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Chris Ciovacco

Chris Ciovacco

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

Biography

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

  • Pressures Mount on Bank of England (BOE) to Devalue Pound

    Published 07 October 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The Bank of England (BOE) is due to make a statement today at noon in London (7:00 a.m. ET U.S.). The BOE's actions in the…

  • Markets Tentatively Bullish on Economy, Mid-Terms, and Earnings

    Published 27 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Last week's financial market action is trying to incorporate future outcomes related to the economy, mid-term elections, and earnings season, which kicks off with Alcoa…

  • Investment Contingency Plans 2010-2011

    Published 16 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The immediate fork in the road for stocks involves whether we (a) remain in a range between 940 and 1,130 on the S&P 500 or…

  • Markets Appear Ripe for a Sustainable Bullish Turn

    Published 01 September 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Early September is very important for the financial markets; especially for the bulls. Numerous elements are in place for a rally to take hold now.…

  • Hindenburg Omen Is Concerning, But Not Overly So

    Published 26 August 2010 | viewed 0 times

    In the last few weeks, Wall Street has been spooked by a technical occurrence know as the Hindenburg Omen. The basis for the concern is…

  • Long-Term Case for Stocks and Commodities Stronger than Case for Bonds

    Published 18 August 2010 | viewed 0 times

    In their understandably concerned state of mind in the present day, investors may have lost sight of the longer-term drivers of asset prices. Bonds, especially…

  • Reading Between The Lines: James Bullard's Seven Faces of 'The Peril'

    Published 03 August 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Preprint Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis September-October Issue 2010 July 29, 2010 After reading James Bullard's twenty-three page paper on possible monetary responses to…

  • Weak Job Creation Not A Surprise To Markets

    Published 29 July 2010 | viewed 0 times

    We are all familiar with the common expression, markets do not like surprises. As it relates to the current state of the labor markets, the…

  • Hedge Funds Care, So Should You

    Published 26 July 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Markets set asset prices. Markets determine how much your brokerage account, IRA, and 401(k) are worth. Hedge funds and large institutions drive markets. Therefore, it…

  • Currencies, Oil, and Emerging Markets: Moves May Be Something To Build On

    Published 09 July 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Last week, we mentioned stocks could surprise by year-end. Some hopeful signs supporting that thesis are being given in the commodity, currency, and stock markets.…

  • Stocks May Surprise By Year-End

    Published 02 July 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Economic news has been weak lately. Financial markets have performed poorly for over two months. Dow Theory "sell signals" have been issued. You may have…

  • Choppy Recoveries and Stock's Rally Attempt

    Published 18 June 2010 | viewed 0 times

    Before the open on Friday, the markets remained in a mixed state, with neither the bears nor the bulls having a distinct advantage. From a…

  • Stocks: Risk/Reward From Current Levels

    Published 10 June 2010 | viewed 0 times

    While it may feel like we have entered a new bear market and that nothing like this has happened before, history paints a different picture.…

  • Deflationary Forces and Historical Market Corrections

    Published 04 June 2010 | viewed 0 times

    With a weak employment report on Friday, problems in Europe, and financial markets in a precarious technical condition, it is helpful to review similar historical…

  • Technicals and Fundamentals Could Converge

    Published 27 May 2010 | viewed 0 times

    The bearish outlook is well documented with extensive coverage of the problems in Europe and the "dawn of the next credit crisis". We understand and…

  • Are Stocks Making A Major Top?

    Published 12 November 2009 | viewed 5,796 times

    Every time a major stock index approaches a new high, invariably we can find calls that "a major top has already been made". We have…

  • Breadth Trying To Make Bullish Turn

    Published 11 November 2009 | viewed 2,942 times

    Below we'll cover a potentially positive development in market breadth. Wednesday morning's financial headlines may help breadth continue to improve in a bullish fashion: Bank…

  • Highest Unemployment In 26 Years Calls For Open Mind

    Published 06 November 2009 | viewed 2,807 times

    Investors Are Wise To Remain Flexible: The bearish spin on unemployment is obvious. The bullish spin is weak employment means low interest rates which is…

  • Unexpected Market Moves Should Not Be Ignored

    Published 23 October 2009 | viewed 3,022 times

    In the last two weeks, in Reflation Supported By Stocks, Commodities, and Oil, and Gold, Recessions, Bonds, and 1987, we hypothesized that recent bullish moves…

  • Gold, Recessions, Bonds, and 1987

    Published 09 October 2009 | viewed 3,144 times

    As investors try to make sense out the of relentless bullish moves in asset prices, we'll touch on a few timely topics: What signal is…