The markets gapped up and were flat, as expected with the storm about to hit back East. I was under the weather, so no official calls, but the opening range plays worked (3 out of 4 for small get gains). See that section below. NASDAQ volume was 2 billion shares.
Net ticks: +4 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 (+3.5 ticks), triggered long at B and worked enough for a partial (+8 ticks) and did a little better:
NQ Opening Range Play triggered short at A and didn’t work (-20 ticks) and triggered long at B and worked (+12.5 ticks):
ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:
NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play: