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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

I Like the Cut of This Financial's Jib

Right now, the financials seem to feel a little bit like owning a boat.

Let's Trade This Market's Weakling: The DJIA

Consider being a buyer of these DIA calls.

Vexed by the Market? Go for VIX

With few catalysts to get the market moving heading into next week, here's a trade for the VIX.

Some Good News for Uber

The stock might be ready to consolidate here and then break higher.

Can Zoom Stay Top Dog Technologically?

I just don't think ZM will ever be able to justify the current price with earnings.

Make a Run for the Banks

Here's a play in the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund as its approaches $25.

Would You Take a Look at Apple!

I have never seen this stock get quite this crazy in terms of its volatility.

Go Full Steam Ahead on CSX

The rails, and other industrial-tied names are a little too cheap now.

A Play on Cboe and Plummeting VIX Volume

People simply do not hedge as much when the VIX is 25 coming from 80.

Novice Trade: XLI Industrials ETF

August options have gotten crazy cheap.

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