Mark Sebastian

Mark Sebastian is a former member of both the Chicago Board Options Exchange and the American Stock Exchange. The Author of the popular trading manual "The Option Traders Hedge fund." He is a frequent guest on CNBC, Fox Business News, Bloomberg, First Business News. Sebastian has been published nationally on Yahoo Finance, quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, and Bloomberg and is an "all-star contributor" for's Option Profits Team. Mark is also, the managing editor for Expiring Monthly: The Option Traders Journal an all digital, all options magazine. Mark has spoken for the CBOE, the ISE, CME, VOLX and is a co-host on the popular Option Block Podcast and Volatility Views podcast. Mark has a Bachelor's in Science from Villanova University.

  • Market News | Feb 23, 2016, 9:34 AM

    Why I Go to CBOE's Risk Management Conference

    Why I Go to CBOE's Risk Management Conference

    Next week is the CBOE Risk Management Conference, of all the events that are put on by different exchanges, associations and nonprofits, this is the only one that I absolutely refuse to miss.  Considering how great many great events there are, that is saying something but it is true for a multitude of reasons. For starters I learn a lot.  Last year there were sessions on trading VIX futures, trading SPX options, and trading equity options that I put to use almost immediately after returning[...]