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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

This Target Trade Should Be Right on the Mark

Look for the stock to start to spark some interest in the coming days.

What Will the End of the Trade War do to VIX?

There are a couple of key VIX numbers to watch -- and a way to trade it.

I See Yellow Lights Flashing in the Market

I have been wary of this market for a while, and now the circumstances that can occur to create a sell-off are starting to pile up.

Confounding Walmart Will Get Back Into the Flow

Here's how to trade the stock.

A Short-Term Apple Trade for a Fast-Moving Market

Is there anything that can stop this stock?

Some Oil Stocks Are Getting Interesting Again

The big risk here is that there is a serious escalation by Iran.

These Ulta Calls Look Pretty to Me

10-day HV is getting near lows that we only see for a day or two.

10 Predictions for 2020 -- and One Big Idea

Expect the new to be old, and the bad to be good -- and Apple and Tesla to be real snoozers -- this year.

Novice Trade: Costco

Retail leaders have yet to make a real run higher.

The VIX Moves Up Again

This type of behavior almost always leads to some sort of selling.

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