Trader Talk with Bob Pisani

Bob Pisani

Bob Pisani
CNBC "On-Air Stocks" Editor

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 Fed's statement contained a modest upgrade to the economy: "labor market conditions have improved further" (from "some further improvement" in the last statement). Recent increases in oil and gas prices "will push up inflation temporarily."

  • Melt up! Moan all you want about the low volume — the S&P 500 is up five days in a row. The big cap indexes are at new highs. And the laggards are starting to catch up.

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    How is the global growth story going to be resolved? We're again near new highs, but so far in March it's the defensive names that have advanced, like Coca-Cola and Procter & Gamble. The market leaders earlier in the year were largely global commodity and industrial companies such as Caterpillar, but now those names have either moved sideways or declined in March over concerns on global growth.

  • The price of gold has more than doubled in the past five years, creating considerable interest in trading the precious metal. Roughly $75 billion is traded in the London bullion market every day. Despite demand, gold is extremely scarce. By some estimates, all of the gold ever mined in the history of the world only fill two Olympic-sized swimming pools. Given the U.S. Geological Society estimates that just 51,000 tons of global gold reserves remain in the ground, gold mining remains a lucrative

    The price of gold has more than doubled in the past five years, creating considerable interest in trading the precious metal.

  • Show Me the Gold

    The gold bull run is still gaining steam, but as inflation worries persist, where should investors put their money? CNBC's Bob Pisani takes a look at how much the gold bar is worth.

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    How "soft" will China's landing be? That has been the big question in the past few days. One big issue: China's trade balance has reversed — after years of running a surplus, it is now in deficit.

  • Hired

    The combination of a stronger U.S. jobs report, and some indications that China will likely have a soft landing, not a hard landing, are helping to support markets.

  • A tour bus passes the Wall Street bull in the financial district January 22, 2007 in New York City.

    There is good news this morning for bulls trying to explain why global markets have been up this year. The three pillars on which stocks have advanced this year are all finding statistical support this morning. Here they are.

  • Mario Draghi

    The European Central Bank, as expected, left rates unchanged at 1 percent...and Mario Draghi refused to comment on Greece. Draghi did say there was a modest pickup in bank lending since the first three-year debt facility at the end of December.

  • Gold

    What's up with gold? Gold, which was weak overnight, dropped further just after 9 PM ET as the front month futures contract hit roughly $1,677...why? That is the 200-day moving average.

  • Bob Pisani

    A CNBC reporter since 1990, Bob Pisani covers Wall Street from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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