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: IBM

Novice Trade: IBM

The June 140 puts cost less than $1.85.

Novice Trade: iShares Russell 2000 ETF

Novice Trade: iShares Russell 2000 ETF

I like the Russell 2000 to make a run back to 1600.

Novice Trade: Morgan Stanley

Novice Trade: Morgan Stanley

On a day the S&P 500 is up big, I favor names that have been soft rather than chasing.

Don't Believe Me on Tesla? Ask Bondholders

Don't Believe Me on Tesla? Ask Bondholders

Some large investors think TSLA could be sub-$100 in the next six months.

Ethereum's Sharding Push Could Be A Game Changer For Crypto Market

Ethereum's Sharding Push Could Be A Game Changer For Crypto Market

Ethereum's Sharding Push Could Be a Game Changer for Crypto Market

Novice Trade: SPY

Novice Trade: SPY

What's happening today is a bullish flag for me.

4 Key Reasons Why It's Time to Sell Bitcoin

4 Key Reasons Why It's Time to Sell Bitcoin

Bitcoin's current rally is short-lived.

Time To Sell Bitcoin

Time To Sell Bitcoin

Bitcoin's current rally is short-lived.

Novice Trade: SPY

Novice Trade: SPY

In the near term, I would go long here buying SPY calls.

3 Big-Cap Tech Options Trades to Make Now

3 Big-Cap Tech Options Trades to Make Now

Here are a few of my better ideas heading into earnings reports.