Death Cross

The death cross is a chart pattern created when a shorter term moving average was above a longer term moving average, but it crosses below that moving average.  This is typically seen as a bearish signal.

The death cross is mostly used with longer term moving averages.  It’s an especially strong signal when the 50 day moving average crosses below the 200 day moving average.

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