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."

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  • KB Home is joining what's becoming a long list of companies caught up in the stock back dating issue. The home builder announced that it's under formal investigation by the SEC for improper stock option practices. The company CEO Bruce Karatz resigned (or retired) last fall over the backdating issue. Right now--more than two hundred companies are under a similar microscope (including computer giant Apple).

  • Illegal Immigration: Boom Or Bust For Business?
    By: Mark Koba
    Thursday, 25 Jan 2007 | 11:15 AM ET

    Immigration was one topic mentioned by President George Bush in his State of the Union Speech Tuesday night--"We need to resolve the status of illegal immigrants who are already in this country. Without animosity and without amnesty."  But can that be done when tempers run so high on both sides of the issue?

  • Bush Health Plan: "If You're Sick, It Doesn't Help"
    By: Mark Koba
    Wednesday, 24 Jan 2007 | 3:29 PM ET

    The American middle class is under fire according to many Democrats and they say it's getting worse. As we noted earlier, Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) said as much in his response to the president's State of the Union speech last night--when Webb said there are "two different countries" when it comes to getting benefits from a good U.S. economy.