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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  • Airline Consolidation: Good For Traveling Public?
    By: Mark Koba
    Friday, 15 Dec 2006 | 11:12 AM ET

    Did you get a good deal on airlines tickets this holiday season? If so--it might not be that way next year. Many are predicting airline consolidation could send ticket prices soaring. Peter Cohan is president of Peter S. Cohan and Associates. He believes consolidation will mean higher prices. Tom Parsons is ceo of Bestfares.com. He thinks the opposite--that there's still enough competition....

  • CNBC's Pearson: New Exec Pay Rules In Effect
    By: Mark Koba
    Friday, 15 Dec 2006 | 10:36 AM ET

    We've been talking all week about the big year end cash and stock bonuses Wall Street executive are getting--some of them topping $50 million. But starting today--everyone will be able to find out what other perks company execs are getting--like the use of a company jet. CNBC's Hampton Pearson on "Morning Call" had the details.

  • CPI Numbers: Unchanged And Better Than Expected
    By: Mark Koba
    Friday, 15 Dec 2006 | 8:42 AM ET

    Here are the U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI) numbers for November: unchanged--which is far better than the 0.2% increase than many economists had expected. The core rate--which excludes the volatile food and energy sectors--was also unchanged. Economists had been looking for a 0.2% increase there as well...