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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.


  • As of now, actor James Cromwell is currently in 6th place in "Trading With The Stars." Last Friday he had gained $10,510 to end the day at $994,231.01. As "Power Lunch" host Bill Griffeth said today James has the other celebs "right where he wants them." Maybe. With his "interesting" picks, (in other words, not so hot)...

  • CNBC Web Cast On Contest Investment Strategy
    By: Mark Koba
    Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 2:49 PM ET

    Here's our exclusive web cast on investment strategies to help you win the CNBC Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. CNBC host Dylan Ratigan talks with Bill Barker, Motley Fool senior analyst, and Arthur Hogan, Jefferies managing director offerd his own high-risk, high-return stock picks.

  • Weekly Winner #2 Announced: It's Chuck Chow
    By: Mark Koba
    Monday, 19 Mar 2007 | 12:57 PM ET
    Chuck Chow

    First week winner Nancy Beaumont has some company. Chuck Chow is the Week 2 winner with a portfolio gain of 63.794%. Chuck was conservative the first week buying and holding First Solar on 3/5 at $44.13 and not selling until 3/12 at $57.91 making $309,634.35. However, his gain on FSLR as of the end of week 1 was only half that.