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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  • Either stocks are being permanently abandoned as an asset class, or there is an allocation opportunity here.

  • Gold weak for a second day, is anyone surprised? Gold went parabolic in the last two months: $1,600 to $1,900 in two months? Even professional traders were scratching their heads. Here's the simple truth...

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    S&P futures jumped nearly 10 points as July durable goods were far stronger than expected, in fact, at a gain of 4 percent, was more than twice consensus, and the June numbers were revised upward as well.

  • Let's not call it "risk on" — but the markets acted something like that, as commodities and commodity stocks had legs all day.

  • With gold near record highs, margins for gold producers have rarely been better. But gold stocks are flat to down on the year, while gold is up over 30 percent. There are several reasons...

  • The trucks are gone out front of the New York Stock Exchange. Two weeks ago, Broadway was a sea of TV trucks...Friday, there is a lone truck on a side street. What happened? Has the media lost interest?

  • Two weeks ago, hedge fund traders were screaming that they couldn't make any money because of those damn "machines" (which is short for "high frequency traders" or "algorithms" or "anything I don't understand"). This week, the bogeyman is the lack of an uptick rule.

  • The trucks are gone out front of the New York Stock Exchange. Two weeks ago, Broadway was a sea of TV trucks...Friday, there is a lone truck on a side street. What happened? Has the media lost interest?

  • Right now, the run rate for the NYSE Consolidated Tape (all trading in all NYSE stocks) is about 5.5 billion. That is well below the 8-10 billion level we have seen on similar down days during the last two weeks.

  • Gee, isn't this good news? I mean, we all know that PCs are a low-margin business. Heck, IBM got rid of their PC business and never looked back.

  • 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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