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.

Follow Bob Pisani on Twitter @BobPisani.


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    Another nightmare: Standard & Poor's says the European Financial Stability Facility rating may be cut, placing long-term rating on negative watch.

  • My bet is that there will certainly not be additional money forthcoming, but the IMF already has several billion euros of money not committed.

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    U.S. futures were little changed after nonfarm payrolls were about in line with expectations at 123,000, but the headline unemployment rate of 8.6 percent, well below expectations of 9 percent, and October nonfarm payrolls were revised upward.

  • French President Nicholas Sarkozy

    Sarkozy calls France's 35-hour working week, with retirement at ago 60, a "grave mistake." He says French welfare can't be kept as it is.

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    Quantitative easing picks up, US stocks outperform global indices  and the Chinese economy slows down for real.

  • Europe: The patient is on the table. Martin Wolff, in an editorial in the Financial Times this morning, said that euro zone officials who insisted on treaty changes that would take two years to enact before they would act decisively were akin to doctors who were treating a critically ill patient by working out an exercise program to ensure he didn't have another heart attack. It's an apt analogy.

  • Merkel said that she will call for "limited treaty changes" to allow for tighter fiscal oversight of eurozone countries. She's said that she wants "limited contract changes only for euro members..." What does that mean?

  • A triple whammy this morning: China, coordinated central bank action, and better than expected ADP report.

  • The idea being floated is that rather than begin the long process of changing the treaties to create an enforcement mechanism, member states should initiate bilateral agreements that could be quickly implemented under an EU procedure known as "Enhanced Cooperation."

  • Bob Pisani is on vacation. He will return Wednesday, November 30.

  • 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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