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Issue 1100 | Dec 2016

Headlines in this issue

U.S. Consumer Payment Systems

Token Reciprocity for Network Digital Wallets

Behavioral Biometrics from Leumi Card

Software “Chip” to Secure Mobile Payments

Largest Maestro Issuers Worldwide

Mobile Card Management System from Amdocs

Card Manufacturer Shipments - Part 3

Visa Debit Routing Rules

Investments & Acquisitions - November 2016

Amex Pay Launches in Canada and the U.K.

Charts in this issue

Purchase Transactions on U.S. Consumer Payment Systems

Investments & Acquisitions - November 2016

Telephone, Transportation, Prepaid & Nonpayment Card Shipments 2015

Largest Maestro Issuers Worldwide 2015

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

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Issue 1099 | Nov 2016

Headlines in this issue

Largest Payment Card Issuers Worldwide

Blockchain and Contactless Card Payments

Mastercard & Visa Outside the U.S. through 3Q 2016

Citi Pay Mobile Wallet

NuData Behavioral Biometrics

Experian Launches Extended Trade

Elavon Handles Payments to Governments

SumUp Card Processing for Micromerchants

Pax MiniPOS Device

Chase Small Business Credit

Charts in this issue

Top Issuers of Payment Cards Worldwide 2015

Visa & Mastercard Worldwide thru 3Q 2016 vs. 3Q 2015

Largest Credit Card Issuers by Purchase Volume & Country 2015

Largest Debit Card Issuers by Purchase Volume & Country 2015

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Issue 1098 | Nov 2016

Headlines in this issue

Top Card Portfolios Worldwide

Top Card Issuers in Latin America

Connected Cars and Cards

Credit Plug-in for Retailers’ Mobile Apps

Allpago PSP Covering Latin America

U.S. General Purpose Cards through 3Q 2016

Software-Defined Wide Area Networks

Investments & Acquisitions - October 2016

Ingenico Handheld POS Device

Charts in this issue

Top 150 Credit Card Issuers Worldwide by Region

Investments & Acquisitions - October 2016

U.S. General Purpose Cards 3Q YTD ’16 vs. 3Q YTD ‘15

Largest Credit Card Portfolios Worldwide 2015

Credit Card Issuers in Latin America

Debit Card Issuers in Latin America

Top General Purpose/Visa/Mastercard Card Issuers in Latin America

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Issue 1097 | Oct 2016

Headlines in this issue

All U.S. Payment Cards Projected

QR-Code Payments in Nigeria and Kenya

PayU Emerging Markets Payment Service Provider

ACI Immediate Payments Gateway

InAuth Device Detection/Protection

U.S. Credit Cards Projected

U.S. Debit Cards Projected

Verifone Carbon POS Tablet Device

Charts in this issue

U.S. Payment Cards Purchase Volume 2010 - 2020

U.S. Credit and Debit Purchase Volume

U.S. Credit and Debit Purchase Transactions

U.S. Credit Card Purchase Volume Market Shares

U.S. Credit Card Outstandings

U.S. Debit Card Purchase Volume Market Shares

U.S. Credit and Debit Cardholders

U.S. Credit and Debit Cards

U.S. Credit and Debit Card Accounts

U.S. Credit and Debit Total Volume

U.S. Credit and Debit Total Transactions

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Issue 1096 | Oct 2016

Headlines in this issue

Card Fraud Losses Reach $21.84 Billion

Top Card Issuers in Asia–Pacific

Real-Time Payments in the U.S.

Personetics Adds Chatbot Commerce Services

Credit Card Portfolio Sales

Apriori International ID Verification

Investments & Acquisitions — September 2016

Cybernet POS Terminal

Charts in this issue

Investments & Acquisitions — September 2016  

Growth in Fraud vs. Total Card Volume Worldwide

Card Fraud in Basis Points  

Top Credit, Debit, and General Purpose/Visa/Mastercard Issuers in Asia–Pacific    

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Issue 1095 | Sep 2016

Headlines in this issue

POS Terminal Shipments Worldwide

Top 150 Acquirers Worldwide

Global Brand Card Acceptance Worldwide

Global General Purpose Cards - Midyear 2016

Nets Valued at $4.50 Billion

Amex Wins Anti-Steering Suit on Appeal

Same Day ACH Payments in the U.S.

Feitian Mobile POS Terminal

Charts in this issue

POS Terminals Shipped Worldwide Market Shares

Largest 150 Acquirers Worldwide 2015

Global Acceptance Locations

Global General Purpose Cards Midyear 2016 vs. Midyear 2015

POS Terminal Shipments by Region 2015

POS Terminal Shipments 2015

mPOS Devices Shipped 2015

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Issue 1094 | Sep 2016

Headlines in this issue

Payment Cards Projected Worldwide

Latin America’s Largest Acquirers

Asia-Pacific’s Largest Acquirers

Chase Visa Infinite Products

Mastercard/PayPal Partnership

Simility Fraud Detection

iSignthis Verification for Card Acquiring

FuturePay Online Installment Payments

Investments & Acquisitions - August 2016

Charts in this issue

Payment Cards Worldwide Market Share in 2015

Investments & Acquisitions - August 2016

Asia-Pacific’s Top Acquirers of Web Transactions

Top Acquirers in Asia-Pacific 2015

Largest Merchant Acquirers in Asia-Pacific 2015

Latin America’s Top Acquirers of Web Transactions

Top Acquirers in Latin America 2015

Largest Merchant Acquirers in Latin America 2015

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Issue 1093 | Aug 2016

Headlines in this issue

U.S. Commercial Cards - Part 3

U.S. Mastercard/Visa Credit Cards at Midyear

Top U.S. GP Credit Card Issuers at Midyear

Mahindra Comviva’s Mobiquity Money

Wirecard Expands to the U.S.

Nethone Fraud Fighting Technology

Chip Card Manufacturers

Charts in this issue

Commercial vs. Consumer Cards Share of U.S. Purchase Volume by Brand

Purchase Volume on U.S. Cards in 2015

Top U.S. General Purpose Credit Card Issuers Midyear 2016

U.S. Visa/Mastercard Credit Card Issuers - Outstandings Midyear 2016

U.S. Visa/Mastercard Credit Card Issuers - Volume Midyear 2016

Total Chip Card Shipments Worldwide - 2015

Shipments by Category and Type of Card Worldwide - 2015

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Issue 1092 | Aug 2016

Headlines in this issue

Payment Card Manufacturer Shipments

Top Issuers in the Middle East and Africa

U.S. General Purpose Card Brands - Midyear 2016

Splitit eCommerce Installment Payments

P2P, B2C, and G2C Real-Time Payments

Identity Theft Protection Platform

Investments & Acquisitions - July 2016

Castles Technology Mobile Terminal

Final Visa Card

Charts in this issue

Top Manufacturers of Payment Cards Worldwide

Investments & Acquisitions - July 2016

U.S. General Purpose Cards Midyear 2016 vs. Midyear 2015

Top Manufacturers of Payment Cards Ranked by Shipments 2014 vs. 2015

Top Payment Card Shipments by Manufacturer 2015

Payment Card Shipments by Type of Card 2015

Credit Card Issuers in Mideast/Africa 2015

Debit Card Issuers in Mideast/Africa 2015

Top General Purpose/Visa/Mastercard Card Issuers in Mideast/Africa

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Issue 1091 | Jul 2016

Headlines in this issue

Middle East/Africa Cards - 2015

Visa/PayPal Partnership

Mastercard to Purchase VocaLink

Gemalto/Worldline Mobile Card Partners

Installment Payments for Mobile Web Purchases

Masterpass Goes Omnichannel

Top 50 U.S. Prepaid Card Issuers

Top U.S. Consumer Credit/Debit Issuers

Kerv Contactless Payment Ring

Mastercard’s New Look

Charts in this issue

Middle East/Africa Purchase Volume 2015 vs. 2014

Largest U.S. Issuers of Consumer Visa and Mastercard Cards 2015

Prepaid Cards in the U.S. - Top Issuers in 2015

Purchase Transactions on Cards Issued in Middle East/Africa 2015 vs. 2020

Year-Over-Year Growth/Decline in Purchase Volume on Cards Issued in Middle East/Africa

Middle East/Africa General Purpose Cards 2015 vs. 2014

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Issue 1090 | Jul 2016

Headlines in this issue

Asia-Pacific General Purpose Cards

Middle East/Africa’s Largest Acquirers

ACH Payments in the U.S. - 2015

U.S. Commercial Bank Cards - Part 2

American Airlines’ Co-Brand Partners

Court Voids Interchange Settlement with Retailers

HPE Security in Payment Systems

Third 50 Largest U.S. Credit Card Issuers

Investments & Acquisitions - June 2016

Visa Digital Commerce App

Instant Payments in Greece

Charts in this issue

Asia-Pacific Purchase Volume 2015 vs. 2014

Investments & Acquisitions June 2016

Purchase Transactions on Cards Issued in Asia-Pacific 2015 vs. 2020

Year-Over-Year Growth/Decline in Purchase Volume on Cards Issued in Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific General Purpose Cards 2015 vs. 2014

U.S. Visa & MasterCard Commercial Cards - Purchase Volume 2015

U.S. Visa/MasterCard Credit Card Issuers - Third 50 2015

Largest Merchant Acquirers in Middle East/Africa 2015

Consumer ACH Transactions in the U.S. 2015

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Issue 1089 | Jun 2016

Headlines in this issue

Top U.S. Commercial Card Issuers

Europe’s 50 Largest Credit & Debit Card Issuers

Citi Launches Costco Visa Card

MasterCard Supports Installment Payments

General Mobile Carrier-Based Billing

Pin4 Cardless Cash Payouts

Synthetic Identity Theft Roundtable

BBPOS Hardware for Mobile POS

Charts in this issue

Top Issuers of Commercial Cards in the U.S. 2015

U.S. Visa & MasterCard Commercial Card Issuers 2015

Small Business Credit Cards 2015

Commercial Fleet Cards 2015

Commercial Purchasing Cards 2015

Small Business Commercial Debit Cards 2015

Prepaid Commercial Cards 2015

Commercial Corporate Cards

Largest Credit Card Issuers in Europe 2015

Largest Debit Card Issuers in Europe 2015

Top General Purpose/Visa/MasterCard Card Issuers in Europe 2015

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Issue 1088 | Jun 2016

Headlines in this issue

Europe General Purpose Cards

U.S. Household Debt and Credit Cards

Software-Based PIN on Glass

Vantage Intent Powered by Amex

Anodot Big Data Business Incident Detection

TSYS Virtual Commercial Card Payments

G&D’s Mobile Convego CloudPay Hub

Second 50 Largest U.S. Debit Card Issuers

Investments & Acquisitions - May 2016

Magnetic Flux Contactless Payments

First Quarter Card Results in the U.S.

Charts in this issue

Europe Purchase Volume 2015 vs. 2014

Investments & Acquisitions - May 2016

U.S. General Purpose Cards 1Q 2016 vs. 1Q 2015

Purchase Transactions on Cards Issued in Europe

Year-Over-Year Growth/Decline in Purchase Volume on Cards Issued in Europe

Europe General Purpose Cards 2015 vs. 2014

U.S. Credit Card Debt 1985 - 2015

Second 50 Largest Debit Card Issuers in the U.S. 2015

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Issue 1087 | May 2016

Headlines in this issue

Europe’s Top Merchant Acquirers

Store Cards in the U.S. 2015

Wells Fargo Wallet

CurrentC Mobile App and Walmart Pay

Trusona Mobile Authentication

SlimPay Direct Debit Acquiring

Popmoney P2P Progress

Green Dot Money Online Marketplace

Charts in this issue

Europe’s Top 10 Acquirers 2015 - Ranked by Transactions

Store Card vs. General Purpose Card Percentage Change in Credit Purchase Volume

U.S. Store Credit Cards 2015 vs. 2014

Europe’s Top 25 Acquirers 2015 - Ranked by Volume and by Transactions

Europe’s Top Acquirers of Web Transactions

Top Merchant Acquirers in Europe 2015 - Ranked by Visa/MasterCard Transactions

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Issue 1086 | May 2016

Headlines in this issue

Latin America General Purpose Cards

U.S. Card Spending at Merchants

Open Standard for Financial Services Blockchains

Safran Biometric Security

FICO Adds Alternative Data for Scoring

Recent Merchant Acquiring Transactions

PCI Security Standard Update

Investments & Acquisitions - April 2016

Charts in this issue

Latin America Purchase Volume 2015 vs. 2014

Investments & Acquisitions - April 2016

Purchase Transactions on Cards Issued in Latin America 2015 vs. 2020

Latin America General Purpose Cards 2015 vs. 2014

Purchases at Merchants on U.S. General Purpose Cards

Purchase Volume at Merchants Using General Purpose Credit, Debit & Prepaid Cards Issued in the U.S.

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Issue 1085 | Apr 2016

Headlines in this issue

Global Cards - 2015

Alipay Expands Outside China

Visa/MasterCard to Cut EMV Authorization Times

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Merchant Services

CGI Financial Messaging Hub

Plastiq Expands Merchant Card Acceptance

USA Technologies’ ePort Interactive

Charts in this issue

Purchase Transactions on Global Cards in 2015

Global Cards in Circulation Credit & Debit 2015

Global General Purpose Cards 2015 vs. 2014

Purchase Transactions on Global Cards 2015

Purchases by Card Type 2014 vs. 2015

Global Debit & Prepaid Cards

Global Credit Cards

Top Merchant Acquirers Worldwide

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Issue 1084 | Apr 2016

Headlines in this issue

Top 50 U.S. Debit Card Issuers

Star Debit Network Update

Ethoca Fraud Fighting for Issuers/Merchants

Iyzico Online Processing to Iran via Pecco

Yandex.Money in Russia

Oberthur’s Motion Code for Payment Cards

Investments & Acquisitions - March 2016

AEVI Android VAS/Payment Tablet

Charts in this issue

Top Issuers of U.S. Debit Cards - Purchase Volume 2015

Investments & Acquisitions - March 2016

Star-Branded Cards

Market Shares of Purchase Volume for Top U.S. Debit Card Issuers 2015

Debit Products Market Shares for Top 50 U.S. Issuers

Debit Card Transaction Growth Among Top U.S. Issuers 2015 vs. 2014

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers in the U.S. 2015 - Ranked by Purchase Volume

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Issue 1083 | Mar 2016

Headlines in this issue

Canada Cards

Daon Biometric Platform for Payment Security

Mozido Mobile in Asia

Carta Worldwide Token Services

First National Bank of Omaha Private Label Cards

Pocopay Mobile Prepaid MasterCard

Second 50 U.S. MC/Visa Credit Card Issuers

Charts in this issue

Canada Purchase Volume in 2015

Canada Market Shares of Purchase Transactions by Brand

Canada General Purpose Cards 2015 vs. 2014

Purchase Volume in Canadian Dollars

General Purpose Credit Card Issuers in Canada 2015 - Ranked by Outstandings

Canada Market Shares of Visa & MasterCard Outstandings

Second 50 Largest Visa & MasterCard Credit Card Issuers in the U.S. - Ranked by Outstandings

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Issue 1082 | Mar 2016

Headlines in this issue

Top U.S. Acquirers 2015

FTC Inquires About PCI DSS

LendUp to Add Credit Card

Bancontact/Mister Cash Mobile Payments

Social Media Network Mobile Payments

Risk Ident Fraud Protection

JetBlue/Barclaycard US Co-Brand Card

Investments & Acquisitions - February 2016

Bluebird Industrial Tablet POS Device

Retailers File New Antitrust Litigation

Charts in this issue

Top Acquirers in the U.S. 2015 - Ranked by Purchase Transactions

Investments & Acquisitions - February 2016

Top Acquirers in the U.S. - Ranked by Volume and Transactions

Merchant Acquirers in the U.S. - Ranked by Visa/MasterCard Volume

Ecommerce/MOTO Business 2015

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Issue 1081 | Feb 2016

Headlines in this issue

Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers

Top U.S. Visa/MasterCard Credit Card Issuers

Citi to Buy Costco Portfolio

Blockchain-Based Cross-Border Payments

GHL Acquiring and Processing in Asia

Barcode App for Android Phones

Fuel Rewards Loyalty Coalition

Smartphone POS Without External Reader

Charts in this issue

Top Issuers of U.S. General Purpose Credit Cards 2015

Shares of Purchase Volume for U.S. Credit Card Issuers 2015

Top 20 Credit Card Issuers Purchase Volume

Top 20 Credit Card Issuers Outstandings

Top Visa Credit Card Issuers

Top MasterCard Credit Card Issuers

Top General Purpose Credit Card Issuers

Top Credit Card Issuers Total Volume

Top Credit Card Issuers Purchase Transactions

50 Largest Visa & MasterCard Credit Card Issuers - Ranked by Outstandings

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Issue 1080 | Feb 2016

Headlines in this issue

General Purpose Cards - U.S. 2015

Visa and MasterCard - U.S. 2015

M&A in Merchant Acquiring

Adyen Expands in the U.S.

Visa Commerce & Visa Developer Launched

American Express Simply Cash Credit Card

Bell ID Sold to Rambus

Investments & Acquisitions - January 2016

Visa Europe Annual Results 

Charts in this issue

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

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Issue 1079 | Jan 2016

Headlines in this issue

Global Card Spending Projected

Profits at Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers

American Express Results

Discover Financial Results

Samsung/MasterCard IoT Partners

Global Payments Mobile Acquiring in Canada

SAP/First Data Business-to-Business Partners

Alpha Payments Cloud Hub

Equinox Payments’ POS Tablet

ING’s Voice and HCE Mobile Payments

BYOD Merchant Checkout

American Express Prepaid Products

Charts in this issue

Purchase Volume Projected Worldwide

Market Shares of Purchase Volume Worldwide

Income at Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers

Discover Card U.S. Results 2015 vs. 2014

American Express U.S. Card Results 2015 vs. 2014

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Issue 1078 | Jan 2016

Headlines in this issue

Transactions Worldwide - Projected Through 2024

Fidelity Cards to U.S. Bank

MasterCard/Coin Wearables Partnership

SafeCharge Processes for Online Merchants

Securing Telephone/Online Payments

Virtual Cards for Corporate Travel

Diners Club Franchises Sold

Investments & Acquisitions - December 2015

Verifone e265 Mobile Device

Target/Blackhawk Prepaid Partners

Amex Receives Court Reprieve

Kount Gets $80-Million Investment

Charts in this issue

Purchase Transactions Projected Worldwide - 2014 vs. 2024

Investments & Acquisitions - December 2015

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions Worldwide

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