A nice setup in the futures did not trigger as the markets gapped up a little, filled the gaps, and then just barely drifted higher all session in a very boring session on 1.7 billion NASDAQ shares. Nothing (stocks, forex, futures) was behaving technically at all as the markets are clearly set for options expiration tomorrow. I posted the charts, but there were no triggers.
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: