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Issue 1008 | Dec 2012

Headlines in this issue

Visa & MasterCard Outside the U.S. Through 3Q '12

EVO Payments Buys Deutsche Card Services

iPhone Payments App

Imago Mobile Wallet/Universal Card Platform

Shopkeep iPad POS Service

Gasoline Cards

Cardfree Mobile Platform for Merchants

U.S. Consumer Payment Systems

Blackhawk Digital Prepaid Cards

Charts in this issue

Consumer Payment Systems in the U.S., Transactions, 2006 through 2016, Cards, Cash, Checks

Visa & MasterCard Purchase Transactions (Credit, Debit), January-September 2012, Inside the U.S. vs. Outside the U.S.

Card Volume at U.S. Gas Stations 2011: Total, Visa & MasterCard, Proprietary, American Express, Discover Card, 3rd Party Fleet, PIN Debit

Oil Company Proprietary Credit Cards 2011 (Personal & Business, Fleet): Volume, Transactions, Accounts, Active Accounts, Cards

U.S. Consumer Payment Systems, 2006, 2011, 2016, Paper (Checks, Cash, Money Orders, Official Checks, Travelers Cheques), Cards (Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Prepaid Cards, EBT Cards), Electronic (Preauthorized Payments, Remote Payments)

Personal Consumption Expenditures, 2006 vs. 2016, Purchases, Nonpurchases

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Issue 1007 | Dec 2012

Headlines in this issue

Top Maestro Issuers Worldwide

Nagraid Display Cards

CFPB and Project Catalyst

U.S. Bank Buys Prepaid Card Processor

C-Sam Mobile Payments

Comerica Bank Prepaid Cards

DeviceFidelity Mobile Payments

Top Credit Card Issuers Worldwide

Mobiwire POS Terminal

U.S. Supreme Court Takes Amex Appeal

Charts in this issue

Top 150 Issuers of Credit Cards Worldwide, Ranked by Outstandings 2011, United States, Asia/Pacific, Europe, Latin America, Canada, Middle East/Africa

Largest Maestro Issuers Worldwide 2011: Rank, Issuer, Country, Purchase Volume, Cards

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Issue 1006 | Nov 2012

Headlines in this issue

U.S. General Purpose Cards Through 3Q '12

Top Acquirers Worldwide

Vodafone and CorFire are Mobile Wallet Partners

Vantiv to Acquire Litle & Co.

Card Payments in Iran

M&A and Corporate Financing — 3rd Quarter 2012

Morpho Adds ABNote Europe Assets

Payment Cards Projected Worldwide

Combo Card with Display in Belgium

Hologram Business Sold

Valid Adds vMark Assets in the U.S.

Chexar Supports Visa Prepaid

Real-Time Payments in Australia

Elavon/Santander Joint Venture

Charts in this issue

Payment Cards Issued Worldwide, 2006, 2011, 2016, Private Label, UnionPay, Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, Domestic General Purpose, American Express, JCB, Discover, Diners Club

Merchant Acquirers in Iran, POS Volume, POS Transactions, POS Terminals

U.S. General Purpose Cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover), Year-to-Date Third Quarter 2012 vs. 2011 Credit, Debit, Total Volume, Purchase Volume, Cash Volume, Purchase Transactions

Payment Industry Acquisitions & Investments, July-September 2012, Company, Buyer/Investor, Amount, Region

Top 150 Acquirers Worldwide 2011, Rank, Acquirer, Country, Transactions

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Issue 1005 | Oct 2012

Headlines in this issue

Biometric Security For Mobile Payments

TD Bank Buys Target Cards

Visa Launches Digital Wallet

MasterCard-NTT Docomo Contactless Partners

Paynet Real-Time Payments From FIS

U.S. Credit Cards Projected

U.S. Debit Cards Projected

All U.S. Payment Cards Projected

Digital Compass Card in UAE

Charts in this issue

U.S. Payment Cards, Market Shares 2006, 2011, 2016, Volume (Credit, Debit), Transactions (Credit, Debit)

U.S. Purchase Transactions, Purchase Volume, Cards, Cardholders, Accounts, Total Volume, Outstandings, Total Volume, Total Transactions, 2006, 2011, 2016, Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Store, Oil Company, EFT Systems, Private Label Prepaid

Credit Cards 2011, Purchase Volume Market Shares

Debit Cards 2011, Purchase Volume Market Shares

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Issue 1004 | Oct 2012

Headlines in this issue

Gemalto Buys Mobile Payment Platform

DOJ Looks at Debit Cards

American Express/Walmart Prepaid Card

Spire/Newland POS Terminals

Digital River to Acquire LML Payment Systems

Chip Card Manufacturers

Card Manufacturer Shipments

Charts in this issue

Top Manufacturers of Payment Cards Worldwide, Based on Shipments During 2011, CPI Card, Gemalto, Giesecke & Devrient, Perfect, Oberthur, Versatile, Valid, IntelCav, Morpho, AbaciCard

Payment Cards with Chips vs. Mag-Stripes Only

Total Chip Card Shipments, 2011, Rank, Manufacturer, Headquarters, Number

Chip Card Shipments by Type of Card 2011, Microprocessor Cards, Memory Cards, Contactless Cards, Dual Cards, Payment Cards, SIM Telephone Cards, Other Telephone Cards, Nonpayment Cards, Prepaid/Gift Cards, Prepaid Phone Cards

Telephone, Prepaid, and Nonpayment Card Shipments 2011

Total Payment Card Shipments by Manufacturer 2011

Payment Card Shipments by Type of Card 2011, Visa & MasterCard Cards, Other High-Security and ATM/PIN Debit Cards, Other Payment Cards

Shipments of Payment Cards, Market Shares 2011

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Issue 1003 | Sep 2012

Headlines in this issue

Top Card Issuers in Asia/Pacific

Marqeta Multiple Merchant Prepaid

Global General Purpose Cards — Midyear 2012

Payfone's 1 Touch Mobile Checkout

MasterCard Prepaid Reload Network Expands

WePay Online Payment Acceptance

POS Terminal Shipments Worldwide

Charts in this issue

POS Terminal Shipments by Region 2011, Canada, Middle East/Africa, U.S., Latin America, Europe, Asia/Pacific

Global General Purchase Cards, Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Midyear 2012 vs. Midyear 2011, Total Volume, Purchase Volume, Cash Volume, Purchase Transactions, Visa, MasterCard, UnionPay, American Express, JCB, Diners Club

POS Terminal Shipments 2011, Rank '11, Rank '10, Manufacturer, Headquarters, Units, Change

Debit Card Issuers in Asia/Pacific 2011, Rank, Issuer, Country, Purchase Volume, Cards, Purchase Volume per Card

Credit Card Issuers in Asia/Pacific 2011, Rank, Issuer, Country, Purchase Volume, Cards, Purchase Volume per Card

Top General Purpose/Visa/MasterCard Card Issuers in Asia/Pacific 2011, Issuer, Country, General Purpose Card Results ('11 Rank, Purchase Volume, Total Volume, Cards), Visa and MasterCard Issuers ('11 Rank, Purchase Volume, Total Volume, Cards)

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Issue 1002 | Sep 2012

Headlines in this issue

MasterCard Buys Merchant Rewards Platform

CreditCall EMV and Gateway Services

Asia/Pacific General Purpose Cards

Merchant Settlement Update

M&A and Corporate Financing — 2nd Quarter 2012

Dwolla's Internet-based Settlement Network

Asia/Pacific's Largest Acquirers

U.S. Commercial Cards — Part 3

ExxonMobil Private Label Cards

Alliance Data Buys Private Label Cards

Wright Express Buys Fleet One

Charts in this issue

U.S. Purchase Volume, Credit, Debit, and Prepaid 2011, Consumer vs. Commercial, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

Top Merchant Acquirers in Asia/Pacific 2011, Rank '11, Rank '10, Company, Headquarters, Bank Card Transactions, Bank Card Volume, Change, Merchant Outlets

Purchase Volume on Commercial Cards as Percent of Purchase Volume on All General Purpose Cards, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Purchase Volume in Asia/Pacific, 2007 vs. 2011

Asia/Pacific General Purpose Cards, Total Volume, Purchase Volume, Cash Volume, Total Transactions, Purchase Transactions, Cards, UnionPay, Visa, MasterCard, JCB, American Express, Diners Club

Payment Industry Acquisitions and Investments, April-June 2012, Company, Buyer/Investor, Amount, Country

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Issue 1001 | Aug 2012

Headlines in this issue

U.S. Visa & MasterCard Credit Cards — Midyear 2012

PayPal on the Discover Network

Funding Virtual Currency with Prepaid Cards

U.S. Merchants Developing Mobile Payment App

FICO to Acquire Adeptra

Visa POS Encryption Service

Tracking Stolen Credit Card Data

Top Issuers in Middle East/Africa

Charts in this issue

Top 100 U.S. Visa/MasterCard Credit Card Issuers, Midyear 2012, '12 Rank, '11 Rank, Total Volume, Purchase Volume, Change

Top 100 U.S. Visa/MasterCard Credit Card Issuers, Midyear 2012, '12 Rank, '11 Rank, Outstandings, Cards, Change

Credit Card Issuers in Middle East/Africa 2011, Rank, Issuer, Country, Purchase Volume, Cards, Purchase Volume per Card

Debit Card Issuers in Middle East/Africa 2011, Rank, Issuer, Country, Purchase Volume, Cards, Purchase Volume per Card

Top General Purpose/Visa/MasterCard Card Issuers in Middle East/Africa 2011, Rank, Issuer, Country, General Purpose Card Results ('11 Rank, Purchase Volume, Total Volume, Cards), Visa and MasterCard Results ('11 Rank, Purchase Volume, Total Volume, Cards)

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Issue 1000 | Aug 2012

Headlines in this issue

Top Card Issuers in Latin America

U.S. General Purpose Cards — Midyear 2012

General Purpose Cards in Middle East/Africa

U.S. Bank Buys Dual-Account Fuel Card Platform

NCR's Silver iPad/iPhone POS Service

Marathon Petroleum Credit Cards

Payza E-Commerce Wallet

Our 1,000th Issue

EMV Coalition in the U.S.

Citi/Hilton Co-Brand

Charts in this issue

Top U.S. General Purpose Credit Card Issuers, Midyear 2012, Outstandings, Rank MY '12, Change, Total Volume

U.S. General Purpose Cards, Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Midyear 2012 vs. Midyear 2011, Total Volume, Purchase Volume, Cash Volume, Purchase Transactions, Visa, American Express, MasterCard, Discover

Purchase Volume in Middle East/Africa, 2001 vs. 2011

Middle East/Africa General Purpose Cards, 2011 vs. 2010, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, Total Volume, Purchase Volume, Cash Volume, Total Transactions, Purchase Transactions, Cards

Debit Card Issuers in Latin America 2011, Rank, Issuer, Country, Purchase Volume, Cards, Purchase Volume per Card

Credit Card Issuers in Latin America 2011, Rank, Issuer, Country, Purchase Volume, Cards, Purchase Volume per Card

Top General Purpose/Visa/MasterCard Card Issuers in Latin America 2011, Issuer, Country, General Purpose Card Results (Rank, Purchase Volume, Total Volume, Cards), Visa and MasterCard Results (Rank, Purchase Volume, Total Volume, Cards)

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Issue 999 | Jul 2012

Headlines in this issue

Bank of America Card Accounts to TSYS

Top U.S. Consumer Credit/Debit Issuers

Rupay Card in India

U.S. Commercial Bank Cards — Part 2

Ogone Adds Money License and Mobile Payments

SecureNet Merchant Processing

Debit in Canada

Europe's Largest Card Issuers

Charts in this issue

Largest U.S. Issuers of Consumer Visa and MasterCard Cards 2011, Credit, Debit, Rank, Consumer Purchase Volume, All Purchase Volume, Percent Consumer, Basis Point Change versus 2010

Debit Card Issuers in Europe 2011, Rank, Issuer, Country, Purchase Volume, Cards, Purchase Volume per Card

 

Credit Card Issuers in Europe 2011, Rank, Issuer, Country, Purchase Volume, Cards, Purchase Volume per Card

Top General Purpose/Visa/MasterCard Card Issuers Europe 2011, Issuer, Country, General Purpose Card Results (Purchase Volume, Total Volume, Cards), Visa and MasterCard Results (Purchase Volume, Total Volume, Cards)

Visa & MasterCard Commercial Cards in the U.S., Purchase Volume 2011, Visa, MasterCard, Total, Small Business, Purchasing, Debit & Prepaid, Corporate

 

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Issue 998 | Jul 2012

Headlines in this issue

Merchant Litigation Settlement Proposed

Latin America's Top Acquirers

American Express, Discover, and EMV

Deutsche Telekom Selects MasterCard's Paypass

Chirpify Payments on Twitter

Mobile Prepaid Account Processing

U.S. Commercial Bank Cards

Pocket-Sized Mobile Printer

Charts in this issue

Top Ten U.S. Issuers of Commercial Cards, Ranked by Purchase Volume, Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Chase, Bank of America, U.S. Bank, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, Capital One, PNC, Comerica, Comdata, BMO Harris

Largest Merchant Acquirers in Latin America 2011, Rank '11, Rank '10, Company, Headquarters, Bank Cards (Visa & MasterCard) Transactions, Volume, Merchant Outlets, POS Terminals

Top Acquirers in Latin America Ranked by Total Transactions: Cielo (Brazil), Redecard (Brazil), Visa Argentina, BBVA Bancomer (Mexico), Transbank (Chile), Evertec (Puerto Rico)

U.S. Visa & MasterCard Commercial Card Issuers 2011, Rank, Issuer, Brand, Purchase Volume, Transactions, Cards, Small Business Credit Cards, Fleet Cards, Purchasing Cards, Small Business Debit Cards, Prepaid Commercial Cards, Corporate Cards

Shares of Merchant Settlement, Visa, 12 Issuing Banks, MasterCard

States Prohibiting Surcharges

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Issue 997 | Jun 2012

Headlines in this issue

Purchase Transactions Worldwide by Card Type

Turkey's Express Remote Digital Wallet

Top 50 Prepaid Card Issuers

Check Authorization Firms

U.S. Household Debt and Credit Cards

Billeo Expands Billpay/Online Purchases

Credit Score for Thin File/No File Prospects

Europe General Purpose Cards

Apple iPad POS

Western Union Smartphone Bill Presentment

Merchant Acquiring Nonbank Bank

Charts in this issue

Transactions on General Purpose Cards in Europe, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, Purchases, Cash, Diners Club, American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Top U.S. Prepaid Card Issuers, 2011, Rank, Company, Purchase Volume, Cards, Purchase Transactions, Change, Average Amount

Credit Card Debt in the U.S., 1981-2011, as a Percent of Household Debt, as a Percent of Consumer Credit

Check Guarantee 2011, Check Verification 2011, Company, Headquarters, Check Volume, Number of Checks, Average Amount, Merchant Clients, Outlets

Top 10 U.S. Acquirers Ranked by Transactions on General Purpose Credit, Debit, and Prepaid Cards

Purchase Volume in Europe, 2001 vs. 2011

Europe General Purpose Cards, 2011 vs. 2010, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, Total Volume, Purchase Volume, Cash Volume, Total Transactions, Purchase Transactions, Cards

Purchase Transactions at Merchants Worldwide, 2010 vs. 2011, Visa Debit, Visa Credit, MasterCard Credit, MasterCard Debit, American Express, CUP Credit, CUP Debit, JCB, Diners

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Issue 996 | Jun 2012

Headlines in this issue

Middle East/Africa Largest Acquirers

Identitymind e-Commerce Antifraud Platform

MasterCard Interchange Fees in Europe

Zooz Remote Mobile Wallet App

Fighting SIM Swap Fraud

Third 50 U.S. Credit Card Issuers

Third 50 U.S. Debit Card Issuers

Store Cards in the U.S. 2011

Unattended Multimedia Payment Terminal

CashZone Prepaid Cards

Wells Fargo Expands P2P Money Transfers

Hardware Wallet for iPhones

Government e-Payments Worldwide

Charts in this issue

Store Cards in the U.S., Market Shares of Purchase Volume, 2001 vs. 2011, In-House, Private Label

Top Merchant Acquirers in Middle East/Africa 2011, Bank Cards (Visa & MasterCard), Transactions, Volume, Merchant Outlets, POS Terminals

U.S. Store Credit Cards 2011, Private Label, In-House, Outstandings, Charge Volume, Total Accounts, Active Accounts, Cards

Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers, Third 50, 2011, Outstandings

 

Top U.S. Debit Card Issuers, Third 50, 2011, Purchase Volume, Transactions, Cards

 

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Issue 995 | May 2012

Headlines in this issue

PayPal/Softbank Joint Venture in Japan

Europe's Largest Merchant Acquirers

ACH Payments in the U.S. — 2011

V.me Wallet Service From Visa

OpenWay Card Management Software

Second 50 U.S. Debit Card Issuers

Calpian Invests in Indian Mobile Payments

Latin America General Purpose Cards

Ingenico Wireless Touchscreen Terminal

CPI Buys ID Data Assets

Top Buyers of Credit Card Debt

Charts in this issue

Consumer ACH Transactions 2011, Transactions, Value, Direct Deposit, Direct Payment (Internet, Lockbox Check Conversion, POS Check Conversion, Telephone, Back-Office Check Conversion, Merchant Cards, Re-Presented Checks)

Purchase Volume in Latin America, 2001 vs. 2011

Latin America General Purpose Cards, 2011 vs. 2010, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, Total Volume, Purchase Volume, Cash Volume, Total Transactions, Purchase Transactions, Cards

Largest Merchant Acquirers in Europe 2011, Transactions, Volume, Merchant Outlets, POS Terminals

Second 50 Largest Debit Card Issuers in the U.S. 2011, Total Debit & Prepaid, Signature, PIN, Prepaid, Purchase Volume, Transactions, Cards

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Issue 994 | May 2012

Headlines in this issue

Encryption for Social Network Communications

First Quarter Card Results — U.S.

Amex and Chase Push Prepaid

MasterCard's PayPass Wallet Services

Wrapp Gift Card Service

PayPal Money Transfers

Reunion Group Card Enhancements

U.S. Card Spending at Merchants

Spectra Technologies' T1000 Terminal

Alcinéo EMV Payment Software

Charts in this issue

Purchase Volume at Merchants on U.S. General Purpose Cards, Credit, Debit, Prepaid, Market Shares, 2001, 2006, 2011

U.S. General Purpose Cards, 1st Quarter 2012 vs. 1st Quarter 2011, Credit, Debit, Visa, American Express, MasterCard, Discover, Total Volume, Purchase Volume, Cash Volume, Purchase Transactions

General Purpose Cards in the U.S., Market Shares of Purchase Volume by Issuer, Credit Cards, Debit & Prepaid Cards

Purchase Volume at U.S. Merchants, General Purpose Credit, Debit & Prepaid Cards, Credit, Signature Debit, PIN Debit, Prepaid

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Issue 993 | Apr 2012

Headlines in this issue

Card Payments Via PC/Smartphone Cameras

Intuit Buys Mobile Commerce Vendor

TAS Group EMV Software to the U.S.

Visa Trusted Service Manager Hub

Kobie Loyalty Marketing

Castles/Dejavoo POS Partners

Dynamics Adds Issuer/Affinity Partners

Top 50 U.S. Debit Card Issuers

Charts in this issue

Top U.S. Debit Card Issuers Ranked by Purchase Volume 2011, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Chase, U.S. Bank, PNC, USAA, Regions, SunTrust, Citibank, TD Bank

Debit Product Market Shares Among the TOp 50 Issuers, Signature, PIN, Prepaid

TOp 10 Debit Card Issuers in the U.S. 2011, Purchase Volume, Ranked by Brand, Visa, MasterCard, Ranked by Authorization Type, Signature-based, PIN-based

Top 50 Largest Debit Card Issuers in the U.S., Ranked by Purchase Volume, 2011, Total Debit & Prepaid, Signature, PIN, Prepaid, Purchase Volume, Purchase Transactions, Cards

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Issue 992 | Apr 2012

Headlines in this issue

Credit Card Debt Sales in 2011

Movilway Prepaid for Latin America's Unbanked

Out-of-Band Authentication

Google Buys Payment Processing Company

First Data Adds Ingenico as Encryption Partner

TNS/Amex Payment Gateway

M&A and Corporate Financing — 1st Quarter 2012

Global Cards — 2011

Vanstone POS Terminal

FIS Prepaid EMV Cards

Charts in this issue

Worldwide Purchase Transactions on General Purpose Cards with Global Brands, Market Share, Basis Point Change, Visa, MasterCard, UnionPay, American Express, JCB, Diners Club

Top Buyers of Credit Card Debt, 2011, Direct, Change, Total

Global Cards in Circulation, Credit & Debit, 2011

Global General Purpose Cards, 2011 vs. 2010, Credit Cards, Debit Cards, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, UnionPay, JCB, Diners Club, Total Volume, Purchase Volume, Cash Volume, Total Transactions, Purchase Transactions, Cards

Global Debit & Prepaid Cards, Global Credit Cards, Transactions per Card, Average Amount per Transaction, Total Volume per Card

Purchase Transactions on Global Cards, Market Shares, Credit Cards, Debit Cards

Payment Industry Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Financing, First Quarter 2012, Company, Buyer/Investor, Amount, Region

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Issue 991 | Mar 2012

Headlines in this issue

Second 50 U.S. Bank Credit Card Issuers

Compass Plus Card Management Software

Corporate/Gov't Disbursements to Debit Cards

eCommerce Fraud Protection

Monitise Buys Clairmail

Cryptomathic's Cloud Wallet

LifeLock Buys ID Analytics

Canada Cards

Bluebird POS Terminal

Experian Card Consulting

Hot Lamination for Battery Cards

Charts in this issue

Canada General Purpose Cards, 2011 vs. 2010, Visa, Interac, MasterCard, American Express, Credit Cards, Total Volume, Purchase Volume, Cash Volume, Total Transactions, Purchase Transactions, Cards

Canada Purchase Volume Market Shares, 2001 vs. 2011

Visa & MasterCard Credit Card Issuers in Canada 2011, Ranked by Outstandings, Total Volume, Purchase Volume, Cash Volume, Purchase Transactions, Total Accounts, Active Accounts, Credit Cards

Purchase Volume on Credit Cards in Canadian Dollars, 2006 vs. 2011, CIBC, RBC, BMO, TD, American Express

Second 50 Largest Visa & MasterCard Credit Card Issuers, United States, 2011, Ranked by Outstandings, Total Volume, Purchase Volume, Cash Volume, Purchase Transactions, Total Accounts, Active Accounts, Credit Cards, Visa Cards, MasterCard Cards

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Issue 990 | Mar 2012

Headlines in this issue

Fraud Detection Software Analytics

Emerging Markets Payments Holdings

Barclaycard/Sallie Mae Card Partners

Oberthur's Mobile Initiative

First Data Offerwise Point-of-Sale Redemption

JPMorgan/AirPlus T&E Card Partners

Vodafone and Visa Mobile Payments

Top U.S. Acquirers

Globalcollect in Latin America

Charts in this issue

Purchase Transactions at Top U.S. Acquirers 2011, Acquirer, Transactions, Market Share, Change vs. 2010, First Data, Bank of America, Vantiv, Chase Paymentech, WorldPay, Heartland, Global Payments, Elavon, Wells Fargo, TSYS

Top U.S. Acquirers 2011, Total Purchase Volume from General Purpose Cards

Merchant Acquirers in the U.S. 2011, Ranked by Visa/MasterCard Volume, Transactions, Other Credit, PIN Debit, Active Merchant Outlets

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Issue 989 | Feb 2012

Headlines in this issue

Top 50 U.S. Visa/MasterCard Credit Card Issuers

AsiaPay e-Commerce Processing

Incomm Buys Prepaid Card Platform

Global Brands Card Acceptance Worldwide

EMV/Dynamic Stripe Combo Card

MasterCard Mobile Money Partners

Isis Adds Top Card Issuers

Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers

YouTransactor Mobile Terminal

Charts in this issue

Purchase Volume Shares, Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers 2011, American Express, Chase, Bank of America, Citibank, Capital One, Discover, U.S. Bancorp, Wells Fargo, HSBC, USAA

General Purpose Credit Cards in the U.S., 2001 through 2011, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers: Highest Purchase Volume, Highest Outstandings, Most Credit Cards, Highest Total Volume, Highest Purchase Transactions, Most Visa Credit Cards, Most MasterCard Credit Cards

Outstandings Shares for Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers 2011

50 Largest Visa & MasterCard Credit Card Issuers, United States 2011, Ranked by Outstandings, Total Volume, Purchase Volume, Cash Volume, Purchase Transactions, Total Accounts, Active Accounts, Credit Cards, Visa Cards, MasterCard Cards

Global Acceptance Locations, Visa & MasterCard, JCB, Diners/Discover, BC Card, American Express, Maestro, China UnionPay (CUP)

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Issue 988 | Feb 2012

Headlines in this issue

Visa & MasterCard — U.S. 2011

Smartphone to Smartphone Payments

Amex/Experian Int'l Payment Partners

Trialpay Transactional Advertising

Australia's EFTPOS Debit System

FIS Mobile Wallet

Acquirer Systems Test Tools

General Purpose Cards — U.S. 2011

Justtide POS Terminal

Charts in this issue

Purchase Volume at Merchants in the U.S., Volume 2011, Market Shares 2006-2011, Visa Debit, Visa Credit, MasterCard Credit, MasterCard Debit, American Express, Discover

U.S. General Purpose Cards, 2011 vs. 2010, Total Volume, Purchase Volume, Cash Volume, Total Transactions, Purchase Transactions, Cards

U.S. Credit Card Outstandings, 2011

American Express's Growing Share of Purchase Volume on Credit Cards

U.S. General Purpose Credit Cards, U.S. Visa & MasterCard Debit & Prepaid Cards, Acceptance Locations, Cardholders, Cards, Accounts, Transactions, Purchase Transactions, Cash Advances, Total Volume, Outstandings, Delinquencies, Gross Charge-offs, Recoveries, Net Charge-offs, Net Fraud Loss

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Issue 987 | Jan 2012

Headlines in this issue

Profits at Top U.S. Card Issuers

Visa/MasterCard EMV in the U.S.

Amex/Redlaser Bar Code Search Partners

Phoenix Managed Networks to Europe

Threatmetrix Malware Protection

Cash Transaction Networks for e-Commerce

First Data Global Payment Gateway

American Express Results — U.S.

Saylent Technologies' Analytics

Pay-at-the-Table Device From Viableware

Charts in this issue

American Express Volume, 2005-2011, Outside U.S., Inside U.S.

Countries with EMV Cards, PIN, Signature

American Express 2011 vs. 2010, U.S. Issued Directly, U.S. Issued by Third Parties, American Express Brand U.S. Credit Card Totals, Outside the U.S. Amex Brand Totals, Cards, Accounts, Active Accounts, Transactions, Purchases, Cash, Total Volume, Purchase Volume, Cash Volume, Outstandings, Charge-off Rate, Delinquencies

Profits at Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers, U.S. Cards Net Income, Company Net Income from Continuing Operations, U.S. Cards Net Income as a Percent of Company Net Income, Provision for U.S. Card Loan Losses

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Issue 986 | Jan 2012

Headlines in this issue

M&A and Corporate Financing — 2nd Half 2011

International Anticounterfeiting Coalition

ICICI's Amex/MasterCard Platinum Cards

Wirecard Buys Newcastle Prepaid

BofA Sells Agent Bank Cards

TMG and Co-Op Credit Union Partnership

BPC Card Management Technology

Discover Financial Services

Gertec POS Terminals

Visa's Litigation Liability Fund

MasterCard & Western Union Prepaid/Money Transfer

Charts in this issue

Discover Volume in the U.S. 2005-2011, Purchases, Cash, Total, Direct, Third Party

Discover Card Result 2011 vs. 2010, U.S. Issued Directly, U.S. Issued by Third Parties, Discover Brand Credit Card Totals, Other Statistics, Cards, Accounts, Active Accounts, Transactions, Purchase Transactions, Cash Transactions, Total Volume, Purchase Volume, Cash Volume, Outstandings, Charge-off Rate, Delinquencies Greater than 30 Days, Delinquencies Greater than 90 Days, Diners Volume, Pulse Volume

Payment Industry Acquisitions and Investments, 2nd Half 2011, Company, Buyer/Investor, Amount, Region

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