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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

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Why Invitae Stock Plummeted by 15% Today

Investors are taking a new, bearish analyst view on the company to heart.


Why American Airlines Stock Was Diving Today

An important cost item for the company will be notably higher than previously expected.

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Why Regeneron Wasn't a Healthy Stock Today

The company is forking over $900 million in an upfront payment to fully own a cancer drug.

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Why Moderna and Pfizer Lagged the Market Today

The amendment to a European Union supply agreement is spooking investors.

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Why Block's Apple News Juiced Its Stock Price Today

The two companies are teaming up for contactless commerce through the Tap to Pay app.


Why the Sun Was Shining on SolarEdge Stock Today

That's what often happens when an analyst makes a big recommendation upgrade.


Why Aurora Cannabis Stock Couldn't Catch Fire Today

Investors weren't cheered by yet another round of capital-raising by the Canadian pot company.


Why Avis Budget Group Stock Tumbled Today

The auto chip supply shortage might be ending soon, but that's not necessarily good news for everyone who moves the metal.


Why DraftKings Stock Was a Bad Bet on Tuesday

Nobody likes an analyst price target cut.

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Why Farfetch Stock Dived by Almost 8% Today

There were 200 million reasons for investors to be unhappy with the company.


Why PayPal Stock Shot 6% Higher Today

A restructuring plan seems to be kicking into gear.


Why 23andMe Stock Was Lagging the Market Today

The genetics company misses on both the top and bottom lines in its fourth quarter.

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Why Express Stock Slowed Considerably This Week

The company was a laggard in the retail stock recovery race.


Why The Trade Desk Was Sinking This Week

The "Snap effect" badly affected sentiment for the company, although reaffirmed guidance soothed some of that pain.

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Why Novavax Was Tumbling by 12% This Week

Outshined by rival coronavirus vaccine developers, the stock is hit with a downbeat analyst report from a prominent bank.


Why Investors Soured on Kraft Heinz Stock Thursday

One bank's analyst no longer finds the company's prospects to be tasty.

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Why Co-Diagnostics Trounced the Market on Thursday

The company is not monkeying around with the latest possible global health menace.


Why Canadian Marijuana Stocks Soared Today

No prizes for guessing which country just reported a big leap in weed sales.


Why Liquidia Stock Rose as Much as 22% Higher Today

A major bank initiated coverage of the stock with a very bullish recommendation and price target.


Why Okta Stock Trounced the Market Today

A researcher initiates coverage on the company with an unhesitant buy recommendation.

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