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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: PayPal

I think it almost certainly trades about $100 in the next few weeks.

Novice Trade: VIX Short-Term Futures ETN

This could be a just the start in how fear drops over the next few weeks.

Novice Trade: XOP Oil & Gas ETF

There has been some considerable options action today in XOP.

I Would Be a Buyer of SPY Calls Here

I think we might be threatening the 200 DMA again by the middle of next week.

Novice Trade: PayPal

Consider buying these LEAPS in PYPL.

Novice Trade: General Electric

There are decent odds GE gets to the $12-$13 range before the next earnings cycle.

Hedge, Hedge, Hedge

Very rarely is it this cheap to hedge, so close to what was a huge meltdown for the S&P 500.

Novice Trade: Chevron

I like for CVX to continue to run higher back over $120.

Novice Trade: Facebook

I think FB is going to $175-180 before this move is over.

Novice Trade: Apple

I like AAPL to keep running hot and probably make it to the 200-day moving average.

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