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Upcoming Events

Option Pit Professional Traders Summit

Date: June 28th 2017-June 30th 2017

Cost: 797.00

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Come Join Mark & Andrew for a three day trader’s summit in Chicago.  There will be guest speakers, live trading, mock trading on the floor, multiple lessons taught Mark and Andrew  throughout the day.  Traders will focus on:

  • Trading the VIX and Vol products
  • Evaluating M&A and special situation trades
  • Finding Edge in option trades
  • Understanding and trading an FDA pipeline
  • Strategies that will make money almost immediately

This event is an excellent chance meet with other professional traders,  hang out with the Option Pit team,  and aquire actionable trading instruction that you can put into place day one.

Fun Events:

-Happy Hour in Greek Town

-Live Option Block Podcast

-A Chicago White Sox game

-Group Dinner at a Chicago Steak House

The Event will be held at CBOE in a conference room overlooking the trading floor

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The Option Pit Condor Intensive

The Best Course for Condor Trading You Can Take

“Learn how to put the odds of trading on your side, learn to profit from options even when stocks are moving OR when stocks are at a stand still!”

Sign Up for the Condor course every option trader should take

THe Option Pit Condor Intensive: May 6th 9:30 AM ET.

Normally $297.00 today just $177.00!!

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Lifting off with Butterflies and Condors

 

This Special Course will give traders actionable tools to trade Butterfly Spreads

Many traders are astounded to learn that there are ways to use optoins to produce consistent income WITHOUT risking catastrohpic loss on a large market move.

 In this 3+ hour primer Mark Sebastian Founder of Option Pit and Andrew Giovinazzi C.O.O. of Option Pit teach traders:

Master the Condor and Iron Condor

Take advantage of mispriced skew structure to maximize profits

Create trades using weekly and monthly options

Use condors in directional trading

Understand how to be short iron condors

Manage risk associated with condors like a professional trader

 ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTORS:

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 TheStreet.com’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

Original 3 Andrew Giovinazzi 1931.jpgAndrew 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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Click above to register or email questions to info@optionpit.com

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 TheStreet.com 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.