Real Money authors - Mark Sebastian

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.

Email Mark Sebastian

Recent Articles By The Author

Intermediate Trade: Facebook

I am not sure how much more bad news about Facebook can come out.

Novice Trade: SPY

More FOMO should lead to more MOMO for the S&P 500.

Novice Trade: Ferrari

I think RACE has decent odds of giving great guidance on earnings at the end of the month.

Novice Trade: Bed Bath & Beyond

I cannot think of a good reason to hold BBBY as a long-term investment.

Novice Trade: FXI China Large-Cap ETF

The S&P 500 might be in recovery mode, but China is another story.

A Trade for a 'Bulletproof' Market: VIX Futures

Look for the VIX futures to return to a full 'contango.'

Novice Trade: Nordstrom

Consider these February at-the-money calls in JWN.

Intermediate Trade: Facebook

It's time to step in and cherry pick stocks.

Novice Trade: XLF

Is all banking GS or is this a buying opportunity for XLF?

Novice Trade: SPY

It appears that the longer the selloff stops, the longer the rally will last.

Email sent

Thank you, your email to has been sent successfully.


We're sorry. There was a problem trying to send your email to .
Please contact customer support to let us know.

Please Join or Log In to Email Our Authors.

Email Real Money's Wall Street Pros for further analysis and insight