Bob Pisani

CNBC "On-Air Stocks" Editor

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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  • Financials Bad Now -- Worse in September? Monday, 25 Aug 2008 | 5:24 PM ET

    It was a "Meltdown Monday" on Wall Street today. People might pooh-pooh today's action because of the light volume, but it is hard not to be a bit awestruck at the breadth of the decline. All of the Dow Jones Industrial's 30 components fell, toward the close 472 of the S&P 500 Index were lower, and 97 of the Nasdaq 100. Why the decline? There were plenty of reasons cited, but the most common was concerns about the financials.

  • Financials Overshadow Rest of Market Monday, 25 Aug 2008 | 2:49 PM ET

    Ask a trader why the market is down today and you'll get a whole host of different answers: concerns about the financials, the lack of resolution on Lehman, the lack of volume which makes the market more vulnerable to sudden swings, and the tensions over Russia's support of breakaway regions in Georgia. The most common answer, though: the concern about the financials.

  • Forget Politics -- Oil & Credit Still Main Stories Monday, 25 Aug 2008 | 1:12 PM ET

    Mary Thompson is filling in for Bob Pisani: The markets have kicked off what is supposed to be a quiet week of trading on a down note. The decline is broad, volume is light, and financials and transports are the leading losers. But one strategist says oil and credit are the real stories.


  • A CNBC reporter since 1990, Bob Pisani covers Wall Street from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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