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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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Peloton Expanding Into Australia

The country will be its first market in the Asia-Pacific region.

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PayPal Acquiring Cryptocurrency Security Company Curv

The deal adds more muscle to the company's digital currency efforts.

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Why Zillow Group Shares Sank Today

The investing trend of the moment isn't this company's friend.

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Why Charlotte's Web Stock Fell by Almost 5% on Monday

A new product rollout leaves investors cold.

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Why AnaptysBio Plummeted Today

The company's leading drug candidate failed to meet its primary endpoint in a phase 2 clinical trial.

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Amazon Acquiring Nearly 20% of Cargo Carrier Air Transport Services Group

The company is clearly aiming to be the master of its own destiny in logistics.


2 Democrats Push IRS to Extend 2021 Tax Filing Deadline to July 15

This would match the extension granted by the agency last year in the initial months of the pandemic.

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Bitcoin Miner Cipher Mining Going Public in SPAC Merger

The company says its move will create a business with an enterprise value of $2 billion.

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Why Moderna Was a Roller Coaster Today

Several bits of news were buffeting the stock in various directions.

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Boeing Reportedly Seeking New $4 Billion Credit Facility

Citigroup is apparently the leader of the lending syndicate.

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"Spoofing" Lawsuit Against Bank of America, Morgan Stanley Dismissed

Employees at the two banks were accused of attempting to manipulate the prices of precious metals.

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Why Stitch Fix, Zillow, and Other Consumer Services Stars Sank Today

Many investors are turning away from remote-business stocks.

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Why Marijuana Stocks Like Canopy Growth and Aphria Got Trashed on Thursday

It wasn't their fault, honest.


U.K. Antitrust Agency Investigating Apple Over App Store Practices

Controversy continues to dog the company over its relationship to app developers.

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Is CRISPR Stock Heading to $160 in 2021?

One analyst thinks the company's foundational gene-editing tools have far more potential than many realize.

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Why Shares of Teladoc Health Are Sinking Today

Investors are shying away from coronavirus stocks, even though a top investor just bought into this one.

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Tesla Full Self-Driving Subscriptions Launching in Q2, Musk Says

Characteristically, the famous CEO didn't provide any details.

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Oscar Health Raises IPO Price; Shares to Start Trading Today

The next-generation health insurer will reap gross proceeds upward of $1.11 billion if buyers think the new price is right.

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"Fortnite" Creator Buys Peer Tonic Games Group

Epic Games is now the proud owner of hit title "Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout."


Airbnb Seeks to Raise $2 Billion From Convertible Notes Issue

It hasn't provided many details so far, though.