EBF 301
Global Finance for the Earth, Energy, and Materials Industries

Lesson 9 Activities

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Technical Chart Analysis Activity

Go to the NYMEX crude oil or natural gas contracts.

  • Click on the chart for one of the futures contracts:
  • Create a bar chart (4 points).
    • Choose a day (bar) and report the five pieces of information from a bar.
    • Include a screenshot of the bar chart.
  • Create a candle chart (4 points)
    • Choose a day (candle) and report the five pieces of information from a candle.
    • Include a screenshot of the candle chart.
  • Include a screenshot of a Close Only chart (1 points).
  • Create a channel using trend lines and include a screenshot of the chart with the channel. (2 points)
    • Note that channel consists of two trend lines and a trend line is significant if it touches at least two price points.
  • Include a screenshot of a chart with Volume, Moving Average, and Relative Strength Index. (3 points)
  • Comment on the price signals (signals to buy or sell) from the Relative Strength Index. (2 points)
  • Find head-and-shoulders patterns and include a screenshot of a chart with this pattern. (2 points)
  • Find consolidation patterns and include a screenshot of a chart with this pattern. (2 points)

Submit a Word or PDF file.

Note that your answers should not be similar to the examples in the lesson.

Grading Criteria

This activity, due at 11:59 pm on Sunday, is worth up to 20 points on the EBF 301 grading scale. 


Fundamental Factors

The Fundamental Factors activity is due as usual this week, at 11:59 pm on Sunday, and is worth 30 points on the EBF 301 grading scale. Please refer to the Fundamental Factors Instructions for additional information and grading rubric.


Quiz

Return to Canvas to complete the L9 Quiz.

Submitting Your Work

Technical Chart Analysis Activity: Submit your answers as a Word or PDF file to the Lesson 9 Technical Chart Activity.

Fundamental Factors: Submit your work as a single Word document with screen captures to the Lesson 9 Fundamental Factors Activity in Canvas.

Quiz: Take the quiz in Canvas.