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 economic growth figures under President Trump. CNBC Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow weighs in on whether President Trump should get credit for the current economic environment and whether the US will leave NAFTA.
CNBC’s Steve Liesman reports on how the U.S. economy performed during President Trump’s first year in the oval office.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on comments from Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan on the Fed possibly hiking rates three times in 2018 if there is good economic data.
Markets now fully expect two rate hikes this year and have nearly priced in a third. And there is some initial flirtation with a fourth hike.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at how the Federal Reserve is likely to respond to recession pressure and inflation targets under the leadership of Jerome Powell.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on rising interest rates and its impact on the economy.
More and more, Fed officials are beginning to think seriously about a dramatic change to monetary policy.
Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester speaks with CNBC's Steve Liesman about the state of the U.S. economy including the Decemeber jobs report, the markets and the impact of tax reform.
CNBC's Steve Liesman digs down into the December jobs report to see what the labor market is signaling in the overall economy.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides a preview of the monthly jobs numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor.