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 weighs in on what to expect to hear from Fed Chair Janet Yellen's talk from the World Affairs Council in Philadelphia today.
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CNBC's Steve Liesman and Greg Daco, NABE, discuss Friday's jobs report and its likely impact on the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates. Also a look a political risks to the markets and economy.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on comments by Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard about the Fed's rate hike timeline.
CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in on the May jobs report and unemployment rate. He says what needs to be figured out is what it all means for the broader economy.
Three things to watch in the jobs report today, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reads headlines from the European Central Bank policy meeting in Vienna.
John Rutledge, Safanad CIO, discusses China's economy, and manufacturing deflating there "like a balloon."