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 reports on market reaction to Mario Draghi's announcement on easing and its impact on the euro.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides reaction to Mario Draghi's announcement on ECB monetary policy and interest rates.
Mario Draghi announces the ECB is expanding its bond buying program. CNBC's Steve Liesman and Paul McCulley, Cornell University senior fellow, weigh in on the central bank's policy decision.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the outlook on inflation is dividing key members of the Federal Reserve and creating uncertainty over the direction of interest rates.
William Rodgers, Rutgers University professor and Fmr. Labor Dept. Chief Economist, and CNBC's Steve Liesman discuss the February jobs report and its impact on the Federal Reserve and the greater U.S. economy.
CNBC's Steve Liesman looks at the details in the February jobs report including which sectors are seeing more jobs.