The markets gapped up, filled in the first two hours, then slowly made their way back up to where they opened on 2.4 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 didn’t work, triggered long at B and didn’t work:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long at A and worked enough for a partial, triggered short at B but too far out of range to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play: