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Maxx Chatsko

Maxx Chatsko

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Maxx has been a contributor to Fool.com since 2013. He graduated from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (2012) with a Bachelor of Science in Bioprocess Engineering and from Carnegie Mellon University (2016) with a Master of Science in Materials Science & Engineering.

Recent articles

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Here's Why Axsome Therapeutics Fell as Much as 14.7% Today

An important clinical trial delivered mixed results.


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Will a Strong Balance Sheet Protect Renewable Energy Group?

Selling prices for crude oil and biomass-based diesel are crashing at the worst possible time for the business.


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Beyond Meat Stock Pops on Stimulus Hopes, but Is It Premature?

Investors are anticipating a massive stimulus deal -- but it's only meant to soften the economic blow, not avoid it altogether.


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Lithium Demand for Electric Vehicles Could Grow 599% by 2025

The projections are likely to take a hit from the coronavirus pandemic, but the future for lithium remains strong.


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Here's Why The Best Is Yet to Come for Axsome Therapeutics

There are tangible near-term risks to the business in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, but investors with a long-term mindset could find this pharma stock attractive.

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Here's Why Gold and Silver Stocks Jumped Today

The market's wild ride through March continued, lifting prices of gold and silver from recent lows.


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Alliance Resource Partners Stock Keeps Falling

The dividend stock is no stranger to volatility, but this time might be different.


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Inovio Pharmaceuticals Continues to Sink Lower

Investors might be coming to grips with the long odds facing the company.


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Genetic Testing Stocks Rise Again as Volatility Continues

Have these growth stocks bottomed out? That's probably the wrong question to ask.


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Here's Why American Water Works Stock Is Tumbling Today

Investors might be worrying that the company's customer mix makes it vulnerable during the unfolding crisis. That would be a misplaced concern.

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Here's Why Beyond Meat Has Tumbled to a 1-Year Low

Restaurants and food service sales channels were responsible for 51% of total revenue in 2019.


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Amyris Provides Update to Investors, but Not the Numbers Needed

The business needs to provide GAAP revenue and GAAP product gross margin for its consumer brands to reassure nervous investors.


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Here's Why Gold Stocks Soared Today

The combination of market volatility and a federal stimulus is aiding gold and silver stocks.


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Here's Why Genetic Testing Stocks Are Down Today

Investors should prepare for the genetic testing industry to see a tangible slowdown in volumes due to the coronavirus pandemic.


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Here's Why Solar Hardware Stocks Are Down

The latest economic numbers from China were worse than expected, which hints at pain to come for industries with supply chains in the country.

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Amyris Is Spending Way Too Much on Manufacturing Costs

Can the industrial biotech amend its manufacturing agreement to lower expenses? Will it matter?


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Invitae Stock Falls Again in Broader Market Downturn

It's been a rough few weeks for shareholders, but portfolio returns aren't measured in weeks.


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Here's Why Invitae Stock Dropped Today

Growth stocks often fall the hardest during a market correction.


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Here's Why Avid Bioservices Tumbled Today

The drug manufacturer encountered an operational setback, which forced it to slash revenue guidance.


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Here's Why Editas Medicine Fell as Much as 11.8% Today

The gene-editing pioneer is getting caught in the broader market correction, which isn't too surprising considering the stock's big gains last week.