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Eric Volkman

Eric Volkman

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Eric has been writing about stocks and finance since the mid-1990s, when he lived in Prague, Czech Republic. Over the course of a varied career, he has also been a radio newscaster, an investment banker, and a bass player in a selection of rock and roll bands. A native New Yorker, he currently lives in Los Angeles.

Recent articles

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What Investors Need to Know About Jazz Pharmaceuticals' Planned Acquisition of GW Pharmaceuticals

Will the total be greater than the sum of the parts?


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Goldman Sachs Launches Robo-Advisor Service With Only $1,000 Minimum to Open

Marcus Invest is the latest extension of the investment bank's consumer finance brand.


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GW Pharmaceuticals Beats on Revenue, Bottom Line for Q4

The company's net loss was far narrower than many expected.


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Why Shares of Churchill Capital IV Zoomed 32% Higher Today

The SPAC is apparently raising fresh capital to bring electric vehicle company Lucid Motors to the stock market.


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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Reveals Major New Stake in Chevron

The famous investor places a multi-billion dollar bet on oil.

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JD.com to Spin Off Logistics Unit via Hong Kong Listing

The announcement comes less than three months after the company's healthcare subsidiary was very successfully floated on the Asian exchange.


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HEXO Acquiring Zenabis Global for $186 Million

The deal is the latest of several mergers and buyouts announced in the marijuana industry.


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Is the Great Marijuana Stock Bull Run of 2021 About to End?

Decriminalization and/or legalization is likely coming sooner than expected, but that might not necessarily be a boon for the stock market's current cannabis darlings.


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What Will a Combined Tilray and Aphria Look Like After Their Merger?

The new company will have a comparatively big presence overseas, for one thing.


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Marijuana Reform Just Got a Major Boost in the U.S.

Three of the most powerful politicians in the country have promised to start taking a hatchet to our cannabis laws in the very near future.

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2 Pure Play Marijuana Stocks That Need to Be on Your Radar

Cannabis retail is set to expand dramatically, and this pair is nicely positioned to take advantage of the boom.


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Will Canadian Marijuana Stocks Pop on U.S. Legalization?

They would immediately gain full access to a massive market, after all.


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Report: Facebook Developing Android-Based Smartwatch

The social media company continues to push further into the tech hardware market.


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Why SQZ Biotechnologies Sank on Friday

The cell-squeezing specialist priced a new stock issue.


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Zillow Group Acquiring Home Touring Tech Company ShowingTime for $500 Million

The deal will help the company automate the clunky process of home tour scheduling.

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PayPal CEO Considering Forays Into Stock Trading, High-Yield Savings Accounts

The company is aiming for significant growth in the coming years.


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Why AnaptysBio Trounced the Market on Thursday

The biotech got a sharp upward shift in recommendation and target price from a prominent analyst.


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Aurora Cannabis Pops After Hours on Second-Quarter Results

The company showed encouraging growth in the stronger of its two main product categories.


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Kraft Heinz Selling Planters Nuts to Hormel for $3.35 Billion

The buyer says that financing the deal won't put its hallowed dividend in jeopardy.


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Why Marijuana Stocks Like Aphria and Charlotte's Web Holdings Flew High Today

It looks like members of a certain investing group are placing big bets on weed stocks.