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G91-1057 Elements Of Technical Analysis, Robin R. Riley, Lynn H. Lutgen Jan 1991

G91-1057 Elements Of Technical Analysis, Robin R. Riley, Lynn H. Lutgen

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This seventh in a series of nine NebGuides on technical analysis in marketing centers on daily volume and open interest.

Volume and open interest are used to substantiate primary signals developed by technical analysis. They help investors find clues to market movement and bolster the chances of enhancing their financial position.

In the futures market, a new contract becomes a reality only when a new buyer and a new seller complete a transaction.


G91-1055 Using Moving Averages To Effectively Analyze Trends, Robin R. Riley, Lynn H. Lutgen Jan 1991

G91-1055 Using Moving Averages To Effectively Analyze Trends, Robin R. Riley, Lynn H. Lutgen

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This fifth of a nine NebGuide series is designed to show how trend lines can assist producers and others in analyzing the market's technical side.

What is the objective in using moving averages?

Technical analysts construct a moving average of price to provide a better market timing indicator than the traditional straight-line method. The idea is to smooth out daily price fluctuation to get a clear view of the market trend. The moving average is a method for averaging near-term prices in relation to long-term prices. This technique should not be confused with the oscillators described in NebGuide No. 8 …


G91-1056 Support And Resistance Areas, And Will The Market Give Us A Second Chance?, Lynn H. Lutgen Jan 1991

G91-1056 Support And Resistance Areas, And Will The Market Give Us A Second Chance?, Lynn H. Lutgen

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

This is the sixth of nine NebGuides designed to aid producers in starting to use technical analysis in their marketing plan.

Among the most frustrating aspects of marketing are missed opportunities for good prices. These occur because producers becoming overly optimistic. This optimism stems from the belief that a bull market will keep going up.

Ultimately, the market does change direction -- it does so many times before the producer has priced his crop. This NebGuide examines where to draw additional support and resistance lines beyond the support and resistance trend lines explained in the second NebGuide in this series. …


G91-1048 Average Composition Of Feeds Used In Nebraska, Rick Stock, Rick Grant, Terry Klopfenstein Jan 1991

G91-1048 Average Composition Of Feeds Used In Nebraska, Rick Stock, Rick Grant, Terry Klopfenstein

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

Analyses of frequently used feedstuffs are shown on a dry matter basis in the following table. Because the moisture content of feedstuffs varies widely, formulating rations on a dry basis contributes to accuracay in feeding cattle, compared to formulating on "as-fed" analyses.


G91-1053 Looking For Buy And Sell Signals From Charts, Lynn H. Lutgen Jan 1991

G91-1053 Looking For Buy And Sell Signals From Charts, Lynn H. Lutgen

Historical Materials from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

The third in a series of nine on the basics of technical analysis, this NebGuide explains what to look for in commodity charts.

Producers always look for the ultimate: ever-accurate, foolproof, technical signals to tell what moves to make in the market. The problem is the markets are an ever-changing phenomenon; no one signal can predict prices with 100 percent accuracy.

This NebGuide is design to give readers a feel for different kinds of tecnical signals analysts look for to determine market direction. Major signals discussed are: key reversals, double and triple bottoms, head and shoulders (top and bottom), and …