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Thursday, August 17, 2017 6:10 AM
$QQQ Max Pain = 135.50. Maturity = 08/25/2017. Previous close = 144.28.
Thursday, August 17, 2017 6:00 AM
$AMGN maturity 08/18/2017 Vol PutCallRatio of 1.28 puts=124 calls=97 .
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 11:39 PM
$LNKD Max Pain is 175.00 for maturity 01/19/2018. Prev Close = 195.96.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 11:29 PM
$TSLA sum put vol=19,673 sum call vol=26,476 PutCallRatio=0.74 expiration 08/18/2017 .
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 11:17 PM
$BAC Max Pain is 24.00 for maturity 08/18/2017. Prev Close = 24.46.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 10:45 PM
$TSLA Max Pain = 352.50. Maturity = 08/18/2017. Previous close = 362.33.

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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.