Not much as expected for options expiration. The markets gapped up and didn’t fill. One trade didn’t trigger. The other did, but Mark cut it at a small gain, which ended up being the right call. See ES section below.
Net ticks: +2 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:
Mark’s call triggered long at A at 1735.50, and he closed it at 1736.00 for two ticks because of the 9-bar setup in a slow environment for options expiration. That ended up being correct, as it never got to the 6 tick first target: