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."

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  • Hidden Gems: Analyst's Stock Picks
    By: Mark Koba
    Wednesday, 20 Dec 2006 | 11:00 AM ET

    Alex Vallecillo is co-manager of the Allegiant Mid Cap Value Fund and on "Morning Call" he gave his picks for our "Hidden Gems" segment (he's a five-star fund manager). Vallecillo listed these stocks as his picks and the reasons why he likes them (two of them are exclusives for cnbc.com readers).

  • Today on cnbc.com
    By: Mark Koba
    Wednesday, 20 Dec 2006 | 7:46 AM ET

    Good morning. We'll start with our quote of the day from author Victor Hugo: "All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come." And the time has come for us to tell you what's ahead today. Among the scheduled guests and topics are--"Hidden Gems." This is our segment on "Morning Call" that gives you some favorite stock picks. Alex Vallecillo from Allegiant Mid Cap Value Fund will provide the stocks to watch.

  • Rocky Balboa: Back In The Ring For Big Bucks
    By: Mark Koba
    Tuesday, 19 Dec 2006 | 2:25 PM ET

    There's no keeping a good man down now matter how many times the bell rings--especially when it comes to Sylvester Stallone and his Rocky movie enterprise. The 6th film in the 30 year old franchise opens this weekend--titled "Rocky Balboa"--and it's getting good reviews. CNBC's Julia Boorstin says that means money for Stallone--and those involved in the picture.