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Chris Ciovacco

Chris Ciovacco

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010


Chris Ciovacco is the Chief Investment Officer for Ciovacco Capital Management, LLC.

  • Current Correction Should Be Tamer Than Spring/Summer Plunge

    Published 26 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    We have some elements in place for corrective activity, including fundamental concerns in Europe and high levels of investor optimism. The spring 2010 correction was…

  • Market Says Be Patient With Entry Points For Gold

    Published 24 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    We own gold, like gold, and plan to buy more gold, but the market is telling us to be patient for a while longer in…

  • SP 500 Levels to Watch After Spain Says 'No Problems Here'

    Published 24 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The situation in Europe reminds us of a general manager's dreaded vote of confidence for his underperforming and embattled coach. We will expand on some…

  • Keeping an Eye on Spain and Portugal

    Published 19 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Currently, our fundamental concerns primarily center on the possibility Portugal will become the market's next target soon after some bailout is finalized in Ireland. Eventually,…

  • 'Risk On' Trade May Be Back

    Published 18 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Countertrend Rallies in Dollar, Euro, Stocks, Silver, Gold, and VIX May Be Over Soon The countertrend rallies in the U.S. dollar (UUP), euro (FXE), stocks…

  • How Far Could Stocks Fall?

    Published 17 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Probabilistic Study of the Stock Market's Downside Risk (2010-2011) With the financial markets facing uncertainty about the balance sheets of banks and governments in Ireland,…

  • Odds Favor Further Downside in Stocks and Commodities

    Published 16 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    In the very short-term, risk assets have negative alignment of the fundamentals and technicals. Concerns about excessive debt in Ireland seem to be moving toward…

  • Stock Market Remains Vulnerable Short-Term

    Published 12 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    On November 9th, in the Dollar, Euro, Gold, Silver, and the VIX are Poised for Reversals, we outlined numerous concerns related to the elevated odds…

  • Dollar, Euro, Gold, Silver, and VIX Poised For Reversals

    Published 10 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Numerous factors and markets are telling us the odds of short-to-intermediate-term reversals are elevated for numerous markets including silver (SLV), gold (GLD), the U.S. dollar…

  • Dollar Rally Could Impact Gold

    Published 09 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    We outlined our concerns about a possible dollar countertrend rally in Dollar Rally Still Quite Possible. If the dollar can rally for a time, it…

  • Silver May Be Making a Blow-Off Top Today

    Published 09 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The silver ETF normally trades 14 million shares per day (3-month average). Today as of 3:00 pm ET, it has traded 114 million shares or…

  • Dollar Rally Still Quite Possible

    Published 08 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Bears' Grip Is Weakening While the long-term fundamentals related to the U.S. dollar remain bearish, Friday's significant rally in the greenback leaves the door open…

  • SP 500 May Be Headed to 1,256

    Published 05 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Friday's better than expected employment report aligns well with the market's post-QE2 interpretation the economy is in a little better shape than most believe. Now…

  • Market's Early Reaction to QE2 is Bullish

    Published 04 November 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Asset Class Performance After Fed's Quantitative Easing Announcement One day does not make a trend, but sometimes early leadership after an event like the November…

  • Quantitative Easing and Asset Price Inflation

    Published 29 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    A common misconception on Wall Street is that the goal of quantitative easing (QE) is to flood the banking system with additional reserves in the…

  • Bulls In Control, But Stock Market Has QE Fatigue

    Published 28 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The quantitative easing (QE) talk on the street this week has been along the lines of (a) is quantitative easing baked into asset prices?, (b)…

  • What is Quantitative Easing? Fed's Perspective and Writings

    Published 27 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Part 3 in a 6 Part Video Series on Quantitative Easing A Wall Street Journal article (10/27/10) on quantitative easing (QE) hints the Fed will…

  • Quantitative Easing (QE2): Who Gets the Fed's Printed Money?

    Published 26 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Part 2 of a 6 Part Video Series on Quantitative Easing: In Part 1: Quantitative Easing Targets Asset Prices, Not Bank Reserves, we discussed how…

  • Video: Quantitative Easing Targets Asset Prices, Not Bank Reserves

    Published 22 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    With markets coming off of overbought levels, bullish sentiment high, and gold backing off a vertical ascent, we believe investors need to be ready for…

  • U.S. Dollar Could Rally In Coming Weeks

    Published 11 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    When one side of any market gets crowded, it is time to prepare for a possible reversal. While there are numerous reasons to be bearish…