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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In another sign the deficit committee is impacting the markets, stocks have rallied off their lows on a single headline from Senator Max Baucus, a member of the deficit reduction committee: "We're still going forward" implying negotiations were ongoing, citing a "new idea."
U.S. futures and European stocks are just off their lows for the day on more tail risk in Europe and the failure of the U.S. debt-reduction committee to come to an agreement.
A number of refiners are weak today. In the long run, it may be good news for consumers. Crude oil transporter Enbridge announced it was going to buy Conoco's 50 percent stake in a pipeline that ran from Freeport, Texas, to Cushing, Okla., for $1.15 billion and reverse the flow of oil.
October Consumer Price Index fell 0.1 percent, a little lighter than expected, core CPI up 0.1 percent, in-line with expectations. Headline inflation now up 3.5 percent year over year (2.1 percent ex-food and energy), but the big worry: crude over $100. Headline CPI will not be so tame if that continues.
Here's what traders are watching as we get closer to the first presidential debate on Monday.
There's more than meets the eye to today's rally.
Fed leaves rates unchanged, traders wonder what's really keeping rates on hold.
After many false starts, we're finally starting to see the IPO market gain ground.
Clinton appears to have edged out Trump in the presidential debate, based on analysts' take on the market reaction.
Donald Trump got sidetracked too often in the first debate and missed two opportunities to score major debate points, says Jake Novak.
The Mexican peso reversed losses against the U.S. dollar amid the presidential debate.