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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 Stock Got a Slap From the Market Today

An analyst shaved $40 off his share price target for the customer relationship management leader.

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Why Meta Platforms Rose While Amazon Sank on Monday

An analyst pushes the bull case for both companies, but investors react in different ways to his evaluation.

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Why Dynavax Stock Won on a Losing Monday for the Market

The company earns an Emergency Use Authorization from a well-off Middle Eastern country.


Why Tonix Pharmaceuticals Stock Dived by Over 31% Today

You'd plummet to the ground too if you declared a major reverse stock split.


Why Block Stock Got Mashed on Monday

It was hit by a fresh recommendation downgrade from an analyst.


Is the Competition Taking a Huge Bite out of Beyond Meat's Business?

The company suffered from pricing softness during its first quarter, a sign that rivals are competing well.


Why Teladoc Health Flew 9% Higher on Friday

An analyst bucks the trend and lifts her price target on the stock.


Why Rivian Sank to an All-Time Low Before Recovering This Week

Investors were very displeased with a big shareholder's stock sale, but sentiment improved after the electric vehicle maker released first-quarter earnings.


Why Coinbase Stock Was Plunging by Over 43% This Week

It's a perfect storm of negative factors for the suddenly struggling cryptocurrency exchange operator.


Why Electric-Vehicle Stock Faraday Future Stock Zoomed 18% Higher Today

The company says it's on track to launch production in a matter of months.


Why Beyond Meat Stock Plummeted Again Today

A pack of analysts became much more bearish on the company's prospects.


Rising Interest Rates Rock loanDepot

But that's not the only problem the company is facing.


Why Carvana Stock Skidded to an 18% Loss Today

The latest news from the company and from one analyst that tracks it isn't being greeted positively.


Why Moderna Stock Swooned Today

There's some trouble in the C-suite.


Why Apple Stock Withered on Wednesday

A longtime rival is making a hard push into the smartwatch category.

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Lemonade's Q1: Beating Expectations With Bundling

The next-gen insurer beat on both the top and bottom lines.


Why National Vision Holdings Stock Dived Today

Investors weren't happy at all with the guidance published in the company's latest set of quarterly results.


Why Intra-Cellular Therapies Trounced the S&P 500 Today

The biotech notches an extremely convincing first-quarter earnings beat.

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Why FuboTV Stock Blasted 15% Higher Today

Two very influential people loaded up on the stock Monday.


Why SmileDirectClub Tanked by 11% on Tuesday

The company is being punished for a fairly modest earnings miss.

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