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The Chase Sapphire Reserve card is generating product hysteria at its finest.

1. How does this Chase card compare to the American Express’s Platinum charge card?
2. What are the options that provide the secret to its popularity?
3. Perform a cost benefit analysis on this card. What would make you get one?

Source: Cowley, S. (2016) Value-Seekers Warm to a $450 Annual Credit Card Fee. The New York Times, Sep. 12 (Retrievable online at