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Steve Liesman

CNBC Senior Economics Reporter

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.

Follow Steve Liesman on Twitter @steveliesman.

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  • Jack Lew's 'Gamble' on Japan  Monday, 13 May 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    The Treasury's strategy seems to be that the U.S. economy is strong enough to withstand whatever negative impacts that may come from a stronger dollar against the yen, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Retail Sales Up 0.1% in April  Monday, 13 May 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on retail, and takes a look at what it indicates about the economy and the impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • The Bloomberg Breach Fallout  Monday, 13 May 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche and Steve Liesman take a look at the impact of the information gap at Bloomberg on Wall Street and Washington. (Disclosure: Bloomberg is a competitor of CNBC in reporting and distributing business news on the Web and on television.)

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