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: Intel

Though earnings were disappointing, the stock has caught a small bid.

Intermediate Trade: Twitter

Intermediate Trade: Twitter

This TWTR September strangle is too cheap to pass up.

Novice Trade: CRM

Novice Trade: CRM

Salesforce's stock is going to run higher, and its calls are cheap.

Advanced Trade: SPDR Gold Shares

Advanced Trade: SPDR Gold Shares

There's an opportunity to pick up GLD contracts for the ride back down.

Intermediate Trade: Treasury Bond ETF

Intermediate Trade: Treasury Bond ETF

How long does the U.S. bond stay at the current panic levels? Likely not much longer.