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.
This is a play on a long-term, not a short-term directional trade I normally like.
A selloff with a soft VIX followed by a rally with a really soft VIX tends to mean the easing of fear in the near term.
Implied volatility is near three-month lows too, so there is not much expected of NVDA as far as movement right now.
As stocks rally after ignoring the trade wars for a fourth time some money should find names such as XOM.
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