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

David Nye - The London Fish Exchange

Published: 30th May 2023

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


The Miami FoB Index price fell $.04 during the last week. The small price change didn’t change much in the chart. The Miami FoB Index at $6.26 is basically sitting on top of the $6.23 horizontal support zone and the gold upsloping trendline.

The Composite Index’s displacement has moved higher while the Miami FoB Index price fell, bullish divergence. The Composite Index has used this displacement for support three times since 2020, meaning it could also be an area of resistance. The Composite Index is at the lower end of its displacement history and appears to be turning higher. The previous data mentioned is bullish for the Miami FoB Index. However, the Composite Index will be rallying to test the negative crossover of its moving averages.

The RSI displacement fell slightly along with the Miami FoB Index. The RSI is testing the highs that the oscillator made back in October of 2022. What was resistance when broken can become support. I’m still of the opinion that the Miami FoB Index can rally from here. The Miami FoB Index is at support and there is divergence in the Composite Index. If the Miami FoB Index price breaks below the gold uptrend line and the $6.23 support zone, all bets are off for a bullish move in the short term.

  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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