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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 Carnival Stock Dipped Underwater on Friday

An analyst's raised price target is still under the stock's waterline.

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Why Was Up 13% on Friday

Investors are excited about the company's latest acquisition.

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Why Churchill Capital IV Is Rising Today

The SPAC will finally merge with Lucid Motors.


Why Co-Diagnostics Blasted 21% Higher on Thursday

The company was awarded a patent from a relatively affluent Asian country.

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Why DiDi Global Got Crushed on Thursday

The Chinese government is reportedly about to bring the hammer down on the ride-hailing company.


Why Moderna Topped the Market Today

The company keeps scoring new supply deals across the Pacific.

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Why Cryptocurrencies Are Rocketing Higher Today

The move upward mirrors the stock market rally.

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Why Square Stock Shot 5.5% Higher Today

Square Banking makes a splashy debut.

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Why HCA Healthcare Trounced the Market on Tuesday

The company obliterated analyst estimates for its latest quarter.


Why PLx Pharma Blasted Nearly 20% Higher Today

The company is on a roll, scoring its second major retail distribution deal in as many weeks.


Why Quidel Soared by Almost 8% on Monday

The company announces a potentially major testing deal in Delaware.

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Why Zoom Video Communications Was Down on Monday

The company's latest acquisition isn't exactly cheap.

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Why Coronavirus Stocks Are Zooming Higher Today

The surge in cases and deaths could significantly ramp up demand for these companies' existing and pipeline products.

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Why BioNTech Is Blasting Higher Today

The company received some very inspiring news from a top regulator.


Why Norwegian Cruise Line Stock Is Slumping This Week

General pessimism over the cruise industry's recovery is compounded by a company lawsuit against the state of Florida.

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Why Facebook Slumped on Thursday

$1 billion initiatives aren't as impressive as they used to be, it seems.

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Why Immunic Plummeted by 21% on Thursday

Word of a new share issue made investors feel queasy.


Why Tesla Slipped Today

Elon utters the "F" word.

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Why Score Media and Gaming Struck Out Today

The company whiffs big time in terms of both revenue and profitability.

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Why Square Stock Wilted on Wednesday

Investors shrugged their shoulders at news of a fresh acquisition.