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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  • Today on cnbc.com: Tech Stocks, Edwards, Housing
    By: Mark Koba
    Thursday, 28 Dec 2006 | 8:00 AM ET

    Good morning. Our quote of the day comes from the stage and film actress Ruth Gordon (of "Harold and Maude" fame): "To be somebody you must last."  The lasting memory of Gerald Ford is being honored. Funeral arrangements announced Wednesday include placing the former president's casket for repose outside the U.S. House chamber--and then placing it for repose outside the Senate chamber.

  • U.S Housing Stocks: Recommendations For 2007
    By: Mark Koba
    Wednesday, 27 Dec 2006 | 10:59 AM ET

    The U.S. housing market has certainly gone through a rough patch lately--but there is some good news on stronger home sales--as we've reported. The Commerce Department says new U.S. home sales rose 3.4% in November. Analysts were looking for a gain of 1-2%.  But new home sales are still down from a year ago by 15.3%. So--are there any good stock recommendations out there? 

  • Airline Stock Recommendations For 2007
    By: Mark Koba
    Wednesday, 27 Dec 2006 | 10:02 AM ET

    A flurry of consolidation talk has fueled airline stocks the last few weeks. But what's it all mean for the airlines as we head into 2007? On "Morning Call"  Roger King--airline analyst at Credit Sights and Ray Neidl of Calyon Securities gave their take--and gave their favorite stock recommendations.