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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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Extremely Rare Long-Term Setups For Stocks 1928-2017
We look at historical proprietary charts and fractals to determine what historical market patterns predict for the future.
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FV Is The Market Concerned About...?
How concerned is the market about valuations, geopolitical events, predictions of gloom and doom and/or economic downturns? It's pretty fair to say it hasn't been yet but we check with the charts for 2018.
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Is Volume/Breadth Aligned With Bullish Case? - Tuesday, Dec. 5
If we fast forward to December 2017, is market breadth/volume aligning with or contradicting bullish data we have in hand?
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FV Are Monthly Charts Starting To Show Some Cracks?
We look at whether the bullish developments from the last 468 business days are reflected in the charts, both long term and intermediate term.
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The Big Picture In Three Charts
Since it is an equally-weighted and broad index, the Value Line Geometric Index is a good way to monitor the average stock.
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FV Extremely Rare Stock Vs. Bond Set-Up
Today we address if balanced stock-bond portfolios have had their day in the sun and whether gold is in for a long period of underperformance.
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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 (18 years 5 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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