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.


  • Weekly Winner #2 Announced: It's Chuck Chow
    By: Mark Koba
    Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 12:57 PM ET
    Chuck Chow

    First week winner Nancy Beaumont has some company. Chuck Chow is the Week 2 winner with a portfolio gain of 63.794%. Chuck was conservative the first week buying and holding First Solar on 3/5 at $44.13 and not selling until 3/12 at $57.91 making $309,634.35. However, his gain on FSLR as of the end of week 1 was only half that.

  • What Stock Bloggers Like For This Week's Trades
    By: Mark Koba
    Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 11:47 AM ET

    Here's one more segment from Friday night's "How To Win" program on CNBC. We hear from a couple of the bloggers--the stock pick bloggers who are giving advice--and are actually playing to win the contest. John Carney is editor at dealbreaker.com and Jeff Mishlove is from Forecastingsystems.com and wrote a "how to" manual on the contest itself.

  • Mad Money's Cramer-Plus Maddening Advice?
    By: Mark Koba
    Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 11:18 AM ET

    "Mad Money's" Jim Cramer takes a look at the contest is this video segment from Friday night's "How To Win" program. He does a lot of work to come up with some interesting picks! (we'll give you one without watching--General Mills).