Mark Sebastian

Mark Sebastian is the founder of OptionPit.com 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.

Recent Articles By The Author

Intermediate Trade: iShares Russell 2000

Intermediate Trade: iShares Russell 2000

Consider this IWM put spread expiring next week.

Novice Trade: Chevron

Novice Trade: Chevron

The oil stock is high, but it appears ready to move a little higher.

Novice Trade: PowerShares QQQ

Novice Trade: PowerShares QQQ

This ETF is a steal and calls are too cheap given the move it's making today.

Intermediate Trade: VIX

Intermediate Trade: VIX

There has been a lot of interest in VIX as we head to jobs report and Fed rate decision.

Novice Trade: Facebook

Novice Trade: Facebook

Take this selloff as an opportunity to dip into FB long-term calls again.