What Is The Death Cross & How To Trade It

Death Cross

The death cross is a technical pattern that signifies the transition from a bull market to a bear market. The Death Cross occurs when a short-term moving average (50-day) crosses below a long-term moving average (200-day). The death cross name comes from the X-shape created when the short-term moving average goes below the long-term moving average. The Death Cross proved to be a reliable predictor of the most severe bearish markets of the past century, including 1929, 1938, 1974, and 2008. What is the Death Cross? The Death Cross forms on a chart when an asset’s short-term moving average, usually …READ MORE