Technical Analysis: LFEX DataSalmon Miami FoB ‘D’Trim Index, 12th August 2022

David Nye - The London Fish Exchange

Published: 15th August 2022

This Article was Written by: David Nye - The London Fish Exchange


The Miami FoB prices have broken through the blue upsloping trend line and the horizontal support line at $6.16 suggesting the move down in prices will continue.

I “zoomed in” on the chart to make the price breaking $6.16 level easier to see. There is a moving average between the current price and the next horizontal support line at $5.76. There is moving averages and horizontal support line at $5.41. I’m seeing divergence in the Composite Index compared to price and the RSI, suggesting the move down is losing momentum.

Currently, it appears $5.41 is a stronger target for prices. The RSI has three points in its history that caused a reaction at this displacement, only two can be seen on this chart. Two caused a bullish rally and one was a test from underneath this displacement that resulted in lower prices. The Composite Index only has history at this displacement since early July.

  About This Analysis

About David Nye

David is a Senior Vice President in investment advisory with over 30 years of experience.

Based in Minnesota, USA he has a long history in technical analysis across a range of markets. David brings his experience to provide an independent insight into potential salmon pricing based on LFEX and DataSalmon data.

What is Technical Analysis?

Technical Analysis is used to try and identify price trends in the future. Analysts believe that by using factual past information (trading activity and price changes) it is possible to identify future price movement trends and is quite prevalent in commodity and forex markets but can be applied to any product.

Technical Analysis has been developing for over a century, and there are now hundreds of patterns and signals that have been created. They are often used in conjunction with other forms of research and analysis to help formulate, or support pricing trend opinions.

Purpose of the Analysis?

To provide an independent data-driven view of market pricing trends in the short and medium-term. As a potential tool, for users to access future pricing trends based on LFEX/DataSalmon derived market data.

How Does it Work?

On a regular basis (weekly), David will provide his independent analysis of LFEX and DataSalmon pricing data. The output will be to provide pricing trends based on the most up to date pricing received.

The analysis will show the expected trends and potential (price) levels, as well as other markers – for example, higher or lower price triggers that would affect the analysis of the trend – and what this might mean. It is data-driven, and will not, and does not, account for any other fundamental analysis, or weather or biological events for example. This is the same for any commodity product technical analysis.


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