Futures Calls Recap for 11/22/19

The markets gapped up small, did nothing for the first hour, dipped to fill the gap, and closed where it opened on 1.8 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:

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

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 11/21/19

The markets opened down a little and closed basically flat as well again on 2.0 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +14.5 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 11/20/19

The markets gapped down a little and were dead for hours then dipped on news that any trade deal with China might not happen until 2020. NASDAQ volume was 2.6 billion shares and look out.

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 long at A 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 11/19/19

A boring day in the markets again on 2.2 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 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 11/18/19

The markets gapped down small, went lower, came back to fill the gap, and then wiggled both ways before closing basically flat on 2 billion NASDAQ shares. Midday, the ES put in 4 of the smallest 5-minute candles in a row that I've even seen.

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 stopped, triggered long at B 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 11/15/19

The markets gapped up, came back a bit, then curled up and went flat for about 5 hours before a slight pop at the close on 2.1 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +13.5 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 11/14/19

The markets gapped down, filled, went to lows, but basically hung around even on 2.1 billion NASDAQ shares.

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:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 11/13/19

The markets gapped down, filled the gaps, and closed just about even on 2.1 billion NASDAQ shares. Opening Range Plays work, and the ES Value Area was perfect.

Net ticks: +45.5 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:

Triggered long at A and crossed the Value Area to B:


Futures Calls Recap for 11/12/19

The markets opened close to flat, headed up early, then rolled back to even and closed about where they opened on 1.9 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:

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 11/11/19

The markets gapped down and inched up during the day on 1.7 billion NASDAQ shares for the Veteran's Day bank holiday. We never quite filled the gaps, but volume was stronger early than expected and then died down to close weak.

Net ticks: +13 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 short at A but we don't take by rule because we were long ES and this wasn't into the gap, triggered long at B and worked:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES: