Futures Calls Recap for 3/29/19

The markets gapped up and held higher for the end of quarter on 2.3 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +11.5 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:

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 3/28/19

The markets gapped up, filled, turned up, held for a bit, then sold off until lunch. The rest of the day (again) was just a drift back higher to the midpoint or a little more. NASDAQ volume was only 1.8 billion shares.

Net ticks: +4.5 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 short at A way too far out of range to take, triggered long at B and worked:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 3/26/19

The markets gapped up and were dead flat for two hours, then finally started drifting down toward the gap over lunch on 2.0 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +9.5 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 long at A and worked:

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

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 3/25/19

The markets gapped down, filled quickly, then headed lower and basically established the range of the day in an hour on 2.1 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +22 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, triggered short at B and worked:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long at A and short at B and both worked but both were too far out of range to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 3/22/19

The markets gapped down and headed lower on 2.5 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +16.5 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 long at A and worked enough for a partial, triggered short at B and worked:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long at A and worked enough for a partial, triggered short at B but too far out of range to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 3/21/19

The markets gapped down and rallied all morning, then stalled out over lunch as March Madness tips off. NASDAQ volume was 2.4 billion shares.

Net ticks: +39 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 would have worked but triggered too far out of range to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:

My call triggered long at A at 2838.75 and stopped immediately, so we put it back in and triggered 10 minutes later at B, hit first target for 6 ticks, and raised the stop a couple of times and stopped 48 ticks in the money:


Futures Calls Recap for 3/20/19

The markets opened fairly flat and went lower during lunch, then popped up on the Fed and stalled and came back. S&P closed negative and NDX positive on 2.4 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +12.5 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:

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 3/19/19

The markets gapped up and eventually tried to go higher, then came back after lunch to fill the gaps on 2.4 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -17 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 stopped, triggered short at B and worked:

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

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 3/18/19

The markets opened flat, went higher, came back to even, and then drifted back up to the high of the day on 2.3 billion NASDAQ shares in narrow range.

Net ticks: +16 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 enough for a partial:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES: