Technical Analysis: LFEX DataSalmon Miami FoB ‘D’Trim Index, 30th June 2023

David Nye - The London Fish Exchange

Published: 3rd July 2023

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


The Miami FoB Index fell 4% in the last week. The Miami FoB Index is right on top of a price moving average and just below the $5.58 horizontal support zone.

The Composite Index is again testing the same displacement it has found support at in 2022 and 2023. The Composite Index is also diverging with the Miami FoB Index and the RSI.

The RSI is at a displacement with very little history. The Composite Index and the RSI are at the lower ends of their historical displacements. Both indicators will turn higher. The question you’re asking is when? Do you see where the pink and green trendlines are drawn on the Composite Index? When these trendlines cross, the Miami FoB Index should have a change or acceleration in trend. It appears these two trendlines will cross in the next week or two. Does this technique work every time? No, but it does move the probability needle. Keep in mind that the turns or accelerations signalled by this technique do not have to signal major turns.

  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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