The markets gapped up, pushed a little higher, and settled in for almost two hours, then dipped ahead of lunch, did not fill the gap, and drifted higher the rest of the session before selling off to lows in the last few minutes on 2.1 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +25.5 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 long at A and worked:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long at A and worked enough for a partial, triggered short at B and worked:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play: