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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.


  • Celeb Tucker Keeps Lead But Changes Strategy
    By: Mark Koba
    Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | 3:53 PM ET
    James Tucker

    Actor Jonathan Tucker, from NBC's "The Black Donnellys" is in first place in the "Trading With The Stars" portion of our portfolio contest. He's been there for the week--and has a portfolio value of $1,030,700. But--as he told CNBC's Erin Burnett on the phone today, he's about to change his strategy.

  • Celeb Collins--Strong Hold On Third Place
    By: Mark Koba
    Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | 2:30 PM ET
    Stephen Collins

    Actor Stephen Collins will be on "Morning Call" tomorrow to talk about his stock picks and strategy for "Trading With The Stars." So far, he's making a solid run with his third place standing. CNBC's Dylan Ratigan reported on Stephen's standing--including his gain yesterday (Wednesday) of some $24,000 or 2.4% for a total of $1,051,226 in his portfolio.

  • Celebs Gold, Collins And The Fed (Really!)
    By: Mark Koba
    Thursday, 22 Mar 2007 | 12:26 PM ET

    Question: What do Judy Gold, Stephen Collins and the Federal Reserve all have in common? Well, the answer is (sorry no bonus bucks) ....INACTION! As CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera pointed out--the Fed left interest rates unchanged Wednesday and the two celebs for "Morning Call" were unchanged in their positions in "Trading With The Stars."