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 discusses the June job reports with CNBC Contributor Evan Newmark and Kortney Gibson, Loop Capital.
CNBC's Steve Liesman discuss the jobs report and the Fed's dilemma with inflation with Tom Porcelli, chief US economist for RBC Capital Markets.
The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders discuss what a stronger jobs report can bring to the market. CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in.
CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses the jobs report and its effect on the markets. The “Fast Money Halftime Report” traders weigh in.
Aaron Klein, Brookings Institution; Jeff Rosenberg, BlackRock; Michael Strain, AEI; JJ Kinahan, TD Ameritrade; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli discuss the June jobs report, which said the economy added 222,000 jobs last month.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and the U.S. economy. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight.
CNBC Steve Liesman reports on Federal Reserve Governor Jay Powell's testimony ahead of a Senate subcommittee meeting.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan and Steve Liesman react to House Speaker Paul Ryan's tax reform speech.
Federal Reserve of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks to CNBC's Steve Liesman about the state of the U.S. economy and the stock markets.
Federal Reserve of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks to CNBC's Steve Liesman about the Fed's inflation target, the outlook for rate hikes and the state of the U.S. economy.