Mentioned Companies:

Mastercard and Visa — U.S. 2016

Mastercard and Visa credit, debit, and prepaid cards issued in the U.S. generated $4.326 trillion in purchase volume (spending at merchants) in 2016, an increase of 9.5% over 2015. All consumer and commercial card products are included in that amount. Purchase volume increased 10.9% on Visa cards. Mastercard purchase volume grew by 6.4%. Visa’s market share versus Mastercard climbed to 69.68% of spending at merchants last year, up from 68.79% in 2015. Combined purchase volume for Mastercard and Visa credit cards reached $2.242 trillion, an increase of 12.4%. For the third year in a row, c...

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February 2017
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U.S. General Purpose Brands Purchase Volume in 2016

Investments & Acquisitions – January 2017

U.S. Credit Card Outstandings

Market Shares of Purchase Volume on U.S. General Purpose Cards in 2016

U.S. General Purpose Cards 2016 vs. 2015

Visa vs. Mastercard Purchase Volume

U.S. General Purpose Credit Cards

U.S. Visa and Mastercard Debit & Prepaid Cards

U.S. Visa and Mastercard Credit, Debit, & Prepaid Cards