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: PowerShares QQQ

Novice Trade: PowerShares QQQ

This ETF is a steal and calls are too cheap given the move it's making today.

Intermediate Trade: VIX

Intermediate Trade: VIX

There has been a lot of interest in VIX as we head to jobs report and Fed rate decision.

Novice Trade: Facebook

Novice Trade: Facebook

Take this selloff as an opportunity to dip into FB long-term calls again.

Novice Trade: Walmart

Novice Trade: Walmart

I like WMT to run toward its 52-week high as we head into Christmas and may go higher.

Play Financials as Trump Targets Tech Firms

Play Financials as Trump Targets Tech Firms

As tech companies become enemies of the State, mid-cap financials are a good play.