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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:

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FV Eight Nagging Questions About The Stock Market Rally
There are some legitimate concerns related to the current rally in stocks; this week's video examines eight of them.
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FV Will Virus Spikes Bring Much Lower Lows In Stocks?
How much damage was done in the stock market this week due to concerns about rising COVID-19 cases in Texas, Florida, Arizona, Georgia, and California?
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FV Will High Valuations Take Down The Bulls?
You have probably heard "stocks are expensive" or "stocks are overvalued". Are current PE and CAPE ratios showstoppers for stock market bulls? Here is a review of current and historical data allowing you to decide.
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Realistic Expectations
We all know even in the context of a bullish trend, the stock market does not go up every day, and yet, for some reason, it is difficult for all of us to remember that during inevitable drawdowns.
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FV What Can We Learn From The Latest Stock Market Signals
How much damage was done in the stock market this past week? Chris Ciovacco covers new, rare signals that shed light on the prospects for the stock market.
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FV What Does History Say About Waiting For A Stock Market Pullback?
A rare breakaway momentum signal was flashed in the stock market this week. How has the S&P 500 performed after similar signals (1949-2020)? Was the signal followed by a stock market pullback?
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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 (21 years)
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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