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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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 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.
Greece goes down to the wire: The Institute of International Finance (IIF), the entity representing creditors in the Greek private equity swap, estimates that a disorderly default on Greek debt would cost Europe north of 1 trillion euros ($1.3 trillion): 177 billion euros in losses for the European Central Bank; 380 billion euros for additional support for Ireland and Portugal (already receiving aid); 350 billion euros to shore up Spain and Italy; and 160 billion for bank recapitalization. We will find out Thursday night how many bondholders have accepted the Greek deal.
The rise of "thematic investing" makes it perfectly feasible that someone might float a "Trump ETF."
4Q earnings have generally been above expectations. But 2016 wasn't exactly a banner year for earnings.
Bank of America, PNC and JPMorgan all beat on the bottom line, while Wells Fargo at 96 cents was a bit shy of the $1 consensus.
The hedge fund manager echoed many in the business community who are optimistic about the Trump administration's policies.
Right now we have 12 deals in the pipeline, according to Renaissance Capital.
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