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Issue 1149 | Mar 2019

Headlines in this issue

Top U.S. Merchant Acquirers

Mastercard Makes Two Acquisitions

Installment Loans for Walmart Shoppers

Pan-European P2P Service

Fingerprint Cards’ Biometric Software for Payments

ZestFinance Machine Learning Underwriting

Cardlytics Offers Targeted Rewards

Investments & Acquisitions—February 2019

Fleetcor Expands B2B Services

NFC Specification Alternative to QR Codes

Charts in this issue

Top Acquirers in the U.S.

Investments & Acquisitions—February 2019

U.S. Acquirer Totals—2018 Ranked by Purchase Volume and Purchase Transactions

Top Merchant Acquirers in the U.S.—2018 Ranked by Visa/Mastercard Volume

Card Not Present (CNP) Acquiring in the U.S.—2018

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Issue 1148 | Feb 2019

Headlines in this issue

Top 50 U.S. Visa and Mastercard Credit Card Issuers

Western Union Payment Option for Amazon.com

Mastercard and Wanglian in China

Amex and Bill.com Offer Vendor Pay

Credorax Adds Core Banking Platform

Payfone Token Protection for Digital Transactions

Investments in Merchant Acquiring/Processing - 2018

Merchant Settlement Update

Charts in this issue

Top Issuers of U.S. General Purpose Credit Cards 2018

Market Shares of Purchase Volume for Top Credit Card Issuers 2008-2018

Shares of Outstandings for U.S. Credit Card Issuers 2018

Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers: Outstandings, Volume, Transactions, Cards

50 Largest Visa & Mastercard Issuers in the U.S. – Ranked by Outstandings

Investments in Merchant Acquiring/Processing in 2018

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Issue 1147 | Feb 2019

Headlines in this issue

General Purpose Cards—U.S. 2018

Mastercard and Visa—U.S. 2018

Unsupervised Machine Learning Fraud Fighting

Visa/Mastercard Earthport Update

Merchant Acquiring in Argentina

BB&T/SunTrust Card Consolidation

TSYS Promotes Vital-Brand POS Devices

Investments & Acquisitions—January 2019

AFS Fights Check & Card Fraud

Charts in this issue

U.S. General Purpose Brands

Investments & Acquisitions—January 2019

U.S. General Purpose Cards 2018 vs. 2017

U.S. Credit Card Outstandings 2018 vs. 2017

Market Shares of Purchase Volume on U.S. General Purpose Cards 2018

Purchase Transactions on Visa & Mastercard Credit & Debit Cards

Cards in Circulation Visa vs. Mastercard

U.S. General Purpose Credit Cards

U.S. Visa and Mastercard Debit & Prepaid Cards

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

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Issue 1146 | Jan 2019

Headlines in this issue

Purchase Volume Projected to 2027

Fiserv Wants to Merge with First Data

Profits at Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers

American Express Results U.S./Worldwide—2018

Discover Financial Services Results—2018

Mastercard Tops Visa’s Bid for Earthport

Capital One to Buy Walmart’s U.S. Credit Cards

M&A in Merchant Acquiring/Processing 2018

Worldline POS Terminal

Amex and Chase Refresh Marriott Cards

Mastercard to Pay Fine to European Commission

Visa/SiriusXM Ewallet for Payments from Cars

Charts in this issue

Purchase Volume Worldwide on General Purpose Cards 2017 vs. 2027

Mergers & Acquisitions in Merchant Acquiring/Processing in 2018

Discover Card U.S. 2018

Income at Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers—Company Net vs. Card Net

American Express 2018

Market Shares of Purchase Volume on Global General Purpose Cards

Top 10 Visa/Mastercard Acquirers Worldwide

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Issue 1145 | Jan 2019

Headlines in this issue

Credit Card Outstandings in the U.S.

Visa Wants B2B Cross-Border Payments Company

Card Transactions Projected Worldwide

Self-Sovereign Identity Using DLT

Pine Labs Merchant Services

IATA Financial Services

Fingopay Vein ID Biometric Authentication

Ingenico ePayments in Russia

Investments & Acquisitions—December 2018

MoreFun POS Terminal

EMV Solution for Gas Pumps

JCB QR Code Payments in Asia

Citi Rewards+ Credit Card

Mastercard Streamlines Corporate Logo

Charts in this issue

U.S. General Purpose Cards, Outstandings vs. Purchase Volume

Investments & Acquisitions—December 2018

Projected Growth of Purchase Transactions Worldwide

Outstandings as a Percentage of Purchase Volume on U.S. General Purpose Cards 1990-2018

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