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 by Fed chair Janet Yellen at the Jackson Hole summit.
Former Federal Reserve Governor Randy Kroszner, shares his expectation from Janet Yellen's speech at the Fed's economic summit in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and weighs in on the strength of the U.S. economy.
Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester, shares her thoughts on interest rates.
Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester, shares her outlook on the economy. The economy is on a good track and we don't set policy data point by data point, says Mester.
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard talks to CNBC's Steve Liesman about inflation risk, jobs and political reaction to Fed policy.
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard shares his thoughts on Fed policy and interest rates.
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard talks to CNBC's Steve Liesman about his call for a single interest rate hike, and shares his thoughts on economic data.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports protests outside this year's meeting in Jackson Hole are reaching an extraordinary new level.
Ahead of the Jackson Hole summit, CNBC's Steve Liesman sits down with Ady Barkan and Derek Laney, members of the "Fed Up" campaign, to discuss their main concerns about the Federal Reserve including wages and interest rates as well as diversity at the Fed.