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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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History Says Stocks Can Perform Very Well After Big Oil Shocks
It may be helpful to know how stocks have performed after big one-day spikes in the price of oil.
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Will This Week's Shifts Derail Your Portfolio?
Two major shifts occurred in the financial markets recently that could cause significant changes in the way ETFs and asset classes perform in the coming months.
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FV Do The Facts Support The Imminent Recession Theory Or New All-Time Highs Theory?
There is a lot of talk and hype about an imminent economic recession. Here are the key fundamentals and technicals.
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Are Stocks Poised To Significantly Outperform Bonds And Gold?
Are stocks poised to beat overextended bonds and gold? You can decide after reviewing a wide range of facts.
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FV Trade War Has Greatly Increased Bear Market Odds
At some point, the economic data and fundamental problems of the day reach a tipping point where Fed policy is no longer effective. In this video we explore if that tipping point is near.
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Bulls Trying To Make A Stand
During the trading session on Monday, August 19, the “bottoming process” case for the stock market remained intact.
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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 Series B Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return 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 Index CBOE
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 (20 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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