A CNBC reporter since 1990, Bob Pisani has covered Wall Street and the stock market for nearly 20 years. Pisani covered the real estate market for CNBC from 1990-1995, then moved on to cover corporate management issues before becoming Stocks Correspondent in 1997.
In addition to covering the global stock market, he also covers initial public offerings (IPOs), exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and financial market structure for CNBC.
In 2013, he won Third Place in the National Headliner Awards in the Business and Consumer Reporting category for his documentary on the diamond business, "The Diamond Rush."
In 2014, Pisani was honored with a Recognition Award from the Market Technicians Association for "steadfast efforts to integrate technical analysis into financial decision making, journalism and reporting."
Prior to joining CNBC, Pisani co-authored "Investing in Land: How to Be a Successful Developer." He and his father taught a course in real estate development at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania from 1987-1992. Pisani learned the real estate business from his father, Ralph Pisani, a retired real estate developer.
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Spanish bank Santander announced it has reached the 9 percent capital ratio required by the European Banking Authority, a full 6 months ahead of the June 2012 deadline. It was previously announced there was a shortfall of some 15.3 billion euros.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy put on the sunny face: Meeting in Paris, Merkel says negotiations over a new multilateral treaty to address the debt issues are going well and she reiterated that it was possible to have a signed agreement by March.
Don't let the calm fool you: 2012 will be a make or break year for the euro and the euro zone. It is going to get very tricky from here on out.
ADP Employment Change for December came in much stronger than expected, at 325,000 jobs created, well above the consensus of 175,000. Charles Biderman of TrimTabs.com called to say that he had a hard time believing that there were that many jobs created.
S&P futures popped about 5 points as the ADP Employment Change for December came in much stronger than expected, at 325,000 jobs created, well above the consensus of 175,000. This bodes well for the December nonfarm payroll report, out tomorrow.
ICI reports that for the week ending December 28, $5.2 billion left stock mutual funds. That makes about $24 billion in outflows in the month of December.
Yellen and Fischer's comments at Jackson Hole leave markets right where they started the session.
Call it crowd-sourcing for algorithmic trading.
Participants have made some headway toward making markets function more smoothly when they are under stress.
Here's more evidence this summer's stock market rally is broad-based.
Wall Street banks get a lift from Janet Yellen's comments as the market begins to price in a near-term rate hike.
Herbalife shares slumped after Bill Ackman said he was approached to take a stake in the firm.
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