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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


Will Upcoming Marijuana Stock Weedmaps Be a Buy or a Bye?

WM Holding has good brand recognition and a unique business model for its key asset.


2 Cannabis ETFs All Investors Should Consider Buying

Do you want broad exposure to the marijuana sector? If yes, then take a look at this winning duo.


2 Pick-and-Shovel Marijuana Stocks That Could Make You Rich

Both of these sideways plays on the future of cannabis could give your portfolio a very pleasant high.


1 Undervalued Marijuana Stock Investors Need to Know

This Florida-based firecracker hasn't gotten nearly enough investor love.


Should You Believe the Hype on Marijuana Stock Planet 13?

Planet 13 operates the largest cannabis dispensary in the world and has effectively pivoted its business during the coronavirus pandemic.

Child getting a jab from a medical professional

Pfizer and BioNTech Coronavirus Vaccine Effective After 1 Dose, Can Last 2 Weeks in Standard Freezer, Separate Research Shows

The new findings promise simpler transport, storage, and administration for BNT162b2.

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Why Canopy Growth Popped 5.4% Higher Today

The company is getting out of the venture capital business.


Baidu Beats on Q4 Revenue and Earnings

But investors clearly weren't impressed with the company's better-than-expected performance.

House sold sign and family

Mortgage Originations Hit an All-Time High in Q4

Refinancing is the rocket fuel powering the latest home-lending boom.

EV pulling into a parkins space

PG&E Rolls Out Electric Vehicle Fast Charge Stations

The structures can add hundreds of miles to vehicle range with only a 30-minute charge, the utility says.


Will Innovative Industrial Properties Thrive or Dive After U.S. Legalization?

The company is doing gangbusters lately, but its world will change drastically when and if cannabis legalization occurs.

Marijuana bud on fire

Why Sundial Growers Stock Rose, Then Crashed on Thursday

It appears that the WallStreetBets Effect is quickly fading.


Pfizer and BioNTech Launch Coronavirus Vaccine Study for Pregnant Women

The testing will also be extended to children.

Walmart employee stocking bananas

Walmart Posts Mixed Q4, Raises Dividend

The company also launched a new share repurchase program.


1 Marijuana Stock to Avoid Like the Plague

Investors are more excited than they should be about a big deal this company has engineered.

Marijuana leaves plus joints and flower

Why Marijuana Stocks Like Aurora Cannabis and HEXO Are Sinking Today

Investors, it seems, are sobering up about the weed industry after pushing its stocks high over the past few days.

A woman looking at a set of indexes and graphs

Goldman Sachs Raises 2021 Profit Estimate for the S&P 500 Index

The bank's new outlook is influenced by the surprising performance of the index's stocks in last year's fourth quarter.


Is Hot Marijuana Stock Charlotte's Web Still a Buy?

It's a top CBD company on the market; maybe it belongs in your portfolio, too.


JetBlue Is Reducing Basic Economy Fares

The company aims to be more competitive with ultra-low-cost carriers.

Doctor writing on a patient medical chart

Exact Sciences Falls in After-Hours Trading on Q4 Results

Due to an accounting charge taken because of an acquisition, the company was deep in the red on the bottom line.