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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 Marriott International Stock Blasted Higher Today

The continuing recovery of the tourism sector powers the company's revenue and profitability past expectations.


Why Moderna Trounced the Market on Tuesday

Strong coronavirus vaccine sales reported by a peer presage a fine first quarter for the biotech.


Why Hexo Stock Took a 5% Hit Today

To no one's great surprise, the cannabis company is floating another secondary stock offering.


Why Avis Stock Topped the Market Today

The company does an impressive flip on the bottom line for its inaugural quarter of 2022.

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Why Sabre Stock Nose-Dived Today

Although the company notched beats on its Q1 results, in terms of fundamentals, it's still some distance from its pre-pandemic altitude.


Chegg Gets Schooled Hard for Its Q1 Results

The education specialist beat on both revenue and earnings for the quarter. There's a major "but," however, regarding guidance.


Cryptocurrency and Our Digital Banking Future: An Interview With KeyBank's Jamie Warder

These days a trip to the bank can be done virtually in a number of ways. How is that affecting the banking industry and its clientele?

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Why Sorrento Therapeutics Stock Shot 7% Higher Today

The company delivers some encouraging news about a COVID drug.


Why Apple Stock Couldn't Keep Up With the Market Today

A regulator overseas thinks the company is stifling competition in the mobile-wallet realm.


Why Veru Stock Plummeted on Monday

A short-seller makes some worrying accusations against the company.


Why BioNTech Stock Crushed the Market Today

The company launches a two-year share buyback program.


Why Trupanion Stock Flopped on Friday

The company's first-quarter loss was deeper than analysts expected.

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Why Robinhood Stock Got Another Shock Today

The company falls short of expectations for its first quarter of this year.


Why Chart Industries Flew Higher on Friday

The specialty industrial company not only beat on Q1 revenue and earnings, it crushed expectations with its guidance, too.

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Why Sundial Growers Stock Wilted Today

An analyst chops his price target on the stock by 25%.


Why Apple Stock Slumped Today

There was a big caveat in the company's second-quarter results.


Why Comcast Stock Was Tumbling This Week

The company's double-digit revenue growth might prove to be an isolated incident.

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Why Block Stock Rocked Higher on Thursday

A promising new service launched in Canada.


Why Atomera Stock Blasted Nearly 22% Higher Today

The company signed a fresh joint development agreement with an unidentified partner.


Why Merck Crushed the Market Today

The company delivered resounding beats on both the top and bottom lines in its first quarter and raised guidance.

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