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Cornhuskers Economics, University of Nebraska- Lincoln Extension, September 9, 2014.
Commodity market participants are frequently trying to forecast prices, or anticipate how prices will change in the future. Future price movements are important for producers, merchandisers and all participants in commodity markets, since this information is essential for marketing strategies and risk management plans, among others. Two main ap-proaches have been used to analyze commodity prices: fundamental analysis and technical analysis.