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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CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the latest Fedspeak, including San Francisco Fed President John Williams saying more than 3 rate hikes should not be ruled out.
Federal Reserve's Stanley Fischer speaks to CNBC's Steve Liesman about his term as Vice Chairman, the economy and global concerns.
Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer speaks to CNBC's Steve Liesman about the GOP health-care failure, fiscal policy and the economy.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the latest in trade data.
Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker talks about reducing the balance sheet, and fulfilling the Fed's mandate of stable prices and maximum employment.
Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker talks about the Fed's fiscal policy, inflation concerns and rising rates.
I think we have time to increase over the course of the year, says Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker talking to CNBC's Steve Liesman about the Fed's decision to rate interest rates. We don't want to get behind the curve.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at what the nation's top economists think about President Trump's plans for deregulation.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at whether to expect more rate hikes from the Federal Reserve this year after raising its benchmark rate a quarter point.