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Visa and MasterCard — U.S. 2015

Credit, debit, and prepaid cards issued in the U.S. with Visa and MasterCard brands generated $3.950 trillion in purchase volume at merchants in 2015, up 8.8% over 2014. Spending for goods and services on all consumer and commercial card products is included in that amount. Visa purchase volume grew 9.3% while MasterCard purchase volume increased by 7.7%. Visa’s market share versus MasterCard of 68.79% of payment card spending at merchants last year was up from 68.46% in 2014. Purchase volume for Visa and MasterCard credit cards combined was $1.997 trillion in 2015, up 9.7%. For the secon...

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February 2016
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Market Shares of Purchase Volume on General Purpose Brands in the U.S.

Investments & Acquisitions January 2016

Mergers & Acquisitions Among Merchant Acquirers 2015

U.S. Credit Card Outstandings

Purchase Volume on U.S. General Purpose Cards 2015

U.S. General Purpose Cards 2015 vs. 2014

Change in Purchase Volume 2015 vs. 2014

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