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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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Robinhood Fires Back at Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger Over Criticism

The trading platform operator essentially accuses the Berkshire Hathaway vice chairman of being out of touch and elitist.

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Moderna's Market Value Set to Rise by at Least 75%, Says Noted Analyst

Oppenheimer's Hartaj Singh believes the stock's market capitalization is headed to at least $100 billion.

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Innovative Industrial Properties Misses on Q4 Results

The stock is being punished for not hitting analyst revenue and earnings estimates.


Costco Lifting Minimum Wage to $16 Per Hour, $1 Over Amazon, Walmart, and Target

It's also $1 higher than President Joe Biden's proposed hike.


Why Halozyme Therapeutics Is Trading 14% Higher Today

Investors liked what they saw in the company's fourth-quarter earnings release.

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Why Co-Diagnostics Stock Is Shooting Higher Today

Its technology underpins a coronavirus test that's about to get much wider distribution.

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Canopy Growth Is Poised to Fall by 35%, Says Analyst

The company isn't the best play on eventual U.S. decriminalization/legalization, according to a Jefferies prognosticator.


Report: AT&T Close to Selling Stake in DIRECTV, TV Now, and U-Verse Business Business

The deal could be worth around $15 billion.

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Co-Diagnostics Names New CFO and CSO

With the latter appointment, the company's founder moves into a more advisory role.


GameStop CFO Resigns

Jim Bell will formally step down on March 26.

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Why AnaptysBio Fell by as Much as 10% Today

Perhaps no news is bad news for the ambitious biotech.

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Why Moderna Stock Tanked on Tuesday

The "other" coronavirus vaccine is currently having a moment in the spotlight.

Home Depot Sinks Almost 3% Despite Q4 Beat

Growth was hot during the quarter, but that's not likely to continue.

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GrowGeneration Acquires Peer San Diego Hydroponics & Organics

It's the latest in a growing series of asset buys for the ambitious specialty retailer.

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Square Poised to Shoot 42% Higher, Says Analyst

That could be just the start of a monster bull run for the company.

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Peloton Defeats Bike+ Patent Infringement Lawsuit Brought by NordicTrack Maker

Icon had accused Peloton of cribbing its technology for on-the-fly resistance adjustments.


Carnival Floating $1 Billion in New Stock

The issue is coming soon after a $3.5 billion debt flotation.

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New Jersey Marijuana Legalization Measures Signed Into Law

The sale and consumption of recreational weed are now permitted in the populous state.

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Why Beyond Meat Fell Nearly 6% on Monday

The combination of high valuations and ever-creeping competition appears to be spooking some investors.


Report: Apple Developing Wireless Battery Pack for iPhones

If the company can iron out its kinks, the product would launch in the very near future.