NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SynopsisTimetric's 'The Cards and Payments Industry in the US: Emerging Trends and Opportunities to 2021' report provides detailed analysis of market trends in the US cards and payments industry. It provides values and volumes for a number of key performance indicators in the industry, including credit transfers, direct debits, check payments, cash transactions and payment cards during the review period (2012-2016). The report also analyzes various payment card markets operating in the industry, and provides detailed information on the number of cards in circulation, and transaction values and volumes during the review period and over the forecast period (2017-2021). It also offers information on the country's competitive landscape, including the market shares of issuers and schemes.The report brings together Timetric's research, modeling, and analysis expertise to allow banks and card issuers to identify segment dynamics and competitive advantages. The report also covers details of regulatory policy and recent changes in the regulatory structure. SummaryTimetric's 'The Cards and Payments Industry in the US: Emerging Trends and Opportunities to 2021' report provides top-level market analysis, information and insights into the US cards and payments industry, including:- Current and forecast values for each market in the US cards and payments industry, including debit card, credit and charge cards.- Detailed insights into payment instruments including credit transfers, direct debits, check payments, cash transactions and payment cards. It also, includes an overview of the country's key alternative payment instruments.- E-commerce market analysis and payment methods.- Analysis of various market drivers and regulations governing the US cards and payments industry.- Detailed analysis of strategies adopted by banks and other institutions to market debit, credit and charge cards.- Comprehensive analysis of consumer attitudes and buying preferences for cards.- The competitive landscape in the US cards and payments industry. Scope- This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the US cards and payments industry.- It provides current values for the US cards and payments industry for 2016, and forecast figures to 2021.- It details the different demographic, economic, infrastructural and business drivers affecting the US cards and payments industry.- It outlines the current regulatory framework in the industry.- It details marketing strategies used by various banks and other institutions.