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 the unemployment rate's drop, and what this means for the economy.
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CNBC's Steve Liesman reacts to the the latest numbers from the November jobs report.
Discussing the November jobs report with Kevin Hassett, American Enterprise Institute; Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago Booth School; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli.
Alan Tonelson, RealityChek founder, and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, discuss Donald Trump's negative views towards NAFTA and his legal ability to threaten companies. With CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Alan Tonelson, RealityChek founder, and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, discuss whether or not the government should get involved in keeping jobs in America, and whether Trump's Carrier deal sets a bad precedent. With CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the details of the latest jobless claims data.
Bob Browne, Northern Trust Global Investments CIO; CNBC Contributor Larry Kudlow; and CNBC's Steve Liesman discuss the release of the Fed's Beige Book and what it means for a rate hike in December.
CNBC'S Steve Liesman reports the latest Fed speak from Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester.