When two support lines break at the same time, the environment can get rather slippery!
This chart looks at the Dow Jones Industrials on a monthly basis since the late 1920s. The Dow has spent the majority of the time since 1950 inside of rising channel (1).
It hit the top of the channel in January at (2), where it created a large bearish reversal pattern while creating a bearish momentum divergence (top chart).
The weakness of late has the Dow breaking below the December of 2018 lows and 9-year rising support at (3).
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