Our NQ triggered heading into lunch, and after giving it a fair shot, Mark closed it down around the entry, which ended up being a good thing. Nothing else triggered. See that section below.

Net ticks: -1 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:

NQ:

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.

Mark’s call triggered long at 3016.50 at A, missed first target by a tick, and after another 20 minutes or so, Mark closed it under the entry by a tick heading into lunch:

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