Max Pain

Max Pain

The expiration date of an unexercised option. The term is short for "maximum pain," which implies that a trader who does not exercise an option will lose money most of the time. See also: Maximum pain theory.
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With rounds such as Angry Nerds, Max Pain, and Grand Theft Answers, Blackboard Animation has attempted to draw a connection between them and their more popular counterparts.
FAMILIAR FEELING Rodriguez and Carragher after Wigan's goal THAT HURTS Fernando Torres is felled by Titus Bramble WHAT A STUNNER Hugo Rodallega scores the winner for Wigas MAX PAIN Liverpool's Maxi Rodriguez is sent flying last night
The Max Pain Crew performed the specially-written track at the Liverpool Lighthouse in Anfield.
THAT HURTS Fernando Torres is felled by Titus Bramble PITCH BATTLE James McCarthy challenges Steven Gerrard on the new surface MAX PAIN Liverpool's Maxi Rodriguez is sent flying last night