The market continues to struggle in narrow range on little volume as things seems to take twice as long to happen. The ES gapped down, made an attempt to fill the gap, then dropped down to fill the gap from yesterday, then came back up to the current gap to the tick. See that section below.
Net ticks: +2.5 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:
Triggered long at 1546.50 at A, hit first target for 6 ticks and that was it. Almost took the short under the S2, but that also only went 6 ticks (to fill the gap from yesterday) before we reversed back up to fill the new gap: