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What do you think of American Express (AXP) - Get American Express Company Report?-- Stacy from New York

Jim Cramer

: I believe American Express is a good buy for the long-term here. American Express has an incredibly valued brand name and the management team is top notch. The stock's dividend yield of 1.1% isn't very big for a financial, but at 18 times earnings I believe the downside with American Express is limited.

What is a limit order?-- Phillip from Boston

Jim Cramer

: A limit order is an order to purchase stock up to a certain price. For example, if you wanted to buy


(EBAY) - Get eBay Inc. Report

but pay no more than $30.75 per share for the stock, you would use a limit order.

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