Futures Calls Recap for 4/29/19

The markets opened close to flat and drifted all day, higher early but then back down to even for the close on only 1.7 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 long at A and worked:

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

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 4/25/19

The markets gapped up a little and filled, and the ES closed flat while the NDX held part of the gap on 2 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +30.5 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 4/26/19

The markets opened fairly flat and went lower initially, then returned to even, then flat, and then lifted a bit late on a Friday on 1.8 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +8 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 but we don't take it by rule because we were already short NQ and this wasn't into the gap, triggered short at B and worked enough for a partial:

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 4/24/19

Not a very exciting day as the markets opened down slightly, eventually filled, and then swept the lows late in the day in a narrow range on 2 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -1 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:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 4/23/19

The markets gapped up small and pushed higher all morning, then went dead flat after lunch on 1.9 billion NASDAQ shares. Good day for us.

Net ticks: +20 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:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:

My call triggreded long at A at 2922.75 and stopped for 7 ticks. I did not re-enter:


Futures Calls Recap for 4/22/19

The markets gapped down and recovered to even on a weak 1.7 billion shares as most of the world was on Holiday. Real trading starts tomorrow.

Net ticks: +23.5 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:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 4/18/19

The markets gapped up, filled, and then flattened out for options expiration ahead of the long weekend on 2 billion NASDAQ shares.

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 great:

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 4/17/19

The markets gapped up and filled and closed about even on 2.2 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 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 4/16/19

The markets gapped up and eventually filled (ES) but the NASDAQ side was dead flat on 2.1 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -26 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 stopped, triggered long at B and stopped, probably the worst possible outcome:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 4/15/19

The markets opened flat, went lower, and then came back to even on a weak 1.8 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +1 tick.

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 long at A and stopped, triggered short at B and worked:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES: