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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Inauguration Day Hype Means Little for US Dollar Initially

The DXY Index is holding between 100.25 and 102.05 as US 2-year, 10-year yields start to edge higher again.

Webinar: Live Event Coverage: ECB Rate Decision w/ Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio discusses the European Central Bank rate decision and how it will impact FX markets, including EUR/USD, EUR/JPY, EUR/AUD, and EUR/GBP.

Preview for ECB Rate Decision and Outlook for EUR-crosses

ECB President Draghi's press conference will be more important than that rate decision announcement itself.

Webinar: Live Event Coverage: US CPI (DEC) w/ Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio discusses the upcoming US Consumer Price Index report and its impact on the US Dollar.

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

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio discusses the major central banks' monetary policies and and their implications for FX markets ahead of the BOC and ECB rate decisions.

DXY Slammed into Support, Yields Will Determine Next Move

Even as DXY Index fell back into the former highs of the 2015-2016 range, US yields were able to maintain elevation.

Sharp GBP/USD Reversal as May’s Brexit Approach Softens

More mayhem in GBP-crosses as the UK prime minister signals parliamentary inclusion in the Brexit process.

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 CPI from UK & US, BOC & ECB, Chinese GDP

After a quiet economic calendar last week, there are significantly more events with greater event risk this week. Trump’s inauguration on Friday marks the dawn of a new era of fiscal and moneta...

EUR/USD Set to Face Neutral ECB, Even as Data Improves

A further improvement in the Euro’s fundamental drivers in the short-term continues to shield the single currency from longer-term political concerns. This week, attention turns to the ECB for ...

Weekly Trading Forecast: Trump Inauguration Takes Center Stage

Financial markets face the return of high-profile event risk in the week ahead but US policy uncertainty may keep all eyes on the nearing Trump inauguration.

EUR/USD Dips Slightly after Mixed December US Retail Sales

Retail sales did not rise as much as anticipated, reflecting the softer holiday season for retailers. Overall, retail sales grew by +3.3% in 2016.

USD Needs Strong Data Today to Stave Off Pullback

It's been a tough week for the US Dollar, but if yields weaken after today's data, then the week will end on an even worse note.

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 in 2017.

After Falling on Trump, USD Turns to Fed Speakers for Support

Five Fed speakers today under the microscope as traders are desperate for policy specifics (from somewhere).

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

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio takes questions from clients and webinar attendees about the most important news and data impacting FX markets this week, and outlines strategies...

GBP Stumbles on Hard Brexit Concerns; EUR/USD Boxed In

GBP/USD slipped to fresh 2017 lows today as concerns mount that the UK is headed for a 'hard Brexit.'

US Dollar Teetering as US Yields Threaten Pullback

The DXY rally has been driven by higher US Treasury yields, which have slipped back to key support levels. A break lower would undermine the greenback.

FX Markets Turn Attention to Chinese and US Data, Fed Speakers this Week

A quieter calendar on the European side of things will keep much of the focus on Fed monetary policy and Trump fiscal policy over the coming days.

Improved Fundamentals in ST Insulating Euro from LT Political Concerns

An improvement in the Euro’s fundamental drivers in the short-term is helping pad the currency from longer-term political concerns, mainly about the upcoming slate of elections (Dutch, French, ...


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