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.


  • CEO Jobs Meeting With Feds: "Scandal" Start Or End?
    By: Mark Koba
    Tuesday, 23 Jan 2007 | 11:55 AM ET
    Apple CEO, Steve Jobs

    The meeting Apple's CEO Steve Jobs had last week with SEC and U.S. Justice Department officials over stock backdating--might not turn out to be much at all--according to CNBC's Jim Goldman. The meeting was reported today by Bloomberg. But Goldman says people he talked to --don't expect anything to come from all this. In fact--it seems even the probe by government officials may just end up "going away."

  • Bush Health Plan: "Taxing" Patients To Better Care?
    By: Mark Koba
    Tuesday, 23 Jan 2007 | 9:44 AM ET

    President George Bush gives his State of The Union speech tonight and he's expected to focus a lot of what he says on domestic policy. One key element is a new health care plan aimed at expanding coverage through tax credits. The idea is to make health care a "free market good." And the costs--well that comes from money that might have gone to your care.

  • For Sale: Upscale Homes-Big Spenders Necessary
    By: Mark Koba
    Monday, 22 Jan 2007 | 2:33 PM ET

    Looking for a new home? No problem. Got $80 million? Better dig deep into the checking account because that's what you'll need to buy one of the homes from America's number one real estate agent. She's Dolly Lenz from  Prudential Douglas Elliman. She and CEO Pamela Liebman from the Corcoran Group were on "Power Lunch" to talk about some of the "blockbuster" homes they have on the market.