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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The bulls are in a technical heaven right now: S&P 500 up 7 of last 8 days...only 1 percent from a multi-year high...market leader Apple less than 2 percent from an historic high...historic highs in the Dow Transports...if nonfarm payrolls are a significant upside surprise (as the ADP implied) the market will rally again.
On Thursday, some 65.6 percent of NYSE Euronext shareholders backed the $9.4 billion takeover of the company that owns the NYSE by Deutsche Boerse, based on preliminary vote results from the NYSE. The final vote results are expected on Friday. Here's a brief fact sheet...
NYSE Euronext shareholders will vote on their merger with the Deutsche Boerse tomorrow (Thursday) morning at 8am ET. Fifty percent of the shareholders must approve the merger. The Deutsche Boerse shareholders can tender their shares up until July 13th; they need 75 percent shareholder approval. Here's a brief fact sheet...
Four years after its proposed creation, the Consolidated Audit Trail is finally showing signs of life.
Industrials: there is a change in tone. I've been talking this week about watching what the big industrials have to say about the global economy.
Electric and gas utilities are beginning to report, and analysts I have spoken with have indicated that the warm winter didn't help any of them.
Possible upside surprise
In another sign the IPO market may be recovering, a provider of spot commodity trading services in China began trading.
Financial markets were not expecting the Federal Open Market Committee to raise rates during its meeting this week.
Estimize takes a look at Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn as they report first quarter earnings this week.