One trigger that didn’t work for the session and that was it. The opening ranges plays once again did provide opportunities. NASDAQ volume was only 1.5 billion at the close.

Net ticks: -7 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:

NQ:

Just a reminder that we use half points for ticks on the NQ and not the quarter point measurement that the exchanges switched to in recent years. This allows us to use 6 ticks as a key target as we do on the other contracts. It also keeps the value of a tick at $10, closer to the value of a tick on the other contracts.

Mark’s call triggered short at A at 4288.50 and stopped:

A winner and a loser that washed on the ES after it set the S4 level after a big gap down and continuation day, something we don’t see much and can be hard to trade with the gap. NASDAQ volume closed at 2 billion 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:
Mark’s call triggered short at A at 1818.00 and stopped for 7 ticks. He entered it again at B, hit first target for 6 ticks, and stopped second half 8 ticks in the money:

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