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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

I Found a 'Gift' in the Oil Patch

Oil prices are going to guide Devon Energy higher in the next few weeks. Here's how to play it.

I'm Liking the 'Hated' With This Palantir Trade

Some of the beaten-down names are seeing life. Here's how to play PLTR.

Novice Trade: Robinhood

I would be looking to short HOOD by buying puts short term.

AMC's Box Office Is Offering Low-Cost Puts

Monday's rebound in meme stocks provides a chance to step in here.

Ford Could Soon Gain Some Traction

Here's a play in F as we could be ready for a rally in high beta names soon.

This Trade Should Be XLE-nt

Here's how I would play the Energy Select Sector SPDR fund amid the fear and volatility.

ARKK Is Drowning, So Call the Teladoc!

Here's a trade in TDOC as the ARK Innovation exchange-traded fund sinks.

Tilray Isn't Going to Get That High

TLRY posted promising earnings, but don't expect it smoke past its current levels for long.

2022 Will Separate Traders Who Know Their 'Options' From Those Who Don't

As we enter a new year, expect the fast and furious moves to continue in volatility and options volumes. But this factor will make the difference for those looking to make money.

Watch VIX Slip

Here's where I see volatility falling to, and how to play it.

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