Steve Liesman is CNBC’s Senior Economics Reporter.
Steve reports on all aspects of the economy including the Federal Reserve Bank and major economic indicators.
Steve joined CNBC from The Wall Street Journal where he served as a senior economics reporter covering monetary policy, international economics, academic research and productivity.
Prior to joining the Journal in 1994, Steve 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.
Steve has also worked as a business reporter for both the St. Petersburg Times in St. Petersburg, Fl., and The Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Sarasota, FL.
Steve holds a Masters of Science from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a B.A. in English from the State University of New York, Buffalo.
Steve is an avid fisherman and speaks Russian.