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  • Prices Drive Card Spending

    Consumers spent more on their credit and debit cards in September 2011 than they did in the same month last year, according to card processor First Data. But the firm credited inflated prices for the increase rather than an increase in purchases.

  • First Data Analysis Suggests Card Spending Up, But Also Flat

    First Data Corp. says consumers spent more on their credit and debit cards in September 2011 than they did in the same month last year but the firm credited inflated prices for the increase rather than an increase in purchases.

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