Viad Corp reported third quarter revenue of $426.0 million, a 6.2% increase over 3Q/01. Third quarter net income was $35.6 million, compared to a $15.7 million loss for 3Q/01. Payment Services’ revenues on a taxable equivalent basis for the 2002 third quarter grew 13.1% to $217.2 million from $192.0 million in 3Q/01. On that same basis, operating income was up 1.3% to $47.1 million compared with $46.5 million in 2001. During the quarter, Payment Services sold a portion of its tax-exempt securities. Operating margins for the quarter were 21.7%, down from 24.2% in the 2001 third quarter. Margins decreased primarily due to lower interest rates, but also because the product mix shifted as MoneyGram and Official Check drove growth. For more details on Viad’s third quarter performance visit CardData ([www.carddata.com]).