A loser on the YM and a winner on the ES for a mixed session. The markets were completely dead early after a gap up and then finally sold off on what looked like some sort of news. Volume was weak early and closed at 1.6 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -0.5 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:


Triggered short at A at 1918.00, hit first target for 6 ticks, lowered stop twice and stopped 13 ticks in the money at 1914.75:


Triggered short at A at 16418 and stopped for ten ticks: