Ironies abounded at the American Bankers Association's bank card conference this week.

Credit card profitability, a big contributor to the banking industry's record earnings in recent years, is dropping like a stone. But only a few speakers cared to mention it.

Limited Time Offer

Save $400 off your subscription. Special offer ends April 30, 2017.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.