Sr. Currency Strategist at DailyFX
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Christopher Vecchio is a senior currency strategist at DailyFX. He has been trading equities since 2004 and forex since 2008.

Christopher has consulted multi-national firms on FX hedging and has lectured at Duke Law School on FX derivatives trading. He focuses on both ... more

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Weekly Technical US Dollar Forecast: Finally Turning Higher?
The US Dollar (via the DXY Index) was having a lackluster week until Thursday, when it seemed the uptick in US Treasury yields finally spilled over to FX markets, lifting the greenback through Friday into the weekly close.
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Weekly Fundamental US Dollar Forecast: Mr. Powell Goes To Washington
US economic data has been outperforming, leading to a rise in both US nominal yields (Treasuries) and inflation expectations (breakevens); but with the latter rising faster than the former, US real yields have come back down.
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Weekly Technical US Dollar Forecast: Technical Damage Not Undone
Without any bona fide bullish catalysts on the horizon, and two of the components representing 69.5% of the DXY Index, the British Pound and the Euro, appearing poised for further gains, the US Dollar may once again be on its backfoot.
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FX Week Ahead - Top 5 Events: China, Mexico, & US Inflation Data; Fed Speeches; UK GDP
Focus returns back to the US Dollar in the coming days, with the US fiscal stimulus talks ongoing and Fed Chair Jerome Powell set to deliver a speech.
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Central Bank Watch: BOC, RBA, & RBNZ Interest Rate Expectations Update
The commodity currencies have stumbled out of the gates in 2021. The Canadian Dollar in particular has proven weak as the country’s vaccination rates have slowed..
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FX Week Ahead - Top 5 Events: BOE & RBA Rate Decisions; Canada, New Zealand, US Jobs Reports
Most attention is away from the US Dollar this week, which sees its truly only important release this week on Friday.
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Senior Strategist
DailyFX
July 2014 - Present (6 years 10 months)
Currency Analyst
DailyFX
May 2008 - July 2014 (6 years 4 months)

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Lafayette College
B.A.
Political Science, Economics

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