To gauge a stock trend, it's all in the charts. But what about its options? You may not be trading options, but ignore them, and you may be missing the bigger picture.
Wide bid-to-ask spreads are part of trading options during volatile markets. The question to ask is, Why? Blame it on the humans.
Our resident trading answers your tough questions about long, in-the-money vertical spreads, why VIX and VXX diverge, and when it's okay to text and drive.