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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  • JPMorgan kicked off a good, not great, earnings report season for banks...but traders have been selling banks mid-morning because there is no loan growth outside of the commercial area and no revenue growth...what the banks really need is stable economic growth to drive revenues.

  • JP Morgan up over 1 percent pre-open, reported earnings of $1.28, 12 cents better than consensus and a 72 percent improvement over the $0.64 reported for the same period last year. Revenues of $25.22 billion were in-line with expectations.

  • Lower energy costs are good, right? Alcoa specifically cited higher energy costs as a problem. So why isn't lower oil helping stocks?

  • For one thing, debate on the strength of the global recovery this year. Goldman's comments on a potential top in commodities, made yesterday, is typical of that debate...

  • Before we get to earnings season, we have to get retail same store sales for March, out on Thursday. Remember, Easter is 20 days later this year...so comps will be tougher, though everyone is looking to make it up in April.

  • With one week to go to the start of earnings season, there's been little in the way of high-profile earnings guidance. What's up? It's pretty simple: either CEOs are happy with the guidance they have given — or we've got some surprises coming.

  • precious and base metals, as well as energy commodities advance, bringing commodity stocks with them...most global bourses are higher. And they are still looking to hook up...

  • NYSE insiders tell me no firm date has been set for a board meeting, but...

  • Three more points on the Nasdaq/ICE bid for NYSE (see my two previous notes for more).

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Nasdaq chief Robert Greifeld told me on the media conference call he intended to keep the NYSE trading floor open. This has been met with open skepticism on the trading floor.

  • 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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