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U.S. General Purpose Card Brands through 3Q 2020

Purchase volume generated by credit, debit and prepaid cards issued in the United States with Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover brands for the first nine months of 2020 was a combined $4.904 trillion, down $31.59 billion or 0.6% versus the first nine months of 2019. The Covid-19 pandemic was responsible for a decline in credit card spending of $303.53 billion (down 10.4%) to $2.610 trillion for the first three quarters of 2020. However, debit card spending increased $271.94 billion (up 13.4%) to $2.294 trillion. Debit cards accounted for 46.78% of purchase volume for the first...

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December 2020
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Personal Consumption Expenditures in the U.S.

Consumer Payment Systems in the U.S

Largest Credit Card Issuers Worldwide–Ranked by Purchase Volume in 2019

Card Manufacturers 2019–Part 2

U.S. General Purpose Card Brands–3Q 2020 and change vs. 3Q 2019

Investments & Acquisitions–November 2020