A better morning but not much after. Opening Range Plays worked again. We had an NQ trade that was meant for a morning trigger and I forgot about it when it came back much later in the day, so we will count it. See that section below.
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.
Call triggered short at 4513.50 at A and stopped. This was meant for a trigger earlier after the market set that level and not for lunchtime: