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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


Airbnb Seeks to Raise $2 Billion From Convertible Notes Issue

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

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Novavax CEO Says Its Coronavirus Vaccine Could Win FDA Approval in May

Stanley Erck said his company will have at least tens of millions of doses available if and when it's granted authorization.


Electric-Vehicle Maker Nio Falls After Hours on Mixed Q4

Deliveries and sales were up dramatically during the quarter, but the bottom-line loss was steeper than expected.


All Apple U.S. Stores Now Open for the First Time Since Coronavirus Outbreak

Each of the company's 270 retail outlets is currently open for business.


Workhorse Group Meeting With USPS to Discuss Electric Vehicle Contract Loss

The powwow is scheduled for Wednesday.


Beyond Meat CFO Stepping Down

Mark Nelson will stay on as a consultant after his tenure ends.


Bitcoin Could Become the No. 1 International Trade Currency, Says Citigroup Analysts

The company has some powerful advantages when it comes to cross-border commerce.

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Cresco Labs Files Shelf Registration for Up to $1 Billion in Financing

The company could sell debt securities, equity, warrants, or a combination of some or all.

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Why Guardion Health Sciences Stock Got Mashed on Monday

The company maintains its Nasdaq listing, but at a price.

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Johnson & Johnson Coronavirus Vaccine Wins FDA Authorization

The big pharmaceutical company's jab has some important advantages.

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Cronos Group Slides on Q4 Results

The company's mixed quarter saw it trounce revenue estimates, but fall short of profitability forecasts.

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Why AnaptysBio Was a Stock Market Star on Friday

There was some encouraging news from across the Atlantic.

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Why Root Was a Flop on Friday

The company's Q4 performance fell short of expectations.

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Why Select Medical Holdings Is Blasting 20% Higher Today

Critical care hospitalizations were up during the quarter, for obvious reasons.


Beyond Meat Signs Supply Deals With McDonald's and Yum! Brands, Releases Q4 Results

It was a good news, bad news kind of day for the alt-protein purveyor.

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Southwest Airlines Adds 2 New Strategic Routes

Travelers will soon be able to hop on the company's planes and fly to Montana or the Florida panhandle.

Apple iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max

Apple Expanding Its Presence in Target Stores

The "enhanced Apple shopping experience" will start to be introduced in the next few days.

Dividends take a holiday

Why Airbnb Is a Hot Stock After-Hours Today

The company posts a massive revenue beat for its Q4, although its net loss was deeper than anticipated.

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Why Green Thumb Industries Rose on Thursday Before Tanking by 5%

Jolts of optimism from two analysts can't overcome a downbeat day for the market.

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Why Pandion Therapeutics Stock Blasted Sky-High on Thursday

You'd vault into the air too if a big-name pharmaceutical paid a high premium for your stock.