One call that triggered and slowed down heading into lunch. See NQ section below. The markets left behind gaps, did not trade average range, and volume was only 1.65 billion NASDAQ shares. Two days left of core earnings. Note that the ES closed right on the VWAP.
Net ticks: +2 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:

Just a reminder that we use half points for ticks on the NQ and not the quarter point measurement that the exchanges switched to in recent years. This allows us to use 6 ticks as a key target as we do on the other contracts. It also keeps the value of a tick at $10, closer to the value of a tick on the other contracts.
Mark’s call triggered long at A at 3578.50 and stalled out heading into lunch. He closed it two ticks in the money when things appeared to be slowing down: