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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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FV Are Stocks In A Bubble That Is About To Burst?
During investment bubbles, the gains over the years reach near-silly levels. For example, the last 17 years of the dot-com bubble featured an 1,800% rise in the Nasdaq.
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Will Narrow Framing Cause Many To Miss A Generational Rally In Stocks?
Technology stocks provide an anecdotal example of narrow framing. If we look at the Nasdaq from 60,000 feet, we see a much more encouraging picture. The narrow view says “tech stocks have gone up for years and may be in a bubble”.
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FV The Three Most Important Questions For Investors
In this video we discuss the three questions investors need to ask themselves to position themselves for the next 20 years.
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How Concerning Are Predictions Of A Stock Market Crash?
Markets can do anything at anytime, which highlights the need to remain flexible and open to all outcomes, from extremely bullish to extremely bearish.
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Market Shift Has Occurred Twice In Last 28 Years
Let's review the recent stock market shift that has occurred 2 other times in last 28 years.
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Low Volatility And Stock Market Risk
Markets have experienced very low volatility for the first five months of 2017. What does history tell us about low volatility markets that are also posting new highs?
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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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Work Experience

Chief Investment Officer
Ciovacco Capital Management
November 1999 - Present (17 years 11 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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