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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


Why Zoom Stock Was Zooming on Wednesday

A famous investor loads up on the shares.

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Why Wayfair Stock Dived by 9% Today

An analyst initiates coverage of the retailer with a sell recommendation.


Why Walt Disney Stock Tumbled Today

Lingering concerns about a potential big-ticket buy and an analyst price-target cut combined for a bad day on the market for The House of Mouse.


Why Apple Escaped Tuesday's Tech Stock Meltdown

An analyst reiterates his very bullish view on the company's shares.


Why Cruise Stocks Like Carnival and Norwegian Sank Today

An analyst cuts his price targets on the two prominent cruise line companies.

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Why Nutanix Blasted More Than 5% Higher Today

The buyout-rumor mill starts turning for the cloud-computing company.


Why Moderna and Pfizer Stocks Lagged the Market Today

Despite good regulatory news for both companies, and encouraging clinical results reported from one, investor reaction was muted.

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These 2 Tech Giants Just Declared Dividend Raises. Are They Buys?

Investors need to look past any dividend raise to evaluate the fundamentals underpinning it.


Why Arcos Dorados Was a Golden Stock This Week

The company's latest set of quarterly earnings provided a highly satisfying meal for investors.


Why Kohl's Stock Dived Again on Friday

A very disappointing first-quarter earnings miss leads to a clutch of analyst price target cuts.


Why Ford Stock Got Crushed by the Market Today

A legal case in Germany has investors concerned.


Why Carnival Stock Was Underwater Today

The company is loading up with even more debt.


Why Dynavax Stock Blasted 16% Higher Today

One of its vaccine partners had some encouraging regulatory news to report.


Why Digital Ocean Surged Nearly 12% Higher Today

Another analyst gives the thumbs-up to the company's recently announced set of price increases.


Why Coinbase Global Stock Got Socked in the Mouth Today

As cryptocurrencies go, so goes one of their top trading-platform operators.


Why Nike Stock Stumbled to a Nearly 6% Fall Today

An analyst's not-very-drastic price target cut and the report of an executive departure come on an inopportune day for the top consumer discretionary company.


Why Tonix Pharmaceuticals Continued to Plummet Today

A spot of potentially good news can't stop the investor exodus from the biotech stock.


Why Zoom Stock Was Out of Focus on Wednesday

The somewhat worrying results of a survey cause an analyst to make a fairly deep cut to his price target on the shares.


Why Charlotte's Web Got High and Then Fell on Tuesday

The CBD specialist's latest research is reassuring, but the same can't be said for its financials.


Why On Holding Stock Shot as Much as 16% Higher Today

The company's running shoes are a hot item among consumers, as revealed by its first-quarter results.

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