The Nilson Report

Issue 1169 | Feb 2020

FEATURED COMPANIES

Companies featured in this issue include:

U.S. General Purpose Brands Purchase Volume

Investments & Acquisitions—January 2020

Card Processors Market Capitalization

General Purpose Cards Issued in the U.S. 2019 vs. 2018

Shares of Purchase Volume on U.S. General Purpose Cards 2019

Credit Card Outstandings—U.S. 2019 vs. 2018

General Purpose Credit Cards Issued in the U.S.

Purchase Transactions on Mastercard & Visa Credit & Debit Cards

Cards in Circulation Visa vs. Mastercard

Visa and Mastercard—U.S. Debit & Prepaid Cards

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

Credit Card Outstandings—U.S. 2019 vs. 2018

Credit card outstandings tied to consumer and commercial cards issued in the U.S. reached $1.018 trillion at year-end 2019, up 4.6% from the prior year.

1. Visa, $492.05 billion
+4.4% from prior year
2. Mastercard, $325.18 billion
+5.1% from prior year
3. American Express, $124.03 billion
+3.5% from prior year
4. Discover, $77.18 billion
+5.9% from prior year

Full access to the Credit Card Outstandings—U.S. 2019 vs. 2018 is available when you subscribe to The Nilson Report.

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American Express and Mastercard in China

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American Express is a year ahead of Mastercard and Visa in establishing domestic card operations in China. It received preliminary approval from the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) for a bank card clearing institute license in November 2018. Amex spent the following year working with its joint venture (JV) partner in China...

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