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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Political Risk for Euro-Zone Dissipating, Boosting EUR/USD Prospects

Between the Dutch elections and a Federal Reserve that refused to endorse a faster pace of policy tightening, EUR/USD had both major events break in its favor this past week. Going forward, markets w...

Weekly Trading Forecast: All Eyes Remain on the Federal Reserve

Financial markets are likely to remain fixated on US monetary policy as a lull in top-tier data puts the spotlight on a busy Fed-speak calendar in the week ahead.

FX Markets Look for New Catalysts After an Exhausting Week

The 'juice has been squeezed' out of many significant near-term catalysts, and with a dry economic calendar on Friday, price action has been considerably lighter today.

Webinar: Central Bank Weekly: Postmortem for FOMC Hike, BOJ, BOE, et al

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

Fed’s Dovish Hike Sinks USD; Dutch Elections Lift Euro

The US Dollar has had a rough 24-hours, to say the least.

FOMC Hikes Rates by 25-bps Meeting Expectations, Sends US Dollar Lower

A rate hike by the Federal Reserve today was completely priced into markets; a failure to up the hawkish ante is sinking the US Dollar.

Webinar: Weekly Trading Q&A: Preparing for Today’s FOMC Rate Hike

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 ...

Preview for March FOMC Rate Decision and Impact on US Dollar

Markets feel that it is guaranteed the Fed hikes rates today. The US Dollar will only rally further if it seems that more rate hikes are coming sooner than anticipated, a tall task.

DXY Gains Ahead of FOMC; GBP Under ’Hard Brexit’ Pressure

With two rate hikes set in stone by the market - one coming tomorrow, another in September - traders, like the Fed, are turning to fiscal policymakers for clues.

Webinar: FX Week Ahead: Article 50, Fed Rate Hike, Aussie Jobs, BOE

Central banks are front and center this week, but only the FOMC really matters - even if a rate hike is already 100% baked into the cake.

FX Markets Look to Article 50 Trigger, Fed Rate Hike, Aussie Jobs, BOE

While there are three central bank meetings in the days ahead, only one has market participants on the edge of their seats.

ECB Hawkish Twist, Macron’s Improving Odds Giving Euro a Lift

With the European Central Bank feeling more optimistic in the region’s progress and the odds of the National Front’s Marine Le Pen winning the French presidential election fading (thanks ...

Expectations Blur with Fed, BoE and BoJ Rate Decisions Ahead

Monetary policy isn’t the straightforward fundamental driver it once was. This past week, the Dollar struggled despite strong NFPs and a certainty of a FOMC hike while the Euro rallied after re...

Pending Long USD/JPY, Using Nikkei 225 as Confirmation

Using the Nikkei 225’s ascending triangle as confirmation for a USD/JPY breakout.

February US NFPs Surge, but US Dollar Walks Away Disappointed

Given the February ISM Services and ADP Employment reports, today’s headline NFP jobs data is a bit of a letdown.

Preview for NFPs and Trade Setups for DXY, EUR/USD, & USD/JPY

Forecasts for the February US NFP report have jumped (+200K) after the best ADP Employment report (+298K) since April 2014.

Webinar: Central Bank Weekly w/ Sr. Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio

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

Euro Rallies as ECB’s Draghi Offers Optimistic Outlook at Press Conference

EUR/USD rallied back above 1.0600, while EUR/JPY has hit a five-week high during President Draghi’s commentary.

Preview for ECB Rate Decision and Setups in EUR-crosses

EUR/USD may not be the best trade today; better setups in EUR/CAD, EUR/GBP, and EUR/JPY.

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 strategies for dealing with upcoming event risk as it pertain...


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