The markets gapped down, went lower for a brief moment, flattened out for hours, curled back up a bit to the open over lunch, then rolled in the afternoon before bouncing back in the last 15 minutes on 2.1 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +4 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 worked enough for a partial:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered short at A but too far out of range to take (over 10 points to the midpoint):

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play: