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  • The Federal Reserve rate decision is likely to sway the near-term outlook for the price of gold as the central bank appears to be on track to scale back monetary support. Get your weekly gold forecast from @DavidJSong here: https://www.dailyfx.com/forex/fundamental/forecast/weekly/CHF/2021/09/18/Gold-Price-Outlook-Hinges-on-Fed-Rate-Decision-Forward-Guidance.html https://t.co/dWWxtErjK0

Christopher Vecchio, CFA

Senior Strategist

Expertise: News events, market reactions, and macro trends.

At DailyFX Since: 2008

Trading Style

  • Analytical Profile: Technical and Fundamental
  • Time Frame: Long-Term (2 weeks to 6 months)
  • Type: Position

Can we guess your trading personality?

Experience

  • Started trading in equities in 2004 and FX in 2008
  • Has worked with DailyFX since attending college in 2008 starting with an internship
  • Has consulted multi-national firms on FX hedging and has lectured at Duke Law School on FX derivatives trading

Education

  • B.A. in Economics & B.A. in Political Science from Lafayette College
  • CFA charterholder as of August 2017

Most Important Trading Lesson Learned

“Trading is about taking decisive action, but you need to be divorced from your emotions. Getting married to a position in the market is a result of many cognitive biases interfering with a sound trading and investment strategy. It’s important to remain objective and be willing to admit defeat as soon as the evidence accumulates against your favor. It’s better to take a small loss and admit you were wrong than take a big loss because you insisted that you were right.”

Recent tweets

CVecchioFX Sep 17, 2021
You're Not The Only One Bored Of 'New' Apple iPhones https://t.co/T3ZXZ8wplw via @IBDinvestors
CVecchioFX Sep 16, 2021
The members of the FOMC, as well as all elected officials, should be forced to put their investments into a blind trust. “If men were angels…” as Madison said. https://t.co/2Pb8qNu20A
Sep 19, 2021