Christopher Vecchio

Christopher Vecchio

Sr. Currency Strategist

News events, market reactions, and macro trends.
Christopher Vecchio is a Currency Analyst for He holds a dual Bachelor of Arts degree in Government & Law and Economics from Lafayette College. During his undergraduate program, he gained a strong understanding of fundamental analysis of the foreign exchange markets by examining the interrelationship between geopolitical events, macroeconomic trends, and finance. Christopher also incorporates technical analysis into his research in order paint the most complete picture of what is occurring across various asset classes in the short-term and medium-term.



Webinar: Central Bank Weekly: Will the FOMC Help the US Dollar Turn the Corner?

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio discusses the major central banks' monetary policies and their implications for FX markets next week.

EUR/USD Topping Potential Good News for DXY Index

The Euro is coming off of extreme bullish sentiment readings, which suggest that buyers are exhausted and profit taking is due.

Here’s When We’ll Know the US Dollar Has Bottomed

In a sign of momentum shifting back in the US Dollar's favor, EUR/USD closed below the daily 13-EMA yesterday for the first time since June 27.

Webinar: DailyFX European Desk Round Table: USD Staging Turnaround versus EUR, GBP

Join DailyFX strategists Christopher Vecchio, Martin Essex, and Nick Cawley for a discussion on the major influences out of Europe impacting FX markets.

US Dollar Rebound Gathers Pace versus British Pound, Japanese Yen

The US Dollar rebound could gather pace on the back of a strong July US Advance Retail Sales report later today.

Webinar: FX Week Ahead: The Ides of August Welcome a Heavy Economic Calendar

In the FX Week Ahead webinar, we review the top rated events on the DailyFX Economic Calendar and look at how they might impact FX markets.

Euro Awaits Heavier Calendar to Break the Summer Lull

After two weeks of few meaningful economic data releases, the Euro will see data releases each day this week. Market positioning remains stretched, however, which remains an impediment.

Weekly Trading Forecast: War Worries May Overshadow Key Data Flow

Financial markets may be forced away from focusing on a slew of top-tier economic news as fiery rhetoric continues to flow from Washington DC in the week ahead.

US Dollar Rebound Fizzles Out after July Inflation Report Falls Short

Another inflation reading below expectations has knocked the wind out of the US Dollar’s sails.

Webinar: Central Bank Weekly: RBNZ Hits NZD; What’s Next from ECB & Fed for EUR & USD?

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio discusses the major central banks' monetary policies and their implications for FX markets next week.

Global Risks Jump as USD/JPY Cracks, S&P 500 Marks Key Reversal

Now that AUD/JPY and NZD/JPY have slid back, even stalwart pairs like CAD/JPY and EUR/JPY have seen their bullish technical postures break down.

Strategy for AUD/JPY, NZD/JPY with Volatility Due Next 24-hours

Chinese inflation data and the August RBNZ policy meeting should bring welcomed volatility to AUD- and NZD-crosses; AUD/JPY and NZD/JPY are of particular interest.

FX Markets See Light Calendar Ahead: Chinese, US CPI; RBNZ Meets

The calendar is considerably lighter this week, with only three ‘high’ rated economic data releases due up over the coming five days.

Euro Sentiment at Extreme, Rally Low on Fuel with Light Calendar Ahead

Given that the upcoming Euro-Zone economic calendar is considerably lighter than in weeks past, and we are in the typically light volume month of August (truly the ‘dog days of summer’), ...

Weekly Trading Forecast: US Dollar, Gold Price Reversal at Hand?

The US Dollar turned sharply higher as gold prices fell after July's upbeat US jobs data. Is this the start of a reversal or just a temporary setback for established trends?

DailyFX Roundtable: U.S. Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) Coverage

Join DailyFX Strategists Paul Robinson, David Song and Christopher Vecchio to cover the US Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) report along with key trade setups for the week ahead.

US Dollar Stabilizes after All-Around Solid July Nonfarm Payrolls Report

Not only have all the jobs lost during the Global Financial Crisis been regained, but the US unemployment rate is at a 16-year low.

Preview for July NFPs & Strategy Outlook for USD-pairs

Data today will either provoke another downdraft in the greenback, or could prove to be the stabilizing force the US Dollar desperately needs.

Webinar: Central Bank Weekly: FOMC Can’t Stop the Dollar Drop - What’s Next?

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio discusses the major central banks' monetary policies and their implications for FX markets next week.

Did BOE Just Mark the Top in GBP-crosses? JPY in Focus

Outside engulfing bars and key reversals in several GBP-crosses suggest that we may be at the end of the road of British Pound strength.