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: CBOE

Exchange has the potential to continue higher if the market sells off any time soon.

Intermediate Trade: Amazon

Intermediate Trade: Amazon

Though I'm not the biggest fan of the stock, there are periods where AMZN call options are clearly a buy.

Novice Trade: TLT 20+ Year Treasury ETF

Novice Trade: TLT 20+ Year Treasury ETF

Add long-term Treasury puts on Fed rate-hike fears.

Advanced Trade: Ulta Salon

Advanced Trade: Ulta Salon

There's the potential to do extremely well with this 3-part options play if Ulta's earnings come through.

Novice Trade: SPY

There's potential for a short squeeze.