The markets gapped down, didn’t do much for the first hour, then rallied to fill the gap and more, then settled into the middle of the range over lunch, then sold off in the afternoon back to the opening levels on 2.1 billion NASDAQ shares, which isn’t much volume for options expiration.

Net ticks: +4 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 worked enough for a partial:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long at A which was out of range under the rules:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play: