Registered Investment Advisor (RIA)
Contributor's Links: Ciovacco Capital

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

ALL CONTRIBUTIONS

Investors Run From Stocks At Record Pace
Given we know extreme sentiment can be a powerful contrary indicator, we would expect exuberant investors to rush into stock-based investments near a major stock market peak, which is exactly what happened in the year 2000.
Read
FV Stock Market Blow-Off Top Vs. Higher Highs
The hot topic on Wall Street this week was about a “blow-off top”. How concerned should we be about an end to a euphoric stock market rally? We'll compare the facts for a blow-off top or rising higher.
Watch
December 2019 Looks Nothing Like December 2018
Human beings tend to remember emotional events, especially painful events. December 2018 falls into the painful category, given the S&P 500 lost 14.92% between the end of November and Christmas Eve.
Read
This Signal Points To More Upside In Stocks
The MSCI World Index tracks over one thousand large and mid-cap stocks in twenty-two developed countries, covering 85% of the market capitalization in those regions.
Read
FV Stocks And A Window Of Opportunity
Hard evidence on multiple timeframes has been saying and continues to say the stock market may be in the relatively early stages of a secular bullish trend.
Watch
History Says Improving Stock Market Sentiment Can Be Bullish
Like many fundamental and technical tools in the world of investing, the utility of investor sentiment changes based on market conditions.
Read

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
Load More

TWEETS

PERSONAL BLOG

Latest Posts

Work Experience

Chief Investment Officer
Ciovacco Capital Management
November 1999 - Present (20 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

Publications