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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    Another day, another Greek deadline: Today, the Greeks have to: 1) Produce written commitments from the two main party leaders that they plan to stick to the austerity program after Greek elections in April; and 2) detail how it will cut an extra 325 million euros ($428 million) euro zone finance ministers insist be cut before the second bailout money — 130 billion euros, or $171 billion — is released.

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    The S&P has only seen 3 days with a drop of more than one percent on an intraday basis the whole year. There is not a single day this year where the S&P has closed down one percent or more.

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    Won't Get Fooled Again: I was 15 when the iconic Who album came out in 1971, and bought it. So, apparently, did some of the euro zone ministers. The ministers are no longer being fooled.

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    Market looking tired? Look at all the positive news we have had today: 1) Tentative Greek deal 2) Good jobless claims 3) Apple up 4 percent 4) Mortgage bank settlement 5) Bank of England continues to pump money into their economy. And the market is doing nothing.

  • The Parthenon in Greece

    Greek union leaders are not part of the Greek political coalition. Another 48-hour strike called for tomorrow and Friday. We still do not know exactly what Greek political leaders have agreed to.

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    The euro bounced, stocks rallied shortly after 8 a.m. ET on word that Greek political leaders had reached an agreement on the terms of the bailout package. They have reached an agreement — but is it just among themselves? Is it the deal the “troika” wanted?

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    Good news! Eurozone finance ministers have been summoned to Brussels Thursday to discuss the Greek debt deal. The only thing missing: a Greek debt deal.

  • Big problem for ECB: Irish finance minister says if ECB offers discount on Greek bonds, that will strengthen Ireland's effort for concessions. This is Draghi's worst nightmare: one comes knocking, and they all come knocking.

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    By 11am ET, it had traded 3 million shares, 166 percent of its initial offer of 1.8 million shares. That means many shares have already been bought and sold several times in the first half hour of trading.

  • European Central Bank

    The incredible shrinking Greek politicians: all three Greek political parties have reportedly received the document laying out the terms of the bailout. The leaders are supposed to meet today...but the meetings have been postponed. Several times. In a single day. Still no agreement on proposed 25 percent cuts in private-sector wages, cuts in supplementary pensions, and the extent of closure of state controlled organizations.

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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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