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Mark Sebastian

Mark Sebastian is the founder of OptionPit.com and the CIO of Karman Line Capital.  Mark is a former market maker on both the Chicago Board Options Exchange and the American Stock Exchange. The Author of the  popular trading manual "The Option Traders Hedge fund."  Sebastian hosts his own CBOETV show 'Track The Trade and is a  frequent guest on CNBC, Fox Business News, Bloomberg, First Business News.  He has been published nationally on Yahoo Finance and Barron's, quoted in the The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, CNBC, & Bloomberg.  Mark has spoken for The Options Industry Council, the CBOE, the ISE, The CME,  and is a co-host on the Option Block and Volatility Views podcasts. 

Mark has a Bachelor’s in Science from Villanova University.

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Recent Articles By The Author

In the Wreckage of ARKK, I've Found a Name Worthy of 'Redemption'

Some of these names held by the ETF have gotten so cheap its hard not to want to own them.

Novice Trade: Disney

I think DIS will make a run at $160 at the beginning of December.

I'm Playing for a Flush -- Of the VIX

This is a pretty cheap play, and pays out nicely if the VIX breaks back below 17.

I'm Getting an Uber Here

The selling has been a little overdone here in UBER and a few other names.

Here's a Slick Idea for Playing an Overdone Oil Selloff

There are oil names with great balance sheets that are making a lot of money right now, and will continue to do so.

Let's Phone Up ET as Prices Fall Down to Earth

Here's a play in Energy Transfer.

Here's How I'd Play the VIX Now

Buying out-of-the-money puts is what has been holding the VIX higher.

I've Got a Slick Trade for Exxon

As XOM reports soon and with oil hitting the $80 area, here's how to play this energy name.

SNAP's Cracking, but Will It Pop?

After a rough few days, Snap Inc. appears to be getting some bets that the stock could pop.

Get Hooked Up to Citigroup's IV

Bank implied volatility is at its lowest levels all year.

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