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Vicki Schmelzer

New York City
Senior FX Correspondent and Senior Financial Journalist — Market News International

FX coverage from MNI News. Get the inside scoop from an ex-currency trader who knows what info FX players want to see.

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Vicki is a former currency trader with over 20 years experience trading major and EM at major US and international banks. She joined MNI in 2000 and created TheFXSpot feature which has recently been rebranded as OnTheRadar because it now encompasses more than the currency market. Along with Barba...

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@MNIEyeOnFX — 1,385 followers, 3,568 tweets

Aug 16, 2017

RT @MNIFedWatch: FOMC minutes show ‘several’ participants were ready to announce start date to end reinvestments at July meeting

Aug 14, 2017

RT @MNIFedWatch: New York Fed President Dudley said he supports a third rate hike this year in @APBusiness interview @NewYorkFed #FOMC

Aug 11, 2017

RT @MNIFedWatch: St Louis Fed economists expect other FOMC forecasts will have to come down later this year  @stlouisfed #mniexclusive

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I went straight from trading to working at MNI

Have you ever used a typewriter?

yes but badly

How is social media changing news?

The news moves more quickly now & is condensed to short bites/tweets etc. which can make it harder to accurately convey what is happening