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Mark Sebastian

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Mark is a former market maker on both the Chicago Board Options Exchange and the American Stock Exchange, and is currently the Director of Education at The OptionPit.com and the Director of Risk Management for a private hedge fund. Mark also writes Option911.com, a popular index and equity options blog.

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Mark Sebastian Analysis: VIX and the Markets

By Mark Sebastian

I think the VIX will go up and up and up even as the market sits here no matter how overpriced VIX is. Why? Because there is nothing else to buy.

05:40PM 10/07/13

Mark Sebastian: Volatility Analysis

By Mark Sebastian

How long with the VIX stay below 15?

09:07AM 07/23/13

Apple Straddle

By Mark Sebastian

Mark Sebastian of Option Pit doesn't like Apple stock as a long-term trade, but is bullish on the volatility for a near-term strategy.

10:19AM 07/15/13

VIX Analysis: Frog and a Pot

By Mark Sebastian

Picking the top is not something any of us can do well, but taking profits is.

01:07PM 06/17/13

Trends in VIX Settlement

By Mark Sebastian

If you are unfamiliar with VIX derivatives, this is the week to watch the VIX options and futures move.

08:20AM 05/20/13

Dividend Plays Using Options

By Mark Sebastian

With AAPL going ex-dividend on February 7, Mark Sebastian of OptionPit shows you how to execute this trade using BMY and the tech giant as examples.

03:21PM 02/06/13

Tag Team: KOG

By Mark Sebastian

David Peltier, portfolio manager of TheStreet's Stocks Under $10, and Mark Sebastian of Option Pit like shares of KOG. Here is an options strategy for a bullish position.

12:43PM 01/25/13

How to Play a Low VIX

By Mark Sebastian

The first thing to remember about options is that all the prices are relative.

01:06PM 01/08/13

Taking Advantage of a 'Low' VIX

By Mark Sebastian

Mark Sebastian of Option Pit leans toward a combination of buying and selling volatility.

08:55AM 01/07/13

VXX: It's Official (Incl Video)

By Mark Sebastian

The VXX will reverse split on October 5, four-for-one. This is why I am taking positions off into the split.

08:09AM 09/25/12

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