The cost comparisons often made between chip and magnetic stripe cards are misleading. You must raise the debate to a higher level to see that credit cards with chips are a potential gold mine for issuers.

A jet plane is many times more costly than a bicycle, but there are good reasons why the transportation industry has invested so heavily in advanced engineering and equipment: carrying capacity, speeds, and low costs per passenger mile.

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