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Eric Volkman

Eric Volkman


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


What Marijuana Investors Need to Know About Virginia Legalization

It's not exactly going to change the cannabis regime in the state overnight.

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Shake Shack CFO Steps Down

Tara Comonte will stay in her position only until May 7.

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Gov. Cuomo Confirms and Details New York Recreational Marijuana Legalization Bill; Vote Could Occur Within Days

A final vote might come as soon as Tuesday.


Visa to Start Accepting Cryptocurrency Payments in Its Network

The payment card giant has selected USD Coin as the initial "crypto" for the initiative.

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Facebook Poised to Shoot 32% Higher, Says Analyst

A Deutsche Bank prognosticator believes the company has several growth levers it can pull.

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Disney+ and ESPN+ Launched on Comcast's Xfinity

The two streaming services will now be instantly accessible for "tens of millions" of Xfinity users.


Does Up-and-Coming Marijuana Stock Jushi Have a Big Debt Problem?

The company is one of the more buzzy cannabis titles, but there is concern that it's too eager to borrow money.

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Moderna Has Shipped 100 Million Coronavirus Vaccine Doses to the U.S.

More than two-thirds of those jabs have already been administered.


Is Curaleaf Still a Top Marijuana Stock to Buy?

The company is growing at an admirable clip, but it's still posting bottom-line losses.


Is OrganiGram Stock a Buy After British American Tobacco's Investment?

The big cigarette company now owns 20% of OrganiGram, following the latest major deal in the pot industry.


5 Pot Stocks Poised to Strike It Rich From Recent Legalization Moves

One of the more recent states to flip the switch on recreational marijuana legalization is New Jersey. A quintet of operators is nicely positioned to take advantage of this.


Better Marijuana Stock to Buy: Cresco Labs or Trulieve?

One company emerges as the clear victor in this battle of the marijuana retailers.


1 Under-the-Radar Marijuana Stock Investors Need to Know

This small operator with an offbeat business strategy has the potential to go much bigger.


Is Hot Marijuana Stock Sundial Growers a Buy?

The online investment community is still buzzing about this company, but whether it belongs in your portfolio is another question.

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Charlotte's Web Holdings Narrows Loss, Improves Revenue in Q4

The direct-to-consumer channel, in particular, helped propel top-line growth for the quarter.


Report: Smartphone Maker Xiaomi to Start Producing Electric Vehicles

Move over, Apple; It seems the Chinese rival is about to jump into the car business.

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Invesco Mortgage Capital Raises Dividend; Yield Is 9.1%

Yet again, the mREIT lifts its payout.

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Why Sea Limited Rose as Much as 5% Today

The company's stock took a ride on a famous ARK.


Congress Extends PPP Application Deadline by 2 Months

The new line in the sand is May 31.


PepsiCo Indicates It Will Take Delivery of 15 Tesla Semis Later This Year

The company has a pre-order in place for 100 of the vehicles.