The Nilson Report

Issue 1144 | Dec 2018

FEATURED COMPANIES

Companies featured in this issue include:

Consumer Payment Systems in the U.S. 2017

Investments & Acquisitions—November 2018

Card Shipments: Phone, Prepaid, Transportation, Nonpayment 2017

U.S. Consumer Payment Systems—Paper, Cards, Electronic

Personal Consumption Expenditures in the U.S.

Top Credit Card Issuers by Purchase Volume & Country 2017

Mastercard & Visa Worldwide through 3rd Quarter 2018

Mastercard & Visa Worldwide through 3rd Quarter 2018

Global purchase volume in the Visa and Mastercard networks reached $9.377 trillion for the first nine months of 2018. The U.S. total was $3.843 trillion.

1. Visa Worldwide
$6.186 trillion, +11.0%
2. Mastercard Worldwide
$3.191 trillion, +14.9%
3. Worldwide totals
$9.377, +12.3%

Full access to the Mastercard & Visa Worldwide through 3rd Quarter 2018 results is available when you subscribe to The Nilson Report.

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U.S. Consumer Payment Systems

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The United States Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis calculated personal consumption expenditures (PCE) at $13.321 trillion in the U.S. in 2017. Purchases of goods and services accounted for 77.64% or $10.343 trillion of that amount. The other 22.36% or $2.978 trillion of PCE did not involve a purchase of...

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