Futures Calls Recap for 6/28/19

The markets gapped up and headed lower and then flat as expected for end of quarter/half year, then popped at the last minute (helps those bonuses!) with rebalancing on 4 billion NASDAQ shares, but it was 2 billion at the close.

Net ticks: +18.5 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 6/27/19

We got the boring session that we expected on 2 billion NASDAQ shares. Markets gapped up a little and did almost nothing as we head into end of month/quarter/half year tomorrow.

Net ticks: -29 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 under the midpoint:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long at A and worked enough for a partial, triggered short at B and didn't work:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 6/26/19

The markets gapped up, went higher for a few, and then were mixed as the ES headed down to fill the gap but the NQ stayed green on 2.1 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +28.5 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, triggered short at B 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 6/25/19

The markets gapped down and went lower for the session, finally trading average daily range on the ES for once on 2 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 short at A and worked:

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

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 6/24/19

What a dumb day. Markets gapped up and filled but that was it. Ranges were horrible. NASDAQ volume was 2 billion 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 short at A and worked enough for a partial:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered short at A and stopped over the midpoint:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 6/21/19

The markets gapped down a little, didn't do much for an hour, popped up to fill the gap and more, and then slipped back to close flat for triple expiration. Final volume looked weak but with the end of day close outs pushed to 2.8 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -30 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 but too far out of range to take, triggered long at B and stopped under the midpoint:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 6/20/19

The markets gapped up big and headed down, just missing the gap fills, then recovered to near the highs of the day on 2 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +10.5 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 6/19/19

The markets opened flat, didn't do a darn thing until the Fed, popped lower for a minute then higher on the Fed, and then came back for a while before drifting up. The whole day's range was basically in the 5-minute candle that they announced. NASDAQ volume was only 2 billion shares.

Net ticks: +21.5 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 6/18/19

The markets gapped up big, pushed higher again in the first 30, and that was it on 2.1 billion NASDAQ shares. The rest of the day was spent settling onto the VWAP/Midpoint area.

Net ticks: +0 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 too far out of range to take, unfortunately:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered to far out of range to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 6/17/19

The broad market opened flat and closed where it opened, while the NASDAQ gapped up and went higher on a weak 1.9 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -14 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 and stopped over the midpoint, triggered long at B and worked:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES: