us-gaap:ForeignGovernmentDebtSecurities


Available
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value-1.00.02.00.00.0
Percentage of AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesGrossUnrealizedGain100.00.0100.00.00.0

us-gaap:MortgageBackedSecuritiesIssuedByUSGovernmentSponsoredEnterprises


Available
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value0.02.0-1.00.00.03.00.00.0
Percentage of AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesGrossUnrealizedGain0.00.00.0-0.00.0150.00.00.0

us-gaap:USStatesAndPoliticalSubdivisions


Available
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value1.05.00.00.0-3.010.0-2.01.0
Percentage of AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesGrossUnrealizedGain0.00.00.0-0.00.0500.00.00.0

us-gaap:USTreasurySecurities


Available
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value-15.064-13.0-11.0-4.0104-5.02.0
Percentage of AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesGrossUnrealizedGain0.00.00.01100.00.05200.00.00.0

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesGrossUnrealizedLoss us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesGrossUnrealizedLoss

us-gaap:USStatesAndPoliticalSubdivisions


Available
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value0.01.00.00.01.00.0
Percentage of AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesGrossUnrealizedLoss0.0100.00.00.0100.00.0

us-gaap:ChangeInUnrealizedGainLossOnFairValueHedgingInstruments1 us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:ChangeInUnrealizedGainLossOnFairValueHedgingInstruments1

us-gaap:InterestRateContract, us-gaap:FairValueHedging, us-gaap:InterestExpense


Change
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-54.0-145.0-97.0-10.0611-109.0127286158280-65.0-67.0-191.0
Percentage of ChangeInUnrealizedGainLossOnFairValueHedgingInstruments1100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ChangeInUnrealizedGainLossOnHedgedItemInFairValueHedge1 us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:ChangeInUnrealizedGainLossOnHedgedItemInFairValueHedge1

us-gaap:InterestRateContract, us-gaap:FairValueHedging, us-gaap:InterestExpense


Change
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value55143964.0-597.0105-123.0-280.0-160.0-272.06358210
Percentage of ChangeInUnrealizedGainLossOnHedgedItemInFairValueHedge1100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:CommonStockDividendsPerShareDeclared

us-gaap:CommonStockDividendsPerShareDeclared


Common
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312009-09-302009-06-302009-03-31
Value0.430.430.430.430.430.430.390.390.390.390.350.350.350.350.320.320.320.320.290.290.290.290.290.260.260.260.260.230.230.230.230.20.20.20.20.20.180.180.180.180.180.180.180.180.180.180.180.18
Percentage of CommonStockDividendsPerShareDeclared100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DepreciationAmortizationAndAccretionNet

us-gaap:DepreciationAmortizationAndAccretionNet


Depreciation
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value412422428404374337305300286297286322337348368338319296285274275261263266263251248249266249257266252245240244253254185228278227228248220221
Percentage of DepreciationAmortizationAndAccretionNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DerivativesUsedInNetInvestmentHedgeGainLossReclassifiedToEarningsNetOfTax

us-gaap:DerivativesUsedInNetInvestmentHedgeGainLossReclassifiedToEarningsNetOfTax


Derivatives
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302019-06-30
Value01000000.00
Percentage of DerivativesUsedInNetInvestmentHedgeGainLossReclassifiedToEarningsNetOfTax0.0100.00.0

us-gaap:DividendsCommonStock

us-gaap:DividendsCommonStock


Dividends
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value346347348348348348350354327327333335304301
Percentage of DividendsCommonStock100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DividendsCommonStock us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Dividends
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value346347348348348348350354327327333335304301
Percentage of DividendsCommonStock100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:DividendsPreferredStock

us-gaap:DividendsPreferredStock


Dividends
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-30
Value151414161732202119211920202120211921192119212022200.00.00.00.0
Percentage of DividendsPreferredStock100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:DividendsPreferredStockCash us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock

us-gaap:DividendsPreferredStockCash

us-gaap:SeriesBPreferredStock


Dividends
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value7.07.07.07.09.011200.019190.020
Percentage of DividendsPreferredStockCash100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0

us-gaap:SeriesCPreferredStock


Dividends
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value8.07.07.09.08.0210.0210.0210.020
Percentage of DividendsPreferredStockCash114.3100.0100.0128.688.9190.90.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:DividendsPreferredStockCash us-gaap:StatementClassOfStock, us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:SeriesBPreferredStock, us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Dividends
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value7.07.07.07.09.011200.019190.020
Percentage of DividendsPreferredStockCash100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0

us-gaap:SeriesCPreferredStock, us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Dividends
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-30
Value8.07.07.09.08.0210.0210.0210.020
Percentage of DividendsPreferredStockCash114.3100.0100.0128.688.9190.90.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents

us-gaap:EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents


Effect
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value-27.0-200.081-97.0508-128.0-72.021422682.078227-178.0-68.0
Percentage of EffectOfExchangeRateOnCashCashEquivalentsRestrictedCashAndRestrictedCashEquivalents100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNiUnrealizedGain

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNiUnrealizedGain


Equity
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-312018-09-30
Value0.01.0-17.0220.02210.0-12.0-29.00.0
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNiUnrealizedGain0.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNiUnrealizedLoss

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesFvNiUnrealizedLoss


Equity
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-30
Value-1000000.03000000.00002000000.00-1000000.0
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFvNiUnrealizedLoss100.0100.00.00.00.0100.00.0100.0

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesWithoutReadilyDeterminableFairValueUpwardPriceAdjustmentAnnualAmount

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesWithoutReadilyDeterminableFairValueUpwardPriceAdjustmentAnnualAmount


Equity
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value2483777.015
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesWithoutReadilyDeterminableFairValueUpwardPriceAdjustmentAnnualAmount100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:EquitySecuritiesWithoutReadilyDeterminableFairValueUpwardPriceAdjustmentAnnualAmount us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsNonrecurring


Equity
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value2483777.015
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesWithoutReadilyDeterminableFairValueUpwardPriceAdjustmentAnnualAmount100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossForeignCurrencyTranslation us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossForeignCurrencyTranslation

axp:CardmemberLoans


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value7.0-1.025-42.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossForeignCurrencyTranslation100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:CardmemberReceivables


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value0.0-1.04.0-5.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossForeignCurrencyTranslation0.0100.016.011.9

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossesRecovery axp:NetWriteOffs, us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossesRecovery

axp:ProvisionsForFinancingReceivableDeductionsNetWriteOffsPrincipal, axp:CardmemberLoans


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value172168134145
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossesRecovery100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossesRecovery us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

axp:CardmemberReceivables


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value127978892
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossesRecovery73.857.765.763.4

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossesWriteOffs axp:NetWriteOffs, us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossesWriteOffs

axp:ProvisionsForFinancingReceivableDeductionsNetWriteOffsInterestAndFees, axp:CardmemberLoans


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value5863103107
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossesWriteOffs100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:ProvisionsForFinancingReceivableDeductionsNetWriteOffsPrincipal, axp:CardmemberLoans


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value185241499518
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossesWriteOffs319.0382.5484.5484.1

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossesWriteOffs us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

axp:CardmemberReceivables


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value4.053299258
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossesWriteOffs6.984.1290.3241.1

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsNumberOfContracts2

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsNumberOfContracts2


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302015-03-312014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302012-12-312012-09-30
Value0.0280.0460.0660.0920.1430.0270.0260.0230.0190.0190.0170.0140.0130.0120.0120.0090.0080.0140.016-62.9216-109.85735
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsNumberOfContracts2100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsNumberOfContracts2 us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

axp:CardmemberLoans


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value0.0230.0380.0760.1160.0240.0210.0170.0170.0130.0120.0110.0080.0070.0080.0080.0070.0080.010.010.011
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsNumberOfContracts282.182.682.681.188.991.389.589.592.992.391.788.987.50.00.00.00.00.00.078.6

axp:CardmemberReceivables


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value0.0040.0070.0130.0220.0030.0020.0020.0020.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0020.0020.0020.0030.0030.0030.003
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsNumberOfContracts214.315.214.115.411.18.710.510.57.17.78.311.112.50.00.00.00.00.00.021.4

axp:OtherLoans


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-30
Value0.0010.0010.0010.0030.005
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsNumberOfContracts23.62.21.53.33.5

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsPostModificationRecordedInvestment2

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsPostModificationRecordedInvestment2


Financing
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302015-03-312014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302012-12-312012-09-30
Value57910452001269243214187168142122113110837564120143138140297293
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsPostModificationRecordedInvestment2100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsPostModificationRecordedInvestment2 us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

axp:CardmemberLoans


Financing
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value6491103195160137128988881574657565057697080
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsPostModificationRecordedInvestment262.155.172.574.873.376.280.377.973.676.071.90.00.00.00.00.00.066.7

axp:CardmemberReceivables


Financing
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value23174474545040242529181828292738373440
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsPostModificationRecordedInvestment222.137.227.525.226.723.819.722.126.424.028.10.00.00.00.00.00.033.3

axp:OtherLoans


Financing
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-30
Value26165154
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsPostModificationRecordedInvestment24.515.87.7

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsPreModificationRecordedInvestment2

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsPreModificationRecordedInvestment2


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-312013-09-302012-09-30
Value2574122001269140297
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsPreModificationRecordedInvestment2100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsPreModificationRecordedInvestment2 us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

axp:CardmemberLoans


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value1722871103195
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsPreModificationRecordedInvestment266.969.755.172.5

axp:CardmemberReceivables


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value8311774474
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsPreModificationRecordedInvestment232.328.437.227.5

axp:OtherLoans


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-30
Value2.08.0154
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsPreModificationRecordedInvestment20.81.97.7

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsSubsequentDefaultNumberOfContracts1

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsSubsequentDefaultNumberOfContracts1


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302015-03-312014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302012-12-312012-09-30
Value0.0130.0090.0070.0060.0050.0050.0040.0050.0040.0030.0040.0030.0030.0030.0010.0030.0030.0030.003-17.9795.0-19.9765.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsSubsequentDefaultNumberOfContracts1100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsSubsequentDefaultNumberOfContracts1 us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

axp:CardmemberLoans


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value0.0090.0070.0040.0030.0040.0040.0030.0020.0020.0020.0020.0020.0020.0020.0030.0010.0010.0010.0030.002
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsSubsequentDefaultNumberOfContracts169.277.866.760.080.080.075.066.766.766.766.766.766.70.00.00.00.00.00.066.7

axp:CardmemberReceivables


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value0.0030.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.001
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsSubsequentDefaultNumberOfContracts123.111.116.720.020.020.025.033.333.333.333.333.333.30.00.00.00.00.00.033.3

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsSubsequentDefaultRecordedInvestment1

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsSubsequentDefaultRecordedInvestment1


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302015-03-312014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302012-12-312012-09-30
Value9171684934373428232120151211121112112726454247
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsSubsequentDefaultRecordedInvestment1100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:FinancingReceivableModificationsSubsequentDefaultRecordedInvestment1 us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

axp:CardmemberLoans


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value6947322428231817139.09.09.010.011129.09.0141510.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsSubsequentDefaultRecordedInvestment175.866.265.370.675.782.178.381.086.775.081.881.883.30.00.00.00.00.00.090.9

axp:CardmemberReceivables


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-31
Value1919169.09.05.05.04.02.03.02.02.02.01.01.01.01.01.01.01.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsSubsequentDefaultRecordedInvestment120.926.832.726.524.317.921.719.013.325.018.218.216.70.00.00.00.00.00.09.1

axp:OtherLoans


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-30
Value3.05.04.01.01.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableModificationsSubsequentDefaultRecordedInvestment13.37.05.92.02.9

us-gaap:GainLossOnFairValueHedgesRecognizedInEarnings us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentRisk, us-gaap:DerivativeInstrumentsGainLossByHedgingRelationship, us-gaap:IncomeStatementLocation

us-gaap:GainLossOnFairValueHedgesRecognizedInEarnings

us-gaap:InterestRateContract, us-gaap:FairValueHedging, us-gaap:InterestExpense


Gain
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-30
Value1.0-2.0-1.0-6.014-4.04.06.0-2.08.0-2.0-9.0
Percentage of GainLossOnFairValueHedgesRecognizedInEarnings100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayableAndOtherOperatingLiabilities

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayableAndOtherOperatingLiabilities


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-31
Value1422-196.02359868977-6229.0193-4450.0-72.06100-6254.02315249-431.0430820991167-2069.02100-269.0-403.0-356.07501591-91.0-1230.0801651535607-893.0-4266.03014946-3953.0236772650215472331484-371.0-106.0
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInAccountsPayableAndOtherOperatingLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInDeposits

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInDeposits


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value-4293.02327138463968184701-16.0721-267.0289266619197512206316635533931735-436.0-905.0-1367.07735707215422337841542546-547.0918-1108.01956-794.0114126161187-1770.0267477791053420111351-13.02451823
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInDeposits100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingAssets

us-gaap:IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingAssets


Increase
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value195-477.03536401101-309.0304-140.043161-325.0-161.0-342.085-75.0318168-349.0-77.0-222.0339-232.0-194.0-248.0-659.0-957.0200-98.0-274.0-478.01097-468.0-634.0-330.0722-232.0-407.0-473.0401-338.0401171166544-145.025
Percentage of IncreaseDecreaseInOtherOperatingAssets100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToCallOptionsAndWarrants

us-gaap:IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToCallOptionsAndWarrants


Incremental
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value1000000.01000000.001000000.01000000.01000000.002000000.02000000.02.01000000.02000000.02000000.02000000.003000000.03000000.04000000.0-1000000.03000000.03000000.02000000.003000000.04000000.04000000.006000000.06000000.07000000.007000000.07000000.07000000.006000000.07000000.06000000.0-1000000.06000000.07000000.06000000.01000000.06000000.07000000.06000000.0
Percentage of IncrementalCommonSharesAttributableToCallOptionsAndWarrants100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating

us-gaap:InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value2140219222872324242630463085308029652954286627382540246223162242205219431821176418852005194719041837185718291815175917761782176716941762173717391671170717521754172817271795179417981905
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:ConsolidationItems

axp:CorporateAndEliminations


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value424549130
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating2.02.12.04.3

us-gaap:InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value345336402499
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating16.115.316.616.4

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value1749180719712411
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating81.782.481.279.2

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value4.04.04.06.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating0.20.20.20.2

us-gaap:InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

axp:CorporateAndEliminations


Interest
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value5349130187193219176
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating2.32.04.36.16.57.46.4

axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Interest
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value3514024994854684544354163933773573513343192962823103214.03.03.04.04.04.03.04.04.03.03.03.03.03.02.03.02.03.02.02.02.02.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating15.116.616.415.715.815.415.215.215.515.315.415.716.316.416.316.016.416.00.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.20.10.20.10.20.10.10.10.1

axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Interest
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value1916197124112402229722722240214019941949184817811616
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating82.481.279.278.077.576.978.278.278.579.279.879.478.8

axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices


Interest
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value4.04.06.06.07.09.08.06.07.09.010.08.09.0
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeOperating0.20.20.20.20.20.30.30.20.30.40.40.40.4

us-gaap:InterestAndDividendIncomeSecurities

us-gaap:InterestAndDividendIncomeSecurities


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value24242933273850535233353527212122232327343436373841414345454648485253536067667268998898103125117
Percentage of InterestAndDividendIncomeSecurities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:InterestExpenseDeposits

us-gaap:InterestExpenseDeposits


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value11313415520226032635340140639937734030027024121317614914815015015013812510910397919194110111107114118118115129133127131137140141137128
Percentage of InterestExpenseDeposits100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:InterestIncomeDepositsWithFinancialInstitutions

us-gaap:InterestIncomeDepositsWithFinancialInstitutions


Interest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value2224222531991011421491961571491261159391826035403331191920211717181919212026242122302633182021161613
Percentage of InterestIncomeDepositsWithFinancialInstitutions100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:LaborAndRelatedExpense

us-gaap:LaborAndRelatedExpense


Labor
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value1539155015661408134913951623149913671422129413501280132614361265129312641207126314511338120912121250130516071290165815401489154415431615191015161536163515371598159515221570135413151327
Percentage of LaborAndRelatedExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:NoninterestExpense

us-gaap:NoninterestExpense


Noninterest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value7909674676046722549872378355784477587597768972097105686161855840577454996236553547565470636557265587521463005595585655066039580556575475657455135625542955855611549652025765496045584365
Percentage of NoninterestExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:NoninterestIncome

us-gaap:NoninterestIncome


Noninterest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value8425723474546877579179809081878687648305844281838173787771036761677763896614644067866508684466886861650376836934734168627228701870436638694866816844648165656392646758976291578956175253
Percentage of NoninterestIncome100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:NoninterestIncome us-gaap:ConsolidationItems

axp:CorporateAndEliminations


Noninterest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-58.0-78.0-74.0-48.0
Percentage of NoninterestIncome-0.7-1.1-1.3-0.6

us-gaap:NoninterestIncome us-gaap:ConsolidationItems, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Noninterest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value2815243220142788
Percentage of NoninterestIncome33.433.634.834.9

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Noninterest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value4464369030243894
Percentage of NoninterestIncome53.051.052.248.8

us-gaap:OperatingSegments, axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices


Noninterest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value120411908271346
Percentage of NoninterestIncome14.316.514.316.9

us-gaap:NoninterestIncome us-gaap:ProductOrService

axp:OtherNonInterestRevenue


Noninterest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-30
Value252219209186312362
Percentage of NoninterestIncome3.03.03.03.23.94.1

us-gaap:CreditCard


Noninterest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-30
Value128612531191114111101033
Percentage of NoninterestIncome15.317.317.319.713.911.8

us-gaap:CreditCardMerchantDiscount


Noninterest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-30
Value632752424999401558386566
Percentage of NoninterestIncome75.172.572.769.373.274.7

us-gaap:FinancialServiceOther


Noninterest
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-30
Value560520478449720825
Percentage of NoninterestIncome6.67.27.07.89.09.4

us-gaap:NoninterestIncome us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

axp:CorporateAndEliminations


Noninterest
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-09-30
Value-78.0-74.0-48.020341829
Percentage of NoninterestIncome-1.1-1.3-0.60.20.40.20.4

axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Noninterest
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-30
Value23272014278831553167302030872980297728382464236023682271229722402280219086085892487116359571332124912981277129012201277121812841216124911951259117711301128
Percentage of NoninterestIncome33.834.834.935.936.136.436.636.436.436.034.734.934.935.534.734.833.633.712.612.813.513.421.313.818.118.218.018.218.318.418.418.218.818.819.018.719.520.018.019.5

axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Noninterest
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value3517293238944048400137413826368036783491353533613345
Percentage of NoninterestIncome51.150.648.846.145.745.045.345.045.044.349.849.749.4

axp:GlobalMerchantAndNetworkServices


Noninterest
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value111191913461563156515251530149415131532155414911518
Percentage of NoninterestIncome16.215.916.917.817.918.418.118.318.519.421.922.122.4

us-gaap:OccupancyNet

us-gaap:OccupancyNet


Occupancy
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-30
Value644577564549599544517508540489484520485501484475506429438465482523415434446432467462510462460472486453
Percentage of OccupancyNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeAvailableforsaleSecuritiesAdjustmentNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeAvailableforsaleSecuritiesAdjustmentNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent


Other
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us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustmentNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustmentNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent


Other
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Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustmentNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment


Other
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Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustmentNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0-5.9-100.0-100.0-100.041.8-100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent


Other
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Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustmentTaxPortionAttributableToParent

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustmentTaxPortionAttributableToParent


Other
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Value7.0-14.0-6.03013-4.01.014168.0-70.02.032-25.012
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustmentTaxPortionAttributableToParent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossAvailableForSaleSecuritiesAdjustmentNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossAvailableForSaleSecuritiesAdjustmentNetOfTax


Other
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value-11.0-9.0-5.0-5.03.026
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossAvailableForSaleSecuritiesAdjustmentNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossAvailableForSaleSecuritiesAdjustmentNetOfTax us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss


Other
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-31
Value-11.0-9.0-5.057-5.03.02617
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossAvailableForSaleSecuritiesAdjustmentNetOfTax100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossAvailableForSaleSecuritiesTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossAvailableForSaleSecuritiesTax


Other
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-30
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Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossAvailableForSaleSecuritiesTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossCashFlowHedgeGainLossAfterReclassificationTax


Other
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us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationReclassificationAdjustmentFromAOCIRealizedUponSaleOrLiquidationNetOfTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTransactionAndTranslationReclassificationAdjustmentFromAOCIRealizedUponSaleOrLiquidationNetOfTax


Other
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Value03000000.00
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us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent


Other
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Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

axp:AccumulatedForeignCurrentlyTranslationAdjustmentAttributableToParent


Other
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Value127-23.0465-1054.0
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axp:AccumulatedNetInvestmentHedgesAttributableToParent


Other
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us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value9.026-131.08.0-33.06.0-102.01.03.0-27.0-27.09.01.028547.09.0
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us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value-11.0-12.0-11.0-9.0-5.057-5.03.0261721-11.0-7.0-11.0-11.0-2.00.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossNetOfTaxPortionAttributableToParent-64.7400.047.8-23.1-5.9-22.06.6-5.5-371.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-30
Value19-17.011940123-322.031-59.0-36.08.0-87.0-19.0-96.030-155.010733
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us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansTax


Other
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Value381.01.0-12.033-2.0-4.0113.0-3.0-6.0-3.0-17.02.0-1.09.0-1.0-7.0-10.0-19.0-24.08.0-3.019179.05.015-93.06.010.021-19.06.0112.0-5.014
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossPensionAndOtherPostretirementBenefitPlansTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossTax

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossTax


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-31
Value-39.016-181.0-75.0-115.0290-88.04442-43.0810.041-52.0134-127.0-54.0-337.068-26.0112-20.0
Percentage of OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherComprehensiveIncomeLossTax us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

axp:AccumulatedForeignCurrentlyTranslationAdjustmentAttributableToParent


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-3.08.0-6.030
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axp:AccumulatedNetInvestmentHedgesAttributableToParent


Other
Period End2021-06-302020-06-302020-03-31
Value-35.0-106.0230
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us-gaap:AccumulatedDefinedBenefitPlansAdjustment


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value2.011-1.012
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us-gaap:AccumulatedNetUnrealizedInvestmentGainLoss


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-3.0-3.0-2.018
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us-gaap:OtherNoncashIncomeExpense

us-gaap:OtherNoncashIncomeExpense


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-30
Value21381335256-2.0-333.0193-134.0-348.0-137.0-802.0181-88.025473661
Percentage of OtherNoncashIncomeExpense100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:OtherNoninterestExpense

us-gaap:OtherNoninterestExpense


Other
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-09-30
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us-gaap:PaymentsForProceedsFromLoansAndLeases

us-gaap:PaymentsForProceedsFromLoansAndLeases


Payments
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Value11149-4869.053562094-15473.0-18883.049762395176656639339235886-348.0931843664619-1450.085981184-8963.0-4039.056757233698-3129.0572811963225-2072.05510-583.02884-1510.0479412432358-1724.063874024091-2522.064553012269-2636.0
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us-gaap:PaymentsForProceedsFromOtherInvestingActivities

us-gaap:PaymentsForProceedsFromOtherInvestingActivities


Payments
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
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us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfCommonStock

us-gaap:ProceedsFromIssuanceOfCommonStock


Proceeds
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value143110.01.017169.01147191919381147381331993.064112426895411158-40.0233169512262755024138231877720122928880174121
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us-gaap:ProceedsFromMaturitiesPrepaymentsAndCallsOfAvailableForSaleSecurities

us-gaap:ProceedsFromMaturitiesPrepaymentsAndCallsOfAvailableForSaleSecurities


Proceeds
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
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us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleOfAvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebt

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleOfAvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebt


Proceeds
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-30
Value0.0371122
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us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleOfPropertyPlantAndEquipment

us-gaap:ProceedsFromSaleOfPropertyPlantAndEquipment


Proceeds
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value373.00.01.00.00.02.07.01.0330.01.00.00.00.00.01.00.00.00.01.01.010.00.015170.03.0-2.02.0-2.0673.04.00.01.01.01.010.03.01.02.03.0-1.01.06.0
Percentage of ProceedsFromSaleOfPropertyPlantAndEquipment100.0100.00.0100.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.00.00.00.0100.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProfessionalFees

us-gaap:ProfessionalFees


Professional
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value458403523421406439594491512494671489508457564494511711691853690745663908701636561
Percentage of ProfessionalFees100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProvisionForDoubtfulAccounts

us-gaap:ProvisionForDoubtfulAccounts


Provision
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value1173555972482382242532362142452422052141632132001741531691952031651741981961832151991942011952111901631782371741611981838996227
Percentage of ProvisionForDoubtfulAccounts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProvisionForDoubtfulAccounts us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption

srt:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoptionAdjustedBalance


Provision
Period End2020-09-302019-09-30
Value117238
Percentage of ProvisionForDoubtfulAccounts100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProvisionForLoanAndLeaseLosses

us-gaap:ProvisionForLoanAndLeaseLosses


Provision
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value571969187673060460352567956052849959653140433740431928522736130928523534126528225030828236427539626427721214948176-120.037262540688
Percentage of ProvisionForLoanAndLeaseLosses100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

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axp:NetwriteoffsmemberdomainMemberDomain, srt:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoptionAdjustedBalance


Provision
Period End2020-09-302019-09-30
Value571604
Percentage of ProvisionForLoanAndLeaseLosses100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProvisionForLoanLeaseAndOtherLosses

us-gaap:ProvisionForLoanLeaseAndOtherLosses


Provision
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value66515552621102487986180995481780677583376958457362550446343457252946742058248848948552849259349763847946141240924935797239373652943
Percentage of ProvisionForLoanLeaseAndOtherLosses100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProvisionForLoanLossesExpensed

us-gaap:ProvisionForLoanLossesExpensed


Provision
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-606.0-675.015552621
Percentage of ProvisionForLoanLossesExpensed100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ProvisionForLoanLossesExpensed us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

axp:CardmemberLoans


Provision
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-396.0-573.09691876
Percentage of ProvisionForLoanLossesExpensed65.384.962.371.6

axp:CardmemberReceivables


Provision
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-125.0-10.0355597
Percentage of ProvisionForLoanLossesExpensed20.61.522.822.8

axp:OtherLoans


Provision
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-06-302020-03-31
Value-85.0-92.0231148
Percentage of ProvisionForLoanLossesExpensed14.013.614.95.6

us-gaap:ProvisionForOtherLosses

us-gaap:ProvisionForOtherLosses


Provision
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-31
Value-23.023114846373431394333343224172321112538161717114327242021162827312521222327201919221628
Percentage of ProvisionForOtherLosses100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodNetOfTax

us-gaap:ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodNetOfTax


Reclassification
Period End2020-09-302020-06-30
Value03000000.0
Percentage of ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodNetOfTax0.0100.0

us-gaap:ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodNetOfTax us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AccumulatedTranslationAdjustment


Reclassification
Period End2020-09-302020-06-30
Value03000000.0
Percentage of ReclassificationFromAccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeCurrentPeriodNetOfTax0.0100.0

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityOther

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityOther


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-62.0-32.0-62.0-59.0-79.036-59.0-58.0-96.027-55.0-70.0-82.07.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquityOther100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:StockholdersEquityOther us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value-65.0-46.0-63.0-58.0-80.0-11.0-59.0-59.0-97.0-12.0-57.0-71.0-81.0-15.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquityOther104.8143.8101.698.3101.3-30.6100.0101.7101.0-44.4103.6101.498.8-214.3

us-gaap:CommonStock


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value0.0-1.00.00.00.00.0-1.00.00.0-1.00.0
Percentage of StockholdersEquityOther-0.03.10.0-0.0-0.0-0.0-3.7-0.0-0.01.20.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Stockholders
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value3.0151.0-1.01.0470.01.01.0402.01.00.022
Percentage of StockholdersEquityOther-4.8-46.9-1.61.7-1.3130.6-0.0-1.7-1.0148.1-3.6-1.4-0.0314.3

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod


Treasury
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value9084380.00.00.08751260145063012457907800.00.0
Percentage of TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod100.0100.00.00.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.00.0

us-gaap:TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod us-gaap:StatementEquityComponents

us-gaap:AdditionalPaidInCapital


Treasury
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-03-31
Value85490.00.00.0105154170802671111050.0
Percentage of TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod9.411.20.00.00.012.012.211.712.721.414.113.50.0

us-gaap:CommonStock


Treasury
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-03-31
Value1.01.00.00.00.02.02.02.01.03.01.02.00.0
Percentage of TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod0.10.20.00.00.00.20.20.10.20.20.10.30.0

us-gaap:RetainedEarnings


Treasury
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-31
Value8223880.00.00.0768110412785499756786730.00.0
Percentage of TreasuryStockValueAcquiredCostMethod90.588.60.00.00.087.887.688.187.178.385.886.30.00.0

axp:Accumulatedothercomprehensiveincomelossavailableforsalesecuritiestax

axp:Accumulatedothercomprehensiveincomelossavailableforsalesecuritiestax


Accumulatedothercomprehensiveincomelossavailableforsalesecuritiestax
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-31
Value1417202427291113123.0-1.0-8.0-4.01.0
Percentage of Accumulatedothercomprehensiveincomelossavailableforsalesecuritiestax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:Accumulatedothercomprehensiveincomelossdefinedbenefitplanstax

axp:Accumulatedothercomprehensiveincomelossdefinedbenefitplanstax


Accumulatedothercomprehensiveincomelossdefinedbenefitplanstax
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-31
Value223225236198197196-208.0175-177.0181170167170179
Percentage of Accumulatedothercomprehensiveincomelossdefinedbenefitplanstax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:Accumulatedothercomprehensiveincomelossforeigncurrencytranslationadjustmenttax

axp:Accumulatedothercomprehensiveincomelossforeigncurrencytranslationadjustmenttax


Accumulatedothercomprehensiveincomelossforeigncurrencytranslationadjustmenttax
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-31
Value-411000000.0-373000000.0-381000000.0-242000000.0-171000000.0-59000000.0-319000000.0-266000000.0-307000000.0-336000000.0-300000000.0-377000000.0-378000000.0-363000000.0
Percentage of Accumulatedothercomprehensiveincomelossforeigncurrencytranslationadjustmenttax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:Averagecommercialpaperoutstanding

axp:Averagecommercialpaperoutstanding


Averagecommercialpaperoutstanding
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value6282992281076491
Percentage of Averagecommercialpaperoutstanding100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:BaselIIIStandards dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

axp:BaselIIIStandards

axp:AmericanExpressCompany, srt:ParentCompany


Basel
Period End2020-12-31
Value10.5
Percentage of BaselIIIStandards100.0

axp:AmericanExpressNationalBank, srt:Subsidiaries


Basel
Period End2020-12-31
Value10.5
Percentage of BaselIIIStandards100.0

axp:CardMemberCreditBalances

axp:CardMemberCreditBalances


Card
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302018-12-31
Value103510611247145018921452790705743
Percentage of CardMemberCreditBalances100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:CmmulativeFairValueHedgingAdjustmentOfHedgedItemInFairValueHedge

axp:CmmulativeFairValueHedgingAdjustmentOfHedgedItemInFairValueHedge


Cmmulative
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value424479622
Percentage of CmmulativeFairValueHedgingAdjustmentOfHedgedItemInFairValueHedge100.0100.0100.0

axp:CommonEquityTier1Capital dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

axp:CommonEquityTier1Capital

axp:AmericanExpressCompany, srt:ParentCompany


Common
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value186931805617498
Percentage of CommonEquityTier1Capital100.0100.0100.0

axp:AmericanExpressNationalBank, srt:Subsidiaries


Common
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value146171360011564
Percentage of CommonEquityTier1Capital78.275.366.1

axp:CommonEquityTier1CapitalRatio dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

axp:CommonEquityTier1CapitalRatio

axp:AmericanExpressCompany, srt:ParentCompany


Common
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value13.50.1070.11
Percentage of CommonEquityTier1CapitalRatio100.0100.0100.0

axp:AmericanExpressNationalBank, srt:Subsidiaries


Common
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value16.20.1340.121
Percentage of CommonEquityTier1CapitalRatio120.0125.2110.0

axp:CommonEquityTier1MinimumCapitalRequired

axp:CommonEquityTier1MinimumCapitalRequired


Common
Period End2020-12-31
Value4.5
Percentage of CommonEquityTier1MinimumCapitalRequired100.0

axp:CommonEquityTier1RequiredBaselIIIStandards dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

axp:CommonEquityTier1RequiredBaselIIIStandards

axp:AmericanExpressCompany, srt:ParentCompany


Common
Period End2020-12-31
Value7.0
Percentage of CommonEquityTier1RequiredBaselIIIStandards100.0

axp:AmericanExpressNationalBank, srt:Subsidiaries


Common
Period End2020-12-31
Value7.0
Percentage of CommonEquityTier1RequiredBaselIIIStandards100.0

axp:CommonEquityTier1RequiredWellCapitalizedRatio dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

axp:CommonEquityTier1RequiredWellCapitalizedRatio

axp:AmericanExpressNationalBank, srt:Subsidiaries


Common
Period End2020-12-31
Value6.5
Percentage of CommonEquityTier1RequiredWellCapitalizedRatio100.0

axp:ContingentObligationsCoBrandPartners

axp:ContingentObligationsCoBrandPartners


Contingent
Period End2020-12-31
Value4000
Percentage of ContingentObligationsCoBrandPartners100.0

axp:CummulativeFairValueHedgingAdjustmentOfHedgedItemInFairValueHedge

axp:CummulativeFairValueHedgingAdjustmentOfHedgedItemInFairValueHedge


Cummulative
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-31
Value714810814217322199-81.0-241.0513-451.0-392.0-182.0
Percentage of CummulativeFairValueHedgingAdjustmentOfHedgedItemInFairValueHedge100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:DebtAndEquitySecuritiesAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedGain

axp:DebtAndEquitySecuritiesAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedGain


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value1127110.016
Percentage of DebtAndEquitySecuritiesAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedGain100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:DebtAndEquitySecuritiesAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedLoss

axp:DebtAndEquitySecuritiesAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedLoss


Debt
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value2.04.02215
Percentage of DebtAndEquitySecuritiesAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedLoss100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:DebtandEquitySecuritiesAvailableforsale

axp:DebtandEquitySecuritiesAvailableforsale


Debtand
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-312017-12-31
Value1244321270216312244319942503284068445854246473159
Percentage of DebtandEquitySecuritiesAvailableforsale100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:DebtandEquitySecuritiesAvailableforsaleAmortizedCost

axp:DebtandEquitySecuritiesAvailableforsaleAmortizedCost


Debtand
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-312017-12-31
Value1238821202215212230119810489383398381847146593158
Percentage of DebtandEquitySecuritiesAvailableforsaleAmortizedCost100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:DeferredCardAndOtherFees

axp:DeferredCardAndOtherFees


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value26392532
Percentage of DeferredCardAndOtherFees100.0100.0

axp:DeferredCardAndOtherFeesNet

axp:DeferredCardAndOtherFeesNet


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-31
Value22822062175915541411134313081314
Percentage of DeferredCardAndOtherFeesNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossAndTaxCreditCarryforwards

axp:DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossAndTaxCreditCarryforwards


Deferred
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value399119
Percentage of DeferredTaxAssetsOperatingLossAndTaxCreditCarryforwards100.0100.0

axp:DirectAndIndirectOwnershipOfVariableInterests dei:LegalEntity

axp:DirectAndIndirectOwnershipOfVariableInterests

axp:AmericanExpressChargeTrust


Direct
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-31
Value4800420043004300400038008300750078007800700054005200710046006500650048004500200025004400
Percentage of DirectAndIndirectOwnershipOfVariableInterests100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:AmericanExpressLendingTrust


Direct
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-31
Value1350011600134001090011300121001290011300138001230015500770077009200116001070098001050015100133001390014700
Percentage of DirectAndIndirectOwnershipOfVariableInterests281.2276.2311.6253.5282.5318.4155.4150.7176.9157.7221.4142.6148.1129.6252.2164.6150.8218.8335.6665.0556.0334.1

axp:ChargeTrust


Direct
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value43008300
Percentage of DirectAndIndirectOwnershipOfVariableInterests100.0100.0

axp:LendingTrust


Direct
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value1340012900
Percentage of DirectAndIndirectOwnershipOfVariableInterests311.6155.4

axp:EquitySecuritiesFVNIAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedGain

axp:EquitySecuritiesFVNIAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedGain


Equity
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value27250.00.0
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFVNIAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedGain100.0100.00.00.0

axp:EquitySecuritiesFVNIAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedLosses

axp:EquitySecuritiesFVNIAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedLosses


Equity
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value2000000.02000000.03000000.03000000.0
Percentage of EquitySecuritiesFVNIAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedLosses100.0100.0100.0100.0

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axp:FaceAmountofEligibleNotesChargeTrust

axp:ChargeTrust


Face
Period End2020-12-31
Value3000
Percentage of FaceAmountofEligibleNotesChargeTrust100.0

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axp:FinancialInstrumentsLiabilitiesWhichCarryingValuesEqualOrApproximateFairValue

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Financial
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-31
Value10100010300010100095000920008600092000860009000081000
Percentage of FinancialInstrumentsLiabilitiesWhichCarryingValuesEqualOrApproximateFairValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:FinancialInstrumentsLiabilitiesWhichCarryingValuesEqualOrApproximateFairValue us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementBasis

us-gaap:CarryingReportedAmountFairValueDisclosure


Financial
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302012-12-31
Value101000103000101000950009200086000920008600090000880008100082000770007700076000690006700065000670006300063000650006700062000620005900061000600006000060000600005800055000
Percentage of FinancialInstrumentsLiabilitiesWhichCarryingValuesEqualOrApproximateFairValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

us-gaap:EstimateOfFairValueFairValueDisclosure


Financial
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302012-12-31
Value101000103000101000950009200086000920008600090000880008100082000770007700076000690006700065000670006300063000650006700062000620005900061000600006000060000600005800055000
Percentage of FinancialInstrumentsLiabilitiesWhichCarryingValuesEqualOrApproximateFairValue100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0

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axp:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput

axp:USGDPGrowthContractionRateInput, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriodOne


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value11.03.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput100.0100.0

axp:USGDPGrowthContractionRateInput, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriodThree


Financing
Period End2021-06-30
Value2.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput18.2

axp:FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput axp:FinancingReceivableInputType, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriod, us-gaap:Range

axp:USGDPGrowthContractionRateInput, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriodFour, srt:Maximum


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value2.02.03.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput18.266.70.0

axp:USGDPGrowthContractionRateInput, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriodFour, srt:Minimum


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value3.05.05.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput27.3166.70.0

axp:USGDPGrowthContractionRateInput, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriodOne, srt:Maximum


Financing
Period End2020-12-31
Value-5.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput0.0

axp:USGDPGrowthContractionRateInput, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriodOne, srt:Minimum


Financing
Period End2020-12-31
Value4.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput0.0

axp:USGDPGrowthContractionRateInput, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriodThree, srt:Maximum


Financing
Period End2021-03-312020-12-31
Value2.03.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput66.70.0

axp:USGDPGrowthContractionRateInput, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriodTwo, srt:Maximum


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value-3.0-2.0-2.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput-27.3-66.70.0

axp:USGDPGrowthContractionRateInput, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriodTwo, srt:Minimum


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value7.06.06.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput63.6200.00.0

axp:USUnemploymentRateInput, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriodFour, srt:Maximum


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value7.010.010.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput63.6333.30.0

axp:USUnemploymentRateInput, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriodFour, srt:Minimum


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value3.04.04.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput27.3133.30.0

axp:USUnemploymentRateInput, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriodOne, srt:Maximum


Financing
Period End2020-12-31
Value8.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput0.0

axp:USUnemploymentRateInput, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriodOne, srt:Minimum


Financing
Period End2020-12-31
Value7.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput0.0

axp:USUnemploymentRateInput, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriodThree, srt:Maximum


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value9.011.012.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput81.8366.70.0

axp:USUnemploymentRateInput, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriodThree, srt:Minimum


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value4.04.06.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput36.4133.30.0

axp:USUnemploymentRateInput, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriodTwo, srt:Maximum


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value8.09.011.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput72.7300.00.0

axp:USUnemploymentRateInput, axp:FinancingReceivableMeasurementInputPeriodTwo, srt:Minimum


Financing
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value4.06.07.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivableAllowanceForCreditLossMeasurementInput36.4200.00.0

axp:FinancingReceivableCreditQualityIndicatorPercent axp:CreditQualityIndicatorForLoansAndReceivables, us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

axp:FinancingReceivableCreditQualityIndicatorPercent

axp:Netwriteoffrateprincipal, axp:CardMemberLoans, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value2.52.3
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityIndicatorPercent100.0100.0

axp:Netwriteoffrateprincipal, axp:CardMemberLoans, axp:GlobalSmallBusinessServices


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value2.11.9
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityIndicatorPercent84.082.6

axp:Netwriteoffrateprincipal, axp:CardMemberReceivables, axp:GlobalSmallBusinessServices


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value2.11.9
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityIndicatorPercent84.082.6

axp:Netwriteoffrateprincipalinterestfees, axp:CardMemberLoans, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value3.02.8
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityIndicatorPercent120.0121.7

axp:Netwriteoffrateprincipalinterestfees, axp:CardMemberLoans, axp:GlobalSmallBusinessServices


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value2.42.2
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityIndicatorPercent96.095.7

axp:Netwriteoffrateprincipalinterestfees, axp:CardMemberReceivables, axp:GlobalCorporatePayments


Financing
Period End2020-12-31
Value1.9
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityIndicatorPercent76.0

axp:Netwriteoffrateprincipalinterestfees, axp:CardMemberReceivables, axp:GlobalSmallBusinessServices


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value2.32.1
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityIndicatorPercent92.091.3

axp:ThirtyDaysPastDueAsPercentageOfTotal, axp:CardMemberLoans, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value1.11.6
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityIndicatorPercent44.069.6

axp:ThirtyDaysPastDueAsPercentageOfTotal, axp:CardMemberLoans, axp:GlobalSmallBusinessServices


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value0.71.3
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityIndicatorPercent28.056.5

axp:ThirtyDaysPastDueAsPercentageOfTotal, axp:CardMemberReceivables, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value0.61.2
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityIndicatorPercent24.052.2

axp:ThirtyDaysPastDueAsPercentageOfTotal, axp:CardMemberReceivables, axp:GlobalSmallBusinessServices


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value0.71.7
Percentage of FinancingReceivableCreditQualityIndicatorPercent28.073.9

axp:FinancingReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountInCompliance

axp:FinancingReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountInCompliance


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value316188148
Percentage of FinancingReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountInCompliance100.0100.0100.0

axp:FinancingReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountNonAccrualStatus

axp:FinancingReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountNonAccrualStatus


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value1110.06.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountNonAccrualStatus100.0100.0100.0

axp:FinancingReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountNotInCompliance

axp:FinancingReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountNotInCompliance


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value1147250
Percentage of FinancingReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountNotInCompliance100.0100.0100.0

axp:FinancingReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountOverNinetyDaysAccrualOfInterest

axp:FinancingReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountOverNinetyDaysAccrualOfInterest


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value322617
Percentage of FinancingReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountOverNinetyDaysAccrualOfInterest100.0100.0100.0

axp:FinancingReceivablesModifiedAsTroubledDebtRestructuringOutOfProgram

axp:FinancingReceivablesModifiedAsTroubledDebtRestructuringOutOfProgram


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value430259198
Percentage of FinancingReceivablesModifiedAsTroubledDebtRestructuringOutOfProgram100.0100.0100.0

axp:FinancingReceivablesModifiedAsTroubledDebtRestructuringOutOfProgram us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

axp:OtherLoans


Financing
Period End2020-12-31
Value6.0
Percentage of FinancingReceivablesModifiedAsTroubledDebtRestructuringOutOfProgram1.4

axp:FinancingReceivablesModifiedAsTroubledDebtRestructuringOutOfProgram us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

axp:CardMemberLoans, axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value673829
Percentage of FinancingReceivablesModifiedAsTroubledDebtRestructuringOutOfProgram15.614.714.6

axp:CardMemberLoans, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value248175131
Percentage of FinancingReceivablesModifiedAsTroubledDebtRestructuringOutOfProgram57.767.666.2

axp:CardMemberReceivables, axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value753025
Percentage of FinancingReceivablesModifiedAsTroubledDebtRestructuringOutOfProgram17.411.612.6

axp:CardMemberReceivables, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Financing
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value341613
Percentage of FinancingReceivablesModifiedAsTroubledDebtRestructuringOutOfProgram7.96.26.6

axp:LeverageCapitalRequiredBaselIIIStandards dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

axp:LeverageCapitalRequiredBaselIIIStandards

axp:AmericanExpressCompany, srt:ParentCompany


Leverage
Period End2020-12-31
Value4.0
Percentage of LeverageCapitalRequiredBaselIIIStandards100.0

axp:AmericanExpressNationalBank, srt:Subsidiaries


Leverage
Period End2020-12-31
Value4.0
Percentage of LeverageCapitalRequiredBaselIIIStandards100.0

axp:LoansAndReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountNonAccrualStatus

axp:LoansAndReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountNonAccrualStatus


Loans
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value1112119.010.01110.09.07.0126.05.04.04.05.06.07.09.01114161518252831348794919293181294320333351411410517559619655586
Percentage of LoansAndReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountNonAccrualStatus100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:LoansAndReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountOverNinetyDaysAccrualOfInterest

axp:LoansAndReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountOverNinetyDaysAccrualOfInterest


Loans
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-31
Value29353231372726212120171715151515182020191918201918182620232726208.05.06.06.04.04.04.05.08.07.07.0
Percentage of LoansAndReceivablesImpairedTroubledDebtRestructuringAmountOverNinetyDaysAccrualOfInterest100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:Loansandreceivablesimpairedtroubleddebtrestructuringamountincompliance

axp:Loansandreceivablesimpairedtroubleddebtrestructuringamountincompliance


Loansandreceivablesimpairedtroubleddebtrestructuringamountincompliance
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-31
Value1140395316256197197188174165156148138132141
Percentage of Loansandreceivablesimpairedtroubleddebtrestructuringamountincompliance100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:Loansandreceivablesimpairedtroubleddebtrestructuringamountnotincompliance

axp:Loansandreceivablesimpairedtroubleddebtrestructuringamountnotincompliance


Loansandreceivablesimpairedtroubleddebtrestructuringamountnotincompliance
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-31
Value1631271149179777261555150444345
Percentage of Loansandreceivablesimpairedtroubleddebtrestructuringamountnotincompliance100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:Loansandreceivablesmodifiedastroubleddebtrestructuringoutofprogram

axp:Loansandreceivablesmodifiedastroubleddebtrestructuringoutofprogram


Loansandreceivablesmodifiedastroubleddebtrestructuringoutofprogram
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-31
Value1303522430347276274259235220207198182175186
Percentage of Loansandreceivablesmodifiedastroubleddebtrestructuringoutofprogram100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:Loansandreceivablesmodifiedastroubleddebtrestructuringoutofprogram us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable

axp:OtherLoans


Loansandreceivablesmodifiedastroubleddebtrestructuringoutofprogramus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-30
Value5.07.06.03.02.0
Percentage of Loansandreceivablesmodifiedastroubleddebtrestructuringoutofprogram0.41.31.40.90.7

axp:Loansandreceivablesmodifiedastroubleddebtrestructuringoutofprogram us-gaap:FinancingReceivableRecordedInvestmentByClassOfFinancingReceivable, us-gaap:StatementBusinessSegments

axp:CardmemberLoans, axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Loansandreceivablesmodifiedastroubleddebtrestructuringoutofprogramus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-31
Value26384675644413835333029262527
Percentage of Loansandreceivablesmodifiedastroubleddebtrestructuringoutofprogram20.216.115.616.115.915.014.714.915.014.514.614.314.314.5

axp:CardmemberLoans, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Loansandreceivablesmodifiedastroubleddebtrestructuringoutofprogramus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-31
Value729293248209181185175158145137131122118131
Percentage of Loansandreceivablesmodifiedastroubleddebtrestructuringoutofprogram55.956.157.760.265.667.567.667.265.966.266.267.067.470.4

axp:CardmemberReceivables, axp:GlobalCommercialServices


Loansandreceivablesmodifiedastroubleddebtrestructuringoutofprogramus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-31
Value22097755734343028282825232219
Percentage of Loansandreceivablesmodifiedastroubleddebtrestructuringoutofprogram16.918.617.416.412.312.411.611.912.713.512.612.612.610.2

axp:CardmemberReceivables, axp:GlobalConsumerServicesGroup


Loansandreceivablesmodifiedastroubleddebtrestructuringoutofprogramus-gaap:
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-31
Value86413422151416141412131110.09.0
Percentage of Loansandreceivablesmodifiedastroubleddebtrestructuringoutofprogram6.67.97.96.35.45.16.26.06.45.86.66.05.74.8

axp:LongTermImpactDebtDueToFairValueHedgeAccounting

axp:LongTermImpactDebtDueToFairValueHedgeAccounting


Long
Period End2020-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value622800600
Percentage of LongTermImpactDebtDueToFairValueHedgeAccounting100.0100.0100.0

axp:MarginOnInterestRateSwapNotNetted

axp:MarginOnInterestRateSwapNotNetted


Margin
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302012-12-31
Value2328-34.0426180-47.0877670-84.09911812514615217017316914415914014915512611111497665026330.0
Percentage of MarginOnInterestRateSwapNotNetted100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0

axp:MembershipRewardsLiabilities

axp:MembershipRewardsLiabilities


Membership
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value975088928414775170606721652161515832506645004303
Percentage of MembershipRewardsLiabilities100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:OtherAssetsAllowanceForCreditLosses

axp:OtherAssetsAllowanceForCreditLosses


Other
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value8527
Percentage of OtherAssetsAllowanceForCreditLosses100.0100.0

axp:OtherLoansAllowance

axp:OtherLoansAllowance


Other
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312015-12-31
Value37042324115214013312912411110191806454514220
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axp:OtherLoansReceivableNetAmount

axp:OtherLoansReceivableNetAmount


Other
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value31444129495446263676
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axp:RebateAndRewardAccruals

axp:RebateAndRewardAccruals


Rebate
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value136717901596
Percentage of RebateAndRewardAccruals100.0100.0100.0

axp:RemainingOtherAssets

axp:RemainingOtherAssets


Remaining
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value13562111492384203320692045263319571665158213151364
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axp:ReservesForMembershipCancellations

axp:ReservesForMembershipCancellations


Reserves
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-312013-12-312012-12-312011-12-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value-191000000.0-200000000.0-167000000.0-162000000.0-152000000.0-136000000.0-131000000.0-131000000.0-126000000.0-90000000.0-91000000.0-119000000.0
Percentage of ReservesForMembershipCancellations100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:SignificantChangeInUnrecognizedTaxBenefitsPossibleImpact

axp:SignificantChangeInUnrecognizedTaxBenefitsPossibleImpact


Significant
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-09-30
Value10510590
Percentage of SignificantChangeInUnrecognizedTaxBenefitsPossibleImpact100.0100.0100.0

axp:Significantchangeinunrecognizedtaxbenefitspossibleimpact

axp:Significantchangeinunrecognizedtaxbenefitspossibleimpact


Significantchangeinunrecognizedtaxbenefitspossibleimpact
Period End2020-12-31
Value110
Percentage of Significantchangeinunrecognizedtaxbenefitspossibleimpact100.0

axp:ThirdPartyCertificatesOfDeposit

axp:ThirdPartyCertificatesOfDeposit


Third
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302011-12-31
Value375750055561689977718715807695981092712189126671521916308164531668417229149971161711925128791346013676138561105394097384783863715907632569298884797382808851903210781
Percentage of ThirdPartyCertificatesOfDeposit100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:ThirdPartySweepAccounts

axp:ThirdPartySweepAccounts


Third
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302011-12-31
Value126311404914070141021528316403161211619115731154691616915615146181459114777122741145498029120892696981068110942894089088933894989098899885088638792892410634113601026810948
Percentage of ThirdPartySweepAccounts100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:Tier1RiskBasedCapitalRequiredBaselIIIStandards dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

axp:Tier1RiskBasedCapitalRequiredBaselIIIStandards

axp:AmericanExpressCompany, srt:ParentCompany


Tier1
Period End2020-12-31
Value8.5
Percentage of Tier1RiskBasedCapitalRequiredBaselIIIStandards100.0

axp:AmericanExpressNationalBank, srt:Subsidiaries


Tier1
Period End2020-12-31
Value8.5
Percentage of Tier1RiskBasedCapitalRequiredBaselIIIStandards100.0

axp:TimeDepositMaturitiesAfterYearFour

axp:TimeDepositMaturitiesAfterYearFour


Time
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value9000000.04000000.0
Percentage of TimeDepositMaturitiesAfterYearFour100.0100.0

axp:TimeDepositMaturitiesAfterYearFour us-gaap:StatementGeographical

country:US


Time
Period End2021-06-302021-03-31
Value9000000.04000000.0
Percentage of TimeDepositMaturitiesAfterYearFour100.0100.0

axp:USTaxActDeemedRepatriationTaxEstimate

axp:USTaxActDeemedRepatriationTaxEstimate


U
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value1012101216891703
Percentage of USTaxActDeemedRepatriationTaxEstimate100.0100.0100.0100.0

axp:YearEndEffectiveInterestRateWithSwaps axp:TypeOfDebt, dei:LegalEntity, us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities, us-gaap:DebtInstrument

axp:YearEndEffectiveInterestRateWithSwaps

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:AmericanExpressCompany, srt:ParentCompany, axp:FixedRateSeniorNotesAmount


Year
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value2.092.86
Percentage of YearEndEffectiveInterestRateWithSwaps100.0100.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:AmericanExpressCompany, srt:ParentCompany, axp:FixedRateSubordinatedNotesAmount


Year
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value1.430.0299
Percentage of YearEndEffectiveInterestRateWithSwaps68.41.0

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:AmericanExpressCreditCorporation, srt:Subsidiaries, axp:FixedRateSeniorNotesAmount


Year
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value1.672.53
Percentage of YearEndEffectiveInterestRateWithSwaps79.988.5

us-gaap:LongTermDebt, axp:LendingTrust, srt:Subsidiaries, axp:FixedRateSeniorNotesAmount


Year
Period End2020-12-312019-12-31
Value2.552.43
Percentage of YearEndEffectiveInterestRateWithSwaps122.085.0

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrentAndNoncurrent

us-gaap:AccountsPayableCurrentAndNoncurrent


Accounts
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value97088585944482327731797712738128661651816162122551560513800140381465712240121061170011190113721172912027118221134011056106431130011510116451184410615113611431314230100061309311768113771045810585109311011896919063
Percentage of AccountsPayableCurrentAndNoncurrent100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNet

us-gaap:AccountsReceivableNet


Accounts
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-31
Value40389370344426956794560105809256227553205497254424536765352651002489304715446841448214480044027436714389044459432744438644685448934424043777430684371142961423384191041148410834045239371397283722936880
Percentage of AccountsReceivableNet100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossAvailableForSaleSecuritiesAdjustmentNetOfTax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossAvailableForSaleSecuritiesAdjustmentNetOfTax


Accumulated
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value4253657685903338359.0-8.0-29.0-18.0-11.00.01113137.0506560586976969694105102631051532803153403193082882621495857507
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossAvailableForSaleSecuritiesAdjustmentNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.00.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDefinedBenefitPensionAndOtherPostretirementPlansNetOfTax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDefinedBenefitPensionAndOtherPostretirementPlansNetOfTax


Accumulated
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
Value696705731600608575581479480483456429438439467521528537529509516522548480487493516351358372399428434461488447461475481445459467464469
Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossDefinedBenefitPensionAndOtherPostretirementPlansNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax

us-gaap:AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax


Accumulated
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312009-12-31
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Percentage of AccumulatedOtherComprehensiveIncomeLossForeignCurrencyTranslationAdjustmentNetOfTax100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AffordableHousingProgramObligation us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:AffordableHousingProgramObligation

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Affordable
Period End2020-12-31
Value106
Percentage of AffordableHousingProgramObligation100.0

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsPremiumsAndOtherReceivables

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsPremiumsAndOtherReceivables


Allowance
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302017-12-312016-12-31
Value3967858594272227252529303145
Percentage of AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsPremiumsAndOtherReceivables100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivable

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivable


Allowance
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312018-09-302018-06-302018-03-312017-12-312017-09-302017-06-302017-03-312016-12-312016-09-302016-06-302016-03-312015-12-312015-09-302015-06-302015-03-312014-12-312014-09-302014-06-302014-03-312013-12-312013-09-302013-06-302013-03-312012-12-312012-09-302012-06-302012-03-312011-12-312011-09-302011-06-302011-03-312010-12-312010-09-302010-06-302010-03-312009-12-312008-12-31
Value422519459619615616608573544558565521512475491467437423446462441420429465432413414386396386410428409392424438388415421386364440498546810
Percentage of AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivable100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivable us-gaap:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoption

srt:CumulativeEffectPeriodOfAdoptionAdjustedBalance


Allowance
Period End2020-09-302020-06-302019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-31
Value422519126615616573
Percentage of AllowanceForDoubtfulAccountsReceivable100.0100.020.4100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AmortizationMethodQualifiedAffordableHousingProjectInvestments

us-gaap:AmortizationMethodQualifiedAffordableHousingProjectInvestments


Amortization
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-31
Value1095110910061018798
Percentage of AmortizationMethodQualifiedAffordableHousingProjectInvestments100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AmortizationMethodQualifiedAffordableHousingProjectInvestments us-gaap:ConsolidatedEntities

us-gaap:VariableInterestEntityPrimaryBeneficiary


Amortization
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value10281032936
Percentage of AmortizationMethodQualifiedAffordableHousingProjectInvestments93.993.193.0

us-gaap:AmountAvailableForDividendDistributionWithoutAffectingCapitalAdequacyRequirements

us-gaap:AmountAvailableForDividendDistributionWithoutAffectingCapitalAdequacyRequirements


Amount
Period End2020-12-31
Value6900
Percentage of AmountAvailableForDividendDistributionWithoutAffectingCapitalAdequacyRequirements100.0

us-gaap:AmountOfRestrictedNetAssetsForConsolidatedAndUnconsolidatedSubsidiaries

us-gaap:AmountOfRestrictedNetAssetsForConsolidatedAndUnconsolidatedSubsidiaries


Amount
Period End2020-12-31
Value7700
Percentage of AmountOfRestrictedNetAssetsForConsolidatedAndUnconsolidatedSubsidiaries100.0

us-gaap:AssetsFairValueDisclosure

us-gaap:AssetsFairValueDisclosure


Assets
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value2226023322210127238874990679002671251613369
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us-gaap:AssetsFairValueDisclosure us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1


Assets
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Value80987286747773381.01.01046
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us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2


Assets
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302019-03-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value2218023224137267164867289948964671151602323
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us-gaap:AssetsFairValueDisclosure us-gaap:FairValueByFairValueHierarchyLevel, us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel1, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Assets
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Value504980
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us-gaap:FairValueInputsLevel2, us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value129542183022180
Percentage of AssetsFairValueDisclosure0.00.099.6

us-gaap:AssetsFairValueDisclosure us-gaap:FairValueByMeasurementFrequency

us-gaap:FairValueMeasurementsRecurring


Assets
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-31
Value130242189922260
Percentage of AssetsFairValueDisclosure0.00.0100.0

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedGainBeforeTax us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedGainBeforeTax

us-gaap:MortgageBackedSecuritiesIssuedByUSGovernmentSponsoredEnterprises


Available
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value2.02.01.02.0
Percentage of AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedGainBeforeTax100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:USStatesAndPoliticalSubdivisions


Available
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value7.08.04.011
Percentage of AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedGainBeforeTax350.0400.0400.0550.0

us-gaap:USTreasurySecurities


Available
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-312017-12-31
Value76355.03.0
Percentage of AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesAccumulatedGrossUnrealizedGainBeforeTax3800.01750.0500.0150.0

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesAmortizedCostBasis

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesAmortizedCostBasis


Available
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-30
Value12336211502146522244197574838828483198410
Percentage of AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesAmortizedCostBasis100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

us-gaap:AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesAmortizedCostBasis us-gaap:FinancialInstrument

axp:DebtSecuritiesOther


Available
Period End2021-06-302020-12-31
Value3722
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us-gaap:CorporateDebtSecurities


Available
Period End2020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-312017-12-31
Value222424242727282828
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us-gaap:ForeignGovernmentDebtSecurities


Available
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-312017-12-31
Value741575581577546574578610620474581
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us-gaap:MortgageBackedSecuritiesIssuedByUSGovernmentSponsoredEnterprises


Available
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-312017-12-31
Value2225283135373941455067
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us-gaap:OtherDebtSecurities


Available
Period End2021-03-312020-12-31
Value4222
Percentage of AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesAmortizedCostBasis0.20.1

us-gaap:USGovernmentAgenciesDebtSecurities


Available
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-312017-12-31
Value6.07.07.08.08.08.09.010.010.010.011
Percentage of AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesAmortizedCostBasis0.00.00.00.00.00.20.10.10.10.00.0

us-gaap:USStatesAndPoliticalSubdivisions


Available
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-312017-12-31
Value1331451721731851942362303245941369
Percentage of AvailableForSaleDebtSecuritiesAmortizedCostBasis1.10.70.80.80.94.02.82.83.90.00.0

us-gaap:USTreasurySecurities


Available
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302020-06-302020-03-312019-12-312019-09-302019-06-302018-12-312017-12-31
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us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtMaturitiesAfterFiveThroughTenYearsAmortizedCost


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Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302014-03-312013-03-31
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us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtMaturitiesAfterFiveThroughTenYearsFairValue


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Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
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Available
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value493066
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Available
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value131400.0
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us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtMaturitiesAfterOneThroughFiveYearsAmortizedCost


Available
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302014-03-312013-03-31
Value1201120815987618451459
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us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtMaturitiesAfterOneThroughFiveYearsFairValue


Available
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
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Available
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value112226
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Available
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value213947
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Available
Period End2020-12-312019-12-312018-12-31
Value162112700.0
Percentage of AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtMaturitiesAfterOneThroughFiveYearsFairValue98.095.30.0

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us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtMaturitiesAfterTenYearsAmortizedCost


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Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302014-03-312013-03-31
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us-gaap:AvailableForSaleSecuritiesDebtMaturitiesAfterTenYearsFairValue


Available
Period End2021-06-302021-03-312020-12-312020-09-302019-12-312018-12-312017-12-312016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
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