Video explanation of option max pain theory
One question that I'm often asked is what are my data sources. My primary source for option data is Google Finance. Yes, you that right, Google Finance. Google official retired their finance data some years ago. But the API is still available.
Options are one factor that affects a stock price. other factors are news about a company and overall market sentiment. For example, if a stock posts good earnings and a robust outlook for the next quarter, but the DOW is down 300 points because of oil falling, then it will be difficult for the stock to make gains.
I'm introducing new pages that shows the historical option data. You supply a stock ticker, maturity date and strike price and the page will return the option history. You can choose to view the
The option screener has been showing high volume in the GE options this week. The monthly November 2015 options (11/20/2015) have over 1 million call contracts and 1 million put contracts. That
I was recently asked by a visitor to this website to demonstrate how to calculate max pain for a specific ticker and expiration. The ticker was the SPY ETF and last Friday 12/12/14 was the option
Today maximum pain is re-launching two pages. They are the max pain history page and high open interest page.Back on July 1st 2015 we began storing the daily option data for the stocks of the S&P 500.