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Credit cards around the world: United States

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Our ongoing series moves to the United States, where the most sweeping credit card industry reforms in decades were passed in May 2009.

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Our ongoing series moves to the United States, where the most sweeping credit card industry reforms in decades were passed in May 2009.

 

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13.91%
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15.53%
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15.85%
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16.12%

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