Death cross

Definition:

A bearish signal generated when the 50-day(short-term) moving average crosses below the 200-day(long-term) moving average. See also golden cross.

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Historical Cost Accounting Convention

An accounting technique that values an asset for balance sheet purposes at the price paid for the asset at the time of its acquisition.

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