While the "death cross" is so unreliable as a sell indicator it's a wonder how it got its name,...

|By:, SA News Editor

While the "death cross" is so unreliable as a sell indicator it's a wonder how it got its name, the "golden cross" (which occurred yesterday) has proven its mettle as a signal of continued gains. It's not just ancient history - since 2003, golden cross sightings have foretold an average 10.2% gain in the S&P 500 over the next 12 months.