January 14, 2017

Death Crosses will Kill your Portfolio

Listening to Death Crosses Could be the Death of your Portfolio

This week I decided to go through the process of looking over our old articles, and seeing if there were any that we might be able to improve with some of the new features that have been added to the program since their original publication. Well, the first article I found was our “Death Crosses Don’t Work” article, which takes a look at a short/sell indicator and how it could be detrimental to your portfolio if you use it.

The Death Cross is simply a point in time when the 50 day moving average moves below the longer term 200 day moving average.…

August 19, 2014

Death Crosses don’t work!

A death cross is a (very) vivid name for a short term moving average slipping below a longer term moving average. Technical analysts love to sell when they see death crosses, and buy when they see golden crosses. I just finished reading yet another book which advised to avoid any companies cursed with the dreaded death cross. It's wrong!