The markets were mixed early, then went higher, then drifted down to the close on 2.3 billion NASDAQ shares.

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:

ES and NQ Opening and Institutional Range PLays:

ES Opening Range Play triggered long at A and stopped under the midpoint, triggered short at B and worked enough for a partial:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long but way too far outside the OR to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play: