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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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Why Apple Was a Sour Stock on Tuesday

Discouraging updates from a pair of analysts ding the iPhone maker's share price.


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Why Inovio Pharmaceuticals Stock Topped the Market on Monday

The appointment of a new top executive clearly meets with investor approval.


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Why Vermilion Energy Stock Popped by Nearly 12% Today

An analyst upgrades the company in the belief that it's basically a sleeper stock.


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Why ApeCoin Was Roaring on Sunday

You'd probably be a hit too if you guest-starred in a video from a pair of major hip-hop artists.


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3 Top Stock Splits to Watch in 2022

What do a top electric vehicle maker, the king of internet search engines, and a veteran Asian video game company have in common?

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Why Meta Materials Stock Dived by Nearly 40% Today

No investor loves a dilutive new stock issue.


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Why Wolfspeed Was a Howler of a Stock Today

An analyst's glowing note shines a light on the specialty chip maker.


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Why Apple and Alphabet Stocks Popped on Friday

Don't look now, but top tech stocks might, just might, be staging a comeback thanks to bargain hunters.


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Why Chewy Was Such a Tasty Stock This Week

An analyst is now suggesting investors take a big bite of the pet food purveyor.


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Why United Airlines Dipped While the Market Climbed Today

Fewer flights will be departing from one of the carrier's critical airports.

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Why WeWork Was a Stock Market Star Today

An analyst enthusiastically iniates coverage on the bellwether co-working space provider.


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Why Dynavax Crushed the Market on Thursday

Its partner's coronavirus vaccine comes one important step closer to approval in Europe.


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Got $1,000? Buy These 2 Ultra-High-Yield Dividend Stocks on the Dip

A top retailer and a pharmaceutical giant both now boast dividends that yield more than 3%.


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Why Zoom Stock Was a Winner on Wednesday

The company is rolling out a suite of subscription packages.


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Why Pfizer and Moderna Bumped Higher on Tuesday

The two companies receive yet another green light for their respective coronavirus vaccines.

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These 2 Companies Just Raised Their Dividends -- and You Can Still Buy Them

There's still time to get in on lifts from both a top name in the industrials sector and a prominent REIT.


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Why Meta Platforms Stock Flew Higher on Friday

An analyst price-target cut and calls for more sweeping regulatory oversight abroad couldn't dim the social media star's popularity.


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Why Revlon Stock Almost Doubled on Friday

There's nothing like a little takeover scuttlebutt to put a rocket on a stock.


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Why Teladoc Health Shot More Than 5% Higher Today

An analyst shaves his price target on the leading telehealth company.


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Why Peloton Stock Tumbled This Week

A bearish new analyst note didn't do the struggling fitness equipment company any favors.

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