Futures Calls Recap for 7/31/20

The markets gapped up, filled, but then recovered conveniently for end of the month (mostly in the FANG stocks) on 4.4 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 but too far out of range to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 7/30/20

The markets gapped down, went lower and started to look interesting, and then came back up to fill the gap and went flat for hours until the close on 4.1 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 but too far out of range to take, triggered short at B and stopped over the midpoint:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long at A and 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 7/29/20

The markets gapped up, went higher, shook both ways on the Fed, and closed at the high on a light 4 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +5.5 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 short at A and long at B but too far out of range to take for both:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 7/28/20

The markets gapped down and although they filled the gap eventually, it was a waste of a day until the last hour when things sold off. NASDAQ volume was a weak 3.8 billion NASDAQ 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 but too far out of range to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 7/27/20

The markets gapped up a little, bounced around during the day, and closed at highs on 4.2 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +4 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 but stopped over the midpoint, triggered long at B and worked great:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long 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 7/24/20

The markets gapped down, didn't do much for 90 minutes, reached up once but closed on the VWAP on 4.2 billion NASDAQ shares. Not the excitement we were hoping for.

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

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long at A and 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 7/23/20

The markets opened fairly flat, didn't do much in the morning, and then sold off in the afternoon on 4.4 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 triggers were too far out of range to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 7/22/20

The markets opened mostly flat and drifted all day, then move up a bit late in the day on 3.7 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 long at A and worked:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long 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 7/21/20

The markets gapped up and went dead flat most of the day and then sold off in the last 30 minutes on 4.4 billion NASDAQ shares.

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 short at A and stopped, triggered long at B 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:


Future Calls Recap for 7/20/20

The markets opened fairly flat and filled whatever gaps early, then just went up the rest of the session on 4.2 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 short at A but too far out of range to take, triggered long at B and worked:

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

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES: