Trader Talk with Bob Pisani


  Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 3:58 PM ET

Bulls Get Good News But Skeptics Remain

Posted By: Bob Pisani
Here are my midday observations. 1) Bulls get what they want on payrolls. Upward revision in August. September slightly above expectations. Bottom line: recession argument lessens, rate cut still a possibility. »Read more
  Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 9:25 AM ET

Job Numbers Stop Recession Talk For Now

Posted By: Bob Pisani
The payrolls number is pleasing to stock bulls. They wanted an upward revision to the crummy loss in August: they got it, in fact a little stronger (89,000 jobs) than they thought. And the September number (110,000 jobs) just a tad stronger than expected. »Read more
  Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 12:13 PM ET

New Jobs for 2020: Want To Be An Unrealtor?

Posted By: Bob Pisani
Forget "computer programmer;" take a look at some of the future job possibilities that may emerge in the next decade. This from ChangeWaves, published by futurist research firm Social Technologies. »Read more
  Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 9:41 AM ET

Volatility Decline Appears To Have Ended

Posted By: Bob Pisani
Here are my morning observations: 1) If there's anything there is a consensus on, it's that the four-year decline in volatility is now ending. The implications of this are very important for hedge funds and active investors, particularly those that employ a quantitative strategy: 1) fewer concentrated portfolios (spreading out risk), 2) an unwinding of leverage, and 3) sector rotation. »Read more
  Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 12:09 PM ET

Cuts In Bank Earnings Hurting Market

Posted By: Bob Pisani
Here are my midday observations: 1) one reason the market has little upside today is strategists and analysts are now realizing the effect that cuts in bank earnings are having on overall profit projections for the third quarter. »Read more
  Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 9:06 AM ET

Deutsche Bank: A 'Remarkable' Rebound

Posted By: Bob Pisani
Deutsche Bank held its annual news conference in Frankfurt this morning. Despite taking hits from the credit markets, they are sticking to their 2008 earnings targets because of robust earnings in other business areas, capital gains, and tax benefits. »Read more
  Tuesday, 2 Oct 2007 | 9:00 AM ET

Rally Shows Affects of Real Global Economy

Posted By: Bob Pisani
Good morning. Here's what I see for today: 1) We have been talking about the "decoupling" of the U.S. economy from the global economy--not that the U.S. isn't important to global growth (of course it is); but that the world is not as dependent on the U.S. consumer as it had been in the past. »Read more
  Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 4:43 PM ET

Small Caps, Financials Lead Market Rebound

Posted By: Bob Pisani
Bears are besides themselves today. One wrote to me: "If you told anyone that the market would have made a new high with gold, oil, dollar, falling home prices, etc...there would be many takers on that bet." »Read more
  Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 8:53 AM ET

Earnings, U.S. Economy Dominate Markets

Posted By: Bob Pisani
Good morning. As we begin the fourth quarter--traditionally the strongest--there are two topics on trading desks: 1) earnings season, and 2) to what extent the U.S. slowdown will spread to the global economy. »Read more
  Monday, 24 Sep 2007 | 9:53 AM ET

My Out Of Office Reply

Posted By: Bob Pisani
Hello everyone. It's a week off for me but I will be back next Monday, October 1st, to blog from the market floor. See you then. »Read more

About Trader Talk with Bob Pisani

  • Direct from the floor of the NYSE, Trader Talk with Bob Pisani provides a dynamic look at the reasons for the day’s actions on Wall Street. If you want to go beyond the latest numbers— Bob will tell you why the market does what it does and what it means for the next day’s trading.


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

Wall Street