Futures Calls Recap for 10/28/20

The markets gapped down, went lower, and closed at the lows on 3.8 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 long at A and worked enough for a partial, triggered short at B and worked but just a tick or two too far out of range to take:

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 10/27/20

What a dead flat day. Waste of time. This was just impossible to bother with.

Net ticks: -36 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 over the midpoint, triggered long at B and stopped under the midpoint:

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 10/26/20

The markets gapped down, bounced to fill the NQ gap but not the ES in the first hour or so, and then dropped until the end of lunch, where things rebounded a bit to the VWAP on 3.2 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 long at A and short at B, both stopped under the midpoint:

NQ Opening Range Play:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 10/23/20

The markets gapped up a little, went lower to fill the gaps and more, bottomed out over lunch, and then came back to where they started on 3.1 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 and worked enough for a partial:

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 10/22/20

The markets opened flat, did nothing for over an hour, dipped, then came back up and tested the Value Area High but closed near flat on 3.4 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +21 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 10/21/20

The markets opened fairly flat and went up and back early and that was the day. Nice session for us on 3.4 billion NASDAQ shares.

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 worked big:

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 10/20/20

The markets gapped up, didn't do much in the morning, went higher over lunch, then came back to where they started on 3.5 billion NASDAQ shares.

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 stopped under the midpoint:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long at A and short at B and both were too far out of range to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 10/19/20

The markets gapped up, tried to go higher for 15 minutes, and then sold off sharply all day on 3.4 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, triggered short at B and worked:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long at A and worked but too far out of range (just by a tick or 2, you really should have taken it, but we didn't count it), triggered, short at B but too far out of range:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES:


Futures Calls Recap for 10/16/20

The markets gapped up, went higher for 45 minutes, topped out for the day, came back and were sitting on the VWAP heading into the last hour before selling off on 3.1 billion shares, which is the lightest day in a while despite options expiration.

Net ticks: +1.5 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, the chart data is wrong, using the correct data it triggered short at A and stopped over the midpoint, triggered long at B and worked:

NQ Opening Range Play:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

ES: