The markets gapped down, went lower, came back to sweep the highs, and then closed about where they opened on 3.2 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -10.5 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 stopped under the midpoint, triggered short at B and worked:

NQ Opening Range Plays were too far out of range to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play: