As CNBC's senior economics reporter, Steve Liesman reports on all aspects of the economy, including the Federal Reserve and major economic indicators. He appears on "Squawk Box" (Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-9 a.m. ET), as well as other CNBC programs throughout the business day.
Liesman joined CNBC from The Wall Street Journal where he served as a senior economics reporter covering monetary policy, international economics, academic research and productivity. At the Journal, Liesman previously worked as an energy reporter, and Moscow bureau chief. He won an Emmy for his coverage of the financial crisis and was a member of the reporting team recognized with a Pulitzer Prize for stories chronicling the crash of the Russian financial markets.
Prior to joining the Journal in 1994, Liesman was the business editor for The Moscow Times, where, as the founding business editor for the country's first English-language daily newspaper, he helped create the publication's stock index, which was the country's first. Liesman also has worked as a business reporter for both the St. Petersburg Times in St. Petersburg, Fla., and The Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Sarasota, Fla.
Liesman holds an M.S. from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a B.A. in English from the State University of New York, Buffalo.
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This is the complete transcript and video of Steve Liesman's exclusive CNBC interview with Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs Chairman & CEO, and Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, co-chairs of President Obama’s Deficit Commission. The interview aired live on CNBC on Thursday, October 11th at 12:30PM ET.
Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs CEO & chairman, says the U.S. is in the best competitive place in the world. Meanwhile Erskine Bowles, Deficit Commission, says if no action on the fiscal cliff is taken, the jobless rate will rise above 8 percent. Alan Simpson, Deficit Commission, also weighs in on the U.S.' tipping point, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
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