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Chris Ciovacco is the founder and CEO of Ciovacco Capital Management (CCM), an independent money management firm serving individual investors nationwide.

The thoroughly researched and backtested CCM Market Model answers these important questions:

(1) How much should we ... more

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Are Investors Missing 2000/2007-Like Warnings?
Are investors missing alarming similarities to major market peaks as in 2000 and 2007? Does 2018 look like the beginning of a new bear market?
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FV Who Is Winning The Bull/Bear Battle?
We check out the weekly charts to see who is winning the battle of the bears versus the bulls.
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FV Bull Market: Peaking Or Just Getting Started?
We look at charts as far back as 1926 to see big picture, long-term quarterly indications to discover if the bull market is sizzling or fizzling.
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FV Volatile Market Trees Hiding Bullish Forest?
When markets are stressful and in a wide trading range it can be difficult not to over-trade your account but a look at these monthly charts may help you sit tight and ride out volatility.
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Asset Class Behavior Signaling Next Crisis?
The trend is clearly favoring consumer-oriented growth stocks stocks as we look through ratio charts 90 days after the S&P 500 peak as we try to determine the market's direction and risk appetite.
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FV Stocks Near Bull/Bear Crossroads
It's extremely important to be nimble in the days, weeks and months ahead as gut-wrenching volatility is the name of the game.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

CYB WisdomTree Dreyfus Chinese Yuan Fund
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average
EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index
FXA CurrencyShares Australian Dollar Trust
FXC CurrencyShares Canadian Dollar Trust
FXE Euro Currency Trust
FXI iShares China Large-Cap
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
JJC iPath Dow Jones-AIG Copper Total Return Sub-IndexSM ETN
SH ProShares Short S&P500
SLV iShares Silver Trust
SLX Market Vectors Steel Index Fund
SPX S&P 500 Index
UDN PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bearish Fund
USL United States 12 Month Oil Fund, LP
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
UUP PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund
VIX VOLATILITY S&P 500
VOO VANGUARD FIVE HUNDRED INDEX
VXX iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term FuturesTM ETN
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Chief Investment Officer
Ciovacco Capital Management
November 1999 - Present (18 years 10 months)
Financial Advisor
Morgan Stanley
April 1994 - November 1999 (5 years 8 months)
Marketing Representative
IBM
June 1991 - April 1994 (2 years 11 months)

Education

Georgia Institute of Technology
BIE, Industrial Engineering
1985 / 1990

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