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 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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    Are the markets running out of steam? My bet is that absent European drama, pullbacks will be shallow.

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    For a second day, S&P 500 futures rose the minute Europe opened. Spanish bailout request: when, not if. Now that the Spanish budget has been submitted and a review of its banks capitalization needs is completed, everyone is anticipating Spain will make a formal bailout request.

  • Jason Blatt of Knight Captial, Americas, LP reacts to down markets on the New York Stock Exhchange floor.

    An SEC roundtable on market stability, taking place in Washington Tuesday, has already generated a very rare joint letter by the major stock exchanges that proposes creating a "kill switch" in an effort to control runaway algorithms.

  • Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    Much has been made by bears about the deceleration in earnings growth, and it's true, the numbers are slowing. But it's still growing.

  • Spain

    Spain has approved the creation of what is likely the largest real-estate company in Spain: the bad bank. This so-called Asset Management Company is the new "bad bank" that is going to take the toxic real-estate assets.

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    Shorting the market based on September being the "worst month of the year" has not proved fruitful. Blame it on Draghi and Bernanke.

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    U.S. stocks rallied mid-morning Thursday because the Spanish 2013 budget was heavy on spending cuts, which the market liked. The economic minister of Spain said the budget reform plan exceeded EU recommendations. Does this mean anything?

  • Spain

    When things get rough, people start listening to all sorts of populist rhetoric. Here's why the Barcelonians are no different.

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    "Catalonia: The Next Independent State in Europe." That's the enormous banner strung across Catalunya, one of the principal squares of the city. Sound like a joke? Not to these people.

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    Is there a "Curse of the Dow?" It's one of the old chestnuts of Wall Street: Stocks that are added to the average have historically done worse than the stocks that are taken out after the initial pop that the additions get.

  • 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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