A CNBC reporter since 1990, Bob Pisani has reported on Wall Street and the stock market from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange for more than a decade. Pisani covered the real estate market for CNBC from 1990-1995, then moved on to cover corporate management issues before moving to the New York Stock Exchange in 1997.
He was nominated twice for a "CableACE Award"—in 1993 and 1995.
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, Bob 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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Negotiations over Greece's debt crisis have been delayed...because the airspaces have been closed due to the Iceland volcanic eruption. AND: Don't let the Goldman story, as important as it is for some financial firms, distract you from the main story: earnings are getting better.
The political fur is flying on Wall Street over the Goldman Sachs allegations.Few are trying to defend Goldman if the substance of the allegations are correct; however, the Obama administration has many enemies on the Street. Many are openly questioning the timing of the announcement. Why? Because a vote on financial reform is imminent...and victory is not assured.
The most important implication of the Goldman story: regulatory reform just took a real hard turn to the left. How are Jamie Dimon and Lloyd Blankfein going to argue against regulatory reform now? Think about the outlandish headlines you might see: "hedge funds conspire with Goldman Sachs to crush US housing market."
Asia is lower as China raised down-payment requirements on second homes (to 50 percent from 40 percent). Housing starts and permits for March were above expectations. Earnings continue to come in better than expected, but more importantly revenues are improving.
Volume picking up: 6.1 billion shares changed hands on the consolidated tape today — well above the 5-day average of 5.1 billion shares. I have spoken often of the unwillingness of the market to give up any of its gains. Here's how it looks since the recent bottom of the market on Feb. 9...
The CBOE Volatility Index fell below 12 as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen began speaking.
CNBC's "Halftime Report" traders tackled the markets as trading entered the second half.
Market watchers are expecting Greece to reach a deal with its international creditors by the June deadline, strategists say.