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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

Time to Cart Off With Some Walmart

The options are cheap right now and WMT is oversold. Here's how to play it.

An Options Play on J&J

Johnson & Johnson's selloff seems to be losing some steam here.

Play the China Dump With This Alibaba Trade

Look for BABA to make a run at $140 possibly before all is said and done.

Enter the Four-Step VIX Cycle

Here's how to play the Volatility Index as it hits 18.5.

We've Got a Big Barrel of Apple

Let's see how to cut a trade in AAPL as the volume in options expiring Friday and later this month is huge.

I've 'Patterned' an AMC Trade for You

These options could easily double or triple.

Time to Level Up on Zynga?

Here's how to play the game name after its earnings got zapped -- and on its current options action.

Let's Complete the Circuit With Advanced Micro Devices

Tuesday the stock of AMD kissed $105 and then bounced -- here's how to trade it now.

Stay on Track With CSX

Here's a trade in CSX as rail is hot.

I'm Writing Up a Play for PENN

Here's how I'd trade Penn National Gaming as it's buying Score Media.

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