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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Discussing the better-than-expected November nonfarm payroll report with Samantha Azzarello, JPMorgan Asset Management; Austan Goolsbee, former Council of Economic Advisors; CNBC Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow and CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at what to expect from November nonfarm payroll data.
CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at the economic impact of ending or reducing the deductibility of state and local taxes on high-tax states.
CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses which sectors are seeing gains on the heels of possible tax reform out of Washington D.C.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the latest numbers on jobs, and Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics chief economist, provides insight.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports that Jerome Powell's nomination for Federal Reserve Chair has passed through the Senate Banking Committee onto the floor of the Senate.
CNBC’s Steve Liesman reports on the wealth effect generated by the surging stock market, and how that’s driving economic growth.
Tom Steyer, founder and president of NextGen explains the impact the tax bill will have on the wealthy and the poor. CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in.
CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses the economic impact of tax reform after the passage of the Senate's version of the tax bill.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports on Federal Reserve Board Member Randal Quarles' comments on bitcoin.