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: VIX

Intermediate Trade: VIX

There could be some downside pressure on the April futures into next week.

Novice Trade: Sears Holdings

Novice Trade: Sears Holdings

SHLD is currently in the middle of a massive short squeeze.

Novice Trade: Exxon Mobil

Novice Trade: Exxon Mobil

These July calls are cheap to get a look at upside in oil and energy.

Intermediate Trade: XLV and VIX

Intermediate Trade: XLV and VIX

I like a VIX-XLV pair trade or just a simple put purchase in one or the other.

Novice Trade: Goldman Sachs

Novice Trade: Goldman Sachs

The tanking of financials over the last few days is overdone.