Mark Sebastian is a former member of both the Chicago Board Options Exchange and the American Stock Exchange. He is the founder of OptionPit.com, a Chicago-based option education firm, and author of The Option Trader's Hedge Fund. Sebastian is also the managing editor for Expiring Monthly: The Option Traders Journal an all digital, all options magazine. He has a Bachelor's in Science from Villanova University. Expand

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| Aug 07, 2014
| 12:02 PM EDT
The SPX 100 DMA is 1913.78, that is a key level today. The 100 Day continues to be a market trampoline, and if...
| Aug 06, 2014
| 11:33 AM EDT
Very rarely do I buy into technicals, but there clearly is support at the 100-Day Moving Average. That level h...

VIX

| Aug 05, 2014
| 1:36 PM EDT
Today, at times the market has been off as much as it was up yesterday, but the VIX has only gained about .80%...
| Aug 04, 2014
| 12:15 PM EDT
KORS appears to be heading down the same path as COH. While it is not there yet, the brand has done itself som...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 12:23 PM EDT
Despite the market being down, the day has been dreadfully slow with about the only interesting stock being AM...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 3:46 PM EDT
Desipte the VIX being down by a nice margin today, the VIX futures are actually rallying today. Right now the ...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:17 PM EDT
Today's action is basically proof that the entire sell off yesterday was caused by a short squeeze in volatili...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:48 PM EDT
Today, the VIX settled at 11.02 as it traded down to a low of 10.59 on the open. This is one of the big danger...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:16 PM EDT
While the market is rallying and the VIX is down, the interesting story is the VIX futures where both July and...
| Jul 07, 2014
| 11:09 AM EDT
As a further note to my Big Idea article on Options Profits, I looked at the closing price of straddles on Mon...

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