Futures Calls Recap for 8/30/19

The markets gapped up and drifted down to fill the gaps on a weak 1.4 billion NASDAQ shares as expected.

Net ticks: +7 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 but too far out of range to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 8/29/19

The markets gapped up, pulled back a bit, then came back to just over the open and went flat for the rest of the session on 1.6 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -18 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 too much risk to take, triggered short at B and stopped:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long at A but too much risk to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 8/28/19

The markets gapped down, came back up and filled and went green, and then we entered lunch and the last four hours were dead flat on 1.6 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 short at A and worked, triggered long at B and worked:

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

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 8/27/19

The markets gapped up and filled and closed slightly in the red on 1.6 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -24 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 stopped:

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 8/26/19

The markets gapped up and basically spent the day in the Value Areas and the IRs on the worst volume of the year at 1.2 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +17.5 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 8/23/19

The markets gapped down, gave us the biggest volume warning of the week, crawled up to fill the gap, and then tanked on Trump's tweets about China on 2.2 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -48 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 but too far out of range to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 8/22/19

The markets gapped up and were sitting flat after an hour on horrible volume, then dropped on some Fed comments that there was no need to lower rates, and then rebounded in the afternoon to around even on a weak 1.7 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +41.5 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 stopped under the midpoint, triggered short at B and worked huge, 20 HANDLES for the close:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long at A but too much risk to take, triggered short at B and worked:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 8/21/19

The markets gapped up and held dead flat on 1.7 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -33 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 long at B but both were too far out of range for risk to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 8/20/19

The markets gapped down, went lower, came back up and filled, but then headed lower on 1.7 billion NASDAQ 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 worked enough for a partial:

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

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 8/19/19

The markets gapped up big, split early, came back a bit, and then tried the highs but most of the day was net flat on 1.9 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 long at A but we don't take by rule because we were short ES and this wasn't into the gap, triggered short at B and worked:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES: