Horrible volume, literally the worst of the year at 1.3 billion NASDAQ shares to start the new options cycle. One winner in the ES and that’s it. See that section below.
Net ticks: +2.5 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:

Mark’s call triggered long at A at 1654.25, hit first target for 6 ticks, looked great for a Value Area play, but then rolled and stopped the second half under the entry: