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Christopher Vecchio, CFAphoto

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 30, 2022
RT @victorJ0NES: Today, @CVecchioFX explains the collateral doom-loop that almost took down UK pension funds and caused the BOE to reverse…
CVecchioFX Sep 28, 2022
RT @BruceReuters: Huge news from Bank of England - major intervention in gilt market https://t.co/ZhsN1pzrFJ
2022-09-28 10:37:52
CVecchioFX Sep 27, 2022
RT @victorJ0NES: Don't miss today's episode of Jones and Friends with @CVecchioFX and special guest @dampedspring! https://t.co/6apxacN4tv
Oct 1, 2022