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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After the release of the Fed minutes, Zane Brown, Lord Abbett; Gina Sanchez, Chantico Global; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli; provide instant insight into what the minutes may mean for market clarity.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the latest numbers on housing. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on how higher interest rates will likely impact the Fed's decision on tapering. Also, Randy Kroszner explains why he is expecting the Fed to "step down and pause," not taper.
A break down on the latest housing and productivity numbers, with CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Steve Liesman. And Stephanie Link, TheStreet; Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research, and Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, discuss what it indicates about the economy and its impact on the markets.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on consumer prices and unemployment, and discusses what it indicates about the economy and its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Jeffrey Cleveland, Payden & Rygel economist.