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

Novice Trade: SPY

Novice Trade: SPY

The dollar index is way down, so this should be pushing the S&P 500 green.

'Pattern' a Profit in Goldman Sachs With This Options Strategy

'Pattern' a Profit in Goldman Sachs With This Options Strategy

These GS calls have a good chance of turning a profit in the next couple of days.

Novice Trade: Goldman Sachs

Novice Trade: Goldman Sachs

These GS calls have a good chance of turning a profit in the next couple of days.

Novice Trade: SPY

Novice Trade: SPY

With earnings season heating up, it's going to be hard to keep the S&P 500 down.

Novice Trade: Nike

Novice Trade: Nike

Had no one done the math on what LeBron going to LA will do for the brand?

Novice Trade: SPY

Novice Trade: SPY

These calls look worth the risk.

Novice Trade: Twitter

Novice Trade: Twitter

Talk about a classic overreaction.

Novice Trade: Nvidia

Novice Trade: Nvidia

The July 250 calls look very attractive.

Novice Trade: SPY ETF

Novice Trade: SPY ETF

I like these to be worth double by Friday.

Novice Trade: American Airlines

Novice Trade: American Airlines

Look for the airlines to get at a minimum a dead-cat bounce and potentially more if oil cools.