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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

Novice Trade: Intel

There's a pattern to these earnings-related selloffs.

Novice Trade: Kimberly-Clark

A low-cost intermediate play on a stock that seems to go straight up.

Novice Trade: Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF

These types of index divergences usually do not last too long.

Trade This Odd VIX Action

I have yet to see a U.S.-China trade deal meeting end with IV blowing up.

Novice Trade: Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola seems to have righted the ship.

Novice Trade: UnitedHealth on 'Medicare for All' Weakness

Insurance companies would have their claws in any potential new healthcare law so deep, the law will have slash marks on it.

Novice Trade: IBM

The stock moves slowly, but tends to do so in one direction.

Novice Trade: JPMorgan Chase

JPM's IV is sitting at a 52-week low, while the stock looks pretty strong.

Novice Trade: Lyft

The risk-reward on a short-dated trade like this is quite favorable.

Lyft Is Way Oversold: Play It With Options for a Bounce

Lyft's big selloff has been silly.

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