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Mark Sebastian

Mark Sebastian is the founder of 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

Take Advantage of Nordstrom's Pricing Here

The stock has been pummeled along with the rest of retail, but things are not that bad.

This Is a Thunderstorm - But a Tornado Is on the Radar

The VIX is finally acting like the coronavirus is serious.

Apple Looks Due for a Pullback: Here's My Trade Idea

AAPL feels very heavy right now.

A Simpler Way to Play the VIX and Volatility

CBOE owns VIX and all trading related to it.

Novice Trade: UAL

United Airlines Holdings has had a rough few weeks, but the shares might be getting ready to turn around.

I Would Be a Call Spread Buyer of Disney

While today is certainly risky, and DIS has earnings coming up next week, I would look at today as an opportunity to put on a position in DIS that is somewhat longer term.

These Big 4 Names Could Cause Outsized Trouble

Here's why we must closely watch earnings for Alphabet, Apple, Amazon and Microsoft.

This Is What (Short) Squeezing Into a Tesla Looks Like

Price action, volume and volatility tell the whole story, and here's what to expect soon.

This Verizon Trade Has a Nice Ring to It

With yields where they are, money is going to want to find stocks that pay a nice dividend.

Novice Trade: Wells Fargo

The premium for long term options is cheap.

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