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 economic data points and whether they point to higher inflation.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at whether inflation is beginning to seep into the economy.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at how the latest inflation data is impacting markets.
Diane Swonk, Grant Thornton chief economist, and CNBC's Steve Liesman discuss today's better-than-expected consumer price index reading and what the inflation environment says about the overall economy.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at what economists are predicting for growth in the first quarter after today's CPI data.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on the better-than-expected consumer price index numbers.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look a what Wall Street will be watching in the CPI report.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on comments from new Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at how the wealth effect is impacting the economy as the markets ebb and flow.
CNBC's Steve Liesman looks at yields on the 10-Year moving higher and what impact that's likely to have on stocks.