Futures Calls Recap for 1/31/19

The markets opened
fairly flat, went higher until the start of lunch, and that was the high
of the session on 2.8 billion NASDAQ shares to end January and print
the statements.

Net ticks: +2.5 ticks.

As usual, let's start by taking a look at the ES and NQ with our
market directional lines, VWAP, and Comber on the 5-minute chart from
today's session:

ES and NQ Opening and Institutional Range Plays:

ES Opening Range Play triggered short at A and stopped, triggered long at B and worked:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long at A and worked, but probably
just a little more out of the OR range to take under the rules for most:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 1/30/19

The markets gapped up,
pulled back a bit, went higher over lunch, then spiked on the Fed
announcement and ended up closing about where that spike stopped on 2.5
billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -7.5 ticks.

As usual, let's start by taking a look at the ES and NQ with our
market directional lines, VWAP, and Comber on the 5-minute chart from
today's session:

ES and NQ Opening and Institutional Range Plays:

ES Opening Range Play triggered short at A and stopped, triggered long at B and stopped:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long at A and worked, triggered short at B and worked enough for a partial:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:

Our call triggered short at 2650.25, hit first target for 6 ticks, stopped second half over the entry:


Futures Calls Recap for 1/29/19

The markets gapped up
and filled quickly, then shook back and forth before dropping finally in
the morning, then came back up to the middle and sat the rest of the
session on a weak 2.0 billion NASDAQ shares. Overall, it wasn't very
exciting again.

Net ticks: +19.5 ticks.

As usual, let's start by taking a look at the ES and NQ with our
market directional lines, VWAP, and Comber on the 5-minute chart from
today's session:

ES and NQ Opening and Institutional Range Plays:

ES Opening Range Play triggered short at A and worked enough for a partial, triggered long at B and worked enough for a partial:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered short at A and worked:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 1/28/19

The markets gapped down
and closed where they opened, although they did try to go lower. They
never could try higher successfully. NASDAQ volume was 2.4 billion
shares.

Net ticks: +23 ticks.

As usual, let's start by taking a look at the ES and NQ with our
market directional lines, VWAP, and Comber on the 5-minute chart from
today's session:

ES and NQ Opening and Institutional Range Plays:

ES Opening Range Play triggered short at A and worked enough for a partial:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered short at A and worked:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 1/25/19

The markets gapped up and held, but it was a fairly flat session on 2.4 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -12 ticks.

As usual, let's start by taking a look at the ES and NQ with our
market directional lines, VWAP, and Comber on the 5-minute chart from
today's session:

ES and NQ Opening and Institutional Range Plays:

ES Opening Range Play
triggered short at A and stopped, triggered long at B and worked enough
for a partial and almost worked huge:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered short at A and long at B, but both had too much risk to take under the rules:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 1/24/19

The markets opened
fairly flat and tried both ways several times but the ES spent the day
in the Value Area and closed nearly flat on 2.4 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -42 ticks.

As usual, let's start by taking a look at the ES and NQ with our
market directional lines, VWAP, and Comber on the 5-minute chart from
today's session:

ES and NQ Opening and Institutional Range Plays:

ES Opening Range Play triggered short at A and stopped, triggered long at B and stopped:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered short at A and stopped over the midpoint, triggered long at B and worked enough for a partial:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 1/23/19

The markets gapped up, filled, and closed around even on 2.3 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +4 ticks.

As usual, let's start by taking a look at the ES and NQ with our
market directional lines, VWAP, and Comber on the 5-minute chart from
today's session:

ES and NQ Opening and Institutional Range Plays:

ES Opening Range Play triggered long at A and worked enough for a partial:

NQ Opening Range Play would have triggered long at A but too far out of range to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 1/22/19

The markets gapped down, went lower most of the day, and tried to bounce in the last hour on 2.4 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -11 ticks.

As usual, let's start by taking a look at the ES and NQ with our
market directional lines, VWAP, and Comber on the 5-minute chart from
today's session:

ES and NQ Opening and Institutional Range Plays:

ES Opening Range Play triggered short at A and stopped:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered short at A and worked enough for a partial:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 1/18/19

The markets gapped up
and were boring early, pulled back a bit, then heading up on news and
flattened out over lunch, which would have been the expected action for
options expiration on 2.4 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +6 ticks.

As usual, let's start by taking a look at the ES and NQ with our
market directional lines, VWAP, and Comber on the 5-minute chart from
today's session:

ES and NQ Opening and Institutional Range Plays:

ES Opening Range Play triggered short at A and worked:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered short at A and worked, but triggered
too far out of the OR to take under the rules so we don't count it:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 1/17/19

The markets gapped down,
filled, went flat most of the session like they were prepping for
expiration, and then popped on some news and pulled back a little after
on 2.1 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +9 ticks.

As usual, let's start by taking a look at the ES and NQ with our
market directional lines, VWAP, and Comber on the 5-minute chart from
today's session:

ES and NQ Opening and Institutional Range Plays:

ES Opening Range Play triggered long at A and worked:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long at A and worked, but too far out of range to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES: