Entries by Gary Kaltbaum

PRE MARKET/THE OPEN

Something about China/Hong Kong and a house resolution hit futures but not that bad. BUT as we write this: WDAY down $17…COUP down $10…ADBE down $9…NOW down $20…MDB down $6… INTU down $5…CRM down $4…VEEV down $5…not sure blow-ups on some downgrades and WDAY just saying expenses may go up a little bit is a […]

PRE MARKET

Quiet day yesterday but do not forget, Powell now performing QE at $60 billion/month. Markets have loved this for 10 years so we are on the balls of our feet. BUT…we are now in earnings season. Pay attention to the reactions, less the words. Estimates are for earnings to be down year over year so […]

QE BUT DON’T CALL IT QE

—Despite major indices still range-bound…despite the internals nowhere near the strength of the big 4 indices…despite the clear lack of leadership…despite the clear lack of new yearly highs….”QE BUT DON’T CALL IT QE” is here.  We are calling it “QE BUT DON’T CALL IT QE” because that is what Jay Powell told us. “DO NOT […]

THE BIG OPEN

Markets up over 1% because the prez says deal talks going “very well!” But he has used those words 100 times in the past 18 months. The difference? Elections matter and we are getting closer. But add in: We are calling it “QE BUT DON’T CALL IT QE!” At least, that’s what the easy money, […]