The markets gapped up and the ES sat dead flat all day, the Russell 2000 sold off, but the NASDAQ FANG stocks went higher again on 4.5 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: +8 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 worked enough for a partial, triggered long at B and worked enough for a partial:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered long at A but too far out of range to take:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play: