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

Nordstrom Is Going the Wrong Way

Nordstrom Is Going the Wrong Way

The mishandled Ivanka Trump debacle is only part of the problem.

Why the VIX Has Been Acting So Weird

Why the VIX Has Been Acting So Weird

Fund's strategy backfires as a big chunk of its assets goes away.

Novice Trade: JPMorgan Chase

Novice Trade: JPMorgan Chase

Financials appear to be getting ready for another leg higher, depending on a rate hike.

Intermediate Trade: Square

Intermediate Trade: Square

SQ had a nice run after its last earnings and sets up well for next week's report.

Novice Trade: S&P 500 ETF

Novice Trade: S&P 500 ETF

The market's ongoing lack of volatility -- oh, the poor VIX -- creates an opening.