The markets opened fairly flat and stayed there most of the day until the Fed announcement. Then, they pushed out to highs and then sold off in the last hour to lows on 3.6 billion NASDAQ shares.

Net ticks: -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 short at A and worked enough for a partial, triggered long at B and stopped:

NQ Opening Range Play:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play: