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Accounts Receivable and Loans (Details 5) (USD $)
In Millions
3 Months Ended 6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2011
Jun. 30, 2010
Jun. 30, 2011
Jun. 30, 2010
Interest Income Recognized And Average Balances Of Impaired Cardmember Loans And Receivables [Line Items]        
Interest income recognized $ 25 $ 23 $ 52 $ 49
Average balance of impaired loans 1,738 2,699 1,834 2,779
US Card Services Loans [Member]
       
Interest Income Recognized And Average Balances Of Impaired Cardmember Loans And Receivables [Line Items]        
Interest income recognized 17 12 35 24
Average balance of impaired loans 1,500 2,433 1,598 2,513
International Card Services [Member]
       
Interest Income Recognized And Average Balances Of Impaired Cardmember Loans And Receivables [Line Items]        
Interest income recognized 8 11 17 25
Average balance of impaired loans 101 148 106 155
US Card Services Receivables [Member]
       
Interest Income Recognized And Average Balances Of Impaired Cardmember Loans And Receivables [Line Items]        
Interest income recognized 0 0 0 0
Average balance of impaired loans $ 137 $ 118 $ 130 $ 111