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.


  • Why Contestants Should Watch "On The Money"
    By: Mark Koba
    Wednesday, 14 Mar 2007 | 3:34 PM ET

    In an earlier post, we told you that on CNBC's "On The Money" last Friday, Jeff Mishlove had recommended one of the stocks getting current highest returns in the contest, Jo-Ann Stores, which had up to a 12.3689% return today. It pays to watch CNBC-TV. The video below is Jeff from OTM.

  • Information Links To Help Contestant Traders
    By: Mark Koba
    Wednesday, 14 Mar 2007 | 2:37 PM ET

    Some of you have asked for help. Here are some links to give you information that may be of aid in your trading. I've included such areas as earnings, economic calendars and other financial web sites (though CNBC.com is still a great source!)

  • What's Being Heavily Traded And Why
    By: Mark Koba
    Wednesday, 14 Mar 2007 | 2:02 PM ET

    Hey everyone. A quick note on the Portfolio Challenge trading. The best trades made by contestants seem to be overwhelming triggered by news events and earnings. Here's a look at  the top trades from Tuesday...