credit card yields

Q3 Credit Card Yield Maintains Double-Digit Record Highs

U.S. card yield, as an average for the nation’s Top 4 issuers, remained at record levels in the third-quarter posting a small uptick sequentially. All of the issuers, except Chase, posted higher yields in the third-quarter from the prior quarter. However, this is fourth consecutive quarter wherein all of the Top 4 exceeded 10%. The…

Card Charge-offs

Third-Quarter Card Charge-Offs Hit 7 Yr Hi & Reserves Soar 10%

Third-quarter card charge-offs among the Top 4 U.S. bank credit card dropped sharply from the prior quarter, a historical pattern, but up slightly from one-year ago, remaining the highest for a third-quarter in seven years. Credit card charge-offs among the nation’s Top 4 credit card issuers decreased 36 bps (basis points) sequentially in the third-quarter…

Third-Quarter Card Volume

Third-Quarter Card Volume for Major 4 Falls 180 bps

Third-quarter U.S. credit card volume, among the Major 4 payment networks (Visa [V], Mastercard [MA], American Express [AXP], and Discover [DFS]), lost momentum, growing 8% year-on-year (YOY), compared to a 10% YOY gain for the year ago quarter. The erosion in spending is further evidence of a slowing economy. The Major 4 reported $1039 billion…

Third-Quarter Card Delinquency

Third-Quarter Card Delinquency Edging to 7-Yr Highs

Third-quarter card delinquency, among the nation’s top four credit card issuers, continued to march upward, now hovering at levels not seen in seven years. It is the highest level for a third-quarter since 2013 and rose significantly from the prior quarter. Noteworthy is the fact all four of the nation’s top bank credit card issuers…

Money Revolution at Money 20/20

Money Revolution Hits Las Vegas as Big Guns Converge

The Money Revolution, Money20/20, is the “magnet of magnets” of events for the payments industry and it gets underway next week. Billed as the doorway to the epicenter of the payments, banking, fintech and financial services ecosystem, this year’s theme is Journey to the Future of Money. Featured in PYVNTS, the four day Money 20/20…

Third-Quarter Earnings Reports

Third-Quarter Earnings Reports for Payments Hit Next Week

Third-quarter earnings reports for the nation’s top credit card issuers, global payments networks and supporting businesses gets underway before the market opens on Tuesday, October 15th. First out of the shoot, is Chase (JPM), Citibank (C) and Wells Fargo (WFS), according to and CardData. Among, the four global payment networks, American Express (AXP) will…