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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

Intermediate Trade: Boeing

BA is not flying higher.

A VIX Contango Trade for the FOMC Meeting

A good opportunity for VIX traders.

Ride the Wells Fargo 'Wheel'

WFC is a good Put Wheel candidate in the short term.

A Cheap GLD Trade That Could Really Fly

The logical short-term rally endpoint for gold and the miners is the Fed rate announcement.

Novice Trade: Square

There are many reasons to like SQ.

Novice Trade: SPY

If there were any real risk of a major selloff I think the VIX would have begun popping.

Play JPMorgan After Earnings With This Options Trade

Premium is incredibly cheap now that the news is out.

Play Cheap Volatility in USO

Crude oil is hanging around $60 a barrel mid-summer with no real demand uptick coming on.

Novice Trade: How to Play Lululemon's Breakout

The stock is popping Friday.

Novice Trade: Marvell Technology

I have a specific options strategy when I see this kind of setup.

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