Two triggers in another light volume that closed with 1.3 billion NASDAQ shares, but only because of a very late day sell-off related to Syria.
Net ticks: -4.5 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:
Mark’s long triggered at A at 1665.50 and stopped for 7 ticks:
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 short triggered at A at 3121.50, hit first target for 6 ticks, and stopped the second half over the trigger: