The markets opened flat, spiked a little on a tweet from Trump, and came back to even. The last 4 hours of the day were so dead flat, which is common for quarterly contract roll first day. NASDAQ volume was 2.2 billion shares.

Net ticks: -31 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 over the midpoint:

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

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play: