The markets gapped up, did nothing early on light volume, then filled the gaps, then came back up to the opening levels to close out the year on 2.1 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +0 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:

Opening Ranges were too wide to take by rule.

ES Opening Range Play:

NQ Opening Range Play:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play: