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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This secures a source of financing that was not available in 2008.
"The last hour will be key, if they hold together and either stay flattish or rally more very good sign....the longer we stay up here and rally will force the big short to reconsider," a trader told me.
Much of the cause of yesterday's (Wednesday's) decline was a plunge in French banks. British newspaper, the Mail on Sunday said that French bank Societe Generale was in a "perilous" state and possibly on "the brink of disaster." They cited no sources.
Should the world return to the gold standard? I can understand it's attractive for some: Price stability is its one great virtue, since a government cannot change the money supply without changing the gold supply. But the math doesn't even come close to adding up.
What investors should have done instead of cherry-picking key sectors to buy and sell.
The Italian political system is a mess and one of the main reasons the economy is weak.
Why focus on corporate tax cuts? It's the only thing in the "Trump rally" with any plausible numbers associated with it.
The market has floated to new highs based on the belief that the U.S. will have a period of stronger economic growth.