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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 Oct 25, 2021
Several central bank meetings and initial 3Q'21 GDP releases from around the globe are due out this week - let's talk about how they could impact markets. Starting now! https://t.co/mDXJU1mqOW
CVecchioFX Oct 21, 2021
@IlyaSpivak And yet, gold and silver can’t do much of anything. Not a good omen.
CVecchioFX Oct 21, 2021
RT @vtg2: BREAKING: The Fed on Thursday announced it will ban top officials from trading in individual stocks and bonds as part of a major…
Oct 28, 2021