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About Chris Ciovacco

Chris Ciovacco began his investment career with Morgan Stanley in Atlanta in 1994. With a focus on global macro investing, Chris uses both fundamental and technical analysis to assist in managing risk while looking for growth opportunities around the world in all asset classes. He is now the Chief Investment Officer at Ciovacco Capital Management.
Chris has been managing money and serving investors for over 14 years. His research and writings have recently been recognized by the allocation of a chapter to his work in the soon to be released book, Management of Hyperinflation and Deflation. Mr. Ciovacco has been quoted in several media outlets, including the Dow Jones Wire Service, MarketWatch, and Nasdaq.com.

Here are my most recent posts

Is It Time To Sell Stocks and Buy Bonds?

On January 9, we described the importance of considering allocation adjustments as the observable evidence shifts. Friday’s monthly jobs report falls into the “observable and unexpected ...

You Need A Plan For Next Inevitable Bear Market

Not If, But When Next Big Drop Comes As we noted on January 2, the market’s current profile does not point to an imminent bear market in stocks. However, anyone who studies markets ...

Bull Market Could Last Several More Years

Fundamentals And Technicals Align Before we examine how long bull markets can last, it should be noted the bulls have the fundamental and technical stars aligned for a year-end rally ...

Economy And Fed Providing 2014 Tailwind For Stocks

Good News Is Finally Good News Earlier this week, the good news is bad news logic dominated the markets Monday through Thursday. Friday, the markets shifted to a “good payroll numbers ...

Is A Stock Correction About To Catch Bulls with their Pants Down?

Corrections Are Deflationary Events There are two basic scenarios that drive the demand for stocks relative to bonds: Scenario One: Stocks typically correct due to fundamental concerns ...

3 Ominous Bear Market Signals

All Present Near Major Stock Market Tops Waning momentum Bad breadth Defensive credit markets Central Banks Are Part Of Markets Before we examine the bear market red flags that were ...

3 Reasons Stocks Could Move Significantly Higher

Three Tailwinds Could Converge For Bulls Central banks continue to print 13-year S&P 500 breakout The economy is still growing We Can Accomplish More Working Together The man ...

Will Earnings Season Kill The Bull Market In Stocks?

The Next Obsession Markets tend to be a bit obsessive. In recent months, traders shifted from taper-gate to familiar political posturing in Washington, D.C. The next obsession may ...

Will The D.C. Standoff Derail The Bulls?

Never A Dull Moment You can say a lot of things about working in the money management business, but you cannot include the words dull or boring in your commentary. The markets finally ...

What Are The Markets Telling Us About Risk?

Fed Brings Uncertainty Just two short days ago the Fed told us the economic data did not justify tapering their monthly bond purchases. The stock market jumped higher. Less than 48 ...