Mark Koba

Mark Koba
Senior Editor, CNBC

Mark Koba is a senior editor at CNBC.com. Topics for his feature story writing include the business of politics, health care, employment and the economy.

Before working at CNBC.com, he spent 11 years at Bloomberg LP, where among various duties, he was program producer for the award-winning "Bloomberg Small Business" television show.

Koba's background includes a decade of news writing and show producing at CNN, E! Entertainment Television, ABC's "World News Now," "Good Morning America" and CBS' "This Morning."

Follow Mark Koba on Twitter @MarkKobaCNBC.


  • Helpful Hints For Stock Contest Players
    By: Mark Koba
    Wednesday, 28 Mar 2007 | 2:55 PM ET

    Thought we'd pass along some links that might be of interest to contest investors and that you might not know about. Some are from CNBC, (not too surprising I trust) and a few others. The contests third weekly winner, Ryan Stackman, said he paid attention to business news in thinking about his stock picks.

  • CarMax, Valhi-TIMET Stock Owners--Please Read
    By: Mark Koba
    Wednesday, 28 Mar 2007 | 11:12 AM ET

    Hey folks, please read this post on the split of CarMax and the special stock dividend between Valhi and Titanium Metals (TIMET). For holders of CarMax, you will have your portfolio's adjusted. We also will adjust for the special stock dividend 'spin-off' between Valhi and Titanium Metals. We thank you for your cooperation, as several of you have written in today on these stocks.

  • Stock Updates: One Popular Pick May Have Run Course
    By: Mark Koba
    Wednesday, 28 Mar 2007 | 10:18 AM ET

    Hey folks. Here's our update on stock performance--as of the close on Tuesday, 3/27. Most of the names are familiar but there are some new ones (GME) that are having an impact. Fremont General may have run its course as it falls out of the most widely held stocks. News seems to have an impact so you might want to keep an eye on earnings, upgrades and business news. FYI: contest registrations to date: 459,968.