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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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Why Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Fell Today

The pharmaceutical giant whiffs on both the top and bottom lines in its Q3.

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Why Avid Bioservices Stock Surged 14% Today

The stock will be part of a well-known index.

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Why Esperion Therapeutics Plummeted by 11% Today

Shareholders were displeased with the company's latest financial move.

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Why Novavax Fell by 3% Today

Good news for a rival's coronavirus vaccine compounds worries about the company's shot.

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Why GoHealth Is Blasting Higher This Week

We've just entered a busy and, hopefully for investors, lucrative period for the health insurance marketplace operator.

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Why iQiyi Stock Was Winning This Week

Investors are taking that old adage "content is king" to heart with the productive video-streaming company.

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Why Shares of Healthcare Services Group Dived by 14% Today

Its Q3 profitability fell notably short of expectations.

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Why Abbott Laboratories Shot Higher Today

All four of the company's divisions posted strong growth, but one in particular was a standout.

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3 Dividend Raises You Can Still Take Advantage of

Three big names in the stock market are paying more for investors to own their stock.

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Why Nikola Stock Popped by Nearly 5% Today

The company's legal action against Tesla will go forward after all.

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Why Johnson & Johnson Shares Trounced the Market Today

The healthcare giant recorded healthy growth in all three of its business segments and raised its guidance.

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Why Medtronic Fell by Almost 6% on Monday

An important clinical trial will last longer than some expected.

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Why Infinity Pharmaceuticals Shot Nearly 4% Higher Today

An analyst initiated coverage of the biotech stock with a unambiguous buy recommendation.


10,126 Reasons for WWE Investors to Worry Right Now

A determined rival has been having a lot of success lately.

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Why Shares of XP Soared on Friday

An analyst upgrades his recommendation on the stock to the equivalent of a buy.

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Why Corsair Gaming Tumbled by 8% Today

Two analysts have become less optimistic on the stock.

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Why Moderna Stock Trounced the Market Today

The company's coronavirus vaccine booster shot received a major boost from an FDA panel of experts.

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Why HubSpot Beat the Market on Wednesday

Several analysts raised their price targets on the stock, at times, significantly.

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Why Sarepta Therapeutics Tumbled Today

Investors weren't wowed by a company update, or by news of a fresh stock issue.

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Why Charlotte's Web Had a Seesaw Tuesday

Investors were mulling the effect of a new sticker that will appear on the company's products.