Discover Fourth Quarter 4Q/14 Metrics Stable

Discover Fourth Quarter 4Q/14 Metrics Stable

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Discover’s credit card outstandings continued growth in the fourth quarter (4Q/15) rising 3.2% as Purchase Dollar Volume (PDV) rose 1.8%, year-on-year (YOY). While all other credit card metrics remained stable, overall net income for 4Q/15 soared 24.0% YOY to $500 million. Discover reported credit card end-of-period (EOP) outstandings rose 3.2% YOY…

Breaking News: FITCH; PAYPORT; LENDINGTREE; and METLIFE

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] FITCH – Fitch Ratings has published its monthly ‘U.S. Credit Card ABS Tear Sheet’. This report shows Fitch’s break-even stress scenarios for the largest credit card issuers using February 2016 performance data. The break-even runs are based on the 12- and three-month average performance for each trust, using the current one-month…

Capital One U.S. Cards Continue to Kick Butt in 4Q

Capital One U.S. Cards Continue to Kick Butt in 4Q

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Capital One (COF) continues to lead the U.S. credit card industry in outstandings and volume growth, posting a strong 13% year-on-year (YOY) gain in end-of-period (EOP) outstandings and a whopping 18% surge in Purchase Dollar Volume (PDV) for the fourth quarter. As the most U.S. inclusive issuer, COF U.S. cards reported…

PDQ Signature Systems and Datacap Team for EMV

PDQ Signature Systems and Datacap Team for EMV

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] PDQ Signature Systems, a Pennsylvania-based restaurant and QSR Point of Sale provider, now supports US EMV through virtually all US processors via Datacap’s integrated payments solutions. As one of the first POS providers in the country to install EMV-enabled payments in August 2015, PDQ Signature Systems now has thousands of EMV-enabled…

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AccessGateway & Clearing House Team for Real-Time Payments

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] UK-based AccessGateway has announced they will work with The Clearing House (TCH) to link U.S. banks to a new national real-time payments system under development. The announcement comes several weeks’ after TCH revealed that work had commenced on building the industrial-strength payments system, which once completed will be the most comprehensive…

TSYS and Ethoca Team Lower CNP Fraud

TSYS and Ethoca Team Lower CNP Fraud

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] TSYS has inked an agreement with Ethoca, a global provider of collaboration-based technology that enables card issuers and e-commerce merchants to stop card-not-present fraud, recover lost revenue and eliminate chargebacks. Launched through this agreement, the TSYS Transaction Recovery Network, powered by Ethoca, provides near real-time notification of confirmed fraud that empowers…

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487 Consulting Services Signs on to SAP AribaPay

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] 487 Consulting Services has signed on to AribaPay. An innovative service offered by SAP Ariba as part of its comprehensive financial supply chain management solutions, AribaPay automates payments between companies. And using it, 487 Consulting Services is able to receive and reconcile payments more quickly and efficiently than ever before. Despite…

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UK Post Office Launches New MoneyGram Plus Card

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] MoneyGram and the UK Post Office have introduced a new “MoneyGram Plus” card program to enhance the customer experience, saving time and making transactions even more convenient. “MoneyGram Plus” allows both the sender and receiver information to be stored in the MoneyGram system, thereby simplifying the process for repeat transactions. MoneyGram…

Breaking News: I2C, COF, TELENOR and BILLTRUST

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] Breaking News: I2C (TIS); COF (Helzberg); TELENOR (wallet); and BILLTRUST (C-TABS). I2C — i2c, a provider of smarter payments and integrated commerce solutions, and TIS, a payments solution provider supporting the end-to-end IT needs of banks and card issuers in Japan and Asia, inked a strategic partnership to standardize prepaid payment solutions…

US Bank Offers C2C Payments via clearXchange Network

US Bank Offers C2C Payments via clearXchange Network

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] U.S. Bank is enabling its customers to send money to and request payment from anyone across the country with an option for those funds to be available in real time as U.S. Bank goes live on the clearXchange network. The new service requires only an email address or mobile phone number…

AmEx & CFO Survey Worldwide Finance Executives

AmEx & CFO Survey Worldwide Finance Executives

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] While U.S. finance executives are less optimistic than last year, their confidence in the U.S. economy remains above the global average of 65%. According to a new survey from American Express and CFO Research, 75% of U.S. finance executives report that their companies’ revenues are higher now than a year ago,…

ACI Revenue Up 7% in 4Q/15

ACI Revenue Up 7% in 4Q/15

[ihc-hide-content ihc_mb_type=”show” ihc_mb_who=”0″ ihc_mb_template=”1″] FL-based ACI Worldwide reported organic revenue was up 7% in 4Q/15 and 3% for the year, (FX adjusted). Total sales bookings up 14% in the fourth quarter and 19% for the year, (FX adjusted). Net new sales bookings (SNET) up 10% in 4Q/15 and 8% for the year (FX adjusted). Also…