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 highlights the latest Fed speak by Fed Chair Janet Yellen at the Boston Fed conference.
Boston Fed president Eric Rosengren sat down with CNBC to shares his views on rates, the economy, real estate, Treasuries, wages, and much more.
Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren shares his thoughts on raising interest rates and its impact of the labor market. Also Rosengren weighs in in on wages.
Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren explains why he is concerned about whether the labor market has "room to run," and sees rapid growth in commercial real estate.
Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren talks to CNBC's Steve Liesman about the Fed's tightening policy as job data improves.
CNBC's Steve Liesman talks to Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren about Fed policy, interest rates and the labor market.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight to the Fed's September meeting minutes.
CNBC Joe Lavorgna, Deutsche Bank economist, discusses whether the market is already pricing in a rate hike before the next Fed meeting.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the tax plans of both presidential candidates, as well after-tax effects on the U.S. economy.
The Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center has analyzed the tax proposals put forth by both presidential candidates. Here's its conclusion.