A loser and a winner for the session, which started out dull stuck between two key levels for a long time. We did have light volume and eventually moved lower, potentially leaving a floating island above from the gap down. NASDAQ volume was 1.6 billion shares.

Net ticks: -1.5 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 eventually:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered short at A and worked enough for a partial. Triggered long at B and worked:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:


My long call triggered at A at 2087.00 and stopped for 7 ticks. My short triggered at B at 2080.50 and hit a partial for 6 ticks, stopped second half 5 ticks in the money: