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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

Take a Ride on These Lyft Options

It appears like LYFT wants to make a run.

I See a Green Light on Uber

The October $35 calls for under three bucks looks like a good ride to me.

Carnival's Options Are Going Crazy: All Aboard for a Short Trip

We could be at a point where the cruise lines are a scoop.

Intermediate Trade: Fastly

FSLY has incredible upside skew, meaning calls are super expensive relative to at the money options.

I've Got a Card Up My Sleeve for Penn National

Here's how I would play PENN as it makes a run toward $70.

Take Advantage of Overblown Healthcare Worries With This Trade

Monday's action in Johnson & Johnson is a fadeable event.

Volatility Popping? Play It With VXX

We may get a short-term volatility pop into VIX expiration on Wednesday.

This Earnings Play Could Pop Next Week

One of the cheapest names to make an earnings trade on is Coca-Cola.

Diamonds in the Rough: This DIA Trade Is a Steal

Amid Wednesday's broader market decline, look for a nice rally in the Diamonds as we close out the week.

Facebook Is Due for Its Own Mega-Cap Pop

FB seems like it has plenty of upside and is going to make a killing.

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