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" (M-F, 6AM-9AM 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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Ron Insana, CNBC contributor, and Douglas Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum president and former McCain 2008 Economic Advisor, discuss how the economy can get to 3% GDP growth. CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at what what some economist say it would take to boost economic growth in the U.S. to three-percent.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides highlights from Mario Draghi's press conference on interest rates and ECB policy.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the struggle of calculating retail jobs as data shows the industry's employment suffering.
Diane Swonk, DS Economics, and Mark Zandi, Moody’s Analytics, discuss the trends in the labor market and productivity after a NABE survey reported that many firms expect wages to rise in the next few months. CNBC's Steve Liesman also weighs in.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the Federal Reserve announcing a fine for the banks in a recent forex scandal.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the latest numbers on jobs and hiring trends from the National Association for Business Economics.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the highlights of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony to the Senate Banking Committee.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on jobs and producer prices. CNBC's Steve Liesman adds insight.
CNBC's Steve Liesman, provides a recap of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's testimony on policy and rates.