The markets opened fairly flat and closed even after dipping lower on 2.1 billion NASDAQ shares. It was a decent volume day and that’s it. We had Mark’s trade trigger in the NQ and he didn’t put it back in and it worked later. Meanwhile the Opening Range Plays worked.
Net ticks: -7 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:
NQ Opening Range Play triggered short at A and worked:
ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:
NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:
Just a reminder that we use half points for ticks on the NQ and not the quarter point measurement that the exchanges switched to in recent years. This allows us to use 6 ticks as a key target as we do on the other contracts. It also keeps the value of a tick at $10, closer to the value of a tick on the other contracts.
Triggered short at A at 4074.50 and stopped. Mark did not put it back in although he should have: