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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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Is Info Overload Killing Your Investment Returns?
In this week's video we will discuss how to cut through an excess of information to improve investment returns.
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FV Stocks: Time To Find An Exit?
Stocks have been so strong many investors haven't developed a bear market, or exit, strategy but it's something that help you sleep at night.
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FV Simple And Powerful Stock Market Charts
We review some charts, with simple moving averages, to help illustrate some simple and powerful governing principles in investing.
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FV Will Trend Exhaustion Take Down The Bulls?
We will study proprietary market charts to see if he bulls are about to be tripped up by an exhaustion in the market's trend.
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FV Stocks: Like 1987 Crash Or 1982 Bash?
In this week's video we review the long-term charts all the way back to 1930 to see if the setups in the markets are more like the crash of 1987 or the bash of 1982.
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FV Stocks: Different This Time?
With stocks at all time highs and valuations stretched we visit the question is it different this time? We look at charts from 1935 to the present day to find the answer.
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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 (19 years 2 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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