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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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  • The unemployed look for job opportunities at the South Florida Workforce center in Miami, Florida.

    This was an unusual day for this year: stocks started selling off right at the open and never recovered. Is that unusual? Yes, for this year. The usual pattern has been to bottom within an hour after the open, or at most by the European close, then rally. That didn't happen today.

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    OMG, earnings are only going to grow 1 percent this quarter! We're DOOMED! The wailing, the gnashing of teeth...really, people, let's everybody keep their shirts on. Can I ask a stupid question: Where the hell have you all been for the last four years?

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    Low-volume selloff: Is this a disaster, or an opportunity? The jury is still out. While overall volume has been poor this year, Apple is sucking up what little volume there is.

  • Ben Bernanke

    The Bernanke put: Last week, stocks sold off on concerns the Federal Reserve was in no hurry to implement a third round of quantitative easing or, possibly, extend "Operation Twist." Today, stocks will be sold at the open because...job growth is weaker than expected...and QE3 is more likely?

  • A sign with the 'like' symbol stands in front of the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

    What does a FB listing mean materially for the Nasdaq? Probably not much. But it is a psychological victory, and that is important. But the battle for social media is still a toss-up.

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    Major indices have come off their early morning lows despite the strong dollar, which has not hurt commodities — or commodities stocks.

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    March retail sales strong: March same-store sales up 3.9 percent, well above estimates of 3.3 percent, according to RetailMetrics. Now for the bad news...

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    We hit our lows for the day (Dow down 177) just before the European close, but like so many days, the minute Europe closed our markets improved.

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    Despite concerns about global growth, there are reasons to be optimistic — about the U.S.

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    Futures at lows for the morning, again on European and global growth concerns.

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    A CNBC reporter since 1990, Bob Pisani covers Wall Street from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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