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First Quarter Card Results in the U.S.

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa, brand consumer and commercial credit, debit, and prepaid cards issued in the U.S. generated $1.213 trillion in purchase volume in the first quarter of 2016, an increase of 9.3% over the same period in 2015. Purchase volume on credit cards of $699.68 billion was up 8.7%. MasterCard grew 11.2%, Visa grew 10.5%, Discover grew 4.4%, and American Express grew 4.1%. Cash volume on credit cards of $25.29 billion from balance transfers, from ATMs, over the counter, and from paper checks was up 10.5%. As a percentage of total credit card volume, c...

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June 2016
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Europe Purchase Volume 2015 vs. 2014

Investments & Acquisitions – May 2016

U.S. General Purpose Cards 1Q 2016 vs. 1Q 2015

Purchase Transactions on Cards Issued in Europe

Year-Over-Year Growth/Decline in Purchase Volume on Cards Issued in Europe

Europe General Purpose Cards 2015 vs. 2014

U.S. Credit Card Debt 1985 – 2015

Second 50 Largest Debit Card Issuers in the U.S. 2015