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: Central Bank Weekly: BOJ Post-Mortem, Looking for Euro Dip Around ECB

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

Webinar: Weekly Trading Q&A: Pre-ECB EUR Setups; USD Dogged by Policy Perceptions

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio discusses the top trade setups in markets for the remainder of the week, as well as strategies for dealing with upcoming event risk, focusing on ...

DXY Index Hanging onto LT Trendline Support by a Thread

Both EUR/USD and GBP/USD appear technically inclined for further gains moving forward.

DailyFX European Desk Round Table: Political Risk in Europe Dissipating for Euro & Pound

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

FX Markets Eye BOJ & ECB Meetings, UK & US GDP, US Gov’t Shutdown

There are several GDP readings due out on Friday (UK, US, and Canada), but a potential US government shutdown at 12:01 EDT on Saturday looms large.

Webinar: FX Week Ahead: BOJ & ECB Meetings, US & UK GDP, US Gov’t Shutdown

Several GDP readings due on Friday (UK, US, Canada) but a potential US government shutdown looms large.

French Elections Give Euro Life; DXY at Major Trendline Support

EUR/USD gapped higher above 1.0900 to start the week and has held onto most of its gains post-elections.

Get Ready for Gap Open in EUR-Crosses Thanks to French Election

With French election results coming out before markets open up on Sunday, expect a sizeable gap in the EUR-crosses (results due out at 14:00 EDT; FX markets open at 17:00 EDT).

Weekly Forecast: French Election, Trump Tax Plan, US GDP in Focus

Financial markets are set for a volatile week as first round of the French presidential election, a White House tax reform proposal and first-quarter US GDP data looms ahead.

DailyFX US Desk Round Table Recap: French Elections Dominate FX Markets

This week, Paul Robinson, Christopher Vecchio, and Tyler Yell, CMT gathered to discuss how elections in Europe will impact the Euro and the British Pound.

EUR/USD, DXY Triangles Persist as Markets Eye French Elections

FX markets have done very little the past few days, and with good reason.

Webinar: Central Bank Weekly: FOMC Timeline Hurts USD; ECB Out of Limelight

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

EUR Lifted by Policy Commentary; JPY, Gold Pulling Back

FX markets will trudge through the rest of the week ahead of the French elections on Sunday.

Webinar: Weekly Trading Q&A: EUR & GBP Moved by Election Risk in Europe

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio discusses the top trade setups in markets for the remainder of the week, as well as strategies for dealing with upcoming event risk, focusing on ...

DXY Index Stuck in Range; UK Elections Bode Well for Brexit, GBP

FX markets will trudge through the rest of the week ahead of the French elections on Sunday.

Euro on Edge During Holiday-Shortened Week Ahead of French Elections

Another quiet economic calendar in the week ahead has the Euro driven largely by developments surrounding other major currencies, and of course, the French presidential elections on April 23.

Weekly Trading Forecast: All Eyes on the White House Yet Again

Financial markets will be looking to the White House for direction again as its actions stoke worries about wars of the military and currency variety.

FX Markets Look Ahead to Chinese GDP, New Zealand & Canadian CPI

The coming week will be remarkably absent of meaningful data out of the United States, the Euro-Zone, or the United Kingdom. French elections, however, are just around the corner on April 23.

In Thin Holiday Session, US Dollar Undercut by Weak CPI, Retail Sales

Soft consumption and inflation data points to a lethargic US economy, despite the recent surge in consumer confidence.

Webinar: Central Bank Weekly: USD Hamstrung Regardless of FOMC; BOE Sidelined for Now

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


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