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: PayPal

Novice Trade: PayPal

This is the type of day to grab the good ones.

Novice Trade: Microsoft

Novice Trade: Microsoft

The move in MSFT Friday is a signal.

Novice Trade: Disney

Novice Trade: Disney

The market may be disregarding Netflix's upcoming loss of Disney content.

Novice Trade: Caterpillar

Novice Trade: Caterpillar

Tuesday's sell-off of Caterpillar looks way overdone, so July $144 CAT calls look promising.

Novice Trade: SPY

Novice Trade: SPY

Celebrate my birthday with these July 2 SPY calls.

Novice Trade: Nvidia

Novice Trade: Nvidia

A lot of call over-writers in NVDA appear to be looking to harvest income on long positions.

Three Trades for a North Korea Breakthrough

Three Trades for a North Korea Breakthrough

A potential 'opening up' of North Korea could be a needle mover for these names.

Novice Trade: Apple

Novice Trade: Apple

Take advantage of this move lower to play a bounce.

Novice Trade: Buy Facebook Calls

Novice Trade: Buy Facebook Calls

A weak Nasdaq and another data-sharing scandal make July $190 FB calls look good.

Novice Trade: SMH Semiconductors ETF

Novice Trade: SMH Semiconductors ETF

SMH is likely to test its recent high in short order.