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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

A 'Backward' VIX Makes This Call Spread Attractive

I think we could see the VIX make a run back to 45.

If You Can't Answer This One Question, You Shouldn't Own the Russell 2000

Think you're diversified? Understanding what you are investing and trading in is key.

Don't Get Left Holding the Bag With Macy's

This is likely to be a big retail loser, but here's how you can win with buying puts in M.

Get Out on the Floor With This Trade

Exchanges should be in a position to catch some nice upside if trading floors reopen.

Take a Cheap Shot at the VIX

Volatility could fall even further, considering 20% of its value is reporting earnings just this week.

How to Trade for a Fade in Zoom

The idea that this product is worth its current value is laughable.

Time to Jump Into the Oil Patch

Many major oil names did not participate in the recent craziness.

The Diamonds Could Be an Investor's Best Friend in This Market

The S&P 500 is no longer a diversified index.

World Wrestling Entertainment Is Ready for a Match Again

This trade should produce a 10% yield in eight months.

Now Playing: AMC

The cinemas are shut, but this theater house company should stick around for a bit -- here's my trade.

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