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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

An Options Play on a Beaten-Down Intel

I like owning these calls out to September.

I've Got a Trick for VXX

These VXX puts could go to $4 of $5.

Novice Trade: General Electric

I would be a buyer of these GE calls into earnings.

Just Call Yourself 'Trader VXX'

Volatility should decline again next week. Here's how to play it.

This Coke Trade Is the Real Thing

I like KO, especially as the value vs. tech trade plays out.

Unmasking an Attractive 3M Trade

The work-from-home trade strategy seems to be coming off.

Take Another Swing at This Industrial Sector ETF

I would be a buyer of these calls.

Here's a Play in Volatility

This is why I'd be a buyer of VXX puts expiring next week.

This Feels Like a Top

I would be nervous if I held Apple and Tesla.

Thoughts on the VIX and How I'm Playing It Now

There's a good chance for volatility to rally next week.

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