Visa and MasterCard Appear Unstoppable. Could This Change That Forever?

Visa and MasterCard are far-and-away the leaders in the credit card space when it comes to global payment volume. Although it has a different business model which includes extending credit to customers, American Express could present a substantial threat if it wanted to. In this segment of The Motley Fool's everything-financials show, Where the Money Is, analysts Matt Koppenheffer and David Hanson ponder a scenario of American Express changing its business to directly attack Visa and MasterCard.

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  • Report this Comment On December 23, 2013, at 8:33 AM, halifaxhal wrote:

    Hi Matt. You got a typo (substantial). I didn't bother watching the video but I would have read an article. Don't know why TMF pushes these videos so much. No offence but bow ties look ridiculous.

  • Report this Comment On December 23, 2013, at 5:08 PM, PhilipCohen wrote:

    Amex will never best Visa/MasterCard; to suggest otherwise is simply delusional, or paid Amex PR ...

    You may as well tell us that eBay's clunky, unscrupulous, uninsured, virtually unregulated middleman "pretend bank" operation "PreyPal" will one day best Visa/MasterCard/Amex ... LOL ... bit(DOT)ly/UVXx53

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