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U.S. General Purpose Card Brands—Midyear 2019

Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover brand credit, debit, and prepaid cards generated 54.23 billion purchase transactions from January 1 through June 30, 2019—an increase of 3.93 billion or up 7.8% versus the first six months of 2018. Mastercard and Visa brand debit cards accounted for 61.09% of combined debit and credit purchase transactions, a drop from 61.17% versus midyear 2018. Credit cards generated the other 38.91%, an increase from 38.83%. Debit cards with the Visa brand accounted for 43.31% of all purchase transactions in the first six months of 2019, a decline from 4...

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September 2019
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Top U.S. Issuers of Visa & Mastercard Credit Cards Based on Spending at Midyear

Investments & Acquisitions—August 2019

U.S. General Purpose Cards Midyear ’19 vs. Midyear ‘18

Market Share of Top 10 Acquirers vs. Remaining 140

Largest 150 Merchant Acquirers Worldwide 2018—Ranked by Transactions

Outstandings & Cards Midyear 2019—U.S. Visa/Mastercard Credit Card Issuers

Volume Midyear 2019—U.S. Visa/Mastercard Credit Card Issuers