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Steve Liesman

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" (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.

Follow Steve Liesman on Twitter @steveliesman.

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  • Fed signals it has options: Pro

    Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch, discusses the likelihood of an interest rate hike in June. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds insight.

  • Fed hints of June hike

    The interesting thing is the Fed has taken the narrative, says Julian Emanuel, UBS, weighing in on the likelihood of a rate hike next month.

  • Fed open to June hike

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at what it would likely take for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in June.

  • Fed members wanted option open for June hike

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the highlights from the Federal Reserve minutes.

  • Fed: June rate hike likely if data improves

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the minutes of the Federal Reserve meeting including the likelihood of an interest rate hike coming in June.

  • Fed open to June hike

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the minutes of the Federal Reserve meeting.

  • Federal Reserve Bank of New York

    The central bank of Bangladesh was under attack by more than one group at the time thieves stole $81 million from its account at the New York Fed.

  • June rate hike back in play

    As CNBC's senior economics reporter, Steve Liesman reports on the possibilities of rate hikes.

  • Inflation worries rising

    CNBC’s Steve Liesman breaks down today's inflation data which is rising at the fastest pace in more than three years.

  • April housing starts up 6.6%, CPI up 0.4%

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on housing and consumer prices. And CNBC's Steve Liesman and Diana Olick provide insight to the housing market.

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