Christopher Vecchio

Christopher Vecchio

Sr. Currency Strategist

Expertise:
News events, market reactions, and macro trends.
Christopher Vecchio is a Currency Analyst for DailyFX.com. 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.

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Webinar: FX Week Ahead: UK & US GDP, BOC & ECB Meetings Ahead

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.

US Dollar Momentum Building; Q3 GDP, Fed Chair Announcement Possible

The coming week will see several key economic data series released, including the initial Q3’17 US GDP report. However, attention may be focused off the calendar, as market participant await US...

Weekly Trading Forecast: Central Bank News Promises Fireworks

Financial market volatility is likely as ECB and BOC policy calls are accompanied by key data in the week ahead.

DXY Index Maintaining Uptrend from September and October Swing Lows

Positive developments on the US fiscal front have given the US Dollar the bullish catalyst its needed to maintain its near six-week rebound.

US Dollar Taking Cues from Other Major Currencies

The British Pound slipped again after retail sales data for September illustrated how high inflation and low wage growth are crimping consumers' spending habits.

Webinar: Is Bitcoin Nearing Bubble Territory; Does it Matter?

Bitcoin’s recent sell-off has sparked yet more headlines about whether the digital coin is overvalued and if a ‘bubble’ is developing. If it is, does it actually matter for traders?...

Webinar: FX Week Ahead: Global Inflation Data, Central Bank Policy in Focus

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.

Will the Pound’s Brexit Woes be Overshadowed by CPI, Implications for BOE Policy?

Elsewhere, the US Dollar turns to Fed speakers in the coming days in lieu of significant economic data.

FX Markets Turn to Inflation Data from New Zealand, the UK, and Canada

There are many more data releases this week on a global basis that will move FX markets, unlike in the past two weeks, when the US Dollar was the center of attention.

Euro Awaits CPI Release as Last Pit Stop Before ECB Next Week

The economic calendar has been light thus far in October, and for most of the coming week, it will be too. However, traders will be paying attention to the Euro-Zone inflation data on Tuesday before t...

Weekly Trading Forecast: Central Banks Back in the Spotlight

Central banks will command financial markets' attention in the week ahead, with speeches from top officials including Fed Chair Yellen and a wealth of policy-defining data due.

Webinar: Live Event Coverage: US CPI & Retail Sales; USD Week in Review

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio, CFA reviews the past week for the US Dollar after the September FOMC minutes and bevy of key US data on Friday.

US Dollar, Hanging on by a Thread, Turns to CPI & Retail Sales

The DXY Index now is below its daily 21-EMA, suggesting that broadly, the bias has been neutralized; only selective long exposure is appropriate.

Webinar: Central Bank Weekly: What’s the Next Move for the Fed & the US Dollar?

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio, CFA discusses the major central banks' monetary policies and their implications for FX markets into mid-October.

DXY Losing Bullish Posture, Broad US Dollar Outlook Turns Neutral

The DXY Index now is below its daily 21-EMA, suggesting that broadly, the bias has been neutralized; only selective long exposure is appropriate.

US Dollar Slips as September FOMC Minutes Reveal Concern Over Inflation

The US Dollar is back near the lows of the day after the Fed’s September meeting policy minutes revealed deeper concerns about persistently low inflation.

Webinar: FX Week Ahead: Expectations for USD Through FOMC Minutes, CPI on Friday

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio, CFA reviews the outlook for key FX pairs in the second half.

US Dollar Turns to FOMC Minutes for Next Spark

The DXY Index has fallen back to the daily 21-EMA, previously resistance on a closing basis between June 22 and September 20.

Gold Bias Remains Bearish Despite Early-October Rebound

The combination of current sentiment and recent changes gives us a stronger Spot Gold-bearish contrarian trading bias.

S&P 500 Sentiment Warns of Short-term Topping Potential

Recent changes in sentiment warn that the current US 500 price trend may soon reverse lower despite the fact traders remain net-short.


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