The markets gapped up and went about as dead flat as I have ever seen for the first hour, then moved up for about 20 minutes, and then went flat for the rest of the day on 1.9 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -10 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:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered short at A but too much risk to take under the rules:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play: