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: D.R. Horton

Novice Trade: D.R. Horton

DHI is showing the characteristics of one my favorite trade setups.

Novice Trade: Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF

Novice Trade: Dow Jones Industrial Average ETF

The economy is not nearly as bad as the news makes it out to be.

It's Apple-Picking Season

It's Apple-Picking Season

The stock looks like it wants to take another run at an all-time high.

Novice Trade: Lululemon $200?

Novice Trade: Lululemon $200?

These calls are an attractive value.

McDonald's Will Fight Back: Here's How to Get in the Ring

McDonald's Will Fight Back: Here's How to Get in the Ring

Play MCD's trend for a rebound.

ECB Decision Gives TLT a Positive Tilt

ECB Decision Gives TLT a Positive Tilt

Take advantage of the NIRP-induced carry trade with this options trade.

How to Catch a Bid With PayPal

How to Catch a Bid With PayPal

I like the risk-reward on this options trade.

Come on and Zoom!

Come on and Zoom!

When you see articles how value is outperforming growth, it's time to look at growth names.

AT&T Is Dialing Higher, So It's Time to Pick Up

AT&T Is Dialing Higher, So It's Time to Pick Up

As Elliot Management is moving to lift the stock price of T, here's how to play it.

Make a Good Call With SPY

Make a Good Call With SPY

These SPDR S&P 500 ETF calls are super cheap.