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 shares the results of CNBC's latest survey on how optimistic Americans are towards stocks. With CNBC's Mike Santoli and CNBC contributor Evan Newmark.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the digital shopping divide among Americans of varying incomes in the latest All-America Economic Survey. CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the results of the latest CNBC All-America Survey on the percentage of Americans who are "comfortable and prepared to support" the presidency of Donald Trump.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the results of the latest CNBC All-America Survey on which stock Americans would use as a stocking stuffer, or holiday gift, to a family member or friend. The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders; Erin Browne, UBS O’Connor head of macro investments; and Kevin O’Leary, O’Shares Investments chairman, share their "stock-ing stuffers."
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the results of the latest CNBC All-America Survey on the percentage of Americans who believe now is a good time to invest in stocks jumping to a two-year high.
CNBC's Steve Liesman shares the results of CNBC's latest survey on how Americans feel about the economy.
The new CNBC All-America Economic Survey shows respondents who believe the economy will get better in the next year jumped to 42 percent since Trump's win.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the update from Mario Draghi's press conference on ECB policy.
Martin Ford, "Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future" author, and CNBC's Steve Liesman discuss the technological improvements in automation and how jobs may be in peril.
Doug Oberhelman, chairman & CEO of Caterpillar, asks about the possibility of 35% tariffs being place on imports to the U.S. by the Trump administration, worried about retaliatory tariffs. CNBC's Steve Liesman reports.