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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  • Initial jobless claims were below expectations for the first time in weeks, but it has had little effect on stock futures.

  • Stocks rose briefly on the release of the Fed minutes, a curious move, since the initial headlines do not seem to be particularly stock-friendly...

  • Ah, it's like February again: dollar weak, commodities up, commodity stocks up....except it's not February anymore.

  • A big trend weakens, finally. Remember the game: dollar up, euro down, commodities weaker, commodity stocks weaker. That's been a trend for the better part of May. Today, that trend is weaker

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    For the first time in two weeks, I'm hearing traders talk about stocks — and commodities — looking attractive. And why not? The S&P 500 is down almost 3 percent from the multiyear high it hit at the end of April. The CRB Index is down almost 10 percent this month.

  • Whether you are looking at today's April Industrial Production, Capacity Utilization, or housing starts and building permits, the economic data was all weaker than expected.

  • Reprofiling? Default for Greece is clearly on the agenda. Jean-Claude Juncker, the head of euro zone finance ministers, says they are considering "reprofiling" Greece's debt, which seems to mean extending the maturities. Call it what you want—reprofiling, or a "soft restructuring," but S&P has already noted that extending maturities is a form of default.

  • You can lay an intraday chart of the Dow Industrials over the euro/dollar, and they match.

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    Airlines are up 3 to 6 percent Monday on an interesting call from JPMorgan, which points out that despite a drop in jet fuel prices, there has not been a single revision to airline earnings.

  • Here are responses from NYSE and Deutsche Boerse to the withdrawal of the joint Nasdaq/ICE bid for NYSE Euronext.

  • 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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