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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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Testing A Recent Market Hypothesis
To date, the market has not done anything to seriously jeopardize the original finding of keeping an open mind about better than expected outcomes in the stock market over the next 2-3 years.
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FV Are Stock Bears Finally Going To Have Their Day In The Sun?
We review the latest fundamentals and technicals to see if a bearish shift in momentum has started. Has the four-week pullback in the S&P 500 negated our April 5 analysis?
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Trade War: Escalation Phase
The markets are adjusting to the shift from a cooperative phase in the trade war to an escalation phase.
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FV Trade War: How Concerning For Stock Market Investors?
The market is becoming more vulnerable to a pullback and historically, 4%-10% pullbacks in the S&P 500 have been associated with a political or fundamental event. The trade war is one such possible pullback triggering event.
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Long-Term Vs. Intermediate-Term
The market has moved a long way since making a V-bottom late in 2018 and is starting to show some signs of slowing momentum on shorter-term timeframes.
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FV Superfecta Signal For Stocks: Bullish Or Bearish?
In this video we look at a 'superfecta' of signals to determine whether markets are leaning bullish or bearish.
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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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Work Experience

Chief Investment Officer
Ciovacco Capital Management
November 1999 - Present (19 years 10 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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