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 latest Fed speak from both dovish and hawkish voices at the central bank ahead of the September meeting next week.
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight to today's speech from Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart.
Discussing the markets following hawkish comments from Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren with the "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders; Stephanie Link, TIAA Global Asset Management; and Richard Saperstein, HighTower Treasury Partners managing director. CNBC's Steve Liesman recaps the latest Fed speak.
CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks with Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo about his outlook for rate increases.
CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks with Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo about the Federal Reserve's view of the economy.
CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks with Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo about the Federal Reserve's recommendations to Congress on bank behavior.
CNBC's Steve Liesman speaks with Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo about the banking industry.
CNBC's Steve Liesman has the update from Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren.