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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 Stock Market Signal Has Only Occurred Two Times In The Last 70 Years
2019: only the second occurrence since 1950.
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Stocks And Economy On The Ropes?
In this video we revisit the fundamental and technical data to see if Friday's jobs report has left the stock market on the ropes.
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FV Stocks Facing Insurmountable Wall Of Resistance?
We are updating our bull/bear maps and checking the charts to determine the answer to the question is the stock market is facing insurmountable resistance.
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Market Hovering Near Important Guideposts
The longer a market can stay above the 200-day in the early stages of a rally attempt, the higher the odds we are dealing with a new trend rather than a countertrend move that will be followed by lower lows.
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FV Stock Signal Seen Only 3 Times In Last 70 Years
In this video we discuss an extremely rare stock set-up that has occurred only twice before in the last seventy years.
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This Never Happened In The 1974, 2001, And 2008 Bear Markets
The S&P 500 closed above the monthly Bollinger Band centerline (a.k.a. center band) on January 31, 2019. The January print occurred after the S&P 500 closed below the centerline in December, but above the lower Bollinger Band.
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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
JJCTF iPath Bloomberg Copper SubTR 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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Chief Investment Officer
Ciovacco Capital Management
November 1999 - Present (19 years 8 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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