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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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Stocks Still Have Strong Low-Inflation/Low-Rates/Improving-Economy Tailwind
When interest rates are low and economic data is improving, stocks typically get an added opportunity-cost boost relative to bonds.
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FV What Would Jesse Livermore Tell Investors In 2017?
Just what would famed investor Jesse Livermore say about this stock market? Would it be about sizing up the entire market and its trends? We look at moving averages to size up this market.
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Is Market Breadth Confirming The Stock Market’s Recent Highs?
This chart shows the NYSE’s volume associated with advancing issues minus volume associated with declining issues. As of October 9, 2017, the indicator has been making new highs along with the market.
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FV Bull And Bear Market Mythbusters
In this video we review the market facts versus the "stocks can't keep going up" mindset.
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Has This Important 2016 Stock Signal Flipped?
Is a bear market in stocks overdue?
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Is A Bear Market Overdue?
In this week's video we'll use historical charts to determine what the market's forward looking trend is: easy or difficult, sideways, a bullish or bearish market.
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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 Dow Jones-AIG Copper Total Return Sub-IndexSM 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 (18 years 3 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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