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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.

  • Stocks May Not Correct Until 2010

    Published 01 October 2009 | viewed 4,818 times

    Common sense and prudence say stocks must experience a significant correction soon. Unfortunately, waiting for a correction to participate in the current stock rally has…

  • History (1929-2009) Supports Further Stock Gains

    Published 25 August 2009 | viewed 4,021 times

    Global stock markets remain in a state of positive fundamental and technical alignment, which has bullish implications for the next six to eighteen months. In…

  • Markets Make Significant Progress In Transitions From Bear Markets To Bull Markets

    Published 03 August 2009 | viewed 2,997 times

    Non-Client Version The transition from a bear market to a bull market is just that; a transition. Transitions take time and are not binary events…

  • Bulls Try To Take It Up A Notch

    Published 22 July 2009 | viewed 3,234 times

    The financial markets have done a good job of forecasting the slow improvements we have seen in the economic numbers in recent weeks. Even though…

  • All That Glitters May Not Be Goldman

    Published 15 July 2009 | viewed 3,535 times

    Goldman Sachs (GS) is a bull market leader and a stock we like at CCM. In fact, we would consider buying it if the right…

  • Bullish Trends and Significant Corrections

    Published 22 June 2009 | viewed 3,663 times

    June 19, 2009 - Non-Client Version We were recently asked by a client, "If you see signs of a possible new bull market, why are…

  • If It Looks Like A Bull, Walks Like A Bull, And Acts Like A Bull ...

    Published 12 June 2009 | viewed 3,548 times

    Since humans have been greedy and fearful since the beginning of time, they tend to act in similar ways before, during, and after a financial…

  • The Weak Dollar Gives...The Strong Dollar Takes Away

    Published 04 June 2009 | viewed 2,989 times

    Comments as of Wednesday's close: Risk assets have been benefiting from a weakening U.S. dollar. On Wednesday, the dollar strengthened on concerns about the economy…

  • Friday: Bullish Employment? and Possible Outcomes

    Published 07 May 2009 | viewed 3,047 times

    Is the market's recent strength, especially in commodities, telling us Friday's employment report will be bullish (better than expected)? Recent data on employment this week…

  • Leading ETFs: What To Watch Now

    Published 15 April 2009 | viewed 3,674 times

    For those less familiar with technical analysis, markets often pause or reverse at their 200-day moving average, which can act as strong resistance. Fundamentals -…

  • Sustainable Bull Market Not Likely

    Published 08 April 2009 | viewed 4,632 times

    Rather than relying on hope as the primary driver for making decisions, investors would be well served to focus on the fundamental and technical facts.…

  • Rally Built On Sand? FASB Can Help!

    Published 31 March 2009 | viewed 3,511 times

    It is apparent many have jumped on the "a low is in" bandwagon in recent weeks. Given the environment we are operating in (a bear…

  • The Rally's Million Dollar Question

    Published 27 March 2009 | viewed 3,755 times

    The battle between economic weakness and the Fed's programs are playing out in the currency, commodity, and stock markets around the globe. Since we know…

  • Rally At Cross Roads

    Published 19 March 2009 | viewed 4,684 times

    Even after the current "powerful rally", the S&P 500 is still down over 12% YTD, something to keep in mind if you feel we are…

  • Volume Gives Shorts The Upper Hand

    Published 18 March 2009 | viewed 3,787 times

    Rather than signaling the end of the bear market, the more probable outcome for the current rally in the S&P 500 is for it to…

  • Pet Rocks and Mark-to-Market Accounting

    Published 13 March 2009 | viewed 2,808 times

    Below are excerpts from a Marketwatch article dated March 11, 2008. WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The Republican Study Committee, a group of conservative GOP lawmakers, believe…

  • Why TALF is Bad for America

    Published 05 March 2009 | viewed 3,386 times

    March 5, 2009 - The recent Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) announcements bring to mind Einstein's definition of insanity - "doing the same things…

  • Collective Thoughts Of Investors Point To More Losses

    Published 03 March 2009 | viewed 3,928 times

    The current state of investors' collective fear means the odds remain against those who own stocks and in favor of those who short stocks or…

  • Fundamentals, Valuations and Technicals Say Remain Patient

    Published 25 February 2009 | viewed 4,381 times

    02/25/2009 - Tuesday's Big Gains Lacked Upside Volume: Trends can help us understand the collective perceptions of investors, which ultimately drive asset prices (see charts…

  • Market's Base Is Not Necessarily Bullish

    Published 12 February 2009 | viewed 4,440 times

    Investing in the financial markets is about assessing probabilities of both positive and negative outcomes. You should approach the market with neither a bullish nor…