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 w/ Sr. Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio discusses the major data due over the coming week and how they will impact FX markets.

FX Markets Wait on UK GDP, Euro-Zone Inflation, and FOMC Minutes

Central banks are back in the spotlight this week, either directly (FOMC minutes) or indirectly (Euro-Zone and Canadian inflation data).

Another Light Economic Calendar Has Euro Following Global Risk Trends

There are a few items of importance due up over the coming days that will move the Euro, but nothing that will materially alter its current trajectory. Major influences are likely to come from elsewh...

Weekly Trading Forecast: Fed, Team Trump Battle for Influence

Financial markets cheered a confident Fed yet wilted on fears of status-quo-shattering maneuvers from "team Trump" last week. The tug of war is set to resume in the week ahead.

Dollar Awaits G20; JPY-crosses Reigned in on Fears

Traders may be concerned that "undervalued" currencies like the Euro and the Japanese Yen may be in the spotlight.

Live Event Coverage: US CPI, Advance Retail Sales w/ Sr. Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio outlines expectations for the January US CPI and Advance Retail Sales reports, as well as what to expect from DXY Index, EUR/USD, and USD/JPY ove...

Webinar: Weekly Trading Q&A w/ Sr. Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio discusses the top trade setups in markets for the remainder of the week, as well as tips for dealing with upcoming event risk as it pertains to F...

US Dollar Takes Another Leg Up as CPI, Retail Sales Both Beat Expectations

Consumer prices rose faster than anticipated and retail sales rose above estimates, suggesting that the Federal Reserve may want to raise rates sooner than previously anticipated.

Led by EUR/USD & USD/JPY, DXY May Have Bottomed

The US Dollar has made a significant technical breakthrough over the past 24-hours.

US Dollar Rallies as Traders See a Hawkish Yellen at Senate Banking Panel

The Fed Chair didn’t speak specifically to President Trump’s fiscal stimulus promises, but she didn’t have to in order to life the greenback.

DXY Peeks Over the Wall, but Yet to Clear Key Level

The US Dollar continues to make strides towards establishing a bottom, but it's not quite there just yet.

Webinar: FX Week Ahead w/ Sr. Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio discusses the major data due over the coming week and how they will impact FX markets.

FX Markets Look to Chinese, UK, & US CPI, Yellen Testimony Midweek

Inflation data from across the globe into focus this week; is the world moving away from lowflation?

US Dollar Struggles to Find Liftoff, No Bottom Yet

The biggest mover on the day, NZD/USD, isn't a component of the DXY Index.

Too Early to Call the Bottom: DXY Needs This Level First

EUR/USD remains the key driver behind the DXY Index's attempt at establishing a bottom against the 2015-2016 range high.

DXY Trying to Bottom; Watch EUR/USD, Not USD/JPY

Both EUR/USD's and GBP/USD's declines today are fueling the DXY Index's attempt at breaking the downtrend from January 3.

Webinar: FX Week Ahead w/ Sr. Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio discusses the major data due over the coming week and how they will impact FX markets.

DXY Trying to Stabilize as French, Greek Risks Rise for Euro

It's never good for the Euro when markets starting paying attention to bond spreads again.

Quiet Calendar Leaves Euro at Whims of External Influences

A dramatically quieter calendar this week will leave the Euro without significant drivers, making the newsfeed the biggest risk in the coming days.

Weekly Trading Forecast: Markets Consumed by US Politics

The financial markets remain engrossed in the drama of US politics as investors weigh up the still-murky fiscal plans of President Donald Trump.


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