Zastosowanie wybranych narzędzi analizy technicznej w prognozowaniu cen kontraktów terminowych na pszenicę
The application of technical analysis tools in price predictions on the wheat futures market
Zeszyty Naukowe SGGW - Ekonomika i Organizacja Gospodarki Żywnościowej, 2010, vol., nr 85, s. 147-159
The aim of the paper is to show that advanced technical analysis tools which are based on the Fibonacci ratios can be used to identify the trend’s direction on the wheat futures market. The research methods are based on the identification of the support and resistance levels using the selected tools for technical analysis. The data used in study cover the period form October 2008 to October 2010. The analysis has been carried out in the technical analysis software – XTB trader. The paper discusses the selected technical analysis tools and presents their application in price forecasting on the wheat futures market. The implementation of Fibonacci retracements, Fibonacci projections and Fibonacci fan has been shown. The research has revealed that forecasts formulated using the tools of technical analysis are accurate and reliable. It amounts that the technical analysis is effective in price predictions on the wheat futures market or there is sufficiently large number of market’s participants who use technical analysis and by applying the same tools and methods they push the price in the same predicted directions. This is so called self-fulfilling prophecy.