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: Deutsche Bank

Intermediate Trade: Deutsche Bank

I would look at today's rally as a chance to dump the stock or get short.

Intermediate Trade: Goldman Sachs

Intermediate Trade: Goldman Sachs

Try this pre-earnings options strategy on weakness related to Deutsche Bank.

Intermediate Trade: VIX

Intermediate Trade: VIX

Consider buying a VIX October 15 put.

Novice Trade: SPDR Gold Shares

Novice Trade: SPDR Gold Shares

It is sitting at 2-year lows and a level that it has bounced off many a time.

Novice Trade: SPY S&P 500 ETF

Novice Trade: SPY S&P 500 ETF

Try this simply SPY strategy now that the Fed rate-hike news is over.