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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  • Consolidated NYSE volume today was 3.05 billion shares — one of the lightest volume days of the year, no surprise given that Citigroup traded a measly 49 million shares on the first day of its 1-for-10 split, a roughly 85 percent drop from its recent volume of about 400 million shares.

  • For all the hype, Chinese IPOs recently have been great out of the gate, but have faded quickly. Are investors over-invested, unsure about the data being provided, or just unwilling to be long-term holders?

  • The dollar's rally of the past three days is not so much a dollar rally as it is a euro reversal. It began last Thursday, when Trichet implied there may be no June rate hike. Then there is the realization that Greece is effectively locked out of the capital markets and its position is becoming increasingly untenable.

  • Nothing came out of the emergency meeting of European finance ministers over the weekend. Commodities are bouncing, including silver up 4-5 percent this morning.

  • The good news this week is that lower commodities have taken the pressure off consumers. But the bad news is WHY commodities are lower...

  • S&P futures moved up 7 points as April nonfarm payrolls added 244,000 jobs, well above expectations. Silver is down another 8 percent this morning. Precious metals and to some extent other commodities have been driven by a weak dollar, rising inflation, low interest rates, and the higher liquidity provided by QE2, which is now ending. Here's the problem...

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    The good news: we haven't had another Flash Crash, and rules implemented since the Crash have likely reduced the severity of future crashes. Now, the bad news...

  • President Visits Ground Zero

    President Obama visits Ground Zero and participates in wreath-laying ceremony but does not make any public comments. Also, Richard Grasso, former NYSE chairman & CEO; Jimmy Dunne, Sandler O'Neill, and CNBC's Bob Pisani, reflect on that fateful day and the future of the NYSE. CNBC's John Harwood reports from lower Manhattan in NYC.

  • President Obama in NYC

    President Obama speaks at firehouse in midtown Manhattan and discusses the killing of Osama bin Laden as well as the sacrifice firefighters made on 9/11. CNBC's John Harwood & Bob Pisani weigh in on the president's remarks

  • I spoke this morning with Charles Biderman at TrimTabs about some of the strong volume we have been seeing in a number of ETFs in the past week.

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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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