Credit Card Profits Soar

Mesospheric Credit Card Profits for Big 6 Issuers Propelled by GOP Corp Tax Cut

U.S. credit card profits among the nation’s Big 6 issuers soared beyond the stratosphere in fourth quarter (4Q/18) and all of 2018, rising from about $3 billion per quarter in 2017 and 2016 to $4.5 billion. Profits (after tax) among the nation’s Big 6 U.S. credit card issuers (Chase [JPM]; Capital One [COF]; Bank of…