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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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Are Institutions Selling Into This Rally?
It is highly unlikely any binding agreements will be made between the United States and China at this weekend’s G-20 meeting. Thus, markets will most likely move based on signs of escalation versus signs of getting back to the negotiation table.
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Is The Stock Market About To Complete The Riskiest Triple Top Of All Time?
Are weak data and a risky topping pattern a deadly combination?
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What Typically Happens When These Charts Flip?
One of the best ways to strip opinions and personal bias out of any market analysis is to compare facts from the past to present-day facts.
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FV Rate Cuts: Death Knell Or New Beginning For Stocks?
In this video We examine what has happened historically when the Federal Reserve cuts rates.Overall, it seems like good things happen in the stock market.
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FV What's Next: New SP500 Highs, Or A Recession?
What's more likely: new all-time highs in the S&P 500, or an ugly recession? Trade and tariffs are the intermediate-term wild card.
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After An Extremely Rare Move In Bonds, How Have Stocks And Bonds Performed In The Past?
When investors are concerned about future economic outcomes they migrate toward more defensive-oriented long-term U.S. Treasury bonds (TLT). The recent surge in demand for defensive bonds caused an extremely rare and extended look on charts of TLT.
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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 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 11 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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