The markets gapped up and ultimately drifted higher, although the action was pretty boring and NASDAQ volume was a weak 1.7 billion shares to end the third quarter. Statements are printed.

Net ticks: -28 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 but we don’t take it by rule because we were short NQ and this wasn’t into the gap:

NQ Opening Range Play triggered short at A and stopped over the midpoint, triggered long at B and stopped under the midpoint:

ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:

NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play: