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 2017, Pisani was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Security Traders Association of New York for "dedication to the Association and the Industry."
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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Harry Poulakakos, owner of Harry's Bar on Hanover Square, a legendary Wall Street watering hole and restaurant, was in a good mood when I visited him Thursday morning.
Sandy: Manageable, but how about the lost productivity? Insured losses seem to be in the $10 billion range, but that will certainly rise. The CEOs of Allstate and Axis Capital said Sandy will not have a material effect on their companies.
So, it's all systems go for trading Wednesday. Let's hope. The key issue: testing the connectivity of the system. The NYSE, NASDAQ, and the other exchanges need to make sure their systems connect to their customers (brokerage firms, etc.) with no problems.