The markets opened basically flat and did nothing for the first two hours, which was expected, but then tumbled over lunch and that was the range for the day on 1.75 billion NASDAQ shares as we head into end of quarter Friday.
Net ticks: -40 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 stopped, triggered long at B and stopped:
NQ Opening Range Play triggered long at A, which was valid because the ES short had stopped out and it was into the gap anyway, and stopped. Triggered short at B and stopped:
ES Tradesight Institutional Range Play:
NQ Tradesight Institutional Range Play:
My call triggered short at A at 2159.25, stopped immediately, supposed to put that back in, triggered again, hit first target, stopped second half 6 ticks in the money: