Mark Koba

Mark Koba
Senior Editor, CNBC

Mark Koba is a senior editor at Topics for his feature story writing include the business of politics, health care, employment and the economy.

Before working at, 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.


  • OTM's Look At Contest Strategies
    By: Mark Koba
    Monday, 12 Mar 2007 | 2:09 PM ET

    Hey folks--need a strategy session for the contest? CNBC's "On The Money" had two great guests Friday night to offer their best advice--one even wrote a book on winning the challenge.

  • OTM Recaps Contest And Stocks To Watch
    By: Mark Koba
    Monday, 12 Mar 2007 | 2:08 PM ET

    Hey everybody. CNBC's "On The Money" started their first re-cap of the contest on Friday. Here's some of what we learned: The first two leaders from Tuesday and Wednesday, both employed similar strategies, they went all-in on a stock that was forecast to have positive earnings, or looked to bottom fish and catch the bump.

  • This Week's Top Leader And Why She's There
    By: Mark Koba
    Monday, 12 Mar 2007 | 2:05 PM ET

    Well--the first week of the Million Dollar Portfolio challenge is over--so let's see where we stand. Nancy Beaumont sits on top of the leader board with a portfolio value of $1,645,296.56 or a weekly gain of 64.5%. Nancy has multiple portfolios registered for the contest...