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Tuesday, December 06, 2016 2:42 PM
$FB Max Pain = 118.00. Maturity = 12/09/2016. Previous close = 117.43. https://t.co/6fdQk0EgGb
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 2:34 PM
$NFLX sum put vol=26,375 sum call vol=36,400 PutCallRatio=0.72 expiration 12/09/2016 . https://t.co/uKwgJoTBq6
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 2:17 PM
$SPY Max Pain is 220.00 for maturity 12/07/2016. Prev Close = 221.00. https://t.co/XC5BZcl5Lq
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 2:09 PM
$AMZN maturity 12/09/2016 Vol PutCallRatio of 0.87 puts=16,238 calls=18,655 . https://t.co/71sZgZz3sO
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 1:52 PM
$AAPL Max Pain is 110.00 for maturity 12/09/2016. Prev Close = 109.11. https://t.co/52vjGoImLg
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 1:44 PM
$SGY maturity 12/16/2016 Vol PutCallRatio of 1.01 puts=164 calls=162 . https://t.co/1v1666dXuG

Thoughts for the week ending 8/26/16. Let's start by taking a look at the SPY Open Interest and Volume for the week ending 8/26/2016

So you are a new to this website, and you are new to the concept of max pain. Where do you get started? In a nutshell, max pain theory says that the option sellers (called writers) have stock on hand to fulfill the options if they are exercised. These stock positions are maintained to minimize risk to the sellers, and this maintenance affects the stock price. So, options can be the tail wagging the dog.

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