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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

VIX Futures Are on a Streak - With No End in Sight

Here's a trade on the VXX to capitalize on what's happening.

The Rubber Band Is Beginning to Break: Here's the Trade

We are within days of QQQ taking a dive.

I'm Betting KO Punches Higher

As Coca-Cola is set to knock through $50 this week, here's a trade in the soft-drink giant.

Rapid Test, Rapid Dow Rally?

Here's what I expect to happen to the market near term off this potentially game-changing development.

Why the CBOE Is Catching a Bid - And How to Ride It

The Mini VIX future has been a huge success.

A Counterintuitive Play on the Dow Shakeup

There are actually strategies that buy stocks leaving the Dow and sell stocks being added.

Delta Calls Are Ready When You Are

DAL was at $60 before the pandemic hit.

Apple Looks Primed for a Post-Split Dunking

As AAPL has rallied, something strange is happening.

Novice Trade: XLI Industrial ETF

If industrials get a head of steam, the XLI could break $80 or higher.

Here's the Rub on the VIX

If you think this spread is crazy now, it gets only weirder because of the election.

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