Mentioned Companies:

Mastercard and Visa—U.S. 2018

Mastercard and Visa credit, debit, and prepaid cards issued in the U.S. generated $6.021 trillion in purchase volume (spending for goods and services) in 2018, up 9.5% over 2017. Commercial and consumer card products are included in that amount. Purchase volume on Mastercard cards grew 10.9%. Purchase volume on Visa cards increased 10.5%. Visa purchase volume market share, at 70.56% for 2018, was down from 70.65% in 2017. The last time Mastercard increased its market share versus Visa was in 2012. Visa credit card purchase volume grew 10.1% last year. Visa debit and prepaid card purchase vo...

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February 2019
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U.S. General Purpose Brands

Investments & Acquisitions—January 2019

U.S. General Purpose Cards 2018 vs. 2017

U.S. Credit Card Outstandings 2018 vs. 2017

Market Shares of Purchase Volume on U.S. General Purpose Cards 2018

Purchase Transactions on Visa & Mastercard Credit & Debit Cards

Cards in Circulation Visa vs. Mastercard

U.S. General Purpose Credit Cards

U.S. Visa and Mastercard Debit & Prepaid Cards

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