The markets gapped up, filled, bounced back to highs, came back to lows, and closed in the top of the range on 3.9 billion NASDAQ shares. ES Value Area Play worked well.

Net ticks: 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 but too far out of range to take:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long and short but both were too far out of range to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play: