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VIX and VIX ETP Trading Primer

The One VIX Course Every Trader Should Take

“Don’t Let The Myths, Misconceptions, Miscommunications… And Outright Lies  About The VIX Destroy Your Trading!”

Instead… Sign Up For The One VIX Course Every Trader Should Take…And Discover The TRUTH About The VIX And How To Trade It Successfully…

Option Pit's VIX Primer 

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This Special Course will give traders actionable tools to trade VIX ETN's and VIX Options

The VIX Futures and Options and the VIX ETP's are consistently the most active option classes,  futures, and ETP's traded on a daily basis.  Yet many traders consistently trade these products incorrectly.  More than any other trading vehicles, the nuances of the VIX and VIX ETP's can cause a good idea to go bad, despite the trader being right.

Video Replay VIX and VIX ETP's


 In this 2+ hour primer Mark Sebastian Founder of Option Pit and Andrew Giovinazzi C.O.O. of Option Pit teach traders:

The the major VIX cycles and zones

How to trade VIX options for income

How to take advantage of weakness and strengths of VIX ETNS

The not so secret secrets to buying and selling XIV and VXX

Learn to avoid the pitfalls of these products for just $47.00!


Mark Sebastian: Founder

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.


Andrew Giovinazzi: Chief Operating Officer

Andrew Giovinazzi was a member of both the Pacific Exchange and the Chicago Board Options Exchange where he made markets in both equity and index option classes.  During that period he never had a down year.  In 1991, Andrew started and ran the Designated Primary Market Maker post for Group One, ltd in Chicago.  He was instrumental in creating and managing a training program that allowed Group One, ltd. to significantly grow the company.  He left Group One, ltd. to co-found Henry Capital Management in 2001.  He became Chief Options Strategist and Option Pit Mentoring in the Fall of 2011.  Andrew has a Bachelor's degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz in Economics.


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Recent Articles

Forbes - "Mark Sebastian Emphasizes Importance Of Understanding Math Behind Options"

Mark Sebastian is interviewed in Forbes, you can read the article here.


Read Mark Sebastian's Piece on the SFI for TheStreet and Yahoo

You can read Mark Sebastian's anaylsis of IStar Financial that he wrote for right here or on Yahoo Finance here

Read Mark Sebastian's Piece on the VIX for TheStreet

You can read Mark's piece titled Re-Visiting the VIX here.