Matthew Cochrane

Matthew Cochrane


As an economic crimes detective, Matthew focuses on helping others avoid becoming victims of fraud and scams. He is most familiar with the fintech and payments industry and devotes much of his writing to covering these two sectors.

Recent articles

Are Digital Wallets Doomed to Fail?

A few years after being introduced, most mobile wallets are still struggling to gain traction. Will they ever catch on?

Global Payments' Active Approach to Growth

This payment processing company just reported another great quarter, raised guidance again, and acquired an interesting enterprise software line. It might be time for investors to take notice.

Visa's Latest Big Bets in Fintech

Visa is the biggest credit card payment network in the world, but it knows it can't sit still if it wants to keep its top spot. Here's what the company is doing about it.

Corning's New $4 Billion Opportunity

Corning's shares dipped after it reported its second quarter earnings, but the launch of a product in a new market should have investors excited.

Discover's Financial Dilemma

What's a credit card company to do when it finds it can't grow without also growing the source of its greatest headache?

2 Important Investing Lessons From Dunkirk

The story of Dunkirk tells the tale of brave civilians who came to the rescue of soldiers so they could live to fight another day. It also inspires a couple of important investing lessons.