Christopher Vecchio

Sr. Currency Strategist

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



Webinar: Central Bank Weekly: RBNZ Can’t Stop NZD; US Econ Impact on FOMC, USD

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

Euro’s Bull Trend Hits Pause; Dollar Waits on Fed Speakers

Sliding economic data momentum is weighing against the Euro and the US Dollar equally right now

Webinar: Weekly Trading Q&A: USD Looks to Rally; NZD Weak Around RBNZ

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio outlines trade setups in NZD-crosses ahead of the RBNZ rate decision.

USD Waits for Fed Speakers; NZD Vulnerable to RBNZ

Fed speakers have lifted the US Dollar the past two days; the greenback looks to four more on Thursday and Friday.

Webinar: DailyFX European Desk Round Table: Why is GBP Still a Sell after the BOE?

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

Sterling Sinks as Carney Culls Hopes of BOE Rate Hike

GBP/USD is back near post-UK election lows after BOE Governor Carney's Mansion House speech this morning.

FX Markets Turn to Central Banker Speakers, RBNZ Decision, Canadian CPI

The quieter Euro-Zone and US economic calendars heeds way to speeches from central bankers from across the world as the prime sources of event risk.

Webinar: FX Week Ahead: Central Bank Speakers, RBNZ Decision, Canadian CPI

It's a considerably lighter week on the economic calendar, so the bevy of central bank governors and Fed officials speaking over the next few days will be the main focus for FX markets.

Dollar to Focus on Fed Speakers, Euro Needs a Push

Economic docket is light across the globe this week, especially out of United States; the lack of data means traders should focus on litany of Fed speakers in the coming days.

Euro Treading Water as Bullish Catalysts Have Been Sorely Lacking

The Euro’s bullish run has it a pause of sorts in recent weeks after a surge surrounding the French election, fueled been none other than a seeming retracement of economic optimism. Even the EC...

Weekly Trading Forecast: Searching for Scarce Direction Cues

A slowdown in top-tier economic news flow leaves battered financial markets to reckon with the aftershocks of last week's back-to-back bombshells.

DailyFX Round Table: Central Bank Wrap-Up, Yen Crosses in Focus

FX Strategists Michael Boutros, James Stanley & Christopher Vecchio discuss the aftermath of this week’s central bank line-up and the outlook for the week ahead.

Post-FOMC US Dollar Rally Sputtering Out - For Now?

The DXY Index essentially now unchanged on the week.

Webinar: Live Event Coverage: BOE’s June Rate Decision

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio outlines expectations for the Bank of England June policy meeting.

Fed Hikes Rates as Expected - US Dollar Shrugs

In another highly telegraphed policy change, the Federal Reserve raised rates by 25-bps to 1.00-1.25% - and the US Dollar doesn't seem to care.

Webinar: Weekly Trading Q&A: Pre-FOMC USD Setups - Looking for USD Weakness

DailyFX Senior Currency Strategist Christopher Vecchio outlines expectations for the FOMC rate decision later today.

Preview for June FOMC Meeting and Outlook for USD-pairs

The DXY Index has held steady past few days, the fairly typical low volatility precursor to a key FOMC policy meeting.

Is USD/CAD’s Slide Foreshadowing More USD Weakness to Come?

Most USD-pairs quiet today, although GBP/USD has rebounded on the back of faster than expected inflation pressures in UK.

Webinar: FX Week Ahead: UK CPI; FOMC, BOE, & BOJ Meet

Central bank meetings for the Federal Reserve, Bank of England, and Bank of Japan highlight a week packed with event risk.

DXY Index Slips Just Days Before June FOMC Meeting

Overall, intraday FX volatility should be considerably higher tomorrow with ECB meeting, UK elections, and James Comey's testimony.