It’s the worst September for stocks since 2008. What that means for October.

September is traditionally the toughest month for stocks, but this one is shaping up to be the worst since 2008, during the bleak days of the financial crisis. Seasonally inclined investors may wonder what that means for October.

Dow Jones Market Data took a look at how equities have done in the wake of past particularly brutal Septembers.

But first, how does the current month stack up? The S&P 500
SPX,
-2.11%
,
down 7.95%, and the…

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