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January monthly meeting

Hi Everyone:

Happy New Year everyone!

The January meeting of The Atlanta Option Investors Club will be held now on Tuesday January 22 (Moved from Monday January 21) at 6:30 PM at Georgia State University Alpharetta Center located at:

3775 Brookside Parkway, Alpharetta, Ga 30022.

Our guest speaker for January is Mr Mark Sebastian of

He has published recenty a new book titled: “ The Option Trader’s Hedge Fund: A Business Framework for Trading Equity and Index Options”. See link below

Here is, in his own words, what he plans to cover in his 2-hour presentation:

I am going to present how to build an effective trading plan from the ground up. My presentation will cover many of the concepts in my book “The Option Trader ‘s Hedge Fund”.

I will discuss a

Money Management Plan

Trading Plan

And a Trade Plan (position management)

If there is time I will walk through a few sample trading plans

Finally I will discus the idea of trading for edge. That a portfolio can have extremely low risk relative to the SPX, but have returns that out pace the S&P 500.

Mark Sebastian is the COO and Director of Education for Option Pit, a full service online option mentoring program. Mark a former market maker on the CBOE and the AMEX. He also manages the risk of a private hedge fund. In 2009, he started the popular blog Option911, which is now the Option Pit blog. Sebastian has been published nationally in Yahoo Finance,, SFO Magazine, OptionsZone, and is the managing editor for Expiring Monthly: The Option Traders Journal. Mark has a Bachelor’s in Science from Villanova University.

Mark can be reached via email [masked], phone (888) Trade-01, or his blog

There is a $10 fee to attend this meeting. College students are admitted free of charge.

See you all on the 21st .

Joe Murad, Club moderator

For more info about the club go to:



Georgia State University Alpharetta Center is located about one mile East of Ga-400 off Old Milton Parkway. If you are heading north on Ga 400 take the Old Milton Parkway exit and turn right. Go to the second red light and turn right on Brookside Parkway across the street from QT Gas Station. The building is at

3775 Brookside Parkway, Alpharetta, Ga 30022

For additional info go to:

Lost? Call GSU at[masked]

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors.

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  • Bob W.

    When selling credit spreads on the spx in this market, what would you do if you position was near in the money with onr week to go. Would you close, roll out or hope and pray? I have been here before.

    January 18, 2013

    • Joe M.

      Bob: Call me at[masked] and we can talk.

      January 18, 2013

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