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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At an event last night to raise money for a fine charity, Wounded Warriors Family Support, a roomful of hedge fund traders were talking about the two big questions: 1) what the Fed will do post-QE2, and 2) why the market is holding up so well despite Europe and signs of a slowing economy in the U.S.
The GDP revision of 1.8 percent growth in Q1 was another disappointment in a string of economic disappointments in the past two weeks. With this lethal mixture of low growth/high debt, it's little wonder traders are wondering if some form of QE3 is coming.
While I was waiting for the elevator to go back to my office from the NYSE floor this morning, the CEO of Heinz, Bill Johnson, came over to say hello. "I'm sorry about your loss," he said. "Mark was a great lover of ketchup, and a great lover of Heinz products." He was indeed. His death came like a thunderclap on the NYSE floor.
Yellen and Fischer's comments at Jackson Hole leave markets right where they started the session.
Call it crowd-sourcing for algorithmic trading.
Participants have made some headway toward making markets function more smoothly when they are under stress.
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Herbalife shares slumped after Bill Ackman said he was approached to take a stake in the firm.
Some retailers were unprepared for the transition to upgraded payment cards. Gas stations have to make the switch next.