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.


  • New Contest Leader A Former Number One
    By: Mark Koba
    Tuesday, 20 Mar 2007 | 9:28 AM ET

    Good morning. As we look at Monday's close, Chad Mazeika regained his top position from 4th place with a portfolio value of $1,918,396.75. The Chad canceled a pending order of CMGI and has gone all-in with Gateway Inc, that priced with Monday's close at $2.40. top portfolio has now dropped under $2 million after reaching that benchmark on Friday.

  • As of now, actor James Cromwell is currently in 6th place in "Trading With The Stars." Last Friday he had gained $10,510 to end the day at $994,231.01. As "Power Lunch" host Bill Griffeth said today James has the other celebs "right where he wants them." Maybe. With his "interesting" picks, (in other words, not so hot)...

  • CNBC Web Cast On Contest Investment Strategy
    By: Mark Koba
    Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 2:49 PM ET

    Here's our exclusive web cast on investment strategies to help you win the CNBC Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. CNBC host Dylan Ratigan talks with Bill Barker, Motley Fool senior analyst, and Arthur Hogan, Jefferies managing director offerd his own high-risk, high-return stock picks.