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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.


  • Minimum Wage Hike: Will It Ever Get Done?
    By: Mark Koba
    Wednesday, 31 Jan 2007 | 2:08 PM ET

    The U.S. Senate is almost through debating a bill to raise to the minimum wage. However--Republicans want to amend the bill with provisions including tax breaks for businesses in order to offset the costs of a higher minimum wage. Democrats don't want that. There's also a move to attach tax deferred compensation to the measure.

  • Are You Saving Too Much For Retirement? Maybe....
    By: Mark Koba
    Tuesday, 30 Jan 2007 | 2:17 PM ET

    Are Americans saving too mcuh for retierment? It seems some people think so. Which is interesting considering the national savings rate is actually negative. Are we doing this all wrong? Laurence Kotlikoff is a professor of ecnomics at Boston University. He's among a group of economists and academics that believe people should be saving less and spending more....

  • Bush On Global Warming: Truth or Consequences?
    By: Mark Koba
    Tuesday, 30 Jan 2007 | 12:23 PM ET

    The House Committee on Oversight and Government reform is looking into allegations the White House tried to suppress information on global warming and climate change. This comes as President Bush just signed a directive that gives the White House much greater control...