Waste of a futures trading day as the markets gapped up and eventually filled, then bounced, then rolled, then bounced again on 1.9 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -25 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 at A and stopped, triggered long at B and stopped under the midpoint:

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

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play: