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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 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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@MNIEyeOnFX — 1,397 followers, 3,598 tweets

Sep 15, 2017

#S&P 500 closed at 2,500.23. This is a record intraday high and record high close. Index is up 11.7% ytd at the close.

Sep 13, 2017

I spoke with property managers across the US about #rental trends, See the latest REALITY CHECK on the Main Wire at 10:48 am ET

Sep 13, 2017

RT @BLS_gov: Employer costs for employee compensation were $55.13 per hour in the information industry in June 2017…

Sep 12, 2017

#S&P 500 posted a new life high of 2,496.35 earlier. If you wonder why, see BOAML Fund survey re US EQ hldngs. MNI Main Wire at 10:37 am ET

Sep 07, 2017

US 10-yr US Tsy ylds sub 2.04% now (took out Weds lows near 2.053%) lowest since Nov 10 (range 1.991% to 2.145% - last time sub 2.0%)

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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