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Vicki Schmelzer

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Senior FX Correspondent and Senior Financial Journalist — Market News International

MNI interviews recruiters, property managers, port spokesmen, etc. on topics of interest about the US economy

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Biography

Vicki writes the Reality Check series on subjects of interest in the U.S. economy for Market News International, an accredited financial newswire. Prior to this, she wrote OnTheRadar and TheFXSpot, both columns for MNI. Vicki is a former currency trader with over 20 years experience trading major...

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Nov 14, 2017

BOA ML's monthly fund survey, released Tuesday, noted "capitulation into risk" in November. US EQ saw inflows, EZ EQ outflows. See MNI Main Wire at 3:12 pm ET for details

Nov 14, 2017

MNI Fedwatcher Jean Yung has updated the Fed State of Play, noting that a different US economy could test a Powell-led Fed. See the Main Wire at 10:55 am ET

Nov 13, 2017

See the latest Reality Check on the US rental property industry on MNI Main Wire at 10:48 am ET

Nov 03, 2017

Recruiters interviewed for MNI's Reality Check (Main Wire 7:16 am ET) discussed 2018 budgets/why firms don't want to raise wages until then

Nov 03, 2017

NFPs 261K vs MNI median 315k but w +90k in backward revisions. AHE disappoint at flat vs +0.2% expected. Nov NFP reading seen as clearer

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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