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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In an exclusive CNBC interview, Steve Liesman talks with U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew about the challenges ahead for the European Union and the United Kingdom after the referendum, including trade with the U.K.
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CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight to how the Brexit vote may impact the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates.
Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell weighs in on which economic factors are driving the Fededral Reserve's interest rate and monetary policy.
Joe LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank economist and CNBC contributor, and CNBC's Steve Liesman discuss the Federal Reserve's view of the economy.