The markets gapped up and moved a little for 45 minutes and then went dead flat on a Friday on 2.1 billion NASDAQ shares. Bad day for calls.

Net ticks: -46 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, triggered short at B and stopped:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered short at A and stopped, triggered long at B but was not valid because we were short ES and this wasn’t into the gap:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play: